August 29, 2014 RSS feed / Community

Doors delay completion of school investment bond work

At its Thursday, August 21 meeting, Fred Seeba of Patchogue-based BBS Architects and Engineers gave the school board some news it was not expecting. More...

Garden City Police Department

Back to School Safety Series More...

Fall Festival at St. Joseph School

Fall is almost here and the St. Joseph School PTA is getting ready for its second annual Fall Festival! The festival is scheduled for Saturday, September 27th from 10-4. More...

Award to local dentist

Smile Solutions Dr. Robert P. Berg has been selected for the 2014 Best of Garden City Award in the Dental Practice category by the "Garden City Award Program." More...

Parent -child book discussion held at the Library

Children and parents talk about the precepts from the book Wonder by R. J. Palacio during the meeting of the fourth and fifth grade parent-child book discussion group, Bonding Bookworms. More...

Coffee & Tea by the Book

One Plus One by Jojo Moyes Garden City Public Library Tuesday, September 23rd at 10AM More...

Friends of The Library book discussion

Where The Heart Is by Billie Letts Wednesday, October 1st at 10AM More...

News from the Children's Room

Back to School More...

It's What's Happening for Young Adults

Back to school ... back to the Garden City Public Library! The Young Adult Department has planned six programs for college bound students and their parents during the month of October. More...

Library schedule Labor Day weekend

The Garden City Public Library will be closed for the Labor Day holiday as follows: Saturday, August 30 - Closed all day; Sunday, August 31 - Closed all day; Monday, September 1 - Closed all day More...

A hands-on introduction to PowerPoint

Saturday, September 20, 2014 at 10:00AM More...

Adelphi presents "Secrets and Seawalls"

Adelphi University Performing Arts Center (AUPAC) is proud to present the first full production and preview of Secrets and Seawalls on September 12th at 7:30 p.m. and the 13th at 3 p.m., by Honors College graduate and alumna Melissa Riker B.F.A. More...

Curriculum review: Social studies

At the June 10th Board of Education Work Session, 6-12 social studies curriculum coordinator Jeannette Balantic presented a comprehensive review of the district's social studies program. More...

GC Class of 1984 30th Reunion

Plans are underway for the class of 1984 and we are looking to spread the word! The reunion party will be held at Revel Restaurant in Garden City Saturday, October 25th from 8pm- 11:30pm. This is also GC's Homecoming Day! More...

"Active Living" Program at Winthrop

"Active Living," a four-part wellness series geared toward seniors or anyone affected by a chronic condition, will be offered by Winthrop-University Hospital on four consecutive Thursdays beginning September 4. More...

Garden City Retired Men's Club

Schedule of Events Mon. Aug. 25 Regular meeting,NoonMon. Sept 1st Labor Day NomeetingMon. Sep 8th Noon -- Regular MtgTues. Sep 9th 10:30 Board MtgMon. More...

Garden City Senior Bridge

On August 24th we had 9 tables playing. More...

World music ensemble makes LI debut at Adelphi

Music ensemble Libana lifts the spirit of audiences worldwide by interweaving music, dance, and story from such divergent cultures as the Balkans, Africa, the Middle East, Asia, South America, and Europe. More...

The Irish in Baseball

The Irish in Baseball will be the subject of the talk at the Irish Cultural Society meeting on September 10 at 7:30 p.m. at the Garden City Library, 60 Seventh Street, across the street from the Garden City Hotel. More...

Art Exhibit

A varied collection of photography by John Michaels will be exhibited at Barnes Gallery in Garden City from September 2nd through September 27th. An Artist’s reception will be held on Saturday, September 6th 2014. More...

Free support group for breast cancer survivors

Women who have had breast cancer will have the opportunity to meet in a support group to be held for eight consecutive Wednesdays at 6 p.m. beginning August 27th. More...

Republican Club to host speaker on Panama Canal

Please join the Garden City Republican Club on Wednesday, September 10th at 8 p.m. at the senior center on Golf Club Lane and Eleventh Street. More...

New York State Reflections dance choreography winner Julia Radocy honored

After winning Nassau County three years in a row Kalei Bremer has finally achieved her goal in winning the 2014 New York State's PTA Reflections program in Dance Chorography; beating out 550 of the statewide applicants to earn NYS PTA Award of Merit. More...

Daisy Girl Scout Troop 1129 enjoys activities

Daisy Girl Scout Troop 1129 got a visit from Garden City Police Sergeant Hickey. GC Police Sergeant Hickey was kind enough to visit Daisy Troop 1129 before school ended last June. More...

Garden City Community Park News

Tennis Court Maintenance Due to annual court maintenance the Community Park Tennis Center, the courts will be closed from Tuesday, September 2nd through Saturday, September 6th. For more information please call the clubhouse at 483-2525. More...

Scarecrows wanted

The Long Island Fair seeks teams to build Scarecrows on the Fairgrounds during the first weekend of the 2014 Fair, September 27th and 28th for ribbons, cash prizes and bragging rights. More...

Garden City Pool News

Thank You! We would like to thank our members for a terrific pool season. Thank you for joining the pool. We hope you all enjoyed another great season and the wonderful weather Mother Nature gave us this summer. More...

Tullamore Park Old Timer's Day Reunion

Calling all park rats, Please join us in a Tullamore Park Old Timers' Day Reunion on September 6th to honor George Roth and Richie Anderson for their years of service to the GC Recreation Department. More...

A WORD FROM THE PUBLISHER

Great response time

In this week’s letters column we have a letter from a resident who appreciates the help given to her by the Garden City Fire Department when she locked herself out of her home this week. More...

Ellis Hall demolition brings more greenspace

Demolition began Tuesday, Aug. 26, on a Garden City building that has stood vacant for more than two decades. Ellis Hall, built in 1969 to provide additional classrooms, a new library and a science lab for St. More...

School district debuts new user-friendly website

The school district got a head-to-toe makeover this summer - online, with the new look and feel of its website, www.gardencity.k12.ny.us. More...

Benefit yard sale announced - vendors requested

The Garden City Bird Sanctuary/Tanners Pond Environmental Center announces their annual Fall Benefit Yard Sale. The sale will be held on Saturday, October 4th, from 9 am to 3 pm, located outdoors inside the front gate at the Sanctuary. More...

Rotary inducts new president

At the beautiful home of Emily Franchina and Franklin Perrell this pasts July, Emily hosted members of the Mineola-Garden City Rotary at a fabulous poolside party to celebrate her induction as club president for a term of two years. More...

New library focus group to meet

A new focus group to discuss the future of the Garden City Public Library will meet in the Library on October 9th at 7:30PM. This focus group will be chaired by Garden City Library Trustee Charles J. Murphy, EdD. Dr. More...

St. Francis Hospital Outreach Bus

Free Health Screenings Garden City Public Library September 26 10:00AM to 2:00 PM More...

Children's book discussions held at the Library

Second, third, fourth and fifth graders participated in book discussion groups this summer at the Garden City Public Library. More...

Library Sunday openings

Starting on September 21st, the Garden City Library Board has announced that the Library will be open on 31 Sundays through June 2015. More...

Library board meeting

There will be a Regular Meeting of the Board of Library Trustees on Monday, September 8, at 7:30 p.m. at the Garden City Public Library in the small meeting room, lower level. More...

Coffeehouse welcomes trio

Our Times Coffeehouse is pleased to welcome fall with a concert by the dynamic group Harpeth Rising, three very talented women who know how to sing and rock a banjo, a cello and a violin. More...

Advanced placement results for Garden City High School

Garden City High School students tied last year's record of 18 as the highest total of National Scholars as designated by The College Board for the high school's 2014 Advanced Placement (AP) exam results. More...

Resurrection offers back to school blessing

As schools across the country prepare to open soon, Resurrection Lutheran Church invites all in the community for a Back to School blessing. More...

Community resources for seniors

Seniors - find out what may be available to you! Winthrop-University Hospital is offering an informative seminar, "Community Resources for Seniors," on Wednesday, More...

fyi FOR SENIORS

End Of Summer Senior Picnic More...

Free prostate program

Mineola, NY - As part of its ongoing Prostate Cancer Education Series, Winthrop-University Hospital's Department of Urology will offer a free lecture, "Erectile Dysfunction Associated with Prostate Cancer," on Wednesday, September 10, from 6:30 to 7: More...

Dance program for seniors

Kalei Bremer, the New York State winner in the PTA Reflections program in Dance Chorography, performed for Garden City senior citizens at the St. Paul's Senior Center recently. More...

"The Keith" Caddie Tournament

The sky was sunny and it was a bit humid. It was a beautiful day to play golf. On August 4th, Cherry Valley Club hosted the Sixth Annual Keith Cerrato Memorial Golf Tournament. More...

Adelphi Breast Cancer Hotline receives grant

For the eleventh year, the Adelphi NY Statewide Breast Cancer Hotline & Support Program is a beneficiary of the Long Island 2 Day Walk To Fight Breast Cancer, receiving a grant of $34,700. More...

Communion breakfast

On Sunday, October 5th, at the Garden City Hotel the St. Joseph's Rosary Altar Society will have its annual Communion Breakfast. Rev. Douglas R. Arcoleo will be the guest speaker. Invitations will be mailed in early September. More...

Free cooking demonstrations

Talk to anyone who has been to Italy and they'll rave about the food-how fresh and delicious it was, whether they dined in the small cafes or fancy restaurants. Throughout Italy there's a commitment to great ingredients and wellhoned techniques. More...

SOCIALLY SPEAKING

Happy Labor Day

Happy Labor Day to one and all! I am not sure, but I do believe that Labor Day was created to honor all those who labor. Labor in this instance means work so the title means everyone who does any kind of job on a steady basis. More...

GC foundation continues the tradition of making "Miracles"

The Cancer Center for Kids (CCFK) at Winthrop-University Hospital received a very special gift eight years ago, and it's continued ever since. More...

Winthrop to host "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 11th Annual Walk to Remember on Saturday, October 4, More...

The Men's Association News

New President John Blair, after serving two years as a vice-president, is the new President of the TMA. John succeeds Pete Haeffner who presided for two years over the organization. Pete will remain as an officer. More...

Fall field hockey clinic

The Garden City Athletic Association will once again offer a Field Hockey clinic for girls in the 4th through 8th grades. The Clinic will take place on Sunday afternoons from 4 p.m. until 5:30 p.m. on the Garden City High School turf field. More...

Greyhounds win championship

Coaches Chuck Padala and Rob Reinhardt pictured with the GC U-12 Greyhounds after winning the championship final at the 36th Annual East Meadow Soccer Tournament on August 23-24. More...