June 21, 2013 RSS feed / Community

Al Chase: “It has been a wonderful career”

As Albert T. More...

Stratford Quest student excels in search for talented youth

Stratford Fifth grader Lauren Palmer has distinguished herself in the Johns Hopkins University Center for Talented Youth nationwide search. This competition recognizes students with exceptional mathematical and/or verbal reasoning abilities. More...

THE OFFICE CAT

MISHIEF AND MAYHEM: THE POLICE REPORT Leaving the scene: a silver auot struck and damaged a vehicle which wa parked in Garden City Plaza on June 7th. The driver left the scene. More...

Coach Realtors agents attend luxury home marketing conference

Coach Realtors is proud to announce that Stephanie Cullum and other members of the Garden City office were among a select group of real estate professionals who attended a conference held in the North American headquarters of Christie’s Interna More...

Eighth Grade Band and Late Night Jazz take “Best Overall” honors

On Saturday, May 4, 2013 the Eighth Grade Band under the direction of Mrs. Martha Boonshaft and Late Night Jazz Ensemble, under the direction of Ms. Jennifer Iovino, competed at the Music in the Parks festival held in Fleetwood, PA. More...

Raffle prizes needed for golf classic

The Brian J. O’Mara Foundation’s Second Annual Golf Classic will be held on August 12. Organizers of the classic would like to request a donation of raffle prizes. All new items, big and small, will be appreciated. More...

Volunteer firefighters helping local Wounded Warriors

Nassau County Firefighters Operation Wounded Warrior recently presented checks of $3,000 to each of three organizations that are working with local wounded veterans to improve their lives after suffering injuries in battle in Iraq and Afghanistan. More...

Adelphi dean receives environmental stewardship award

The Tanners Pond Environmental Center’s Garden City Bird Sanctuary was an exciting place to be for Earth Day and the start of National Volunteer Week. More...

The battle of the Winthrop Hospital bands

The first annual Battle of the Winthrop-University Hospital Bands was a rousing success at the Cradle of Aviation in Garden City on Friday, March 8th. More...

It’s What’s Happening for Young Adults

Summer Programs It is time to get in on the many programs which have been planned for the ‘Tweens and Teens of Garden City. More...

fyi FOR SENIORS

Recreation and Parks Needs Assessment Public Presentation More...

GC Retired Men’s Club

Mon. June 24 - Noon - Regular Meeting Sunday June 30 - 3:00 PM — Annual Catered Co-ed Party -Outdoors, Weather perm. Bring your favorite lady, or come “stag” Mon. -July 1 — Noon— Regular meeting More...

CPOA fetes loyal son

At its June meeting, the officers and directors of the Garden City Central Property Owners’ Association held a reception in honor of Don Brudie, immediate past mayor of the Village of Garden City and loyal officer of the association for some tw More...

WPOA awards scholarships

The Western Property Owners Association (WPOA) established its high school scholarship program twelve years ago, granting its first scholarship in 2002. More...

Outstanding music achievement

Julia Foxen, an eighth grader at Garden City Middle School, was recently awarded the Outstanding Achievement in Band Award for 2013. More...

Pack 7 makes teamwork fun

It was a great night at Stewart School for Pack 7! Incoming Scoutmaster Dave Phillips and Assistant Cubmaster Ben Cohen planned a great Field Night. The damp weather didn’t slow the boys...or their dads...down! More...

Cathedral Memorial Day Fair

Memorial Day brought glorious weather for the interfaith services at the Cathedral of the Incarnation, the Village Parade, the services at the Village War Memorial and the Cathedral of the Incarnation’s 60th Annual Memorial Day Fair and Craft F More...

Church School Sunday and picnic at the Community Church

The Garden City Community Church (GCCC) celebrated its annual Church School Sunday and Picnic on Sunday, June 9th. The combined event was sponsored by the GCCC Board of Christian Education. More...

Presbyterian Church holds Recognition Sunday

The Presbyterian Church in Garden City held Recognition Sunday on June 9, honoring three graduating high school seniors, as well as the music and youth programs. More...

Girls Golf finishes 2013 in fantastic fashion

The winning tradition continues. Although this year’s squad was not heavily favored, the GC girls golf team won it all. More...

AHRC volunteers from St. Anne’s Parish

High school students from St. Anne’s Parish volunteer one Friday a month to spend time with friends at Group home in Garden City. More...

Troop 55 Delaware River canoe trip

Boy Scout Troop 55 spent the weekend of April 20th canoeing the Delaware River in Narrowsberg NY. The troop arrived on Friday night and Saturday morning. In the morning, after breakfast the scouts headed off to the launch site. More...

A WORD FROM THE PUBLISHER

A mea culpa

We’d like to apologize for publishing the wrong date for the Belmont Festival last week on this page. More...

Estates POA honors two members

The Property Owners’ Association of Garden City Estates (Estates POA) recently honored two of its most dedicated and longest serving members, Jerie Newman and Mike Holland, for their contributions to the Estates section as well as the entire Vi More...

Historical Society presents scholarship

The Garden City Historical Society congratulates Garden City High School senior Kelsey Tierney, the 2013 recipient of the Stewart Fund Scholarship in Memory of St. Mary’s and St. More...

Seventh grade students learn about LI Cares

Students in Mrs. Beovich’s seventh grade Home and Careers classes learned about hunger on Long Island through a unique program with Long Island Cares, Long Island’s Food Bank and Food Pantry. More...

Gilbert and Sullivan concert

The Gilbert & Sullivan Light Opera Company of Long Island will present a concert version of Ruddigore, or The Witch’s Curse, at 2:30pm Sunday, June 23, at the Ethical Humanist Society, 38 Old Country Road in Garden City. More...

Garden City Jewish Center finishes the school year

On Sunday, May 19th, the children of the Garden City Jewish Center’s Religious School finished up their school year with a traditional color-war competition called the Lag B’Omer Games. More...

Anti-Bullying Club wows them at 2013 Expo

Kim Greenwald, reading teacher and Anti-Bullying Club (ABC) advisor at Garden City Middle School, was all smiles, her pride in the students readily apparent at this year’s ABC Expo held on May 16th and 17th. More...

Design-A-Card Contest

Garden City Spanish students won two of the three top prizes for this year’s American Association of Teachers of Spanish and Portuguese (AATSP) Design-A-Card contest. More...

Village Board honors Navy veteran

Garden City resident Fred Camp, a U.S. Navy veteran, was honored by the Garden City Board of Trustees on June 6th, the 69th anniversary of the World War II D-Day invasion of Normandy, France. More...

History Mystery Homes #18

Eighteenth in a series of unidentified home photos found in the village archives

The mystery home this week is number “16”. Do you know where this house is? Number “27” has been identified by Joe Farkas. He lives at 19 St. James Street North in a house that looks similar to number “27.” More...

News from the children’s room

Summer Reading Club More...

Title swap with the librarians

Tuesday, June 25, 11:30 - 1PM More...

Summer entertaining workshop

Chef Barbara Sheridan (standing) demonstrated how easy it is to prepare a summer menu of Garden Fresh Chilled Summer Soup, a medley of Salads, Apple Broccoli Chicken Bowtie Pasta, and a platter of Margarita Chicken Salad to impress your summer guests More...

SOCIALLY SPEAKING

Pennies for people

We are famous for helping out in good causes and one of them is Pennies For People. Churches across New York State contribute to the “Pennies For People” jar and the monies contributed do add up. More...

Community Memorial Day service at Cathedral

On Memorial Day, Monday, May 27 members of the community and various organizations came together at 9 a.m. for an interdenominational service to honor those who sacrificed their lives for our country. More...

Buckley celebrates 90th anniversary

On the evening of Saturday, April 27th, over 200 Buckley community members and friends gathered at the Garden City Hotel to celebrate Buckley’s 90th anniversary. More...

Sen. Hannon salutes photography award winner

Senator Kemp Hannon congratulates Annie Kane of Garden City High School, who was recently named a winner of Hannon’s “Best In Town” photography contest . More...

GCMS Italian students achieve on Italian national exam

Nine students in Mrs. Mariangela Sorace’s eighth grade Italian classes received Honorable Mention on the 2013 National Italian Exam. More...

Little artists exhibit their creations

The students at the Community Church Nursery School (CCNS) were delighted to show their creations at the annual Student Art Show on Thursday, May 16th. The night included the art show, a raffle and refreshments for the students and their families. More...

Nassau Bar free legal clinic

Many Nassau residents dealing with the aftermath of Superstorm Sandy are now finding themselves in peril of losing their homes through mortgage foreclosure. More...

“Physical rehabilitation in Multiple Sclerosis”

The Winthrop Comprehensive Multiple Sclerosis Care Center will hold a free community education program, “Physical Rehabilitation in Sclerosis (MS)” on Monday, June 24, 2013 at 7 PM. More...

Trip to Brotherhood Winery a great success

Garden City’s Department of Recreation and Parks sponsored a trip to the Brotherhood Winery on June 5th. The trip began with delightful weather and wonderful sunshine followed us throughout the day. More...

First graders “Just did it!”

The GCAA First Grade Youth Lacrosse Clinic was a huge success! The players and their families ended their season with a picnic celebration, but not before the traditional tug of war which included an exciting match up between the boys and the dads! More...

Garden City pool news

Photos for Pool Passes - ALL MEMBERS! More...

The Men’s Association

Next meeting After taking the summer off we’ll reconvene on Monday, September 9 at the GC Casino at 7:30. Please mark your calendars. More...