May 31, 2013 RSS feed / Community

A WORD FROM THE PUBLISHER

Library deserves support

In this week’s letter column we feature a short letter from Barbara and Dennis Bengals about the new hours at the Garden City Library.  We join with them in their disappointment that the Library has been forced to cut hours to meet its bud More...

Board of Education announcements

Thank you to the Garden City community for supporting the 2013-2014 budget. The budget passage rate represented the highest percentage (65.4%) achieved in over a dozen years. More...

Chamber networking party

Avalon Garden City, located at 998 Stewart Ave., Garden City will graciously host the Chamber’s After Hours poolside networking party on Thursday evening, June 19, 6-8 p.m. More...

THE OFFICE CAT

MISCHIEF AND MAYHEM: THE POLICE REPORT  More...

CMF upcoming events

CMF Garden City Chapter would like to invite Garden City residents and friends to its upcoming events. More...

Lutheran preschool celebrates 50 years

At the annual Family Day & Art Show Celebration held recently at Lutheran Church of the Resurrection, Lutheran Preschool additionally celebrated its 50th birthday. More...

Historical Society thanks community for generosity

The Garden City Historical Society Board of Trustees thanks residents, friends, sponsors, business supporters, Honorary Co-Chairs Susan Lucci and Nelson DeMille, and our gracious honorees for making its Spring Capital Campaign Benefit an outstanding More...

Pack 7 goes to space...via the Cradle of Aviation museum

Where did the cubs of Pack 7 go over their spring break? To outer space, of course! With a little help from a planetarium and tour guide Marie Ilardi, the scouts saw the planets, stars and the moon. More...

Nasser Samman: Still looking for the “Wow” factor

Nasser Samman, the former general manager of The Garden City Hotel, has moved to the Allegria Hotel in Long Beach, but his focus remains the same: to provide all guests with a memorable experience.  More...

CMF tennis fundraiser

On Monday, June 17th Children’s Medical Fund (CMF) of Garden City will be hosting its 5th Annual Ladies Tennis Event to benefit the Child Life Program at the Steven and Alexandra Cohen Children’s Medical Center of New York -part of the No More...

GCPTA Events for the Week

Garden City 3rd Annual Family Night with the Ducks is SOLD OUT  Stay tuned for eblast updates, as more seats may become available. Thank you for the amazing response!  GCPTA School Supply Pick Up  More...

A.T. Stewart Exchange seeks volunteers

The A.T. Stewart Exchange, The Garden City Historical Society’s Consignment Shop, is looking for potential volunteers who are willing to work three hours or more per week, and are particularly available on Fridays and Saturdays. More...

10th annual St. Joseph’s School golf outing

The 10th Annual St. Joseph’s School Golf Outing and Honoree Dinner is scheduled for Monday, June 10th at the Cherry Valley Country Club. More...

HOLA celebrates Cinco de Mayo

On Monday, May 6th, HOLA of Garden City gathered its children from Club Juventud to celebrate Cinco de Mayo. More...

Receives JD degree

Stephanie L. Mangels received her J.D. degree from Touro Law School December 2012. She concurrently studied and received her M.B.A. magna cum laude from L.I.U. - C.W. Post Campus in December 2012. Having passed the N.Y. More...

Tom Phelan to read work

Novelist Tom Phelan, a retired employee of the Garden City Schools, will read from his works on Monday June 17, at 7 p.m. at the Summer Gazebo Readings on Schoolhouse Green in Oceanside. More...

GARDEN CITY LIBRARY

It’s what’s happening for young adults

Come “Beneath the Surface”  More...

Garden City Retired Men’s Club

Schedule Of Events  Mon. June 3 - 12:30 Deli lunch.  Mon. June 10 - 1:00pm DO NOT MISS THIS!! Speaker: Jim Horn, physical therapist and GC resident. All GC senior residents are invited.  More...

News from the children’s room

Summer Kick-Off Show: Can You Dig  It? with Petra Puppets  More...

Handpainted summer tumblers workshop

Instructor Irene Marchese (standing) is pictured teaching participants how to handpaint six lemonade/iced tea tumblers with a fun and entertaining summer motif. More...

National volunteer week

Long Island Volunteer Center launched National Volunteer Week by being a sponsor of a 5K race to benefit the Garden City Bird Sanctuary and celebrate Earth Day!  LIVC Youth Programs Coordinator, Tracy Murtagh with Dorothy Maples of AmeriCorps St More...

Bruce Ratner presents plan for Nassau Coliseum

Bruce Ratner wants Nassau County residents to take a fresh look at the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum - and he thinks his development group is the one to make that happen.  “The Coliseum has to be rebranded. More...

County Executive to speak June 12th

Please join the Garden City Republican Club at its meeting on Wednesday, June 12th at 8 p.m. at the Garden City Senior Center on Golf Club Lane and Eleventh Street where the speaker will be County Executive Edward P. Mangano.  More...

Cathedral Nursery School celebrates birthday

This year, Cathedral Nursery School is proud to celebrate 45 years of exceptional early childhood education. More...

Mollie’s Fund partners with NYU for melanoma education

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...

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...

Garden City wind ensemble featured on Penn Station video

Passing through Penn Station? More...

Schools superintendent meets with Realtors

Garden City Superintendent of Schools Dr. Robert Fiersen’s annual visit to Coach Realtors was very informative. More...

Mock college interviews

Early last month, college admissions representatives and alumni representatives visited Garden City High School to share their expertise with students. More...

Seniors win state language awards

Congratulations to seniors Shannon Carman and Brooke Harrison. Shannon was this year’s state recipient of the Philip A. Fulvi Memorial Scholarship Award for Excellence in Foreign Language Study while Brooke received the Philip A. More...

World Language Students strike again

The Long Island Language Teachers’ Association (LILT) Poster Contest celebrates National Foreign Language Week, which takes place in March of each year. Students in Garden City Middle School participated in the LILT poster contest. More...

History Mystery Homes #15

All photos are from the Garden City Village Archives   Fifteenth in a series of unidentified home photos from 1913- 1928 found in the Garden City Village Archives  More...

SOCIALLY SPEAKING

Spring shopping

I f you have been shopping anywhere in shopping malls, food stores, novelty stores - just about all have lost me as a believer, in equality. More...

Perini-Crandall Engagement

Cathy and Joseph Perini of Garden City are very pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Alana, to Jacob Crandall, son of Adrienne Crandall and the late Keith Crandall, of Buffalo, NY.  More...

GC Casino horseback trail ride

April 28 was a beautiful day and a perfect one for a trail ride. Casino member and professional horse trainer Diana Russo invited Casino members and their guests to the Sweet Hills Riding Center for a trail ride. More...

Set sail with Pack 7

The cubs of Pack 7 chartered their own course of adventure. The annual Raingutter Regatta gave the cubs a chance to hone their engineering skills while reinforcing sportsmanship during the races. More...

fyi FOR SENIORS

Trip to Clark Gardens on June 20th  More...

Free Silver Sneakers exercises classes

Metropolitan Physical Therapy is offering Free daily Silver Sneakers exercise classes for eligible seniors. Improve your flexibility, increase your range of motion, help control your weight and enjoy social events. More...

Garden City Public Library policy changes

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

Garden City Country Club women’s opening day

The women golfers of the Garden City Country club have started the 2013 golf season with the traditional opening scramble. This year was made special by an opening ceremony to honor long time golfing member Jeanne Rohrbach. More...

Garden City Community Park news

Registration for 2013 Men’s Summer Softball League Begins  More...