February 7, 2013 RSS feed / Community

Historical Society Art Show Begins February 10

The Garden City Historical Society will hold its 7th Annual Professional Art Show, “Garden City in Art: a Mixed Media Exhibit,” at The Garden City Historical Society Museum, 109 Eleventh Street, February 10-17, 2013. More...

History Mystery At The Garden City Library

There’s a mystery lurking around the Garden City Public Library! It’s hiding in the archives room. More...

Estates Seeks NomComm Members

The Property Owners’ Association of Garden City Estates seeks residents of the Estates who are interested in serving on the Nominating Committee of the Estates. More...

Estates NomComm Seeks Director Candidates

The Estates Nominating Committee seeks members of the Property Owners’ Association of Garden City Estates who are interested in serving on the Estates POA Board as Directors. More...

A Common Core Learning Standards Summit For Librarians

This fall, librarians from the Garden City High School Library presented at a summit at the Garden City Public Library on the changes to the curriculum as a result of New York State’s new Commo More...

All-County Art Exhibition

The Art Supervisors Association of Nassau County is proud to welcome students, parents, art educators, administrators, and community members to attend the 2013 Nassau All-County Art Exhibition, which will take place at the Ruth S. More...

Garden City Welcoming Club Upcoming Events

MARK YOUR CALENDARS: Feb 13th - Ladies Movie Night at Herricks Cinemas Feb 21st - Ladies Night Out Arts & Crafts event at FOS Spa/Boutique March 9th - More...

New Medical Approaches To Seizure Disorders

The Epilepsy Foundation of Long Island will feature Cynthia L. Harden, M.D. at a workshop on Wednesday February 13. Dr. More...

Lecture On “The Portrayal Of Harlequin” At The Community Club

A delightful and informative program entitled “The Portrayal Of Harlequin” was presented by the Art Department of The Community Club of Garden City and Hempstead at the Garden City Casino on Wednesday, December 12, 2012. More...

Ethical Humanist Society Awards Grant

The Ethical Humanist Society of Long Island has awarded a Weill Student Social Action Grant of $425 to Michael Garcia, Jennifer Gentile and Michaela Beck of Southside High School in Rockville Centre for their project, “Drinking is Not a Minor P More...

Named Director Of Emergency Medicine

Mercy Medical Center has appointed Nenad Grlic, DO to be Director of the Department of Emergency Medicine. Dr. More...

GC Senior Bridge Results

On February 4th we had 61/2 tables playing. The winners were:North/South1 Joan Kiernan &Claire Burns2 Louise Butler &Gloria Menzel3 Athena &John PhilippidesEast/West1 Carrie Flapan &Dian Kendrick2 Rudy Kaiser & More...

Socially Speaking

If you think you are confused by the weather, just think of the birds. Flocks of Canada Geese have been seen all headed North, but so far not staying here, and Gold Finches have been a regular at the feeders in many backyards. More...

Casino Bridge

January’s bridge was a” Happy” bridge night to start the New Year and everyone enjoyed the play. The winners for social bridge were Eileen Gallagher, Joan Stewart, Pat Dolan, Tommy Dodge, Tony Giangrasso and Mary Keating. More...

Litvack - Messmer Wedding

Town of Hempstead Town Clerk Mark Bonilla performs a wedding ceremony in the Chapel at Town Hall in Hempstea1d on January 23. More...

Title Swap With The Librarians

Garden City Public Library Tuesday, March 5th 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM More...

Garden City Librarians Present Library’s Electronic Resources To PTA

Children’s Librarians Barbara Grace and Laura Giunta attended a meeting of the Garden City School District’s PTA to talk about the Library’s electronic resources. More...

CMF Bingo Night A Success!

Over 100 children gathered for the Children’s Medical Fund (CMF) of New York’s Annual Bingo Night. More...

Troop 55 Celebrates Scout Sunday

By Christopher Donohue. On Sunday February 3rd, Boy Scouts and Cub Scouts from Troop 55 and Pack 55 attended the Episcopal Cathedral of the Incarnation to celebrate Scout Sunday. More...

“Extra, Extra: Read All About It!” Cub Scouts Visit Printing Press!

Do you know how long it takes to print the newspaper you are reading at this moment? Den 6 Cub Scouts of Pack 7 do! It took less than one second to print this copy of the Garden City News! More...

Free Heart Health Lecture For Women

Heart disease does not discriminate. It is the leading cause of death among both men and women, yet the latest research shows that risk factors can vary according to gender, genetics, culture, and lifestyle. More...

Free Presentation About Depression And Diabetes

Mercy Medical Center and the Rockville Centre Lions Club invite the community to a free lecture at the hospital on Thursday, February 28th at 1:00 p.m. explaining the interaction of depression and diabetes. More...

Dance-A-Thon Raises Funds For Sandy

On January 19th Broadway Bound hosted a Dance-A-Thon for Sandy Relief. Ms. Debbie would like to express her gratitude to the dancers, parents, and those in the community who helped make the dance-a-thon a great success. More...

Garden City Art Students Exhibit Work At L.I.U., C.W. Post

“I am proud to announce that Garden City High School seniors Anne Foxen and Tiffany Liang were selected for the ‘Advanced Visions’ exhibition for high school art students at Long Island University, C.W Post Campus,” commented More...

Charlie’s Champions Receive Support From GC Residents

Several years ago, Charlie’s Champions opened its heart to the Long Island community and began to write a story that has inspired the imagination, and forged an extraordinary mission: raising awareness and funds to benefit the Cancer Center for More...

A Word From The Publisher

As we go to press, Long Island is bracing for a large winter storm on Friday afternoon. Predictions as to theamount of snow are highly varied, so we have our fingers crossed that it won’t be too bad a wallop. More...

Parent Reminder: Kindergarten Registration

If they have not already done so, Garden City Public Schools reminds parents of students entering kindergarten in September, 2013, to register their child as soon as possible at the primary school the child will be attending. More...

“Birth, Baby and Beyond” Pregnancy Conference

Mercy Medical Center invites men and women who are planning a family, or are already expecting, to a day-long educational seminar on Saturday, March 16th. More...

The Other Garden City Rail Line

A century ago when rail was the main transport of the nation, Garden City had its share of rail lines. Taken from the overpass bridge on Mineola Boulevard, this shows the Mineola Station when its platforms were east of their current position. More...

Board Of Education Announcements

Garden City Public Schools Board of Education and district administration encourage Garden City residents to attend its upcomingpublic meetings to offer input during the budget formulation processand to gain an understanding of budget challenges as t More...

The Office Cat

MISCHIEF AND MAYHEM: THE POLICE REPORT IDENTITY THEFT: The Police Department is investigating a report of unauthorized withdrawals from a resident’s savings account. More...

Free Income Tax Service

Hempstead Town Supervisor Kate Murray has announced the town’s 2013 Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program schedule. More...

GCPTA Events For The Week

GCPTA Events For The Week More...

“Travel The Chinese Silk Road” With The Community Club Art Department

Paula Rega chairman of the Art Department of The Community Club of Garden City and Hempstead invites all club members and their guests to “Travel The Chinese Silk Road” with us on Tuesday, February 12, 2013 at 1:30 pm at the Garden City C More...

Christ Church Takes Ash Wednesday To The Streets

On Ash Wednesday, February 13, Christ Episcopal Church will be offering “Ashes to Go,” a new approach to a centuries old Christian tradition, at the Stewart Manor LIRR Station from 8-10am on the New York City Side and from 4- 6pm on the H More...

Hildreth’s Sailboat Hits The Big Screen

The February 8 premiere of the movie, Side Effects, features a Garden City family’s summertime passion! More...

Workshop On Seizure Disorders

The Epilepsy Foundation of Long Island will feature Cynthia L. Harden, M.D. at a workshop on Wednesday February 13. Dr. More...

Garden Stage Presents Gathering Time In Concert

Gathering Time will perform on Friday, March 1 at 8:30 p.m. (open mic at 7:30) at Garden Stage in Garden City, NY. $20 in advance/$22 at the door. For tickets and Information email calendar@uuccn.org or call (516) 248-8891. More...

Named President Of Plastic Surgical Group

Dr. Roger L. Simpson, a partner at Garden City-based Long Island Plastic Surgical Group (LIPSG) since 1980, has resumed the presidency of the organization, the largest and longest-running plastic surgery practice in the country. This is Dr. More...

Garden City Senior News

ZUMBA GOLD FOR SENIORS More...

Garden City Retired Men’s Club

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS Mon. Feb 11 - 1:00 pm. Speaker is Bugs Bower - renowned producer of popular music recordings in the late decades of the last century. This should be a very enjoyable trip down memory lane. All GC seniors are invited. More...

Garden Manor Nursery School Open House

Come join the staff and teachers of Garden Manor Nursery School at its open house on Saturday, February 9 from 10am - Noon. Learn about the exciting programs for 2, 3, and 4 year old. More...

GC Student Runs For Government Association

Every year Xavier University holds elections for its Student Government Association executives. Candidates choose to run with two others for the positions of president, administrative vice president, and legislative vice president. More...

GARDEN CITY LIBRARY NEWS

It’s What’s Happening For Young Adults Finding Your Match in the College Maze More...

News From The Children’s Room

Caldecott and Newbery Medal Winners Announced More...

Teens Get Ready For Super Bowl At Library Program

Young adults learn to make homemade snacks for a Super Bowl party during the program Football Food with the Baking Coach. More...

Friends Of The Public Library Book Discussion

Brooklyn by Colm Toibin Wednesday, March 13th at 10AM More...

First Ladies Tea

Garden City Public Library Tuesday March 12th at 1:30 PM More...

GC Father, Son Participate In Medical Mission

Dr. Gerard D’Aversa of Ophthalmic Consultants of Long Island (OCLI), and his son Jerry, a junior and pre-med student at Manhattan College, just returned from participating in a medical mission trip to Grenada, West Indies. Dr. More...

Adelphi Breast Cancer Program Gets Help From Epilepsy Foundation

The staff from the Day Habilitation Program of the Epilepsy Foundation of Long Island, looking to give back to the community beyond the important work that they do at the Foundation, have organized a breast cancer awareness initiative every year. More...

Diabetes Prevention & Nutrution Forum

On Sunday, February 10th at 9:15 - 10:15 AM, . Dr Meredith M. Corson and Ms. . Jane Prokopowicz will address the Sunday Morning Forum Series at Garden City Community Church, on Diabetes Prevention and Nutrition. More...

Community Club Board of Directors Christmas Lunch

The board of Directors of th Community Club of Garden City and Hempstead held its Annual Christmas Lunch at the Beautiful “La Marmite” Restaurant in New Hyde Park, where they dined sumptuous on a choice of sliced steak, broiled fish or Ch More...

Raising The Flag For India

Hempstead Supervisor Kate Murray (right), and Councilwoman Dorothy L. More...

Women Meet For Tea At Resurrection

More than 100 ladies joined for good company, good food and great entertainment recently at Lutheran Church of the Resurrection for the annual Ladies’ Tea. More...

Charlie’s Champions’ “Underage In The Cage”

Charlie’s Champions will be holding it’s annual “Underage In The Cage” on Friday, March 1st at the Cherry Valley Club. More...