October 7, 2016 RSS feed / Community

A WORD FROM THE PUBLISHER

Last call for Guide to GC

We are now working on our annual Guide to Garden City, which will be mailed to all the homes in Garden City on October 21st. The Guide will include information about the local governments, libraries, schools and organizations. More...

EPOA meeting October 11th

The EPOA will host their first public meeting of the Fall on Tuesday, October 11 at 7:30PM at the Garden City Fire House, 347 Stewart Ave (attached to Village Hall). More...

Estates POA to meet at Senior Center

This month’s meeting of the Property Owners’ Association of Garden City Estates will take place on Wednesday, October 12th at 8PM at the Village’s newly refurbished Senior Center, located at the intersection of 11th Street and Golf More...

Estates POA seeks candidates

The Nominating Committee of the Property Owners’ Association of Garden City Estates announces that it is seeking residents of Garden City Estates who are interested in being interviewed for the positions of Village Mayor and Village Trustee. More...

Chrysanthemum Lunch-Bridge October 17

The annual Chrysanthemum Bridge, on Monday, October 17, 2016 at noon, is fast approaching. A sandwich lunch with homemade dessert will be served in Gardner Hall at the Garden City Community Church. More...

THE OFFICE CAT

Stolen wallet: on September 27th a wallet was reported stolen from a locker in a Franklin Avenue Health Club.  More...

Sanitation collection

Columbus Day

Residents are reminded that there will be normal garbage and recycling pickup on Columbus Day, Monday, October 10.  The holiday collection schedule will be as follows:   Western half of Village (west of Rockaway Ave.): Garbage - Monday & More...

Vinyl Revolution record show sets sights on St. Paul’s

Nearly a year in the making, it’s prime time for turntables in the village. The Vinyl Revolution Record Show arrives in Garden City for a one-day celebration of music genres at Cluett Hall on the St. More...

Property tax relief workshop

As part of his continued efforts to help homeowners reduce their property tax burden, County Executive Edward Mangano will be hosting a Property Tax Exemptions Workshop on Thursday, October 6th at the Garden City Senior Center located at 6 Golf Club More...

News from the Children’s Room

The Children’s Department is proud to announce our new Parenting Collection. The materials in the collection include books on a wide range of sensitive topics that children might encounter as they grow up. More...

Cathedral Shawl Ministry Open House

Members of the Cathedral Shawl Ministry will hold an Open House on Sunday, October 16 in the Undercroft of the Cathedral of the Incarnation after each Mass. More...

“Dangerous Liaisons” discussion

On October 23, the Garden City Community Church will be hosting a panel entitled, “Dangerous Liaisons: The Truth About Campus Predators, Toxic Relationships, and Commercial Sexual Exploitation of Teens.” This panel discussion will provide More...

SOCIALLY SPEAKING

Bright blue weather?

Somehow I remember a poem entitled “October’s Brightest Blue Weather.” I guess I was remembering that poem and was hoping to see some of that weather as soon as the month started. More...

Free legal consultation clinics

Nassau residents who are struggling with the prospect of losing their homes in mortgage foreclosure, or still have issues resulting from Superstorm Sandy, are invited to come for help from volunteer attorneys at the Nassau County Bar Association&rsqu More...

The Welcoming Club of Garden City

Who we are:   The Welcoming Club of Garden City is a well-established women’s organization that focuses on welcoming new members to our community, fostering relationships of long-time residents, supporting local businesses and raising mone More...

fyi FOR SENIORS

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Garden City Retired Men’s Club News

Schedule of Activities  Monday, Oct. 10 - Columbus Day. No Meeting. Monday, Oct. 17- Sandwiches. Monday, Oct. 24 - Meeting. Monday, Oct. 31- Lunch. Either hot food or sandwiches. Monday, Nov. 7 - Meeting. More...

Free neuroscience support groups

Winthrop-University Hospital’s Department of Neuroscience is offering support groups that are free and open to the public for individuals living with Brain Tumors, Dystonia, Epilepsy, and Multiple Sclerosis. More...

Resident’s play to be performed

The new, acclaimed Play, “Children of the April Rain”, co-authored by local resident Lana Mae Noone, will be presented at the American Airpower Museum, Farmingdale on November 11th, 1 PM.  The play’s staged reading will be pres More...

Garden City Police Department Cell Phone program

Garden City Police Commissioner Kenneth Jackson has announced that the Department has just recently delivered 90 cell phones, plus additional accessories, to the “Cell Phones for Soldiers Program.” These cell phones were generously donate More...

“Memory Loss: What happens when it’s not normal”

To help the public understand memory loss, Winthrop-University Hospital’s Inspiring Women™ educational series will offer a special program, “Memory Loss: What Happens When It’s Not Normal?” on Thursday, October 20, at 7 More...

GCFD Annual Open House and Fire Prevention Day

Does your home have a smoke alarm? According to the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), the answer is likely yes: NFPA research shows that most American homes have at least one. But do you know how old your smoke alarms are? More...

CPOA Ambassador program accepting candidates

The Garden City Central Property Owners’ Association is seeking new applicants to fill the open position of JUNIOR AMBASSADOR for the current school year continuing into next year. More...

CPOA open meeting on October 11th

The Central Garden City Property Owners’ Association will hold its October Officers and Directors Meeting, open to all, at 7:30 PM on Tuesday, October 11, at the Garden City Senior Center on Golf Club Lane. More...

Italian humorist to speak at Senior Center

Salvatore Primeggia, professor of sociology at Adelphi and frequent entertainer on Italian American culture and comedy will appear at the Garden City Senior Center on Golf Club Lane at one o’clock on Monday, October 17th. More...

WPOA seeks applicants for Village Trustee

The Western Property Owners Association (WPOA) is seeking applicants for the position of Village Trustee, a two-year term, which begins in April 2017. More...

Community Club to host literary discussion

On Wednesday, October 19, at 1:30 PM in the GC Casino, Professor Spurgeon (Skip) Thompson III will give a lecture on “The Thing Around Your Neck,” by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, a young “up and coming” Nigerian writer. Prof. More...

THIS WEEK AT THE ROTARY

The Incredible Vanderbilt Cup Races on Long Island: The Role of Garden City and Mineola

Special Program October 24, Garden City Hotel Open to the Public   “Chain your dogs and lock up your fowls!” heralded posters throughout Long island in announcing the first international road race ever to be held in America.  More...

It’s What’s Happening for Young Adults

Locked in the Library Halloween Party   More...

Medicare program at Garden City Library

Medicare: An Educational Overview with James P. Short New York State Licensed Healthcare Insurance Broker Garden City Public Library Tuesday, November 1st 1:30 PM & Thursday, November 10th 7:00 PM   More...

WHAT’S UP G.C. ?!

“Apostle Houses”

One of the most misunderstood expressions when talking about Garden City. The term “Apostles” is not an architectural term or even an official term. It’s actually a nickname given by... children.  More...

Pack 7 is the name – Magic was the game

Cub Scout Pack 7 had a hugely successful opening Pack Night on Friday, September 25th. Gary the Great Magician was in the house and the scouts and their families sat in wonder and awe as magic was performed right before their eyes! More...

Pick up pumpkins at Pumpkin Patch

The Pumpkin Patch opened on October 1st with many volunteers earning community service credit by emptying the huge truck in only two hours! Sales continue through October 31st from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. on weekends and 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. during the week. More...

Robert McMillan forum on the Panama Canal at Community Church

On Sunday, October 9th at 9:15 – 10:15 AM, Mr. Robert McMillan will lead the Sunday Forum Series at Garden City Community Church (GCCC) on the Transformation of Panama and the Panama Canal.  More...

Stress & illness: Exploring the mind body connection

The relationship between the mind and body is both complex and compelling. Please join us as we explore and understand the role of stress in illness and health.  More...

GC Community Church hosts Yoga and Wellness Retreat

Last week members of the Garden City Community Church hosted their first Body, Mind and Spirit Retreat at Camp Quninpet on Shelter Island. More...

GC senior bridge results

On October 3rd there were 9 1/2 tables playing. The results:  North/South 1--Grace Kelly & Carol Anderson 2--Joan Kiernan & Claire Burns 3--George Salem & Rudy Kaiser 4--Pat Dolan & Gloria Mentzel   More...

Resurrection Church Christmas Fair

The community is invited for a day of fun and holiday shopping at Resurrection’s Christmas Fair, Saturday, Nov. 5, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Browse through beautiful handmade Christmas decorations and ornaments. More...

“Autumn Melodies” at the Historical Society Museum

The Garden City Historical Society’s upcoming music performance, “Autumn Melodies for a Sunday Afternoon,” features soprano Jessica Stolte Bender, accompanied by tenor Christopher Reames and pianist Anna Betka. More...

The Men’s Association News

New President   Congratulations and all the best to incoming President Jim Connolly !!! More...