April 24, 2014 RSS feed / Community

Secy. of Homeland Security to give Adelphi commencement address

Adelphi University will confirm graduates at the associate, bachelor, master and doctoral levels during its 118th Commencement on Monday, May 19, at 10:00 a.m. in the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum, 1255 Hempstead Turnpike, Uniondale. More...

THE OFFICE CAT

Editor’s note: Due to a production error, we accidentally ran an old Office Cat column in last week’s issue. The following column is double length, containing the omitted material as well as the current police and fire incidents. More...

Pack 7 - astronauts for a day!

Houston, this is Pack 7! On April 14, the scouts rocketed to the Cradle of Aviation Museum to learn about the characteristics of the spring's night sky and which stars they can see right in their back yards in Garden City. More...

Opera performance at Historical Society Sunday

The Garden City Historical Society hosts the second in its music performance series on Sunday afternoon, April 27, at 3 p.m., in the Historical Society Museum, 109 Eleventh Street. More...

GC resident plays lead in "The Diary of Anne Frank"

Garden City resident and Kellenberg Senior, Elizabeth Bennett was a lead in this year's Kellenberg Memorial Drama Club Production of "The Diary of Anne Frank." Elizabeth was chosen from dozens of stu More...

Family Bingo Bash at Garden City Middle School

On Friday, March 28, the Garden City Community Coalition and GCPTA sponsored the first annual Family Bingo Bash. The event was held in the Middle School cafeteria from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. More...

DAR luncheon a success

The Colonel Aaron Ogden Chapter NSDAR, Leslie Dimmling Regent, hosted a successful luncheon for more than 80 people on April 11th at Westbury Manor. More...

Garden Dept. hears about farm

The Garden Department of the Community Club of Garden City and Hempstead enjoyed a very interesting and informative program for their final presentation of the season. More...

Laura Schaefer, County Legislator addresses Estates POA

On Wednesday evening, April 9th, Laura Schaefer, County Legislator for Nassau County's 14th District spoke to Estates POA residents at Stratford School. More...

Benefit yard sale this Saturday

Saturday, April 26th is the date for the Garden City Bird Sanctuary/ Tanners Pond Environmental Center to host its popular, annual Benefit Yard Sale. All are invited to attend the free event to find that perfect item for their home or yard. More...

Chris Herren shares painful and personal odyssey

Despite the crowd of over 400, you could have heard a pin drop, during the airing of Chris Herren's introductory video and live presentation at Garden City high school on March 25. More...

It's What's Happening for Young Adults

Teens & Tots Storytime at the Pool More...

Free Visual Art Lecture at Garden City Public Library

Art History Scholar Louise Cella Caruso will present a FREE visual art lecture "Musee d'Orsay, Paris" on Thursday, May 22, at 1:30pm at the Garden City Public Library located at 60 Seventh St., in Garden City. More...

Patrons learn how to Download eBooks and Audiobooks from the Library

On Wednesday April 2nd, Reference Librarians Laura Flanagan and Ann Garnett hosted a program on how to download eBooks and audiobooks from the Garden City Public Library. More...

"Working Together: Partnering with the Person with Dementia"

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 PM. 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...

Friends' fabulous book sale at Garden City Public Library

A bargain "Book Sale" will be held on Saturday, May 17, from 9:30 am-4:00 pm at the Garden City Public Library located at the corner of 60 Seventh St. and Hilton Ave., in Garden City. More...

SOCIALLY SPEAKING

Bridge Week

I think that everyone was holding their breath in favor of good weather for this past holiday week and while it was cooler than most of us wished for there was no snow or rain. For this we must be grateful. More...

Troop 55 relives the Battle of Gettysburg in Garden City

Garden City Troop 55 boy scouts and their guests sat spellbound last week, as Chaminade H.S. Social Studies Teacher Bro. Lawrence Syriac S.M. More...

Earthfest III & 5K Run at the Tanners Pond Environmental Center

Spring has come and the Earthfest III celebration at the TPEC's Garden City Bird Sanctuary was a wonderful success. The 5 kilometer on/off road run through the Tanners Pond Environmental Center, Nassau Haven Park and local streets went well. More...

Adelphi Chorus To Perform At AUPAC

The Adelphi Chorus, featuring the students of the Department of Music at Adelphi University, will present a concert highlighted by a performance of Robert Ray’s popular Gospel Mass. The program will take place on Sunday, April 27 at 3:00 p.m. 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...

WORD FROM THE PUBLISHER

Give him a chance

There have been several letters to the editor in recent weeks objecting to the appointment of Ralph Suozzi to the position of Village Administrator. More...

Garden City Community Coalition News

Check out our new website www.gccoalition.org. Updated information about who we are and what we are doing. Many links are available on the sight and videos to see regarding hot topics. There are opportunities for you to help. Sponsors are welcome. More...

Spring Dance Adelphi

Adelphi University Department of Dance is proud to present its annual program, Spring Dance Adelphi. More...

Garden City Trustees, Fire Chiefs begin new terms

Acting Village Justice Merril Biscone administered the oath of office to newly elected Garden City Deputy Mayor Nicholas P. Episcopia and Trustees Robert A. Bolebruch and Brian C. Daughney during the annual organization meeting Monday, April 7. More...

Estates POA annual meeting

All Garden City Estates residents are welcomed to attend the Annual Meeting of the Property Owners’ Association of Garden City Estates on Wednesday, May 14th at 8PM at Stratford School. More...

Run and Walk to honor fallen Garden City Marine

Almost eight years ago on May 11, 2006, four young Marines died in their tank in the early morning hours during a mission in Anbar Province, Iraq. Two of those Marine heroes, 1stLT Michael L. LiCalzi and Lance CPL Jason K. More...

Presbyterian Church hosts Easter Egg Hunt

The Presbyterian Church in Garden City hosted its annual Easter Egg Hunt following its Palm Sunday Worship Service on April 13. More...

Community Club Presents Paddy Noonan

On Wednesday, May 7th, at 1:30 pm, The Community Club of Garden City and Hempstead will present Mr. More...

Community Club Enjoys Lecture

The community Club of Garden City and Hempstead enjoyed an interesting and in depth lecture on The Earthquake of 1908. Dr.. Salvatore La Gumina gave a fascinating description of the extreme devastation and loss of life which resulted. More...

College Notes

Marc Abruzzo, a third year student at the College of the Holy Cross, has been named to the Dean's List for the first semester of the 2013-14 academic year. He is the son of Gregory and Maria Abruzzo of Garden City. He majors in accounting. More...

Historical Society Brings Music to GC

The Garden City Historical Society hosts the second in its music performance series on Sunday afternoon, April 27, 2014, at 3 p.m., in the Historical Society Museum, 109 Eleventh Street. More...

Shop the Block at Garden City Community Church

On Saturday, May 10, from 9 am-1 pm, the Garden City Community Church Auxiliary and the Youth Mission Trip will sponsor Shop the Block, a Plant Sale and Car Wash. Stop by the Whitehall Blvd. More...

Movies for a Sunday afternoon

St. Joseph's Parish Adult Faith Formation Board will present "Philomena" on Sunday, April 27, at 2 p.m. in the St. Agnes Room. More...

Five residents elected to GC East Nominating Committee

The following five residents have been elected to the 15 member Garden City East Nominating Committee for three year terms, beginning after the June 2014 EPOA annual meeting: Jill Bauer, 87 Huntington Road; Joe Courtade, 15 Kingsbury Road; John Delan More...

2014 GCPTA Dinner “Believe! Dream! Inspire!”

It was another glittering evening at the GCPTA dinner! More...

News From The Children's Room

Author Visit: Gordon Korman More...

The Friends of the Library book discussion

Wednesday, May 7th at 10AM More...

Babysitting workshop held at the Library

Steve Espey of the Garden City Recreation Department talks to young adults about the precautions to take while babysitting at the parks, pools, and in the home during the Safety Session of the Babysi More...

Garden City Retired Men's Club

Schedule of Events Mon. April 28 -- Noon Regular meeting Mon. May 5 Deli Lunch 12:30 Mon. May 12 - Regular meeting - Noon Mon May 19 -- Hot lunch 12;30 Mon. More...

Casino bridge

While it didn't rain on us, April showers are truly bringing on the May flowers. Casino Bridge participatns all spent a lovely evening together sharing a delicious dinner and dessert. More...

fyi FOR SENIORS

New Computer Class Added More...

Spring reading in bloom at the GC Library

Spring into shape by browsing the new displays at the Garden City Public Library. 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...

Community Club’s Annual Peggy Otto Studio Fine Arts Exhibit

The Peggy Otto Studio Exhibit is an annual event put on by the Community Club of Garden City and Hempstead to showcase the beautiful works of fine art created by students enrolled in the studio’s painting and drawing classes. More...

Last call to reserve for Pineapple Ball

Come one, come all! There is still time to reserve for the 12th annual Pineapple Ball set for Friday evening, May 9. More...

Louise Manigault forum at Community Church

On Sunday, April 27th at 9:15 -10:15 AM, Ms. Louise Manigault will address the forum series at the Garden City Community Church about her 7th book, "The Power of Your Faith". More...

Annual cheerleading clinic

There's still time to register for the fun at the GCHS Cheerleading Clinic! More...

GC resident honored

Hempstead Senior Councilman Anthony J. Santino (4th left) presents an official Town of Hempstead Certificate of Recognition to Gregory F. More...