Firefighters battle commercial blaze next to LIRR tracks

At least 100 firefighters and approximately 20 apparatuses and engines descended upon 194 Atlantic Avenue in Garden City Park last Thursday night after a fire broke out in an asbestos abatement facility adjacent to the Long Island Rail Road main line More...

Pineapple Ball Pre-Party to kick off holiday season

It has been announced by Jacqueline Goode and Andree de la Garza Walsh, Co-Chairs, that the 3rd annual Pineapple Ball Pre-Party will be held on Monday evening, December 1, 6:30 - 8:30 p.m. in the POSH at the Garden City Hotel. More...

Rosary Altar Society Christmas Party

The St. Joseph’s Rosary Altar Society members will gather together at a Christmas Party in the home of President Joan Hildreth, 171 Whitehall Boulevard. More...

Stockings For Soldiers

Please help with the annual Stockings for Soldiers donation drive. Last year with your tremendous support our community sent over 900 gift bags and Christmas stockings to our troops overseas. Donation Suggestions: More...

Adult winter reading club

The Garden City Public Library would like to invite you to join its Ninth Annual Adult Winter Reading Club to be held from Sunday, November 23rd to Sunday, April 12th. There are no meetings. You choose the books you want to read or listen to. More...

Coffee & tea by the book

The Thanksgiving Visitor and A Christmas Memory by Truman Capote Garden City Public Library Tuesday, December 9th at 10 a.m. More...

Book Club in a Bag titles added to Library's collection

The Garden City Public Library is introducing three new Book Club in a Bag titles. More...

Library hours for Thanksgiving weekend

The Garden City Public Library hours in observance of Thanksgiving Day are as follows: Wednesday, November 26 - 9:30am - 5:30pm; Thursday, November 27 - Closed More...

Library's elevator is up and running

Garden City Public Library's elevator is up and running. The Library would like to thank the public for their patience and understanding during the time the elevator was out of service. More...

SOCIALLY SPEAKING

Veteran’s Day

Veterans Day was a lovely one this year and they had a very good turnout. The speaches were good and the service moving. A student from the Garden City High School played taps and did a fine job while the audience sang our National Anthem. More...

GC Alum to perform for the Actors Fund

Garden City's Erin Quill (OBC Avenue Q) will be joining an All Star Company, headlined by IF/THEN's Anthony Rapp, and TONY Winner, Lilias White in "Sparkle, An All Star Holiday Concert" - hosted and produced by Scott Nevins, from Bravo's The People's More...

Senior bridge news

Our November bridge started with a hint of Thanksgiving coming in a few weeks. Yes, we had a turkey dinner with all the accompaniments. More...

Garden City Retired Men's Club

Schedule of events Mon. Nov. 24 - Noon: Deli sandwiches Mon. Dec. 1 Noon -- Regular Meeting Mon. Dec. 8 Noon --Regular Meeting Mon. Dec 15 Noon --- Regular Meeting -- followed by Executive board meeting at 3:15 p.m. Save The Date: Wed. Dec. More...

Garden City Welcoming Club Events

Monte Carlo Night Fundraising Gala to Benefit The Cancer Center for Kids at Winthrop - University Hospital. Dress your best!! Saturday, November 22, from 7:30 - 11 p.m. at the Cherry Valley Country Club. More...

2015 Garden City Pool job interviews

The Garden City Pool is holding interviews for 2015 summer positions on the following dates: Monday, December 22 - 10am to 4pm Monday, December 29 - 10am to 4pm Tuesday, December 30 - 10am to 4pm Friday, January 2 - 10am to 4pm Saturday, January 3 - More...

A WORD FROM THE PUBLISHER

Early deadline

Because of the Thanksgiving holiday next week, The Garden City News will be going to press a day early so that our employees can spend the day with their families. The deadline for classified advertising is Monday, November 24th at noon. More...

Golden Goose Gala arrives in Garden City

On this crisp, autumnal day, Twigs, a Winthrop-University Hospital Auxiliary, is excited to showcase stunning Garden City homes beautifully adorned for the approaching holidays. More...

UCPN holiday luncheon & boutique sale

Finish your holiday shopping and enjoy a relaxing and delicious luncheon with the Council of Auxiliaries of United Cerebral Palsy of Nassau County, Inc. More...

2014 Mercy Ball set for December 6th

The Friends of Mercy Medical Center will hold their 78th Annual Mercy Ball on Saturday, December 6, 2014 at the Crest Hollow Country Club in Woodbury, NY. More than 300 participants are expected. More...

Annual Harvest Fair set for November 22nd

The Annual Harvest Fair at the Unitarian Universalist Congregation will feature homemade pies, cookies and breads to enhance your Thanksgiving dessert. Many tables will be brimming with a large variety of collectibles. More...

Movie showing at St. Joseph's

St. Joseph's Parish Adult Faith Formation Board will present "God's Not Dead" on Sunday, November 23 at 2 p.m. in the St. Agnes Room. More...

Toys For Tots collection

Help deliver smiles this holiday season. Dr. Emma, Dr. Rodis and staff are proud to support the Marine Toys for Tots Foundation. Please bring new, unwrapped toys to the office now through Wednesday, December 17th. More...

Holiday Show at Garden City Public Library

Friends of the Garden City Public Library will sponsor a free one hour "Happy Holidays" show performed by The Red Hot Mamas on Thursday, December 11, at 1:30pm. The Garden City Public Library is located at 60 Seventh St., in Garden City. More...

New displays for November at the Garden City Library

Get ready for Thanksgiving by checking out the new Harvest Entertaining display at the Garden City Public Library. More...

News from the children's room

Winter Registration News More...

It's what's happening for young adults

Quiz Bowl More...

THE OFFICE CAT

MISCHIEF AND MAYHEM: THE POLICE REPORT: Multiple violations: On November 12th Officer Wehr arrested a 32 year old Hempstead man on Nassau Boulevard for unlicensed operation, unregistered auto, uninsured operation and defective equipment. More...

Dr. Faroque Ahmad Khan at Community Church Forum

On Sunday, November 23rd at 9:15 - 10:15 AM, Dr. Faroque Ahamd Khan will address the Sunday Forum Series at the Garden City Community Church (GCCC), on "Current Events - Muslim Perspective" More...

WPOA seeks trustee applicants

The Western Property Owners Association (WPOA) is seeking applicants for the position of Village Trustee, a two-year term beginning in April 2015. More...

fyi FOR SENIORS

Time to register for the annual Christmas Luncheon More...

Garden City's Medusa Elite 2020 Team

Medusa Elite started their fall season with theCommack7v7Shootoutwheretheypushed through torrential downpours of rain and work extremely hard against very challenging teams. More...

Community Club’s annual friendship luncheon

The Community Club of Garden City and Hempstead held its annual Friendship luncheon at the beautiful Westbury Manor on Tuesday, September 23rd and those in attendance had a wonderful time catching up on the doings of old friends while making the aqua More...