May 24, 2013 RSS feed / Community

Superintendent comments on Stratford bomb threats

Superintendent of Schools Dr. Robert Feirsen commented on the May 21st bomb threat at Stratford Avenue School, which was the second threat at the building in a week. Another bomb threat occurred on May 14. More...

Residents reminded to shop locally, use Merchant Card

Local businesses need support as they head into the challenging summer months, according to John E. Wilton, chairman of the Garden City Chamber of Commerce’s Merchants, Professionals and Retailers Group. More...

EAB to meet

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Juneteenth celebration

Please join the UUCCN’s Annual Juneteenth Celebration on Saturday, June 15 at 6:00 pm. More...

THE OFFICE CAT

MISCHIEF AND MAYHEM: THE POLICE REPORT More...

Memorial Day Fair is Open for Its 60th Year

The 60th Annual Memorial Day Fair and Craft Fest will be held on the grounds of The Cathedral of the Incarnation on Monday, May 27 from 12 noon until 4 p.m. following the village parade and memorial services. More...

Girl Scouts enjoy art & nature weekend

Troop #1253 ventured North to Frost Valley YMCA camp in the Catskills on a spectacular Spring weather weekend to create and explore an Art and Nature adventure. More...

Summer entertaining workshop

Tuesday, May 28th at 1:30PM More...

Library Memorial Day hours

The Garden City Public Library 5:00 p.m.hours are as follows: Sunday, May 26: CLOSEDSaturday, May 25: Open 9:30 a.m. - Monday, May 27: CLOSED More...

News from the children’s room

20 reasons to join the Summer Reading Club As the registration date for the Summer Reading Club approaches, the Children’s Room is counting down the Top 20 Reasons why your child should join the Summer Reading Club. More...

Arthur Anderson to receive community service award

The Mineola-Garden City Rotary Club is thrilled to announce that the 23rd annual “Community Service Award” will be presented to H. Arthur Anderson, III at its Awards Dinner on June 13 at the Garden City Country Club, 6-10 p.m. More...

Twilight tours of bird sanctuary

Mark Saturday June 1 on your social calendar for free twilight tours and refreshments at the Tanners Pond Environmental Center’s Garden City Bird Sanctuary and Arboretum. More...

History Mystery Homes #14

The mystery home this week is number “23.” It can be located anywhere in Garden City. The key is finding the roof with its slight curve at the end. There is a column at the front door area too. Do you know where this house is? More...

Broadway-themed luncheon

Our event helpers & raffle ticket sellers, from left: Jessica Abruzzo, Maggie O’Brien and Amy Messina More...

8th Annual flea market

Enjoy a day of shopping at The Garden City Historical Society’s 8th Annual Flea Market. Mark your calendar for Saturday, June 1 from 9 am to 5 pm. More...

Rosary Altar Society meeting

St. Joseph’s Rosary Altar Society will meet in the St. Agnes Room immediately following the 9 am liturgy on Friday, June 7th . Refreshments will be served. More...

GCPTA leadership roles open

The GCPTA has the open position of President Elect (school year 2013/14 then becomes President 2014). More...

Epilepsy program offered by Winthrop

The Winthrop-University Hospital Comprehensive Epilepsy Center will offer a special program, “Employment Rights of the Chronically Ill,” on Monday, June 3, from 7:00 to 8:00 PM. More...

Summer Arts Academy

This summer, Long Island’s #1 arts school - Nassau BOCES Long Island High School for the Arts (LIHSA) - invites students to learn from the masters. More...

Middle School students “Pay it forward”

On April 25, Garden City Middle School students, like the sixth-graders pictured in this photo, celebrated “Pay it Forward Day.” Sixty-five countries participated on the designated day wi More...

Mollie’s Fund partners with NYU Cancer Center

The National Cancer Institute, a branch of the federal government’s National Institute of Health awards NCI designation to centers around the country that have shown they are a major source of discovery of the nature of cancer and the ongoing d More...

Seniors Duplicate Bridge Trophy

The winners of the Seniors Duplicate Bridge Club in honor of the late Dick Sanzo. Irene Christie Nancy Cervini Winners on Dick Sanzo Trophy nite April. Good show More...

Summer dance camps

Looking for a great, local dance camp program this summer, at a reasonable price? Considering dance school options for the Fall? More...

The Men's Association

TMA yearbook More...

A WORD FROM THE PUBLISHER

The meaning of the day

On Monday many of us will enjoy a day off from work and school. For many, this is the traditional beginning of the relaxing summer season, with days of swimming, vacationing and barbecuing on the horizon. More...

Village Board of Trustees addresses CSEA statements

The Village Board of Trustees is currently negotiating with CSEA Local 882, the union representing the Village's non-uniformed workforce, including our recreation, sanitation and public works staff and the Library employees. More...

Sanitation Collection - Memorial Day

Residents are reminded that there will be no garbage or recycling pickup onMonday, May 27The holiday week collection schedule will be as follows:Garbage RubbishWestern Half of Village(West of Rockaway Ave.) Tuesday & Friday ThursdayEastern Half o More...

County Executive to speak

Please join the Garden City Republican Club when it hears guest speaker County Executive Edward P. Mangano on Wednesday, June 12th at 8 p.m. at the Garden City Senior Center on Golf Club Lane and Eleventh Street. More...

History of Stewart Manor station parking

Recently the Board of Trustees has noted that certain parking spaces on the north side of the Stewart Manor LIRR station do not require permits, and are discussing steps to require nonresident permits for these spaces in an effort to increase revenue More...

Former resident earns rare distinction

The Commission of Professional Credentialing has officially conferred to Bruce Nedelka, the designation of Chief EMS Officer (CEMSO). There are now only eighty-two people nationwide to receive this prestigious designation. More...

Garden City Nursery School trip to the dentist

Garden City Nursery School children visit the office of Dr. Denise Emma to learn about brushing, taking care of their teeth and how important healthy snacking is. More...

Special Person’s Tea

Children’s Librarian Donna Furey reads the story Tea Rex by Molly Schaar Idle to children and adults during the program Special Person’s Tea with the Baking Coach. More...

GC Library policy changes

The Garden City Public Library Board of Trustees has approved charging 25¢ per day for all overdue items (except DVDs). More...

Lecture, exhibit of depression glass at library

The Big Apple Depression Glass Club will display machine produced American glassware from the mid 1920’s-30’s in the Garden City Public Library’s showcases during June 1-25, 2013. More...

It’s what’s happening for young adults

Come “Beneath the Surface” More...

Tickets on sale for Dance Project spring show

Mark your calendar - Saturday, June 8th at 7:30 p.m. and/or Sunday, June 9th at 5:00 p.m. - for a wonderful performance of creative, artistic Modern Dance by the talented Garden City teens of the Long Island Dance Project (LIDP). More...

St. Joseph Catholic School Field Day 2013

When at first you don’t succeed, try again! The students from St. More...

Tri-Town UCP Auxiliary hosts

On Sunday, April 7, the lights were all on at Verdi’s of Westbury, as Tri-Town UCP Auxiliary hosted its Sugar & Spice Luncheon. More...

Community Church mission trip fundraiser luncheon

Garden City Community Church held a fundraiser luncheon for members on Sunday, May 5. About 115 people attended to help furnish Sandy relief supplies for the Youth Mission Trip this July to Long Beach. More...

Register now for Camp Invention, summer enrichment

Parents are reminded to register now if their child wants to participate in the Camp Invention Science Program as there is limited space available, announced Dr. More...

SOCIALLY SPEAKING

It’s Belmont Time!

Well, there will be no Triple Crown winner this year as the winner of the Kentucky Derby came in fourth at the Preakness. More...

Girl Scout Troop 1128 - Silver award update

Three Garden City members of the Girl Scouts of Nassau County, Troop 1128 -- Meghan Creaven, Kaitlyn McGarry and Gabriella Montanaro -- have completed their Silver Award project. More...

Casinio bridge results

The following is the final, end of theseason, duplicate bridge results for theladies bridge held at the G. C Casino:1st PlaceNorth SouthAthena Philippides, Dede Hirsh - 18points More...

CMF upcoming events

CMF Garden City Chapter would like to invite Garden City residents and friends to our upcoming events. All of our events benefit Steven & Alexandra Cohen Children’s Medical Center of NY. More...

Andy Foundation yard sale an enormous success

The Garden City community is abundant in generosity, good will, and dedicated service . . . as evidenced by the incredible success of The Andy Foundation 10th Annual Yard Sale. More...

fyi FOR SENIORS

Adult evening tennis lessons More...

Garden City Retired Men’s Club

Schedule of events Mon. May 20 - Noon - Outdoor games and BBQ Come prepared for bocci and shuffleboard competition. In the event of inclement weather BBQ will still take place, but games will be postponed. Mon. May 27 - No meeting, Memorial Day. More...

GC Senior bridge results

On May 20th there were tables playing. The winners were:North/South1—Joan Kiernan & Claire Burns2—Gloria Menzel & Marie Thomaidis East/West1—Joan Stewart & Ellen Moynahan2—Jack Wills & Nick Basile More...

BBQ on the Green

The Welcoming Club’s final event of the season will be a “Gourmet barbecue on the Green” to be held on Saturday, June 1st from 7 p.m. to 11 p.m. at the Wheatley Hills Golf Club in East Williston. More...