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The village board of trustees Thursday unanimously approved resident James Akel as Garden City's newest volunteer firefighter.
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The location, 679 Franklin Avenue, is now vacant with a "For Rent" sign in the window.
Garden City resident Francis Taylor, a member of the class of 2014 at Providence College, has been named to the 2014 edition of Who's Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges.
Santa Claus arrived in style Sunday to help Mayor John Watras officially flip the switch on the 2013 holiday season in Garden City.
Wisdom Lane Middle School Peer Buddies recently gathered in the cafeteria to prepare decorations for the 24th annual Long Island Festival of Trees.
On December 7, 1993, the Long Island Railroad became the site of horrors for commuters, when an armed gunman boarded the train and began shooting.
The Garden City Village Board of Trustees has unanimously approved a resolution to solicit competitive bids for remediation and deconstruction of Ellis Hall at the historic St. Paul's campus.
Additional Assessment Relief Authorized for Sandy Victims Legislation has been adopted to authorize assessment relief for nearly 3,000 properties impacted by Hurricane Sandy.
Rep. Carolyn McCarthy, D-NY, center in the red coat, and Joyce Gorycki, center left, hang wreaths at the Long Island Rail Road station in Garden City, N.Y., Saturday, Dec. 7, 2013 to commemorate the 20th anniversary of the shooting rampage that took the lives of both of their husbands aboard a Long Island Rail Road commuter chain.
New York Communities for Change took Hempstead residents on a "Freedom Ride" bus trip through Garden City before a rally Tuesday on the steps of Garden City Village Hall to highlight the lack of affordable housing in the affluent and predominantly white village.
"Diamonds in the Rough" is an original musical production written and directed by Garden City residents Brad and Ruby Gustavson.
Village officials said they are "extremely disappointed" in a U.S. District Court ruling handed down Friday that states a 2004 Garden City zoning ordinance intentionally discriminated against minorities in an attempt to keep them from living in the village and intend to file an appeal "at the earliest possible time."
Christmas Tree Lighting Dec. 8: On Sunday, Dec. 8, the Garden City Chamber of Commerce will sponsor its 59th Village Tree Lighting Ceremony, beginning promptly at 3:30 p.m. on the Village Green .