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Thoughtless and unfair

To the Editor: The residents of the apartment buildings surrounding parking lot 7N recently got a questionnaire asking us if we’d be interested in buying annual parking permits at a cost of $275. We responded that we weren’t interested because purchasing the permit would effectively be the...

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Referendum on St. Paul’s needed

To the Editor: As a Village resident for more than 40 years I have been generally impressed by the conservative, fiscally responsible manner in which the Village has been managed with practical and appropriate decisions prevailing with respect to the use of Village assets. The current state of...

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Coach Clavin celebrates Opening Day with Little League

As proud as he is to serve as Hempstead Town’s receiver of taxes, Don Clavin (back row, left) is also thrilled to volunteer as a coach for the Garden City Little League (Garden City Athletic Association). “Coach” Clavin and the Little “Red Sox” squad marched along with fellow teams during...

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Save the date: Blood Drive

Jake Menges is hosting the fourth Bobby Menges “I’m Not Done Yet” Memorial Blood Drive on Sunday, May 26 from 10 am–4 pm in memory of his brother, Bobby, who died in September 2017 after a long journey with cancer. The Bloodmobile will be parked at 27 Hilton Ave. For an appointment, please...

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Put it to a vote

To the Editor: I am curious how many thousands we have given to all those folks who are evaluating and re-evaluating how to re-build St. Paul’s? Perhaps our leaders in Garden City will be so kind as to let we the taxpayers learn just how many thousands of dollars we gave checks to… to different...

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Village parks camera systems to be upgraded

Video camera surveillance will be boosted at all Village of Garden City parks and recreational facilities as the weather warms up this year. At its April 8 meeting the Garden City Board of Trustees approved a $67,400 contract for vendor Intelli-Tec Security Services of Syosset. Kevin Ocker,...

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Let the people decide

To the Editor: The Central Property Owners Assn has just released a Survey to learn about residents’ opinions of how St Paul’s should be renovated and redeveloped. The filled-out questionnaire is due back by Tues, April 23rd – a rather short window for responses. The survey asks some excellent...

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Devil is in the details

To the Editor: The devil is in the missing details yet to be worked out concerning passage of Congestion Pricing. The MTA receives $1.4 billion in annual assistance from various Federal Transit Administration formula funding grant programs. For decades, the MTA has distributed these dollars from...

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A WORD FROM THE PUBLISHER

In this week’s letters to the editor column Francine Ronk, a resident of an apartment building adjacent to Parking Field 7N (north of Seventh Street between Franklin and Hilton) expresses her opinion that it would be unfair of the Village to charge $275 for residents to obtain a parking permit in...

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HATS OFF TO BASEBALL

James Cassaro enjoys his first baseball parade at the Garden City Little League (GCAA) parade last week.

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To the Editor: The Andy Foundation will be hosting our LAST annual tag sale at St. Paul’s Field House from 9-2 on Saturday, May 11th. Donations will be received on Friday, May 10th, also at St. Paul’s. We will be sorry to see this wonderful community tradition come to an end, but the rising...

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Dr. Theresa A. Trouvé is poised to begin a two-year term as mayor of the Village of Garden City, the second woman in the history of the Village to ever hold the post. Village Justice Allen S. Mathers administered the mayor’s oath of office during swearing-in ceremonies held at Village Hall on...

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New Garden City Mayor Theresa Trouvé took her oath of office on Monday, April 8th during the Village of Garden City’s organizational meeting, in front of a large group of friends and family. The annual meeting contained a couple of very pleasant surprises for both local ancillary Boards and...

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We were sad, but not surprised to hear that the Andy Foundation will be holding its final annual tag sale this year, on May 11th. The tag sale had always been a great way for residents to get rid of unused things, shop for new stuff and at the same time raise funds for local charities. Another...

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To the Editor: The Fresh Air Fund looks forward to celebrating National Volunteer Week, which is from April 7th to April 13th this year. It is an opportunity to extend my heartfelt gratitude to our inspiring volunteers, hosts and supporters in Nassau County, NY. The Fresh Air Fund’s programs would...

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The Board of Trustees and staff continue to work on numerous projects, including the LIRR Third Track and its impact on Garden City, the water tank replacement project, zoning matters, the concept plan for the former St. Paul’s School building and other matters. We encourage you to attend Village...

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The Garden City High School Boys Lacrosse team rolled on to a 6-0 record with another three wins this week, against South Side, Calhoun and LaSalle Academy. The next home game will be on April 17th at 4:30 against national power St. Ignatius of San Francisco, CA.

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A 24 year-old woman from Menands, NY, was killed in a single car accident on Thursday, April 4th in Garden City. According to police, Latisha German was driving her 2006 Nissan southbound on Clinton Road at Poplar Street at 10:24 p.m., when she hit the curb and crossed into the northbound lane. She...

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After the reorganization portion of the Board of Trustees meeting on Monday night, Manhattan-based CNY Group was approved to be the village’s construction management consultant for planning and stabilization work on the historic St. Paul’s main building. The Board voted unanimously on this item,...

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