Historical Society celebrates the season

The Garden City Historical Society recently hosted its annual Christmas Party, held at its Museum on Eleventh Street in the heart of Garden City. More...

THE OFFICE CAT

MISCHIEF AND MAYHEM: THE POLICE BLOTTER

Phone taken: An iPhone was reported stolen from the locker room of a Franklin Avenue Fitness Center on December 9th More...

Weather holds out for Garden City Community Church fundraiser

The youth of the Garden City Community Church held their annual Christmas Tree sale at the church on Saturday, December 6th to raise money for their Missiion Trip to Crown Point New Mexico in July 2015. More...

Annual Casino Christmas Party

The Garden City Casino held its annual Christmas Party on December 7. Members and their guests enjoyed an afternoon of Christmas music, light refreshments and the chance to catch up with one another during the holiday season. More...

Kudos to Holiday Shop Window winners

The Garden City Chamber of Commerce announces the 11 shop windows judged to be the most beautifully decorated in the central business district for the 2008 Holiday Season. More...

Parents and children discuss "From the Mixed Up Files"

The Garden City Public Library's fourth and fifth grade parent-child book discussion group Bonding Bookworms met on December 4th to discuss the book From the Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler by E. L. Konigsburg. More...

LEGO Club to resume monthly meetings in January

Children use their imaginations to decide what to build with LEGO bricks during the third meeting of the Drop-In LEGO Club, which was held November 12th at the Garden City Public Library. More...

Garden City Public Library Board Appointments

On November 20, at the Village Board of Trustees meeting, Trustee Lola Nouryan was reappointed to the Garden City Public Library Board for a five year term as recommended by the Central Property Owners Association. More...

Trash or Treasure Antiques Roadshow

Garden City Public Library Sunday, January 25th, 2015 at 2PM Do you have something that is old, unusual, and perhaps even bizarre? How many times have you thought that maybe your object has some value, or might even be very valuable? More...

Christmas Eve at Christ Episcopal Church

Christ Episcopal Church, Garden City, celebrates Christmas Eve 2014 with the annual Sunday School Pageant at 4 p.m. and “midnight mass” at 10 p.m. More...

"Bling it the New Year" theme for Countdown to 12! event

The Long Island Children's Museum (LICM) will be bringing on the bling as 2014 comes to a close to celebrate its 10th annual "noon" year's eve celebration, "Countdown to 12!" The annual family-friendly event allows visitors to take part in all the tr More...

Garden City Senior Bridge

December 15 (our last bridge until 2015) we had 6 1/2 tables playing. More...

SOCIALLY SPEAKING

The Night before Christmas

It was the night before Christmas and it will soon be here. I remember going into the Macy’s store on 34th Street and standing on a long line to visit with Santa. I had just a few items on my list so I would not take up much of his time. More...

Trentacoste - Schkoda Engagement

Dr. Catherine Mary Trentacoste, daughter of Joseph and Elaine Trentacoste, and Dr. Ryan Frederick Schkoda, son of Cindy Schkoda and the late Conrad Schkoda are happy to announce their engagement and forthcoming marriage this April. More...

VILLAGE SPORTS

Garden City Recreation and Parks Now Offers Online Registration! As a service enhancement for our residents, our Recreation and Parks Office now offers an online registration option for our programs. More...

Garden City Quest presentations for STEM project: S.O.S. Mystery Bottle

For their first project of the year, Quest students at Stewart and Stratford were given a challenge: from clues provided in a message in a bottle written by a family lost somewhere on the globe after a sailing trip, advise a rescue team of their poss More...

60th Village Tree Lighting

With an added chill in the air, Mother Nature once again smiled upon the Garden City Chamber of Commerce's 60thth annual Village Tree Lighting Ceremony sponsored by Astoria Bank for Garden City's 20th Holiday Season. More...

Family holiday traditions at Community Church Forum

On Sunday, December 21st at 9:15 - 10:15 a.m., Peter and Pat Wan, with Ivette Olivo and some members of her family will address the Sunday Forum Series at the Garden City Community Church on their traditional family Christmas celebrations. More...

Don't Drink and Drive

If any Nassau County residents need a free ride home, after drinking at a local tavern, bar, restaurant or catering hall, from December 15th, 2014 - January 1, 2015 call (516) 326-9090. More...

Monday Night Senior Duplicate Bridge Club Christmas Party

The Monday Night Senior Duplicate Bridge Club held their annual Christmas Party at the Garden City Casino on December 8. After a delicious dinner, there were 11 tables of bridge. More...

Come in from the cold and play at Children's Museum

Winter's gearing up and families are looking for inside fun. LICM has activities planned this week that brings Greek myths to life on stage, celebrate "Letter Writing Week" and design a winter buddy. More...

"Garden City" longitude and latitude magnet sale

Need a little last minutes gift? Check out the new Garden City magnets with the longitude and latitude of Garden City. Magnets are $5 each and there are limited quantities available. More...

Kicking off the Holidays

Against very stiff competition from some of Long Island best Kick line teams the Garden City High School Varsity kick line squad placed First this past weekend in The Long Island Kick line Association competition hosted at Uniondale High School. More...

A WORD FROM THE PUBLISHER

Early deadline

We’d like to wish our readers a very Merry Christmas. We hope that you have a restful and happy time with your families and enjoy all the goodies under your tree! For the next two issues, we will have early deadlines due to the holidays. More...

Holiday sanitation collection schedule

Residents are reminded that there will be no garbage or recycling pickup for Christmas Day, Thursday, December 25. More...

The Garden City Community Coalition News

Save the Date Garden City Parent University - February 26, 2015 All residents of our community are invited to attend Garden City Parent University to be held at the Garden City High School at 7pm. Check-in and light refreshments served at 6:30 pm. More...

Open casting calls

Garden City Community Theatre will be having open casting calls on Friday, January 9th from 7:30-9:30 p.m. and Sunday, January 11th from 2 - 3:30pm in the Parlor at the Garden City Community Church. 245 Stewart Avenue, Garden City. More...

Menges family blood drive

Jake and Bobby Menges are sponsoring a Blood Drive on Wednesday, January 7, from 2pm-8pm at their home on 27 Hilton Avenue. The Long Island Blood Services Bloodmobile will park in their driveway. More...

Winthrop annual tree lighting ceremony

Friends and neighbors of Winthrop- University Hospital, local officials, Hospital administration and staff gathered on December 3 to usher in the holiday season at Winthrop's 29th Annual Tree Lighting Ceremony. More...

West End Christmas Tree aglow

Spirits ran high and the show went on despite the rain for the Garden City West End Christmas Tree Lighting, sponsored by the Western Property Owners Association, on December 5. More...

Volunteering in Madagascar

On Saturday, December 27th Garden City resident Kelly Bonacci Kelly Bonacci will discuss her experience in the Peace Corps in Madagascar. More...

Coffee & tea by the book

Everything I Never Told You by Celeste Ng Garden City Public Library Tuesday, January 20th at 10AM More...

Oheka Chronicles: Behind Every Great Fortune

Author Frank Amoroso at Garden City Library Friday, January 9th, 2015 at 2PM More...

Library holiday hours

The Garden City Public Library holiday hours are as follows: Christmas Eve, Wednesday, December 24 - 9:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. Christmas Day, Thursday, December 25 - Closed New Year's Eve, Wednesday, December 31 - 9:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. More...

News from the Children's Room

New Children's Winter Reading Club More...

It's what's happening for young adults

Curvebreakers Practice ACT More...

Garden City PTA News

Shop local during the holidays! The GCPTA supports our community businesses, and they support our schools and children. More...

"Messiah" at Adelphi

The L.I. More...

Winterfest: A celebration of our heads, hearts, and hands

President of the Garden City Bird Sanctuary/Tanners Pond Environmental Center More...

Garden City Retired Men's Club

Schedule of Events Mondays, Dec. 22nd and 29th, Clubhouse will be open, but there will be no Club business. Jan. 5th -- Sandwich lunch (Noon) Bowling every Friday during season at Herrill Lanes. Contact Ron Zwicke at 747-6842 details. More...

fyi FOR SENIORS

ST. PAUL'S SENIOR CENTER HOURS St. Paul's Senior Center is open and again running programs for seniors to enjoy! More...

GC native named Senior Wealth Director

BNY Mellon, a global leader in investment management and investment services, has hired Andrew Crofton as a senior wealth director for BNY Mellon Wealth Management and will be based in Manhattan and Garden City. More...

Navy Captain visits Pack 55 Scouts

The Cub Scouts of Pack 55 were thrilled when Captain James Perduto from the United States Navy Reserve visited a recent Pack Night to talk to the boys on the topic of Respect. More...

Webba Robotics competes in 'First Lego League' Tournament

Team Webba Robotics competed in their first 'First Lego League' Tournament on December 6 at the Ronkonkama Middle School in Ronkonkama. The team was formed earlier this year by Coach John De Ieso, and his son Nick De Ieso. More...

Clavin speaks at Taxpayer's Forum

Hempstead Town Receiver of Taxes Donald Clavin (3rd right) discusses important tax issues with Garden City residents at a recent Taxpayer's Forum held at Garden City Public Library located on Seventh More...

launches holiday season

Officials gather at the Gazebo: Back row (L-R): Stephanie Cullum, president, Garden City Chamber; Nick Episcopia and Brian Daughney, Village Trustees; Garden City Mayor John Watras; Village Trustees More...

Garden City Community Church Auxiliary Christmas Luncheon

Members of the Auxiliary of the Garden City Community Church held their annual Christmas Luncheon and Business Meeting on December 3. More...

Town officials attend St. Joseph's dinner dance

Hempstead Town Councilman Ed Ambrosino (left), Receiver of Taxes Don Clavin (right), and Nassau County Legislator Laura Scheafer (2nd right) greet Monseigneur James P. Swiader of St. More...

Garden City Community Church annual Christmas Tree Sale

Garden City Community Church Youth and Adult leaders hosted their annual Christmas Tree Sale and Fundraiser over the weekend. More...

St. Joseph's Parish celebrates 23rd Annual Spiritual Adoption Baby Shower

On December 8, the Feast of the Immaculate Conception, the Church of St. Joseph held its 23rd annual Spiritual Adoption Novena Baby Shower. More...

The Men's Association News

Next Meeting Attention all Directors! The next meeting is scheduled for Monday, January 5th at 7:30 p.m. at the Garden City Casino. The complete 2015 schedule will be announced in this space in the coming weeks. More...