March 24, 2017 RSS feed / Community

A WORD FROM THE PUBLISHER

Creative thinking needed

In the letters column of this week’s issue two board members of local charities ask the Village of Garden City to reconsider the sharp increases in rental fees they must pay to use Village facilities. We agree with the letter writers.  More...

St. Joseph School Bloom and Grow Auction

St. Joseph School PTA is pleased to invite you to its Bloom and Grow Auction on Friday evening, April 7 at 7:30 PM. More...

Enriching Special Adults Cocktail Party

Please don’t miss the opportunity to attend this fund raiser cocktail party. Your support will provide much needed opportunities for the special needs adults, in and around the community.  More...

THE OFFICE CAT

Unauthorized cashing: On March 15th a resident reported to Garden City Police that someone had cashed three checks in his name without authorization for a total loss of $4,800.  More...

GC Foundation to award scholarship, honor business teacher

On Wednesday evening, April 19, at a cocktail and “coketail” party at the Cathedral See House, 36 Cathedral Avenue, on the campus of the Cathedral of Incarnation, the GC Foundation will be honored to present its “Althea Robinson Exc More...

Chamber names Businessperson of the Year

The Garden City Chamber of Commerce has announced that Jan Burman is to receive the Businessperson of the Year honor at this year’s Pineapple Ball.  More...

The Kordes Korner

Ever wonder what the inside of St. Paul’s School was like back in its heyday? Well, here is a publicity photograph taken probably in the 1940’s or early 1950’s. More...

“Hands-On History”at Old Bethpage Village

Old Bethpage Village will be holding a “Hands on History” program during spring break on Wednesday, April 12th, Thursday, April 13th and Friday, April 14th from 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.  More...

Pack 7 donates personal care items to seniors

Pack 7 Cub Scouts and Leaders recently delivered personal care items that were generously donated at their Blue and Gold Banquet to Family and Children’s Association (FCA), a non-profit organization located on Old Country Road in Mineola. More...

LI Early Music Festival launches first season at Cathedral

A new festival featuring music from the Middle Ages, Renaissance, and Baroque periods is set to premiere its first season at the Cathedral of the Incarnation in Garden City this spring. More...

GC Senior Bridge

On March 20th there were 4 1/2 tables playing. The results:  North/South  1--Grace Basile & Joan Cowie 2--Joan Kiernan & Claire Burns  East/West  1--Carrie & Bob Flapan  2--Nick Basile & John Dean   More...

fyi FOR SENIORS

Beginner Mah Jongg   More...

How to help socially isolated seniors

The elderly population is on the rise in many countries. Advancements in healthcare and a growing emphasis on healthy lifestyles means people are living longer than ever before.  More...

Brighton Beach Memoirs at Adelphi

Adelphi University’s talented theatre students will perform Brighton Beach Memoirs, a semi-autobiographical comedy by Neil Simon, under the direction of JJ O’Neil. More...

News From the Children’s Room

Upcoming Children’s Programs  Monday March 27  Intergenerational Game Night   More...

It’s What’s Happening for Young Adults

Star Wars Day: Saturday, April 29   The Children’s and Young Adult Departments will be celebrating the Star Wars with a day of Star Wars themed programs! More...

Garden City Community Theatre’s First Edition Takes the Stage

Come one, come all to Gardner Hall at the Garden City Community Church to hear great music and have lots of laughs as First Edition opens and runs all weekend. More...

GC Jewish Center Celebrates Purim

Purim came to the Garden City Jewish Center last week! This wild and fun Jewish holiday could be described as a mix of Mardi Gras, New Year’s Eve and Halloween. More...

CMF reaches new heights

The Cohen Children’s Medical Center unveiled their new “Children’s Medical Fund Center for Diagnostic Studies” on Deborah Frandina and Ada Coonerty, Co-Presidents of CMF, Garden City with David M. More...

“Breakfast for Dinner” at Little People’s Play School

On a cold Friday night friends from Happy Time Play School and Little People’s Play School gathered together for another Friday Night Fun Night - “Breakfast for Dinner!” After adding eggs, milk and oil to pancake mix to make the bat More...

GC Community Park News

Youth Tennis Lessons Last Days   Please note the last days for our Winter Youth Tennis Lessons below.  Monday March 27  Tuesday March 28  Wednesday March 29  Thursday April 6  Friday March 24  Saturday March 25  More...

St. Patrick’s Day Fun

There might have been snow on the ground and a chill in the air, but the fun of St. Patrick’s Day could be found everywhere. Especially with all the wee students as they waited for the bus. More...

Troop 1242 has special visitor

Recently, Brownie Troop 1242 played host to a very special guest. More...

“GC for A Cure”

Mark your calendars! This year’s annual “GC For A Cure,” sponsored by The Garden City Teachers’ Association (GCTA), with be held on Saturday, April 22, at the Garden City High School. The 5K Run/Walk will start at 9:15 A.M. More...

GC Village election results

The following are the results of the Village election held on Tuesday, March 21st. All seats were unopposed.   More...

EPOA seeking directors

The Director and Officer Nominating Committee of the Eastern Property Owners Association is seeking applicants for positions as Director for terms beginning in June 2017. More...

Girl Scouts collect coloring materials for children’s hospital

Two Garden City Girl Scout Cadettes who are working towards their Silver Awards are collecting coloring materials for children at Cohen Children’s Medical Center. More...

Eastern Property Owners’ Association Annual Scholarship

It is with pleasure that the Eastern Property Owners’ Association of Garden City announces that it will once again award a $1,000 scholarship to a graduating high school senior who resides in the Eastern section of the village.  More...

“Easter Village” at Old Bethpage Restoration

Old Bethpage Village Restoration will host “Easter Village” on Saturday, April 15th from 10:00 a.m. More...

GC resident receives MD degree

Brooke Alexandra Senken, the daughter of Gregory and Jane Senken received her Doctor of Medicine Degree from Ross University School of Medicine in November 2016.  More...

Maple Days at Old Bethpage Village

Old Bethpage Village Restoration will host “Maple Days” on Saturday, April 8th and Sunday, April 9th from 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.  Learn how maple syrup is made! More...

WWII POW tells his story at St. Joseph’s

On Sunday, April 2 at 3 p.m. Bernard Rader will tell the story of when he was a prisoner of war during World War II.  More...

An update on mobility impaired access issues

The Mobility Impaired Committee (MIC) met this past Monday and reviewed progress on the Garden City Pool including additional parking for the handicapped along the adult pool where the new entrance for the handicapped will be located. More...

Spiritual Adoption enrollment, prayer cards available

Enrollment and Prayer cards for the Church of St. Joseph’s 26th annual Spiritual Adoption Prayer Novena are now available in the main lobby of the church in the Respect Life Ministry’s Literature Section of the book rack.  More...

SOCIALLY SPEAKING

Spring programs

As I write this, the snow is still with us but not enough of course to hinder getting about. Of course we still have a couple of weeks to go so don’t place your bets on what we get. More...

Free seminar: Dental Care for Seniors

Dental issues can be common in seniors, and since oral health directly impacts the health of the rest of the body, it is important to understand why a visit to the dentist can be just as crucial as a visit to a medical doctor. More...

Garden City Retired Men’s Club

Monday, March 27 - Sandwiches  Monday, April 3 - Regular meeting  Monday, April - 10 Sandwiches  Monday, April - 27 Regular Meeting  Bowling every Friday during season at Herrill Lanes. More...

Eating right can improve quality of life

Legend states that on April 2, 1513, Spanish explorer Juan Ponce de León was the first European to discover modern day Florida when he traveled on a quest for the mythical “Fountain of Youth.” While modern science has proven that there is More...

The Welcoming Club of Garden City

Upcoming Events   March 29th : Movie Night  7:30pm Bow Tie Herricks Cinemas  More...

The Lightning Thief at Adelphi

Rick Riordan’s popular novel The Lightning Thief is now an exciting musical! The Lightning Thief will be performed on Sunday, April 2 at 3:00 p.m. More...

The Garden City Library offers assistance with research

Genealogy is one of America’s fastest growing hobbies. The popular television program Who Do You Think You Are and commercials for Ancestry.com remind us that we can take the journey back in time to discover our family history. More...

Coffee & Tea by the Book

The Tea Girl of Hummingbird Lane by Lisa See Garden City Public Library Tuesday, April 18th at 9:30AM   More...

Learning through the arts of Ancient Rome and Greece

On February 13th, members of Garden City High School’s Latin Honor Society were given the opportunity to enhance their studies of both ancient Greek and Roman culture by visiting two extraordinary exhibits in New York City.  More...

Author Beth Ain visits with Girl Scout Troop 1322

On Wednesday, March 15th, author Beth Ain visited with Girl Scout Troop 1322. More...

Wrapping up St. Patrick’s Day at the Cherry Valley Country Club

The Donny Golden School of Irish Dance was very proud to once again share Irish tradition through their love of dance at the Cherry Valley Country Club on Sunday, March 19, 2017. More...

Community Club to present Richard Knox

On Wednesday April 5, the Community Club of Garden City and Hempstead will present Mr. Richard Knox, with his program titled “The Incomparable Mario Lanza”, 1:30p.m. at The Garden City Casino. More...

Garden City Pool News

Take Advantage of Discount Rate   Join by April 1st and you are eligible for the discount rate and a guest pass booklet discount (5 guest passes for only $50). A $75.00 value! Booklets must be purchases by April 1, 2017 (4 booklet limit). More...

Lacrosse equipment collection

Garden City Girl Scout Troop 1135 will be collecting used Girls Lacrosse Equipment for donation to other local Girls Lacrosse programs in need. More...

The Men’s Association News

Next Meeting   Attention all Directors !!! The next meeting will be Monday, April 3rd at the Uptown Grill, start time 7:30 p.m. This will be prior to the NCAA Championship Basketball Game fundraiser which begins at 8:00 p.m. More...