October 24, 2014 RSS feed / Community

GC Library to review greetings, name tags and hours

Customer service in a busy world can become too business-like for some and too personal for others. More...

CPOA seeks candidates for Village Trustee

The Nominating Committee of the Central Property Owners' Association (CPOA) of Garden City is seeking candidates for the position of Village Trustee. The term of office for Village Trustee will be for two years from April 2015 to April 2017. More...

Democratic Club to meet candidates Tuesday

The Garden City Democratic Club will host Nassau County District Attorney Kathleen Rice at its meeting on October 28th at the Garden City Recreation Building, 108 Rockaway Avenue, at 7:30pm. More...

Garden City Community Coalition News

Upcoming Events Lord and Taylor Shop Smart Do Good Tuesday, November 4, 2014 9 a.m. to 11 p.m. Shop Smart Do Good Garden City at the Garden City Lord and Taylor. Purchase your LORD & TAYLOR'S GARDEN CITY SHOP SMART coupons NOW! More...

St. Joseph Church 2014 Parish Party

The St. Joseph Church Parish Party Committee wishes to personally extend a warm invitation to you to join the parish community on Friday, Nov. 21 at the Garden City Hotel for the St. Joseph Parish Party. 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...

Pancreatic cancer awareness day

Winthrop-University Hospital will offer a free Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Day educational program open to the public on Saturday, November 8, from 9 AM to 11:30 AM. The event will be held in the Dr. More...

James Coll to speak at Community Club

The Community Club of Garden City is planning a presentation on October 28 at 1:30pm at the Casino featuring James Coll. The topic will be “Was the Bill of Rights Necessary?”. Mr. More...

St. Joseph's "Sponsor A Family" for Thanksgiving

Fall is in full swing and so is the Sponsor Program at St. Joseph's Church. More...

GCHS musicians selected

"It was a roller coaster of emotions," explained Garden City High School junior Robert Brosnan, a viola player in the high school orchestra, about the final day of performances at SPAC - Saratoga's Performing Arts Center. More...

Garden City resident named Super Lawyer

Justin C. Frankel, Esq. a resident of Garden City and a partner at the national disability insurance law firm Frankel & Newfield, has been selected to the New York Metro Super Lawyers list as one of the top New York metro area lawyers for 2014. More...

Photography exhibit at Adelphi University

From now through January 6, 2015, the Adelphi University Performing Arts (AUPAC) Gallery will showcase the work of self-taught photographer, Corky Lee. The exhibit, *Asian Threads, American Weave* is free and open to the public. More...

Rosary Altar Society Fall Luncheon/Card Party

The St. Joseph's Rosary Altar Society invites Rosarian members and guests to their Fall Luncheon/Card Party on Thursday, November 6. More...

Last call to opera enthusiasts

"Opera for a Sunday Afternoon," a performance by Opera Night, Long Island at The Garden City Historical Society Museum, 109 Eleventh Street, takes place this Sunday, October 26. Tickets may still be purchased at the door. More...

fyi FOR SENIORS

"Zumba Gold" exercise -fall classes for the active senior or beginner More...

Garden City Community Church prepares for Americana Fair

The Auxiliary of the Garden City Community Church will hold its annual Americana Fair on Saturday, November 15, from 10 AM to 4 PM. Admission is free and there will be a huge assortment of items for sale. More...

SOCIALLY SPEAKING

The Big Game

Fall is here and the Social Season is starting to heat up. The big news is of course our annual Street Fair and Parade that will be followed by the “BIG GAME” at the Garden City High School. More...

Village co-hosts Sacred Heart Academy 5k race

Building off the success of their first event, Sacred Heart Academy is pleased to announce the 2nd annual 5K, which marks the 65th anniversary of the school, was an even bigger success than the first! More...

Children's librarian speaks at New York Comic Con 2014

On Thursday, October 9, 2014, Garden City Public Library Children's Librarian Laura Giunta served as a panelist on a professional panel at New York Comic Con, a 4-Day convention held at the Javits Center in New York City that covers a wide range of p More...

Rotacare announces new officers

RotaCare, a project of the Garden City -Mineola Rotary Club, is pleased to announce the newest President and Vice President of the RotaCare Board of Directors: Kathleen M. Lamaute, EdD, RN, FNP-BC, NEA-BC, CNE and Maria P. Glorioso, B.S. M.S. More...

GC resident named senior director

BNY Mellon, a global leader in investment management and investment services, has hired Gregory J. Lentini as a senior wealth director for business development in BNY Mellon Wealth Management's Garden City, office. More...

So what's a little competition among friends?

As the golfing season begins here in the spring at Garden City Country Club, we review our handicap and say to ourselves, "oh, I can improve upon that". More...

Chamber celebrates Calogero's expansion

This past September 10, members of the Garden City Chamber of Commerce's Board of Directors held a ribbon cutting ceremony to celebrate the renovation and expansion of Calogero's Italian Restaurant, located on "Restaurant Row" at 919 Franklin Avenue. More...

Garden City PTA News

The GCPTA is up and running for the 2014-15 school year! More...

Volunteers needed for Bill Payer program

Family & Children's Association, one of Long Island's largest human service organizations, helps seniors remain independent in their homes through a variety of personalized services including the Bill Payer Program. More...

A WORD FROM THE PUBLISHER

Credit where it’s due

We hear that we were in error in praising the Chamber of Commerce for the idea to extend the Friday Promenades to include a Christmas Holiday Promenade on December 12th. Actually the idea came from Mayor Watras and the Board of Trustees. More...

Library elevator facing fix, book sale November 8

The Garden City Public Library, along with the village, is addressing a community need that has been "up and down" in recent times, as the library's elevator is set to be repaired on Saturday, November 8. More...

Ceiling collapse injures two

Garden City police and firefighters assisted workers at 101 County Seat Drive in Mineola after a ceiling partly collapsed on October 17th at 10 a.m. More...

Attempted sexual assault in East Garden City

Nassau County Police are looking for a man who robbed and attempted to sexually assault a woman in East Garden City on Wednesday morning. More...

THE OFFICE CAT

MISCHIEF AND MAYHEM: THE POLICE REPORT DWI arrest: On October 15th PO Reilly arrested a 66 year old New York City woman for DWI after she allegedly left the scene of a property damage accident at Adelphi University. More...

October Is Fire Prevention Month

In 2013 the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) reported that there were 1,240,000 fires reported in the United States. These fires caused 3,240 civilian deaths, 15,925 civilian injuries. More...

Chamber Fall Street Fair

This Saturday, October 25, Seventh Street will be buzzing with the excitement over the myriad activities planned for the Garden City Chamber of Commerce's 35th annual Fall Festival Street Fair from 9 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. More...

Professional artist exhibit at Historical Society

The Garden City Historical Society welcomes residents and friends to visit its 8th Annual Professional Art Show, "Garden City in Art: A Mixed Media Exhibit," beginning November 2 with an Artists Reception from 1-3p.m at The Garden City Historical Soc More...

Community Church Forum on "Remnants of a Life on Paper"

On Sunday, October 26th at 9:15 - 10:15 AM, Bea Tusiani and Paula Tusiani-Eng will address the Sunday Forum Series at the Garden City Community Church (GCCC), on the book they coauthored, with Pamela Tusiani, "Remnants of a Life on Paper" - a mother More...

Eagle project honors fallen Chaminade graduates

James Noyes, an Eagle Scout candidate from Boy Scout Troop 243 of St. Joseph Church in Garden City, is seeking donations to cover the costs for the "Gold Star Alumni Memorial Wall" he built at Chaminade High School, where he is currently a senior. More...

Gavin Burns named October Musician of the Month

The Music Academy of Garden City is pleased to announce that Gavin Burns has been chosen as our October 2014 Musician of the Month! Gavin is a fourth-grader at the Stewart School where he plays percussion in the concert band. More...

Breast health services at Mercy Medical Center

At Mercy Medical Center, it's easy to arrange state-of-the-art screening and diagnostic mammograms through our convenient, comprehensive breast health services. Mercy offers next-day screening appointments, and same-day results. More...

Town presents police service awards

Hempstead Town Supervisor Kate Murray (second left), Town Clerk Nasrin Ahmad (left) and Receiver of Taxes Don Clavin (right) present Police Officers Keith Wehr and Scott Graber and of the Garden City More...

Best friends celebrate 40th GCHS reunion

On Saturday, September 27, the Class of 1974 celebrated its 40th reunion of its graduation from Garden City High School. Following festivities at Leo's and B.K. More...

Garden City Retired Men's Club

Schedule Of Events Mon. Oct. 27: Noon Deli Lunch Mon. Nov. 3 Noon Regular Mtg Good news for pool players. A pool table will be dismantled from the Golf Club Lane Sr. Center and set up in the rear room at the Casino. More...

Movies for a Sunday Afternoon

St. Joseph's Parish Adult Faith Formation Board Will present a showing of "The Book Thief" on Sunday, October 26, at 2 p.m. in the St. Agnes Room. More...

Senior bridge results

Just a reminder to all that we are now playing at the Senior center behind St. Pauls. Please join us on Monday nights at 7pm. On October 20 we had 6 tables playing. The results: North/South1--Grace Kelly & Molly O'Grady More...

Christmas Fair offers top quality bargains

Holiday shopping at Resurrection's Christmas Fair combines fine quality, handmade gift items at reasonable prices. Members of Resurrection Lutheran Church have worked all year to create Christmas decorations, ornaments, and gift items. More...

Local artist's work selected The Donnelly Group teams up with Habitat for Humanity

On Wednesday, September 17th, the dedicated agents of The Donnelly Group joined Habitat for Humanity in the fight against poverty as they volunteered to do a community build in Roosevelt. More...

News From The Children's Room

Marshmallow Pilgrim Hats with the Baking Coach: November 15 More...

Book group for November 19th

Group leader Gloria Weinrich has announced that her next Book Group will meet on Wednesday, November 19th in the small meeting room at the GCPL at 10 a.m. Books are available at the Reference desk. More...

Library elevator on the path to being fixed

The Village of Garden City and the Garden City Public Library have been working together to repair the problems with the Library's elevator and will hopefully have it up and running in approximately three to four weeks. More...

Old Westbury Gardens Honors Robert F. Hussey

Garden City resident of 35 years, Robert Hussey, was recently named the honoree of Old Westbury Garden’s 2014 Golf Outing, held this year at the Deepdale Golf Club in Manhasset. Mr. More...

GC family raises funds for pancreatic cancer

Carol and Tom Whalen [front, far right] of Garden City with Team "Whalen" at The Lustgarten Foundation's 14th annual Long Island Pancreatic Cancer Research Walk, where 100% of the $1.3 million raised More...

Father Rob is off to Rochester

The parish of the Cathedral of the Incarnation gathered together at the 10 a.m. Mass to wish a fond farewell to Father Robert Picken. He has served at the Cathedral for four years and has been called to be rector of St. More...

Garden City resident leads 2014 AHRC Walkathon

The Nassau County AHRC held its annual Walkathon on September 7 at Eisenhower Park. More...

College Notes

JP Burnside of Garden City was named to Penn State University Dean's List for spring 2014 semester with a GPA of 3.73. To be eligible for Dean's List selection, students must have achieved a 3.5 or higher GPA for the semester. More...