A WORD FROM THE PUBLISHER

Village Tree Lighting

The Garden City Village Christmas Tree lighting will take place on the Village Green by the gazebo on Sunday, December 4th from 3:30 to 4:30. Come down and enjoy a traditional happening with music and entertainment. More...

Second Street home damaged in fire

GC firefighters responded to a basement fire in a 2nd Street home Monday, November 28.  Met with heavy smoke, firefighters discovered a fire between the drop ceiling and the floor above.  More...

GC Community Coalition News

Check out our website at www.gccoalition.org. Updated information about who we are and what we are doing. Many links are available on the sight and videos to see regarding hot topics. There are opportunities for you to help. More...

THE OFFICE CAT

Identity theft: On November 21st Garden City Police investigated an identity theft where credit cards were opened without authorization by using a resident’s personal information.  More...

Brokerage opens new office on Seventh Street

Douglas Elliman has changed locations and moved to larger office space in Garden City.  More...

News From the Ethical Humanist Society of Long Island

On Sunday, December 11, at 11 am, Dr. Philip Nicholson will speak at the Ethical Humanist Society of Long Island in Garden City. His topic for this free event is “Reflections on an Imperfect Life in a Contradictory World.”  More...

GC Community Church Youth Christmas Tree Sale

On Saturday, December 10th, 2016, from 8:00am to 12 noon, the youth of the Garden City Community Church will be holding their annual Christmas Tree and Bake Sale. The church is located at 245 Stewart Avenue at the corner of Whitehall Boulevard. More...

Garden City Retired Men’s Club

Schedule of Activities   • Monday, December 5 - Meeting  • Monday, December 12 - Meeting  • Thursday, December 15th at noon. Save the Date: RMC Annual Xmas Party at Cherry Valley Club. More...

Garden City Senior Bridge

On November 28th there were seven tables playing. The results:  North/South 1--Fran & Frank DeAngelo 2--Joan Kiernan & Claire Burns 3--Grace Basile & Joan Cowie   More...

Adelphi to present A Christmas Carol

In what has become a holiday tradition, Adelphi University’s Performing Arts Center (AUPAC) is pleased to present a live radio-style reading of Charles Dickens’ timeless classic, A Christmas Carol, by student actors on Saturday December 1 More...

The Garden City Hotel receives 4 Diamond Award

The Garden City Hotel has been given a four diamond rating by AAA. This is an achievement that distinguishes the hotel by inclusion on a listing of less than 6% of the nearly 28,000 properties approved by AAA throughout North America.  More...

SOCIALLY SPEAKING

On to Christmas

A Turkey Day is over and we look forward to Christmas and all the shopping that goes with it. There are the Christmas cards to write, address and stamp and then remember to mail. It is really a bit of a chore but worth it in the end. More...

St. Joseph’s “Sponsor A Family” for Christmas - Urgent Appeal

Organizers still need more sponsors to achieve our goal to provide 200 dinners to families from The Queen of the Most Holy Rosary in Roosevelt and Our Lady of Loretto in Hempstead. More...

It’s What’s Happening for Young Adults at the Library

Teen Advisory Board General Meeting   More...

Savvy sightseer foods to travel by: Cheeses & Chocolate

Garden City Public Library  Wednesday, December 14th at 2PM  More...

A treasured instrument connects alumni

Time is funny that way – it slips away, moment by moment until, before you know it, 50 years have gone by. For alums from Garden City High School’s Class of 1966, such was the sentiment at their 50th Reunion held on October 14th. More...

Welcoming Club of Garden City

Who we are:   The Welcoming Club of Garden City is a well-established women’s organization that focuses on welcoming new members to our community, fostering relationships of long-time residents, supporting local businesses and raising mone More...

“Youth Sports Safety and Physical Activity” session

Winthrop Sports Medicine has been selected to facilitate a “Back to Sports” meeting in partnership with the National Football League and the American Heart Association. More...

Garden City Pool Interviews

The Garden City Pool will be conducting interviews for the upcoming 2017 Pool season. We are looking for energetic, hardworking candidates to join our team of lifeguards and pool staff. More...

Toy drive to benefit the INN

Thomas, Matthew and Grace Mage are holding their 7th annual toy drive to benefit the INN (Interfaith Nutrition Network). The INN is located in Hempstead and helps to feed and clothe people in need here on Long Island. More...

Open Casting Call: GC Community Theatre

Adults, young adults, teens and children — mark your calendars for the open casting call of the Spring 2017 musical production of The Garden City Community Theatre.  Those who love to act and sing are encouraged to come to The Garden City More...

“Legendary Women of Long Island” Come Alive for Community Club

On Tuesday, November 22nd, Monica Randall, Long Island historian and bestselling author, brought to life the “Legendary Women of Long Island” in a fascinating program presented to the Community Club.  More...

Annual Christmas Tea Party, Santa Visit

Join the party and come to the Cathedral of the Incarnations First Annual Christmas Tea Party and Santa Visit on Sunday, December 11 at the Cathedral Diocesan House at 36 Cathedral Avenue. More...

Garden City East supports Mark Hyer for Trustee

The independent Garden City East Nominating Committee has voted to support the nomination at the January 2017 Resident Electors’ meeting of Mark Hyer for the position of Village Trustee from the East for a two-year term commencing in April 2017 More...

Free “Tobacco Cessation” program offered at Winthrop

Individuals interested in quitting smoking are invited to attend Winthrop- University Hospital’s free Tobacco Cessation Program during the month of December. More...

Long Island Gay Men’s Chorus to perform at Cathedral

The Long Island Gay Men’s Chorus 2016 Holiday Concert will be a very special dedication to all those who lost their lives in the tragedy at Pulse this past June. More...

Realtors sponsor tour, networking event

On November 10th the Garden City office and Relocation Department of Coach Realtors sponsored a networking event and property tour in conjunction with fellow Leading RE affiliates, Stribling & As More...

fyi FOR SENIORS

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...

Service of Hope and Remembrance

Acknowledging that the Advent and Christmas Season can be less joyful for some due to prolonged illness, unhappy relationships, employment transitions and painful memories, the Garden City Community Church will be holding a Service of Hope and Rememb More...

WHAT’S UP G.C. ?!

“Emma, Alex and Fred”

During the 1870’s, Emma was a poet, Alex built railroads and Fred was a sculptor. Alex and Fred met during one of Fred’s projects. More...

Fire Fighters offer holiday tips

Each year, fire departments respond to an average of 210 structure fires caused by Christmas trees. Combined with faulty holiday lights or open flames from candles, dry Christmas trees can quickly ignite and burn down a home.  More...

Cradle of Aviation Museum Membership Appreciation Night

The Cradle of Aviation Museum, located on Museum Row in Garden City, is hosting its annual Member Appreciation Night and Holiday Shop on Thursday, December 8th. More...

Tai Chi and Mindfulness: An approach to stress management

A healthy body-mind connection is an important element of wellness. When dealing with the daily challenges of life, it is important to maximize techniques that can help our bodies move more easily and our minds nurture a sense of calm.  More...

Champions for Children gala comes to Garden City Hotel

For the first time in its 40-year history the Council for Unity’s annual awards gala  More...

News from the Children’s Room

Christmas, Hanukkah and Kwanzaa will soon be here! The Children’s Room has many books and DVDs about Christmas including classics like The Polar Express by Chris Van Allsburg, How the Grinch Stole Christmas by Dr. More...

Cozy up with a good book

It’s that time again! It’s hard to believe that the Garden City Public Library is entering its second decade of the very popular Cozy Up with a Good Book Adult Winter Reading Club. More...

THIS WEEK AT THE ROTARY

Guests Attend Special Meeting   At last Monday’s special “Bring a Friend to Rotary” meeting at the Garden City Hotel, several members brought guests who learned from President Susan MacDonald, Past President/Asst. More...

Hoops Hysteria

Attention all Garden City H.S. basketball players past and present! Mark your calendars for these two upcoming fund raisers.  More...

Library Friends sponsor Dickens performance

Actor David Houston will perform a 70-minute dramatic reading “Three Dickens Stories for Snowy Days” at 2:00pm on Thursday, December 15, 2016 at the Garden City Public Library located at 60 Seventh St., in Garden City. More...

Restaurant supports fight against breast cancer

Representatives from Spuntino Wine Bar & Italian Tapas present a check for $743 to Adelphi NY Statewide Breast Cancer Hotline & Support Program – a non-profit organization dedicated to educating, supporting, empowering, and advocating f More...