March 17, 2017 RSS feed / Community

A WORD FROM THE PUBLISHER

Fee increases too high

We hope the Village of Garden City reconsiders its decision to start greatly increasing the rental fees that local charities must pay to use village facilities such as St. Paul’s for their events. More...

Village Election Tuesday, March 21

The annual Village Election will be held on Tuesday, March 21, 2017 from 12 Noon until 9:00 p.m. at Village Hall, 351 Stewart Avenue. Registered Village residents will be voting for the following candidates:  • Mayor - 2 Years - Brian C. More...

LIRR third track press conference

On Friday, March 24th the Town of Hempstead, along with the villages of Garden City, New Hyde Park and Floral Park, will host a press conference beginning at Noon in front of New Hyde Park Village Hall on Jericho Turnpike and New Hyde Park Road regar More...

Town official speaks at agency

Hempstead Town Receiver of Taxes Donald Clavin (center) speaks with the Daniel Gale Sotherby Real Estate staff during his visit to their office located in Garden City. More...

Free workshop: Navigating the “New Normal”

Navigating the “New Normal” is a free workshop on how to cope with the changes in society since the inauguration of the 45th president of the United States conducted by Dr. More...

Community Club to present Richard Knox

On Wednesday April 5, the Community Club of Garden City and Hempstead will present Mr. Richard Knox, with his program titled “The Incomparable Mario Lanza”, 1:30p.m. at The Garden City Casino. More...

GC Bird Sanctuary to host Spring Benefit Yard Sale

The Garden City Bird Sanctuary 2017 Spring Benefit Yardsale will take place on Saturday, April 22nd from 9 AM to 3 PM at the bird sanctuary, opposite 181 Tanners Pond Road. The raindate is the next Saturday, April 29th. More...

Tomorrow’s Hope Run at St. Joseph School almost here

Sign up online now for the St. Joseph School “Run for Tomorrow’s Hope” to take place on Saturday, March 25th More...

The Kordes Korner

This rare post card, from about 1905, was taken from Sixth Street, looking north toward the third Garden City Hotel (1901) along Park Avenue. More...

Eastern Property Owners’ Association Annual Scholarship

It is with pleasure that the Eastern Property Owners’ Association of Garden City announces that it will once again award a $1,000 scholarship to a graduating high school senior who resides in the Eastern section of the village.  More...

Great chefs at Á La Carte

BY DANIELLE CARUTHERS AND ANDRÉA MIRAS, TEACHERS   On December 14th, and January, 4th and10th, Mrs. Caruthers’ and Mrs. More...

Community Theatre reaches out and draws in

Cast and crew of The Garden City Community Theatre (GCCT) know they are part of something special.  More...

Twin doctors admitted to DAR

April Barnum and her twin sister Kimberly Barnum, both Doctors in residency, were admitted to the Garden City based Colonel Aaron Ogden Chapter of the National Society, Daughters of the American Revolution on March 5th. More...

Village facilities tour draws a crowd

A tour of Village facilities March 11, 2017 drew quite a crowd of residents interested in learning about the inner workings of Garden City. More...

fyi FOR SENIORS

Adult Art Class Registration Begins   The Garden City’s Department of Recreation and Parks will offer an adult art class this fall. More...

Garden City Retired Men’s Club

Schedule of Events   Monday, March 20 - Regular Meeting  Monday, March 27 - Sandwiches  Monday, April 3 - Regular meeting  Monday, April 10 - Sandwiches  Bowling every Friday during season at Herrill Lanes. More...

Scone workshop at the Library

Scone Workshop With the Baking Coach Tuesday, April 18 at 7:00 p.m.   Learn how to make classic scones from scratch. Take home in a tin with lid to bake. Choose between chocolate chip or raisin during this 60–75 minute program.   More...

Garden City resident appears in play

Jessica Toscano, a Garden City resident and sophomore at Sacred Heart Academy, stars as Chip in the school’s production of Disney’s Beauty and the Beast. Jessica is a service-oriented young women. More...

It’s What’s Happening for Young Adults at the Library

Chick Incubation Project: Eggs Arriving March 28   More...

News From the Children’s Room

March Madness has begun at the Library with a new display of basketball books. Come check out books to learn about Irish traditions to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day and books to celebrate the first day of Spring, which is on March 21st.  More...

“The Who’s Tommy: A Bluegrass Opry” at Adelphi

Forty-five years after its original release, The Who’s TOMMY has been reimagined as a bluegrass tribute featuring Springfield, Missouri’s The HillBenders. More...

Garden City Pool News

Take Advantage of Discount Rate…   Join by April 1st and you are eligible for the discount rate and a guest pass booklet discount (5 guest passes for only $50). A $75.00 value! More...

Mobility Impaired Committee Meeting

The Mobility Impaired Committee will meet on Monday, March 20 at 7:30 p.m. More...

Nassau County DA to speak at Ethical Humanist Society

On Sunday, March 26, from 11 am to noon, Nassau County District Attorney Madeline Singas will speak at the Ethical Humanist Society of Long Island on the topic “A Modern Approach to Doing Justice.” Ms. More...

Local contractor to help rebuild handicapped child’s home

This will be the second time that the Tarr’s Home Improvements Inc. of Franklin Square, will rebuild a home in the Garden City area to help a family in need. More...

THE OFFICE CAT

Hit and run: On March 8th Garden City Police officers investigated a report that a small white vehicle struck and damaged a parked vehicle in Parking Field #5 before leaving the scene without stopping.  More...

Art Workshop: A program for special needs adults

Friday, March 31, 12PM – 1:30PM  Garden City Public Library   More...

Meet Garden City’s robots (and the teams behind them) at the Library

“Wouldn’t you like to shape the future instead of having it just happen to you? More...

Leg. Laura Schaefer to receive Community Achievement Award

The Garden City Chamber of Commerce announced today that Legislator Laura Schaefer will receive the Community Achievement Award at the May 5 Pineapple Ball.  The Chamber established this award in 1974 to recognize outstanding professionalism wit 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...

Pain support group meeting

American Chronic Pain Association Support Group will meet Tuesday, April 18th at Metro Physical Therapy 800 East Gate Blvd. Garden City. Meeting time is from 1:30 to 3:00 pm. Meeting is Free and refreshments will be served. More...

Great Irish Music Program at Community Club

On Wednesday, March 1st, at The Garden City Casino, Joe Chojnacki entertained the audience with a terrific variety of Irish songs. More...

SOCIALLY SPEAKING

The Ides of March

March has certainly lived up to its reputation as a month with a wide variety of weather. We have had a winter that has given us very good weather so far, but seems to have changed its mind. More...

THIS WEEK AT THE ROTARY

What you didn’t know about the Salvation Army

The Salvation Army is well known for its Red Kettle project at Holiday Time. More...

Cub Scout Pack 7 celebrates annual Blue and Gold reception

On Sunday, February 12, Garden City’s Cub Scout Pack 7 held their annual Blue and Gold Reception for all the Scouts and their families. The Blue and Gold banquet is one of the highlights of the Cub Scout year. More...

Free legal advice clinics

Mortgage foreclosure continues to be of sizable concern in Nassau County. In 2016, the county had 3,455 mortgage foreclosing filings. More...

Garden City Senior Bridge

On March 13th there were six tables playing. More...

Local dancer accepted into American Ballet Theatre and Joffrey programs

Kalei Bremer of the Garden City Middle School has been quite busy the past few months. First she was accepted to the American Ballet Theatre (ABT)’s Summer Intensive Program for the third consecutive year. More...

Named director of Winthrop Cancer Center

Winthrop- University Hospital is pleased to announce the appointment of Eva Chalas, MD, to Physician Director of Winthrop’s Cancer Center. Dr. More...

Garden City Library hosts PARP Rally

The Garden City Public Library was honored to host the PARP, Pick A Reading Partner, pep rally and kick off show on March 1st. A capacity crowd attended including students, parents, teachers, principals, and the Superintendent of Schools Dr. More...

Brownie Troop 1242 works on badges

Recently, Troop 1242 met to work on receiving their next badge. With the proceeds from their cookie sales thus far, the troop is working on their “Give Back” badge. More...

J2A’s confirmation retreat

Students from the J2A (Journey to Adulthood) program at the Cathedral of the Incarnation visited Holy Cross Monastery as part of their confirmation preparation. More...