A WORD FROM THE PUBLISHER

A bigger, brighter paper

This week’s issue is especially large to make up for several glitches that kept us from publishing some items last week. More...

CMF Fall Card Party

Please join the CMF for its annual Fall Card Party on Monday, October 24th at the Garden City Casino. The Boutique will open at 11:30 and the Lunch and Bridge will be held at noon. More...

“The World According to Gilbert and Sullivan”

The Gilbert & Sullivan Light Opera Company of Long Island will present The World According to Gilbert & Sullivan, an original musical revue written and directed by Gayden Wren, at the Ethical Humanist Society of Long Island on Saturday, Octob More...

GC Community Church Blessing of the Animals

The Garden City Community Church announces its annual Blessing of the Animals on Sunday, Sept. 25th at 4pm. Our pets love us unconditionally, comfort us in difficult times and are our biggest cheerleaders. More...

Winthrop Hospital holds Walk to Remember

Winthrop-University Hospital’s Perinatal Bereavement Team invites you to join in support of family and friends whose lives have been touched by the tragic loss of an unborn or newborn child at the 13th Annual Walk to Remember on Saturday, Octob More...

Adelphi University presents “Mahmoud Hamadani: Endless Roads”

The Adelphi University Exhibitions Program is pleased to present a captivating exhibition featuring the work of artist Mahmoud Hamadani: Endless Roads. More...

Angela & Thomas Stallone to perform at Community Club

Thomas Stallone has performed at the Garden City Historic Society on more than one occasion but on Wednesday, Oct 5th at 1:30 pm he will be performing with his lovely wife Angela at the Casino for the Garden City Community Club. More...

Historical Society schedules new event in Music Series

On October 23, The Garden City Historical Society will continue its Music Series with a stunning performance by returning artist, soprano Jessica Stolte Bender, accompanied by tenor Christopher Reames and pianist Anna Betka. More...

Mobility Impaired Comm. meeting

The Mobility Impaired Community will meet on Monday September 26, 7:30 PM at the Garden City Recreation Department, 108 Rockaway Avenue in the Old Senior Center. More...

GCHS Class of ‘86 reunion

Calling all members of Garden City High School’s class of 1986. The 30 year reunion will be held on Friday, November 25 at 7:30 pm at the Cherry Valley Country Club. Tickets are now on sale. More...

Garden City artist recognized by Allied Artists of America

“Last Light”, an oil painting by local Garden City artist Lillian Forziat has been juried and accepted into the 103rd Annual Exhibition of fine art conducted by the Allied Artists of America. More...

St. Joseph’s Rosary Altar Society installs officers

On Friday, September 9, Msgr. James P. Swiader, Pastor of St. Joseph’s Church, installed the 2016-2017 Board of Directors of St. More...

WHAT’S UP G.C. ?!

“Union Free”

Many words expressions had orentirely different meanings a hundred years ago or longer. Some fall out of favor or have their meanings change altogether. One such word is “union.” In the 19th century it was a much more common expression. More...

It’s What’s Happening at the Library

Locked in the Library Halloween Party More...

Reducing falls in older adults

Join Mercy Medical Center for a free 7-Week Stepping On* falls prevention program for active older adults The program will take place on Tuesdays: September 27th - November 8th from 1 - 3 pm in CIJ Conference Area Rooms 4/5 Falls are the leading caus More...

DAR Chapter holds Day of Service for veterans

The Garden City based Colonel Aaron Ogden Chapter of the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution held its first meeting of the calendar year on September 6th. Chapter Regent Leslie Dimmling chaired the first meeting. More...

Comptroller attends Street Fair

Nassau County Comptroller George Maragos attended the Garden City Street Fair, an annual celebration showcasing the outstanding food and shopping that the town has to offer. More...

New Assisant Director for the Breast cancer Program

Reyna Machado recently joined the Adelphi NY Statewide Breast Cancer Hotline and Support Program as the Assistant Director. More...

Breast cancer survivors speak at annual celebration

The Adelphi NY Statewide Breast Cancer Hotline & Support Program will honor its director, Hillary Rutter, LCSW, and four breast cancer survivors at the annual Celebration of Survivorship to be held on Tuesday, October 25, 6 pm, at the Ruth S. More...

GC senior bridge

On September 19th there were seven tables playing. More...

fyi FOR SENIORS

Come to a Music Party By popular demand, George Salem will be presenting his encore 50’s music show. More...

Special musical program at Adelphi

Adelphi University Performing Arts Center (AUPAC) is proud to present the Larson Legacy Concert showcasing the work of Sam Salmond, a recipient of The American Theatre Wing’s 2015 Jonathan Larson Grants, on Sunday, September 25, at 3 p.m. More...

The Men’s Association News

New President Congratulations and all the best to incoming President Jim Connolly !!! Many thanks and much appreciation to outgoing President John Blair for all his efforts during his two years of service to the TMA! President’s Bio More...

Pools and Parks Handicapped Access Meeting Monday Night

On Monday night September 26 at 7:30 pm, a public meeting will be held at the St. Paul’s Senior Center to address disability and handicapped access to the upgraded facilities of Community Park, including the Garden City pool. More...

Traffic disruption due to debate

Starting at 12 PM on Monday, September 26th, there will be several road closures in Uniondale and Hempstead due to the Presidential Debate. More...

Christ Church antiques sale and farm stand

On Saturday, September 24th from 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. there will be a wonderful event at Christ Episcopal Church, 33 Jefferson Street, Garden City. More...

GC’s Continuing Education trip to South Shore wetlands

A beautiful sunny day greeted the 12 kayakers from Garden City School District’s Continuing Education program who registered for a trip through the wetlands of the South Shore on Saturday, September 10th. More...

Emergency blood drive

All are invited and encouraged to participate in an Emergency Blood Drive to support Long Island Blood Services this Sunday, September 25th from 7:45 a.m. until 1:30 p.m. in the St. Joseph’s School Gymnasium at 121 Fourth Street in Garden City. More...

THE OFFICE CAT

Bridge 1, Truck 0: A 29 year old Brentwood man was charged with disregarding bridge clearance signs after driving his truck into the Cherry Valley Train Trestle on September 12. The truck was damaged; there was no apparent damage to the bridge. More...

Rosary Altar Society plans Communion Brunch

St. Joseph’s Rosary Altar Society On Sunday, October 2nd, the Rosary Altar Society of St. Joseph’s Church will be hosting their Annual Communion Brunch. The morning begins with Mass at 9:00 A.M. More...

Bird Sanctuary to host Fall Benefit Yard Sale

The Garden City Bird Sanctuary 2016 Fall Benefit Yard Sale will take place on Saturday, September 24th from 9 AM to 3 PM at the Bird Sanctuary, opposite 181 Tanners Pond Road. The rain date is the following Saturday, October 1st. More...

One-way Plattsdale Road, police presence in west debated

Maureen Lyons, a resident of Plattsdale Road, has asked the Village to do something about a spate of wrongway drivers on her one-way street. More...

Brownie Troop 1242 at Homecoming

This past beautiful Saturday afternoon, Brownie Troop 1242 joined in the fun Homecoming festivities by marching in the parade. More...

GC attorney named “Super Lawyer”

Garden City resident Justin C. Frankel was recently selected as one of the top New York metro area lawyers for 2016. Frankel is a partner at the disability law firm Frankel & Newfield. Partner Jason Newfield was also named to the list. More...

John Blume to speak on cyber security at Community Church

On Sunday, September 25th at 9:15 – 10:15 AM, John Blume will lead the Sunday Forum Series at Garden City Community Church (GCCC) on Cyber Security. John Blume is a 15 year old student at Garden City High School. More...

Long Island water quality presentation at Cathedral

On Sunday, September 25th, Grassroots Environmental Education will be giving a 15-minute presentation regarding Long Island’s drinking and surface water quality and quantity following each Sunday Mass at the Cathedral of the Incarnation. More...

Sen. Hannon to host stroke awareness program

“Did you know that approximately 80% of all strokes can be prevented?” said Senator Kemp Hannon (R-Nassau). More...

News from the Children’s Room

Fall Registration News More...

Resurrection Church plans annual Oktoberfest

Resurrection Lutheran Church announces plans for its 5th Annual Oktoberfest, to be held Saturday, Oct. 8, 4 to 10:30 p.m. More...

Legion welcomes election officials

American Legion William B. Turner Post 265, with the Ladies Auxiliary enjoyed the presentation of David J. Gugerty, Democratic Commissioner Nassau County Board of Elections and his colleagues Phil Solages, Asst. More...

St. Paul’s parking plan under review

A potential parking plan still under review for the St. Paul’s Recreation Complex could create 50 additional spaces, bringing the total number to 275. More...

SOCIALLY SPEAKING

Fall Street Fair

The annual Fall Street Fair and Festival was held under a beautiful sunny sky and with temperatures not too warm and not too cold. Shops and vendors lined both sides of the street and business seemed to be very good. More...

Garden City Volunteer Firefighters hold 9/11 memorial program

To commemorate the 15th anniversary of the September 11, 2001, attacks, Garden City Volunteer Firefighters held a remembrance ceremony at the Village’s 9/11 Memorial on the Village Green. More...

Garden City Retired Men’s Club

Schedule of Activities Monday, September 26 - Barbecue feast. New members free of charge. This includes all who joined in 2016. -- come and enjoy! More...

Working together: Pink Aid and the Adelphi Breast Cancer Program

Pink Aid, a breast cancer fund-raising organization, is a big supporter of the Adelphi NY Statewide Breast Cancer Program, located at the Adelphi University School of Social Work. More...

The 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 money for More...