April 17, 2014 RSS feed / Community

The Cathedral of the Incarnation’s Annual Spring Concert

On Friday, April 25, at 7:30 p.m. the Hofstra Chorale and Chamber Choir will perform their annual spring concert at the Cathedral of the Incarnation, located at 50 Cathedral Avenue in Garden City. More...

Middle School's Science Olympiad team captures top placings

Congratulations to Dr. Paris Zaferiou and Garden City Middle School's two Science Olympiad teams that recently placed eighth in the regional competition. More...

THE OFFICE CAT

MISCHIEF AND MAYHEM: THE POLICE REPORT Identity Theft: The Police Department is investigating a report of unauthorized withdrawals from a resident’s savings account. More...

Father's Visiting Day at CCNS

The children of the Community Church Nursery School (CCNS) were excited to bring their dads to school on Father's Visiting Day in January. More...

New Socks for Tots Holds Sock Hop

Christopher Koester, a junior at GCHS, has created and launched a new campaign called New Socks for Tots through the Lutheran Church of the Resurrection and Children's Medical Fund of NY. More...

In a Fog: The physical and emotional effects of breast cancer chemotherapy

Two leading specialists in the field of breast cancer and mental health will address the physical and emotional effects of breast cancer chemotherapy, including what is often referred to as "chemo brain." In a talk to be presented on Wednesday, May 2 More...

Free Lecture On “Keys to Healthy Weight Management”

Mineola, NY – Research shows that weight loss – even just 10 pounds – can reduce the risk for heart disease, stroke, type 2 diabetes, certain types of cancer, and more. More...

Teens celebrate St. Patrick's Day with Leprechaun hat cookies

Young adults make leprechaun-themed cookies at the Library. More...

The Men's Association News

NEXT MEETING---Attention all Directors !!! The next meeting will be Monday, May 5th. Regular start time of 7:30 p.m. at the GC Casino.Going forward, make note of the following meeting dates---June 2 and July 7. More...

Retired Men's Club Schedule Of Events

Mon April 21 -- Hot lunch (12:30) Mon. April 28 -- Noon Regular meeting Mon. May 5 Deli Lunch 12:30 SENIOR CENTER CONSTRUCTION UPDATE (tentative) Bidding process begins April 18th; bids due back to Village by May 9th. More...

On display at the Library

Come admire the fine workmanship of a uniquely created collection designed by fiber artist Michele Miroff showcased at the Garden City Public Library from April 1-30, 2014. More...

It's what's happening for young adults

Volunteers Needed for Teens & Tots Storytime at the Pool More...

2014 summer enrichment program

Garden City Public School's 2014 Summer Enrichment Program will run from July 7th to July 31st. Pre-K to middle and high school classes will take place at Stratford School between the hours of 9:00 a.m. to 12 noon. More...

YA Librarian Marge Kelly receives Lifetime Membership Award

Marge Kelly, Garden City Public Library's Young Adult Librarian, received the NY State PTA Lifetime Membership Award from the Garden City PTA on Thursday, April 3rd. Mrs. More...

How to get published workshop held at the library

Jan L. Kardys, President, and Jeanne E. Rogers, Vice President, of Unicorn For Writers LLC presented a workshop You Wrote A Book, Now What? at the Garden City Public Library on Saturday April 5th. Ms. More...

Garden City Community Park News

Women’s Competitive Tennis League More...

Colonial Dames XVII Century visits His-torical Society museum

The Long Island Colonial Dames XVII Century held an informative luncheon presentation at The Garden City His-torical Society Museum on Saturday, March 22. More...

Library Board Appoints New Director, Considers HVAC Repair

At its Monday, April 14 board meeting the trustees of the Garden City Public Library welcomed Lisa Paulo as the new director, set to start on May 12. More...

Named to Honor Roll

Katherine Pearson of Garden City, a member of the Pomfret School class of 2014, was recently named to the High Honor Roll for the 2013-2014 winter term at Pomfret School. More...

"Best in Town" Photography

Over 300 photo entries were received this year from high school students across the Sixth District for Senator Kemp Hannon's "Best in Town" photo contest. The contest sought out works that captured the spirit of the district and surrounding areas. More...

Fifth graders warm audiences with “The Jungle Book”

There was snow and ice outside, but Stratford's fifth-graders made the audience feel like they were in the warmth of the jungle for their performances of "The Jungle Book Kids." The entire class of 186 fifthgraders made up the cast and crew and wowed More...

Two students receive Presidential volunteer service award

Garden City High School Students Robert Clarke and Timothy Alford recently received the President's Volunteer Service Award. More...

A WORD FROM THE PUBLISHER

We would like to wish our readers a Happy Easter and a Happy Passover.

Now that the long hard winter is finally over we are into the season of rebirth. Suddenly the weather has turned warm (if not downright hot) and everything seems to be about to bloom. More...

WPOA Annual

The Western Property Owners Association (WPOA) will hold its Annual Meeting on Wednesday, April 23, 2014, at 7:30 p.m. in Homestead School. More...

Crime Stoppers Information Wanted

Crime Stoppers and the Nassau County Police Department are seeking the public’s help in identifying the pictured subject in connection with a Petit Larceny which occurred in Uniondale New York. More...

Students celebrate Dr. Seuss' Birthday

Dr. Seuss's Birthday was celebrated at Locust School with a delicious Green Eggs and Ham Breakfast in Mrs. Hayes's and Mrs. Joyce's first grade classrooms. The breakfast was preceded by a lively interactive read-aloud of Green Eggs and Ham by Dr. More...

Medical Society honors Dr. Robert D'Esposito

The Nassau County Medical Society will be honoring Dr. Robert F. D'Esposito for his service as president of the society. He will be the 2014 Honoree at the Society's Medallion Ball being held on April 6. More...

Trio Solisti Returns to AUPAC

Trio Solisti, hailed as "the most exciting piano trio in America" by The New Yorker, combines virtuosic playing with superb artistry in every performance. The trio returns to Adelphi University on Saturday, April 26 at 8:00 p.m. More...

"Brushstrokes" a success

The April Barnes Gallery show, "Brushstrokes: Oil & Watercolor" is a success for all five artists: Suzie Alvey, Pat DeTullio, Karmen Elsen, Paul David Elsen and Sabine Jean-Bart. More...

PTA Annual Plant Sale

It's not too late to order your spring plants and herbs from the Garden City PTA. 100% of the proceeds are distributed back to the schools. We offer a beautiful selection of geraniums, impatiens, begonias, roses and flowering baskets. More...

Winthrop-University Alzheimer’s Lectures

Winthrop-University Hospital’s Alzheimer’s Program is pleased to host the Alzheimer’s Disease Resource Center Seminar Series lecture, “Working together: Partnering with the Person with Dementia,” on Monday, April 28 at 6 More...

Local resident's co-authored book receives award

Local resident, Lana Noone, who wrote a chapter about the Vietnam Babylift's Unsung Heroes for Sheryl Roush's "Heart of a Military Woman" Book, recently received word that the book won an Inspirational Book Award at the San Diego Book Convention. More...

fyi FOR SENIORS

Spring Adult Yoga Connie McKnight, our certified yoga in-structor, has designed adult yoga classes with all ages in mind. Classes are open to both men and women. Each class in our sessions is one hour long. Any resident of the Inc. More...

It's what's happening for young adults

Volunteers Needed for Teens & Tots Storytime at the Pool More...

News from the children's room

Author Visit: Gordon Korman More...

Children's Choice Night book discussion

Children answer questions about popular children's books as Children's Librarian Barbara Grace leads a trivia game called Battle of the Books. More...

Children enjoy a "Winter Tea" at the Library

Parents help children cut bread to make finger sandwiches during the program, Winter Tea with Children's Librarian Donna Furey and the Baking Coach. More...

Celebrating Saint Patrick's Day at the Library

Children finish their pot of gold and rainbow craft using model magic clay during the program, St. Patrick's Day Craft with Liane Mallon. More...

SOCIALLY SPEAKING

Easter 2014

Easter is upon us and visions of Easter Baskets filled with goodies fill the heads of children. Lets hope that all will be well for the Easter Parade along with all those beautiful Antique cars. More...

Suzie Alvey wins town photo contest

Hempstead Town Supervisor Kate Murray (left) presents an official Town of Hempstead Shutterbug Award to Suzie Alvey of Garden City, a winner in the 2014 Town of Hempstead Calendar Photo Contest. More...

Town of Hempstead e-cycling program

Hempstead Town Town Clerk Nasrin Ahmad (right) gives Chris Adelman of Garden City a helping hand at the Town of Hempstead E-Cycling Program held at the parking lot behind the Tri-County Flea Market b More...

Garden City resident honored for volunteerism

Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano recently presented a citation to Garden City resident Katherine Baumgartner in honor of her volunteer work with The Department of Social Services (DSS). More...

Getting Your Daughter Ready for College

The transition from high school to college can be very exciting, yet challenging, as a young woman embarks on a journey toward independence. More...

Eighth graders create an invitation to the Oscars

The students in Sra. Scarola's eighth grade Spanish class culminated their Cultural Diversions Unit, featuring television, film, museum, and theater vocabulary in Spanish. More...

Kiwanis Club of Garden City's St. Patrick's Luncheon

Hempstead Town Receiver of Taxes Don Clavin (left) and Town Clerk Nasrin Ahmad (3rd right) present an official Town of Hempstead Citation to Garden City Kiwanis President Don Romano (center) in fitting recognition of the Kiwanis Club of Garden City's More...