October 20, 2017 RSS feed / Community

A WORD FROM THE PUBLISHER

The Guide to Garden City

This issue of the Garden City News contains our annual Guide to Garden City. More...

Garden City Turkey Trot marks 40th Anniversary

Long Island’s largest Thanksgiving Day road race will mark its 40th anniversary this November in Garden City. More...

GARDEN CITY UPDATE - NEWS AND INFORMATION

As previously announced, the Board of Trustees and the Village Staff have embarked on new methods and procedures to communicate with members of our community, including our residents, commercial tenants and landlords, visitors, friends at Adelphi and More...

THE OFFICE CAT

Transformer fire: Officers assisted the Garden City Fire Department who responded to a transformer and pole fire in the rear of a Wyatt Road residence on October 11th.  More...

Halloween Fest at GC Bird Sanctuary

It’s time again for the Garden City Bird Sanctuary Halloween Fest! More...

EPOA kicks off 2017-18 term with Meet & Greet and updates

The Eastern Property Owners’ Association (EPOA) hosted a successful Meet & Greet ahead of its first public meeting for the 2017-2018 year at the Garden City Fire House on October 10th. More...

All Hallows’ Eve: Journey to the Cathedral Crypt

Perhaps many have forgotten that Halloween (shortened from All Hallows’ Eve) is a centuries-old holy festival with roots among Celtic Christians in Ireland, Scotland, Wales, and Brittany. More...

WPOA seeks Village Trustee candidates

The Nominating Committee of the Western Property Owners’ Association (WPOA) of Garden City is seeking candidates for the position of Village Trustee. More...

Exhibit of illuminated Bible seeks to inspire

Beginning in November, the Cathedral of the Incarnation in Garden City will be home to a rare Heritage Edition of The Saint John’s Bible, an illuminated handwritten version of the sacred text. More...

WPOA kicks off fall calendar with Bird Sanctuary tour

The Western Property Owners Association (WPOA) kicks off the fall social calendar with a tour of the Bird Sanctuary on Saturday, October 21, from 1 PM to 3 PM. More...

Republican poll workers needed

The Garden City Republican Committee is looking for Election Inspectors and Poll Coordinators for the upcoming general election on November 7th. The work schedule is from 5:15 AM to approximately 9:15 PM. Pay starts at $180 for the day.  More...

THIS WEEK AT THE ROTARY

How New Ground Organization Breaks Cycle of Homelessness   Next Monday, October 23, members of the Mineola-Garden City Rotary Club, will welcome Shannon Boyle, Executive Director of the New Ground Organization as guest speaker. More...

The Kordes Korner

This photo from 1965 is looking across Franklin Avenue to Seventh Street. More...

Presentation on leaf blower usage in Garden City

There has been some concern raised that commercial use of gasoline powered leaf blowers causes harm to human health and causes pollution. Many communities have restricted their use. More...

News From the Children’s Room

Halloween   More...

Presentation on Women’s Suffrage Movement on Long Island

Garden City Public Library  Wednesday, November 8th at 7PM  More...

Social Security: What you need to know

Garden City Public Library Wednesday, November 15th at 12:15PM   More...

fyi FOR SENIORS

Resorts World Casino Trip On Tuesday, October 24!   Garden City Recreation and Parks has arranged a trip to Resorts World Casino at Aqueduct for Tuesday, October 24.  We will leave St. More...

Garden City Senior Bridge

On October 16th there were 7 1/2 tables playing. The results:  North/South   More...

Make your own personalized wood wall art

Garden City Public Library Monday, October 23rd at 6:30PM   More...

Flu vaccines clinic

The Garden City Public Library Thursday, November 2nd 10AM- 1PM   More...

Lecture on Dashiell Hammett’s The Maltese Falcon

Garden City Public Library Tuesday, November 14th from 7:15PM – 8PM   More...

Jean McCormick a great success at Community Club

On Wednesday, October 4 at the Community Club, the opening season presentation for the General Program Department was held. The afternoon began with an invocation delivered by Dean Michael Sniffen from the Cathedral of the Incarnation. More...

The Men’s Association News

Next Meeting   Attention all Directors!!! The next meeting of the year will be held in late October/early November. Time and location TBA. Watch for the e-mail to be sent by the President for exact details. Please make every effort to attend. More...

Brunch supports Last Hope Animal Rescue

Please join Last Hope Animal Rescue on Sunday, November 12th for Brunch at Paddy’s Loft located at 1286 Hicksville Road, Massapequa from 12-3PM.  There will also be Raffles and Chinese Auction baskets.   More...

Superintendent search consultant reports on progress

At the Board of Education work session held Wednesday, October 11, the school board heard a report from its consultant, Hazard, Young, Attea & Associates (HYA) regarding the search for a new superintendent of schools.  More...

Adelphi forum held on dangers of opiates

A panel on Long Island’s current opioid crisis was held at Adelphi University last Thursday and speakers included Nassau County District Attorney Madeline Singas and President of the Family and Children’s Association, Dr. More...

High Tea followed by lecture at Community Club

On Wednesday, November 1, the Community Club of Garden City and Hempstead will host a High Tea for members. This will be held at The Garden City Casino beginning at 12;30 PM and will be catered by Chat Noir. More...

St. Joseph’s “Sponsor A Family”

Fall is here, and so is the beginning of the Sponsor Program at St. Joseph’s Church. More...

G.C. Community Church Americana Fair

The Fair Committee of the Garden City Community Church is planning its annual Americana Fair to be held on November 11. Cindy Campbell is the Chairperson. More...

Worship commemoration of 500th anniversary of Reformation

It was 500 years ago when Martin Luther penned and nailed his 95 Theses on the door of Christ Church in Wittenberg, Germany and sparked the Protestant Reformation. More...

St. Joseph’s “Sponsor A Family” for Thanksgiving 2017 – Sign-up now

Fall is here, and so is the beginning of the Sponsor Program at St. Joseph’s Church. More...

East POA Nom Comm seeks candidates for trustee spots

The independent Garden City East Nominating Committee is seeking candidates for Village Board Trustee and School Board Trustee. The Village Board Trustee representing the East will serve a two-year term, commencing in April 2018. More...

Boutique and Brunch with the Children’s Medical Fund

The Garden City Chapter of the Children’s Medical Fund of New York will be holding its Boutique and Brunch on Thursday, November 2 from 10:30 a. m. to 2: 30 p.m. More...

GC Charity Poker Tournament to be held November 4th

Kids Need More is a 501(c)(3) non-profit charitable organization dedicated to enhancing the lives of children, families and young adults coping with cancer and life-threatening illnesses.  More...

EPOA seeks representative for the Citizen’s Budget Review Committee

The Eastern Property Owners’ Association is looking for a volunteer for the Citizen’s Budget Review and Advisory Committee (CBRAC). This important group plays a critical role during the Village’s annual budget process. More...

Garden City Democratic Committee hiring Election Inspectors

Garden City Democratic Committee is hiring Election Inspectors for the November 7th general election at polling locations in the Village. More...

SOCIALLY SPEAKING

No bridge too far

We are certainly having October’s Bright Blue weather as a poet wrote a number of years ago. More...

“An American Songbook” at Historical Society

The Garden City Historical Society continues its Music Series with its tenth performance, “An American Songbook for a Sunday Afternoon,” on Sunday, November 5. More...

Medicare: An educational overview with James P. Short

Garden City Public Library  Tuesday, October 17th at 12:15PM  & Thursday, November 9th at 7PM  More...

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

Tween Quidditch Tournament   More...

Helen Mirren: A queen in her own right

Garden City Public Library Thursday, October 26th, at 2PM   More...

Garden City Retired Men’s Club

Schedule of Activities   Save the Date: RMC Christmas Party - Tuesday, December 19th at the Cherry Valley Club, noon to 3:00 PM. More...

Christmas Fair offers top quality and bargains

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

Hand paint fall wine glasses

Garden City Public Library Thursday, November 16th at 7PM Registration Begins October 30th   More...

Chamber of Commerce hosts 38th Annual Garden City Fall Festival

It was a festive fall day for the Village last Saturday October 14th as the Chamber of Commerce hosted its 38th Annual Fall Festival and Street fair. More...

Brownies troops participate raise funds for cancer cure

The girls from Brownie troops 1609 and 1309 participated in the Kellsie’s Hope Sock It To Childhood Cancer campaign. Kellsie’s Hope Foundation is a 501(c)3 nonprofit charitable organization. More...