January 20, 2017 RSS feed / Community

A WORD FROM THE PUBLISHER

Not a good impression

Last week a resident of St. James St. North complained to Village officials that eight graffiti covered railroad freight cars had been left parked on the Central Extension train tracks near her home and were an eyesore.  More...

Winners of Best Decorated Business Windows

Each year the Garden City business community prepares for the holiday season with well dressed windows. This year our panel of judges viewed the windows on Friday, December 16th. More...

“Love Is In The Air” event to benefit Winthrop Hospital

With the season of love fast approaching, Winthrop- University Hospital invites you to celebrate by giving your love and support to a worthy cause at “Love is in the Air,” a new annual event benefitting the Hospital’s Center for Can More...

Our Times Coffeehouse presents Bill Staines

Our Times Coffeehouse is pleased to present folk troubadour Bill Staines, who performs on Friday, January 20 at 8 PM. More...

Local resident’s upcoming TV show on Telecare

Local resident Lana Mae Noone’s upcoming 30-minute interview will Premiere on Long Island Cablevision’s, Telecare Network Series, “Family Comes First”, January 30th at 1:30 PM, EST.  Please check listings for the repeat b More...

Brain Health Program at Senior Center January 30

The healthy brain is crucial to mental health and overall well-being. This is especially true for senior citizens. More...

Creative Cups: A Kaleidoscope of the Senses

On March 16 beginning at 7 pm at Adelphi University in Garden City, 137 original works of art—called Creative Cups—will be auctioned to benefit the Adelphi NY Statewide Breast Cancer Hotline & Support Program. More...

fyi FOR SENIORS

Adult Tennis Lessons Begin   Registration for the winter session of our Adult Tennis Lessons has now started. Classes are played at the Community Park Tennis Center. Our ten week, one hour class will cost $249. More...

Garden City Retired Men’s Club

Schedule of Activities   Monday, January 23 Pizza  More...

It’s What’s Happening for Young Adults

Young Adult New Video Game Collection   More...

Adult Coloring Series

Garden City Public Library  Afternoons: Tuesdays Jan. 31st &  Feb. 28th @ 1:00PM  Evenings: Thursdays Feb. 2nd &  March 9th @ 7:00PM  More...

Garden City Police Officers, Recruit take oaths

Two Garden City Police Officers and one Police Recruit took their oaths of office at the January 12, 2017 Board of Trustees meeting, bringing the Village department complement to 52. More...

Chamber holds ribbon cutting for new member

On Wednesday afternoon January 4 the Chamber welcomed its new member State Farm – Adam Karol Agency with a ribbon cutting. More...

Re-discovering a Garden City woman architect

Though Olive Tjaden’s name is not known to most Long Islanders today, a mayor of Garden City in the 1930s reportedly suggested that the community be renamed Tjaden City, because she designed so many houses in the village. More...

Harlem Wizards vs Garden City Faculty

The funny and popular Harlem Wizards will take on members of the talented Garden City faculty in an entertaining basketball game on Saturday, February 4th at 1 p.m. in the Garden City High School gym. More...

Garden City Pool News

Garden City Pool Sponsorship Opportunity   More...

Honored for academic excellence

Freshman Nicholas Daniel Simon of Garden City, son of Mr. Michael Simon, recently received the Most Improved in Art award for his achievement during the fall trimester at the independent, character-based Hyde School in Woodstock, CT.   More...

Last Hope Animal Rescue’s Special Needs Day

The Special Needs Committee for Last Hope has been working tirelessly and we are so thankful for their efforts. This past year, we’ve had an extraordinary number of animals needing veterinary care above and beyond the norm. More...

GC Village Budget work sessions

The Board of Trustees will be conducting work sessions to review the proposed 2017/18 Operating/Capital Budgets on: Wednesday, March 1 - 7:30 p.m. - Budget Work Session 1 Thursday, March 9 - 7:30 p.m. More...

CPOA seeks candidates

The Central Property Owners’ Association (CPOA) is seeking candidates for Officers, Directors and Nominating Committee Members. More...

Kids Bingo Night Fundraiser

The Children’s Medical Fund of New York (CMF) will be hosting Bingo Night on Friday, January 27th at 7:00- 8:30 pm at the Lutheran Church located at 420 Stewart Avenue. The cost is $11 per child. More...

THE OFFICE CAT

Marijuana arrest: On January 10th, Garden City Police arrested a 19 year old Hempstead man on Lafayette Avenue and Meadow Street for misdemeanor possession of marijuana.  Internet fraud: On January 11th a Garden City company reported the theft o More...

THIS WEEK AT THE ROTARY

End of Year Activities

Town of Hempstead Supervisor Santino to Speak for Rotary More...

Amy Bashian McCoy forum on “Autism Uncovered” at Community Church

On Sunday, January 22nd at 9:15 – 10:15 AM, Amy Bashian McCoy will lead the Sunday Forum Series at Garden City Community Church (GCCC) on “Autism Uncovered”  More...

Winners chosen for Best Decorated Lamppost

This Holiday Season, the Chamber held its 2nd Annual Adopt-a-Lamppost event. Thanks to an agreement with the Village, the Chamber ran the adopt a lamppost program on Seventh Street to raise money for our local charities. More...

SOCIALLY SPEAKING

A garden for all seasons

Here we are at the end of the last full week of January! It seems that the time has flown by. Before you know it we will be buying Valentines cards as the big day is getting closer by the day. More...

News From the Children’s Room

Winter Reads   More...

Blood Drive to be held at Garden City Library

Thursday, January 26, 2017  2:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.  More...

Coffee & Tea by the Book

Victoria by Daisy Goodwin Garden City Public Library Tuesday, February 28th at 9:30AM   More...

GC dancers shine at Regional Irish Dance Championships

Five Garden City Irish dancers from the Doherty Petri School of Irish Dancing competed at the Mid-Atlantic Regional Championships, also known as the Oireachtas (o-rock-tas), which took place over Thanksgiving Weekend in Philadelphia: Kara Doherty, Ma More...

Victorian Tea at Unitarian Universalist Congregation

The Unitarian Universalist Congregation in Garden City will hold its Victorian Tea on January 28th at 2 pm (doors open at 1:15 pm).  There will be opportunities to purchase raffle tickets for many intriguing baskets. More...

Thousands attend Garden Festival at Planting Fields

People showed up in droves at the fourth annual Paradise Garden Festival at the Planting Fields Arboretum State Historic Park this past Sunday to escape the cold of winter. More...

Cathedral children reenact Gospel

The Cathedral Church School children brought the Christmas Gospel to life at the 4 p.m. Family Christmas Mass. The participants were cast in roles as angels, shepherds, innkeepers, a donkey and Mary and Joseph. There were also two narrators. More...

Garden City Little Helpers

We would like to introduce you to a new grassroots community service group here in Garden City called the Garden City Little Helpers. More...

Village archives acquires documents from local authors

Bill Bellmer, Village Historian and Suzie Alvey, Assistant Village Historian are pleased to announce that over a dozen books and pamphlets have recently been acquired for the Garden City Village Archives. More...