November 22, 2013 RSS feed / Community

Rotary gala Christmas party and Sox for Soldiers

Each year one of the first Christmas parties, and one of the best, comes to Garden City. It is always a good time. Everybody is in a festive mood. This year will be no exception. The festivities begin on Monday, December 6th at noon. More...

AHRC Annual Christmas Luncheon

The Garden City Auxiliary for AHRC NASSAU will hold its annual Christmas Luncheon on Tuesday, December 10th in the grand ballroom of the Garden City Hotel at 10:00 a.m. Proceeds from the gala support special needs children and adults. More...

Sanitation Collection Thanksgiving Week

Residents are reminded that there will be no garbage or recycling pickupThanksgiving Day, Thursday, November 28, 2013The holiday schedule will be as follows:GarbageRubbishWestern Half of Village(West of Rockaway Ave.) Monday & Friday Wed. Nov 27 More...

Nursery School registration

Nursery School registration for all programs for the 2014/2015 school year has started at the Community Church Nursery School. More...

Recognizing those who serve Garden City Public Schools

Garden City Public Schools expresses its appreciation to the members of the Board of Education who serve the school district and community without pay in order to maintain the high quality of education for which Garden City is known. More...

Forum on veterans behavioral health

On Sunday, November 24, at 9:15 - 10:15 AM, Mr. John Javis and Ms. Lauren Hagemann will address the forum series at the Garden City Community Church on Veterans Behavioral and Mental Health. More...

Lacrosse team honored for bringing Christmas cheer to hurricane victims

The Garden City boys varsity lacrosse team may be known for their winning ways but it’s their performance off the field that’s earned their latest accolades. More...

UCPN Milleridge Inn holiday luncheon

Start your holidays on a festive note with the Council of Auxiliaries of United Cerebral Palsy of Nassau County, Inc. More...

A very busy fall at Christ Episcopal Church

Christ Episcopal Church in Garden City reports a full and exciting fall. Father Matt Oprendek came aboard as priest in charge in August. More...

Library closed

The Garden City Public Library hours in observance of Thanksgiving Day are as follows: Wednesday, November 27: 9:30am - 5:30pm Thursday, November 28: Closed More...

News from the children’s room

Make a Gingerbread House with the Baking Coach More...

It’s what’s happening for young adults

Snow globe cookies More...

Meet three of the Garden City Library Board Trustees

J. Randolph Colahan More...

fyi FOR SENIORS

Time To Register For The Christmas Luncheon More...

Garden City resident presents gift to Winthrop

For some people, giving back provides an inherent reward through the simple satisfaction of helping others. Garden City resident Gregory Burke is one of those people. A known philanthropist and supporter of various important causes, Mr. More...

GCPTA events of the week

On November 13th, members of the GCPTA and our school district attended Commissioner King’s Forum on Education hosted by Senator Martins and the Mineola School District. More...

Adelphi presents fall dance program

Adelphi University’s Department of Dance proudly presents Fall Dance Adelphi: Wolfgang. This season, students will rehearse with a member of the Parsons Dance Company and perform David Parsons’ critically acclaimed work Wolfgang. More...

Winchurch - Brown engagement

Mr. and Mrs. Walt Winchurch of Garden City are delighted to announce the engagement of their daughter, Mary Elizabeth, to Daniel Paul Brown, son of Paul and Kathleen Brown of Cazenovia, NY. More...

Rothwell - Kelly engagement

Diane and Pat Kelly are pleased to announce the engagement of their son Timothy Ryan to Alexandra Lynne Rothwell of Seattle, Washington. More...

Community Club enjoys lecture

The Community Club enjoyed an interesting and provocative lecture on October 29, by James Coll titled, “Can Albany Be Fixed? Your Role in the Solution.” More...

GC surgeon sky dives for a cause

On October 13th, plastic surgeon and Huntington resident, Dr. Noël Natoli, showed her support for Breast Cancer Awareness Month in a big way. More...

GC teen raises funds for Camp Anchor

On Sunday, November 3, a Walk-a-Thon was held to benefit Camp Anchor, a year-round recreation program dedicated to citizens with both mental and physical handicaps. More...

Marching band wins trophies in competitions

Under the direction of Mr Brandon Psenicka, the GCHS Marching Band had a spectacular season. More...

Players of the week

3rd grade girls More...

Garden City resident leads 2013 AHRC Walkathon

The Nassau County AHRC held its annual Walkathon on November 3 at Eisenhower Park. More...

A WORD FROM THE PUBLISHER

Save yourself some stress

The holiday shopping season seems to start earlier and earlier each year. This year we’re seeing the expansion of “Black Friday” into “Black Friday Week”. More...

Golden Goose Gala holiday shopping boutique

The holidays are fast approaching and Twigs of Winthrop-University Hospital’s Auxiliary is excited to announce its Holiday Shopping Boutique is ready to meet your gift-giving needs. More...

Operation Wounded Warrior holiday appeal

Garden City Volunteer Firefighters, under the direction of Chief William Castoro, are once again co-sponsoring Operation Wounded Warrior this year with area Nassau County volunteer fire departments. More...

Toy drive to benefit INN

Thomas, Matthew and Grace Mage are holding their 4th annual toy drive to benefit the INN (Interfaith Nutrition Network). The INN is located in Hempstead and helps to feed and clothe people in need here on Long Island. More...

Pineapple Ball pre-party to kick off holiday season

The 2nd annual Pineapple Ball Pre-Party will be held on Monday evening, December 2, 6:30 p.m. in the POSH at the Garden City Hotel. More...

Rosary Altar Society Party

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas! The St. Joseph’s Rosary Altar Society will celebrate the season with a Christmas Party at the charming home of President Joan Hildreth, 171 Whitehall Boulevard. More...

Troop 55 visits Philadelphia

Troop 55 visited Philadelphia November 8th through 10th. More...

Senior Trip to the Culinary Institute of America

The Garden City Department of Recreation and Parks took 50 seniors on a trip to Culinary Institute in Hyde Park on October 11th. More...

Garden Stage presents concert

Carolann Solebello and Turner Adams will perform at Garden Stage at the Unitarian Universalist Congregation in Garden City, on Friday, Dec 6th at 8:30 p.m., preceded by an open mic at 7:30, $18 with advance reservations, and $20 at the door. More...

Stockings for soldiers

Please help with the annual Stockings for Soldiers donation drive. Last year with our community sent over 750 gift bags and Christmas stockings to troops overseas. Donation Suggestions More...

THE OFFICE CAT

MISCHIEF AND MAYHEM: THE POLICE BLOTTER A wallet was stolen at a Garden City Plaza business on November 12th. More...

YAs celebrate Halloween with EERIE dry ice experiments

Middle School Science Teacher Chris Buchman conducts dry ice experiments with the help of young adults for Halloween during the program, Halloween EERIE Dry Ice Experiments. More...

“Remembering John F. Kennedy” at Garden City Library

The Garden City Public Library has created a display of books, audiobooks and DVDs commemorating the 50th Anniversary of the Assassination of President John F. Kennedy. More...

Cozy up with a good book

The Garden City Public Library would like to invite you to join its Eighth Annual Adult Winter Reading Club to be held from Sunday, December 1st to Sunday, April 13th. There are no meetings. You choose the books you want to read or listen to. More...

Pack 7 Knights of the Roundtable

Pack 7 had yet another great pack night with lots of parent participation and enthusiasm from the boys. More...

Students walk for suicide prevention

On September 29th, the Varsity Kickline team and health classes of Garden City High School participated in the Long Island Crisis Center’s (LICC) Suicide Prevention Walk at Long Beach. More...

Photos from Spirit Day, Homecoming & more

So many events took place in the District over the past few weeks that we could easily fill an entire newspaper! More...

Welcoming Club upcoming events

Santa Brunch More...

Garden City Community Theatre auditions

The Garden City Community Theatre will be holding auditions for their spring 2014 musical comedy revue. This original production, “Diamonds in the Rough” is being written and directed by Garden City residents, Brad and Ruby Gustavson. More...

Kelleher - Colletti wedding

Claire Ellen Kelleher and Michael Vincent Colletti were married September 28, 2013 at the Siasconset Union Chapel, Sconset Mass. with Father Michael V. Tueth, S.J. officiating. More...

Mercy sets Christmas tree lighting

The Council of Leagues of Mercy Medical Center invites the community to join in the annual Christmas Tree of Lights celebration on Tuesday, December 10th at 7:00 p.m. More...

Eagle scout Alexander Kinn honored

Nassau County Comptroller George Maragos recently congratulated Eagle Scout Alexander Kinn of Garden City for achieving the highest rank in scouting. More...

GRAMMY Semifinalist - Again!

For the third consecutive year, The GRAMMY Foundation has named Garden City High School as a Semifinalist in the 2014 GRAMMY Signature Schools program, one of only 100 public schools so named in the More...

Pack 55 Webelos Outdoor Day

Pack 55 recently held a fun and adventurous “Outdoor Day” for Webelos (‘We’ll Be Loyal Scouts’) at the Muttontown Preserve. The Preserve is a great nature area with 550 acres of fields, woodlands, ponds and trails. More...

Garden City Community Park News

Holiday Schedule at Community Park Tennis Center More...

Former resident signs Letter of Intent

Tristan McGinnis of Garden City and W. Palm Beach, FL has signed a National Letter of intent with the Concord University Baseball Team. More...

Troop 55’s “Court of Honor”

Scout Corey L was Master of Ceremony for Troop 55’s significant Court of Honor, held October 9th. More...

The Men’s Association News

50/50 Raffles More...