September 5, 2008 RSS feed / Community

Women Of Distinction Awards

Assemblyman McKevitt and Assemblyman McDonough recently presented "Woman of Distinction" awards to several members of the Garden City community. Among the awardees are Angela Heineman, Dr. Francisca Ariola-Hopkins and Lynn Anne Cipriani. More...

Voice Auditions For Cathedral Choirs

Voice auditions are now being held for membership in the Cathedral of the Incarnation's choirs for the coming season. More...

GOP Club Invites Judge To Educate Residents On "DWI Part"

On Wednesday, September 10, at 8 PM, village residents are invited to attend a presentation by Judge Fran Ricigliano at the Garden City Senior Recreation Center. More...

Scholarship Award

Garden City High School 2008 graduate, Matthew Thaler, received the America Lodge, Order Sons of Italy in America, scholarship award for outstanding academic achievement and social service. More...

Library Board To Meet

There will be a Regular Meeting of the Board of Library Trustees on the second Monday of September, September 8 at 7:30 p.m. More...

New Lecture Series For Parents

An important new lecture series for parents, sponsored by the Children's Department, will begin this September at the Garden City Public Library. More...

Antique Books & Autographs 101 Lecture

Antique books! Clouded in a veil of myth and mystery. A subject feared by many collectors and dealers alike. But don't let that scare you! More...

Library Programs For The Week CHILDREN'S PROGRAMS

·Sat., Sept. 6, 9:00 a.m. Registration begins for Fall Storytime and Book Discussions. YOUNG ADULT PROGRAMS ·Tues., Sept. 2, 9:30 a.m. Registration begins for How to Write A College Essay, to be held on Sept. More...

Seated Aerobics Is Back

The Garden City Public Library is pleased to offer the very popular Seated Aerobics again this Fall . What better way to have fun while exercising...Seated Aerobics! All classes are choreographed to enjoyable music. More...

A Gift For The Library

Tom Witt (l), Acting Director of the Library and Sal Catania, President of The Friends of the Library, stand next to two new showcases which the Friends recently presented to the library. More...

"Louis Comfort Tiffany & The Art Nouveau Style"

Professor Thomas Germano of Farmingdale State College will give a FREE visual lecture "Louis Comfort Tiffany & the Art Nouveau Style" at 2 p.m. More...

Monday Movie Milestone

When the lights dim on Monday, September 8th at 1:30 p.m. and the title Bad Day at Black Rock appears on the screen, it will mark two milestones. More...

Adelphi Hosts Forum With Domestic Workers

Adelphi University will host Domestic Workers United, an international coalition dedicated to promoting awareness of domestic workers rights, for a public forum, "Building a Movement to Empower Caregivers," on Monday, September 29, at 1:00 p.m More...

Local Scouts Help Hurricane Victims

The Boy Scouts of Troop 57 in Garden City have a long tradition of community service at the local and state level. More...

CPOA Meeting Tuesday, September 9th

Please join us at our first CPOA meeting for 2008-09 at the Senior Center on Tuesday, September 9th at 8PM. Our guest speaker is Chief James J. Meehan of the Garden City Fire Department. More...

Winthrop CEO Announces Retirement Plans

Following ten successful years at Winthrop-University Hospital and an illustrious 35-year career in healthcare, Daniel P. Walsh, Winthrop's President and Chief Executive Officer, announced today his plans to retire effective June 30, 2009. More...

Suozzi Reports To Chamber On Property Taxes

With property tax relief his "signature issue," Nassau County Executive Tom Suozzi will kick off the Garden City Chamber's season luncheon series on September 24, Noon, at the Garden City Hotel with a report on the progress of the New York Sta More...

Crossing Guard Needed

The Garden City Police Department is currently seeking persons who are interested in becoming a crossing guard for the Garden City Police Department. Applications are available at Garden City Police Headquarters. More...

"Artmosphere" will round out a fabulous summer as this unique display, a first for The Artists Group, comes to the stage at Tilles Center on Sept. 4, 5, 6 and 7 at 8 p.m.. Tickets are $30 each; call the Tilles Center Box office at 299-3100. More...

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Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Nappi and Mr. and Mrs. James Connolly of Garden City are happy to announce the marriage of their children, Laura Therese Nappi and Kevin Patrick Connolly. More...

Socially Speaking

There was real heartbreak on Kilburn Road recently for Katie O'Keefe. Katie was visiting a friend who lived across the street, They had been riding their bicycles when they went into the friend's house to watch a program. More...

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Ed and Pat Groarke of Garden City are pleased to announce the engagement of their son, Brendan, to Justine Woodfield, daughter of Gary and Alexandra Woodfield of Palm Beach, Florida. More...

GCJC To Begin New Religious School Year

With the memories of the 2007-08 Religious School year beginning to fade after a wonderful summer, the students and staff of the Garden City Jewish Center are set to resume classes on Sunday, September 7th at 9:00AM. More...

Talk On Irish Athletes At Irish Society

The guest speaker at the Irish Cultural Society meeting will speak about the Irish American Athletic Club and Celtic Park at its meeting on Tuesday, September 9 at 8:00 p.m. More...

Named To Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum

Three partners of the law firm Quadrino Schwartz have been admitted as members of the Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum. Richard J. Quadrino, Evan S. Schwartz, and William J. More...

Art League Fall Membership Exhibit

August 29th through September 28th, 2008 The Art League of Nassau County will present its Fall Art Exhibit at the Garden City Public Library, 60 Seventh Street, Garden City, New York. Telephone #(516) 742-8405. More...

Free Breast Cancer Support Groups

The Adelphi NY Statewide Breast Cancer program is offering new support groups. There is no cost for any group; however pre-registration is required. More...

'"Living Well With An ICD"

Winthrop-University Hospital's "Long Island Miracles" Advocacy Group, the Long Island Chapter of the Sudden Cardiac Arrest Association, will feature a guest speaker at their September 22, 2008 meeting, who will address "Living Well With an ICD More...

Local Artists Present Gallery Exhibition

VISIONS '08 an exhibition of photographs by the Photo Artists' Network will be featured at the Barnes Gallery in Garden City South from September 2nd through October 31st. More...

Adelphi Honors Dance Legend

Adelphi University is proud to present "Ruth St. More...

Guest Preacher At Christ Church

Christ Episcopal Church invites the public to attend their 10 a.m. Sunday worship service on September 21st. At this service, before the Holy Eucharist/Mass is offered, Episcopal priest, The Rev. Canon Dr. Lynn A. More...

Garden City Retired Men's Club Calendar Of Events

The Garden City Retired Men's Club is a non-profit membership organization formed in April 1961 for the purpose of providing educational and recreational activities for the retired male senior citizens of the Garden City Community. More...

Blessing Of The Animals At Christ Church

Christ Episcopal Church invites the community to attend their 10 a.m. Sunday worship service on October 5th. At this service, before the Holy Eucharist/Mass is offered, Ms. More...

Free Legal Consultation Clinic For Seniors

The Nassau County Bar Association (NCBA) provides free monthly legal consultation clinics for Nassau County residents 65 or older. Seniors have the opportunity to meet one-on-one with an attorney for a half-hour private consultation. More...

Save The Date For CMF Fall Brunch And Fashion Show

On Thursday, November 13, The Garden City Chapter of the Children's Medical Fund will be hosting a wonderful Fall Brunch and Fashion Show at the Hempstead Country Club. More...

Troop 243 Member Wins Citizenship Award

Garden City resident James Morrell, a recent St. Joseph's School graduate and active member of St. Joseph's Church Boy Scout Troop 243, was the winner of the prestigious Past Commander John A. More...

Garden City Dance Project Begins Season

Garden City Dance Project begins an exciting year ahead with its 15th season under the direction of Jean Philippou and Annie Ippolito. Anna Farkas also joins the Dance Project staff as ballet teacher. More...

Chamber To Stage Fall Festival Street Fair

The Garden City Chamber of Commerce is gearing up for its 29th annual Fall Festival Street Fair to be held on Saturday, September 27 from 9:30 am to 3:30 p.m. on Seventh Street. More...

Pioneering Psychologist To Receive Honorary Degree

Paul Ekman Ph.D. '58, a pioneering psychologist in the field of emotion and its physical expression, will receive an honorary doctor of science degree from Adelphi University at a ceremony on Wednesday, September 24, at 1:00 p.m. More...

What's Up For Young Adults At The Library TEENBOSS WORKSHOP

Presenter, Terry Parrett was unable to be at the Library on July 28th forcing a last minute cancellation. More...

Book Discussion Group

Gloria Weinrich, Panel Moderator, has announced the title of the book to e discussed on Wednesday, October 5h from 10:00 am to noon in the downstairs meeting room. More...

News From The Children's Room Back To School Fall Programs

It's back to school and back to the Library for new fall programs. The Librarians in the Children's Room have planned many new and exciting programs for the Fall. More...

Seniors Connections To Host "Disaster: Emergency Preparedness"

The Garden City Library will host the first in a series of three Senior Connections Public Forums - "Disaster: Emergency Preparedness" on Tuesday, September 16, 2008 at 1:30 PM. Fayola T. More...

Defensive Driving

Registration begins Monday, September 8, at the reference desk for the AARP 55 Alive defensive driving course to be held at the Garden City Public Library. The course will be given Saturday, September 27 from 9:15 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. More...

Don't Be Victimized By Identity Theft

Identity theft is the fastest growing white-collar crime in The United States. More...

Check Out What's Available

Back to school ... back to the library! The Garden City Public Library is an important resource for both young and old this Fall. More...

Lunch Bag Book Talk

Researched with the mind of a skilled genealogist, told with the words of a gifted storyteller, and written with a magical pen, The Heretic's Daughter is a masterful account of the life of Sarah Carrier, daughter to Martha Carrier: WITCH.The H More...

Mercy Medical Center Top-Ranked

In the latest affirmation of the hospital's delivery of the highest quality patient care, Mercy Medical Center has received the 2008 Bariatric Surgery Excellence Award from HealthGrades, the nation's leading independent healthcare ratings orga More...

Estates POA To Discuss AvalonBay

The Board of Directors of the Estates POA of Garden City has invited Avalon Bay to come to its first fall meeting, on September 17, to discuss its proposal. More...

WPOA General Meeting Notice

The Western Property Owners Association (WPOA) will hold a general meeting on Wednesday, September 10, at 8 p.m. at Homestead School. All residents of the Western Section are welcome. More...

EPOA Launches Web Site

The Eastern Property Owners' Association has launched a new Web site, www.gcepoa.org, with up-to-date information on all current issues facing the Village of Garden City. More...

Community Club Friendship Luncheon

The Friendship Luncheon sponsored by the Community club of Garden City and Hempstead on Wednesday, September 17th from noon to 3 p.m. at the Westbury Manor will feature Gina Haver and Paul Fraccalvieri for your listening pleasure. More...

Hannon Urges Families To Apply For Child Health Program

Senator Kemp Hannon, Chair of the Senate Health Committee, is reminding families that effective Monday, September 1, 2008, all of New York's uninsured children became eligible for moderate or no-cost health care coverage, thanks to a recent ex More...

GCHS Freshman Barbecue

The Garden City High School Class of 2012 is invited to attend the fifth annual Freshman Barbecue on Friday, September 12th at 6:30 PM in the high school courtyard. More...

Former Community Church Soloist To Appear

Former Garden City Community Church soloist Caprice Corona will present the New York premiere of her recital program "Songs for Frida", named in honor of her daughter, at the Garden City Community Church on September 21st. More...

Births

Elisa and Blaise Hemingway are thrilled to announce the birth of their daughter, Rose Muriel Hemingway. Born on December 1, 2007 in Los Angeles, California. Rose weighed 7 pounds and 12 ounces and was 20 inches in length. More...

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Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Schenkel of Garden City are delighted to announce the engagement of their daughter, Heidi Schenkel, to Mr. Bradley Hajart, son of Mr. Frank Hajart and Ms. Phyllis Hajart of Longview, Texas. More...

Don't Get Caught Short! Order "Big Bucks" Tix Now!

That's the warning of Saint Anne's "Spirit Day" Co-Chairs John Parks and Marie Fischer as the traditional post-Labor day avalanche of orders starts pouring in for a piece of the "Big Bucks/Spirit Day" sweepstakes action in advance of the "Spir More...

Waldorf School Announces Scholarship Recipent

The Waldorf School of Garden City is pleased to announce that Morgen Kerian, a 7th grade student and resident of Valley Stream, N.Y., has been selected to receive the Rex Chao Memorial Scholarship for the 2008-2009 academic year. More...

St. Joseph's School Unveils Technology Labs

The technology department at St. Joseph's School has been hard at work over the summer. When school begins, the students will be treated to two totally new, cutting edge computer labs. More...

A.T. Stewart Exchange Celebrates First Anniversary

You are cordially invited to attend The Garden City Historical Society's First Anniversary Celebration of the A.T. Stewart Exchange on Saturday, September 13th from 12:00pm to 5:00pm. More...

Fitness Class Starts September 8th

Adult Education has the perfect class for those starting or returning to exercise. The class is called Fitness for the Young At Heart and classes start the week of September 8th! More...

Free Peripheral Artery Disease Screening & Lecture

Winthrop-University Hospital's "Spirit of Women(r)" community education series will offer a free program, "Peripheral Artery Disease: How it Affects Your Heart" on Monday, September 15, 2008, at 6:30 PM. More...

Patient Support Group

The Long Island Chapter of the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society in collaboration with Winthrop University Hospital Division of Oncology & Hematology is offering a FREE patient support group. More...

Make Your Reservations For The CMF Fall Card Party and Boutique

The Garden City Chapter of CMF invites you to the Garden City Casino for its Annual Fall Card Party and Boutique on Monday, October 27th. The Boutique opens at 11:30am, followed by lunch and bridge starting at noon. More...

GCCC Ladies Golf News 18 Hole Results August 26, 2008

Champion Flight 1st Low Net Eileen Caruso29 2nd Low Net - (Tie) Cathy Houston 30 Ann Tuomey 30 A Flight 1st Low Net Mary Hickey 25 2nd Low Net Joyce Clarke 28 3r More...

Senior Women Begin Year

Judy Radocy, President of the Senior Women's Club of Garden City, is pleased to announce that the 2008-09 year will commence on September 5th at the Semior Center on Golf Club Lane. More...

senior stretch with felicia

Felicia Lovaglio will continue her very popular stretch classes in St. Paul's Senior Center for any senior who is a resident of the Inc. Village of Garden City. These classes are held each Monday, Wednesday, and Friday at 10 a.m. More...

Free Community Cancer Program

LIJ Medical Center's Hematology and Oncology Department will present a free community education program for cancer survivors and their family members on Wednesday, September 24, 2008, from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. More...

Save The Date

It started with the Godfather Party, then Casino Night, followed by a Derby Day to remember...now it's time to get out your lederhosen and prepare for a fall classic!!! The Andy foundation proudly presents Octoberfest - Saturday, Oct. More...

Hannon Reminds Residents About Voter Deadlines

Recently Senator Kemp Hannon (R-Garden City) met with Republican Club President, Ed Cumming to discuss the upcoming election cycle. In planning for the fall events, Hannon wishes to remind all citizens of the approaching voter deadlines. More...