2021-09-17

Bec Gathmann-Landin

Yoga studio owner brings ancient practice to GC


Bec Gathmann-Landini, owner and collective guide of Luna and Soul Yoga, believes that the ancient practice transforms people on a physical, emotional and spiritual level. The Baldwin resident opened her new studio on Hilton Avenue last September, and has generated a wide range of diverse clients. “We have a pretty diverse audience here, ranging from people of all ages, from […]

The Garden City Community Church

Welcoming Day at Garden City Community Church


It is good to be back among you!  This is the opening line on the Pastor’s Message to Garden City Community Church (GCCC) by Rev. Lynn Sullivan, after her four-month sabbatical leave. It is good to be back,  as most of the members of GCCC shared after the 18 months of lockdown,  distancing, and hybrid services and programs.  Rev. Lynn […]

team photo

Thunder 9s are back in the game

It’s time to play the game!  After last year’s tackle season was canceled due to the pandemic, the Stoller Thunder 9s (1-0) were excited to don their pads and helmets to start the 2021 season on the road against perennial powerhouse, the Uniondale Knights.  After a defensive battle in the first half, in which the teams played to a 0-0 […]

Rethink the 30 minute limit

We disagree with the Garden City Board of Education’s recent decision to limit public comment during meetings to only thirty minutes. While some recent school board meetings have gone on for hours due to a large number of members of the public wishing to speak, a thirty minute limit seems excessively short, especially during these times when people have strong […]

old photo of mean in sports clothing

The Kordes Korner


St. Paul’s School was renowned for its sports teams. This photo was taken at St. Paul’s in the early 20th Century. At first I thought it was a wrestling team until I noticed the boys were wearing cleats on their feet (and mostly without socks!) so it had to be an outdoor sport. It is probably track and apparently they […]

Members of Girl Scout Troop 1313 compiled 40 snack bags for the INN.

Troop 1313 creates snack bags for the INN

Every year the girls of Girl Scout Troop Troop 1313 choose a service project to complete with their cookie fundraiser proceeds. At the conclusion of the past year as second graders they compiled 40 snack bags and donated them to the INN. The bags included several snack items, along with a box of Girl Scout cookies in each. The troop […]

Ready for another year of fun at Garden City Nursery School!

Garden City Nursery School begins new year

The Garden City Nursery School has been  very excited to welcome its students and families to Garden City Nursery School this week! GCNS has an exciting year planned for its 70th anniversary of learning and growing through play. The grounds and classrooms have been freshly updated with new floors, cubbies, awnings and fresh mulch, and are ready to welcome friends […]

Estates POA seeks candidates for village, school trustees

As discussed at last week’s meeting of the Property Owners’ Association of Garden City Estates (“Estates POA”), the Nominating Committee of the Estates POA is seeking residents of Garden City Estates who are interested in running for election as the Estates’ representatives on the Village Board of Trustees or the Board of Education for the following terms: Village Board Trustee […]

group of people cutting ceremonial ribbon in front of business

Grand Opening

GCHS Class of 1981 Reunion

Garden City High School’s Class of 1981 will be holding its 40th Reunion during the weekend of Oct 15-17th. For details please contact Lenny Alonge:  lennya1963@gmail.com or Dawn Wrobel : dawn.koester@mac.com