December 9, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Ring Road hotel project set for Planning Commission

The municipal zoning code change approved in November has led to an immediate turnaround for the Marriott Residence Inn hotel project proposed for Ring Road in Garden City, following some oppositions early this fall and a rather swift Village Board o More...

School

Fall fun at Garden City Nursery School

A yearly tradition for the Pre-K students is a trip to Green Meadows Farm in Floral Park. Fun was had by all!   More...

Garden City PTA News

Upcoming GCPTA Events:   GCPTA Meeting Dates:  • 12/13, T – GCHS/ General PTA Meeting and Nomination Committee Vote at GCHS Library at 9:15 am  • 1/10, T – GCMS/ General PTA Meeting and Nomination Committee Vote a More...

Thanksgiving Feast at Community Church Nursery School

The little children at the Community Church Nursery School were delighted to have their families come to visit them on Tuesday, November 22nd for the Thanksgiving Feast for about 200. More...

Letters

Giving back to the community

To the Editor:   Early Saturday morning, a phalanx of white vans and white pick-up trucks lined Lefferts Road. Squads of Old World Quality Corp. More...

Spiritual Adoption Baby Shower

To the Editor:   St. More...

Mayor Office

FROM THE MAYOR'S OFFICE

GCPD offers holiday safety tips   The Garden City Police Department offers important safety tips to keep in mind during the holiday season. More...

Police brutality, racism alleged against GCPD, suit threatened

In incident on Wednesday, November 30, at the Western Beef Supermarket in Mineola, Garden City Police were accused of using excessive force against a black suspect during a situation that was ultimately determined to be mistaken identity.  The i More...

With new laws proposed, Committee sees culmination of efforts

At the Village Board of Trustees’ next meeting on Thursday, December 15, three public hearings will be held for proposed changes to the village’ building code. More...

Community

A WORD FROM THE PUBLISHER

A Disturbing Story

A recent accusation of brutality and racism by the Garden City Police is very disturbing, but we hope that our readers will keep an open mind until all of the facts are known.  More...

Leaves, LED lighting, snow prep and solar panels

As residents filed into Village Hall for the Thursday, December 1 Board of Trustees’ meeting they were handed light green flyers from village employees, members of the local CSEA blue-collar unit, about their campaign for a new union contract.& More...

Estates Nom Comm selects candidates for Mayor and Trustee

The Nominating Committee of the Property Owners’ Association of Garden City Estates is pleased to announce that it has voted to determine the nominees for Village Mayor and Village Trustee.  More...

Sports

GCHS Wrestling team participates in Takedown Tournament

With encouragement from Coach Czachor, Coach Beihoff and Coach Hepworth the JV and Varsity wrestling teams showed their grit at Division’s Takedown Tournament on November 26th. More...

VILLAGE SPORTS

Beginning December 5th, the Department of Recreation and Parks will no longer accept cash payments for program registrations, rentals, and contracts at our Administrative Office or for Platform Tennis or Tennis at Community Park. More...

Varsity Field Hockey wins NY State Championship

The Garden City Varsity Field Hockey team completed another outstanding season advancing to the New York State Class B Championship game against Lakeland on Sunday, November 13th but lost in a close 1-0 game.  More...

View From Here

THE VIEW FROM HERE

The Diet Saga

For the last two months, this column has featured a very steady diet of political fare. This week, I am hoping readers will tolerate a column relating to another diet – my efforts to finally lose some weight.  More...