June 16, 2017 RSS feed / Community

A WORD FROM THE PUBLISHER

Last Call for Sports Roundup

The Garden City News’ Sports Roundup special section will be included in next week’s issue. This is an annual tradition that features photos and write ups of all Garden City sports teams, from Pre-K to senior citizens. More...

Rainbow Division Memorial restoration approved

At the Thursday, June 1 Board of Trustees’ meeting a budget transfer placed $10,500 into the village’s Parks Contractual Services account to restore a monument to the US Army’s Rainbow Division, which was headquartered in Garden Cit More...

THE OFFICE CAT

Pettit larceny arrest: On June 7th Garden City Police arrested an employee of a Garden City Plaza medical office. More...

The Saintly Gardeners

A host of Garden City Community Church members generously volunteer their time to work in the church’s vegetable garden. More...

Learning Italian through bocce

Garden City Middle School Italian teachers, Professoressa Miras and Signora Caruthers, brought their 8th grade students outside to play the game of bocce this spring. More...

The Kordes Korner

This photograph of the last graduating class of St. Mary’s School for girls in Garden City was taken by me in June 1989. The girls are waiting to enter the Cathedral of the Incarnation for their graduation. The following year, St. More...

SOCIALLY SPEAKING

The summer begins

Here we are in June and school will soon be over for the summer. Camp could be in the students’ future and a vacation at the beach is always a good possibility. More...

Discover new displays for summer at the Library

The Garden City Public Library invites residents to come in and browse the Library’s display area for books to read this summer. More...

fyi FOR SENIORS

Gazebo concert series   July 13th will start our popular Summer Gazebo Concert Series on the Village Green. Concerts are held every Thursday at 7:15 pm so bring a blanket or a lawn chair and join us! More...

GC Retired Men’s Club

Schedule of Events   Monday, June 19 - Regular Mtg  Monday, June 26 - Pizza  Monday, July 3 - Regular Mtg.  Monday, July 10 - Sandwich Lunch  Bowling every Friday during season at Herrill Lanes. Contact Joe Leto at 248-9022. More...

Raffle prizes needed for Golf Classic

The Brian J. O’Mara Foundation’s Sixth Annual Golf Classic will be held on August 7, 2017. We would like to request a donation of raffle prizes. All new items, big and small, will be appreciated. More...

Seated Mindful Meditation

Thursday Evenings July 13th, July 20th, July 27th & August 3rd at 7:00 PM  More...

Library closed Sundays in summer

Reminder - the Garden City Public Library will be closed on Sunday for the summer beginning Father’s Day June 18, 2017. The Library’s regular hours from Monday through Saturday remain unchanged. More...

June is Audiobook Month at the Garden City Library

Discover the world of audiobooks during the month of June. More...

AARP driver safety program

Wednesday, June 21st 9:30AM – 4PM In person Registration Begins Sunday June 4th at 1PM   In person registration begins Sunday, June 4th at 1PM at the Reference Desk for the AARP 55 Alive Defensive Driving Course to be held at the Garden Ci More...

Garden City Pool News

Middle School Night   The pool stays open for middle school aged teens ONLY for a special for a night of fun! Join us on Friday, June 16th for Middle School Night from 7-10pm. More...

GCHS Athletic Field Closure: June 26- September 3

As part of the Capital Reserve Fund Proposition 2 projects approved by the community on May 17, 2016, the athletic field and track at the high school will be renovated. More...

RotaCare celebrates a quarter century of service at Caregivers’ Ball

RotaCare, a non-profit organization that facilitates free health care to those most in need, recognized honorees for their outstanding commitment to providing care for the vulnerable on Long Island at their 23rd Annual Caregivers Ball at the Cherry V More...

The Men’s Association News

Next Meeting   Attention all Directors! The final meeting of the school year will be in mid June. Watch for an e-mail to be sent by the President concerning the exact details and agenda. Please make every effort to participate. More...

MTA responds to GC’s concerns, commits to Village requests

Last week, MTA interim executive director Veronique Hakim issued a letter to State Senators Kemp Hannon and Elaine Phillips, who represent Garden City, and New Hyde Park and Floral Park, respectively, in which it committed - in writing - to the promi More...

GC nonprofits fight to stay active amid increased facility fees

Garden City is known by residents to be a town of caring and charitable service. Countless nonprofits spread the message of good-will raising money for their respective causes. More...

GCPD: Uptick in thefts from parked vehicles

The Garden City Police Department reports an increase in the number of thefts from parked, unoccupied vehicles in the Garden City area, as well as in nearby areas in Nassau County. More...

GARDEN CITY UPDATE NEWS AND INFORMATION

The Board of Trustees and the Village Staff are embarking on new methods and procedures to communicate with members of our community, including our residents, commercial tenants and landlords, visitors, friends at Adelphi and local merchants. More...

Free fertility and breast cancer forum

When learning that they have breast cancer, many women fear that the treatment they will be receiving may impair their fertility. There are, however, precautions that can be taken to provide a good outcome. On Monday, July 10, from 6 to 8 pm Dr. More...

Two Village residents run for office on Democratic ticket

Sylvia Cabana and Robert Pena, both residents of Garden City are running as the Democratic candidates for Hempstead Town Clerk and Nassau County Legislator, respectively.  More...

Leaders to attend women’s networking event

The amendment giving women the right to vote is nearly 100 years old yet only 19% of Congress members are women and 12% are governors. Let’s talk about why!  More...

Nassau County Bar Assn Open House

As part of its ongoing mission to provide legal assistance to the community, the Nassau County Bar Association invites all Nassau County residents to bring their legal questions for one free session with a volunteer attorney at NCBA’s Free Open More...

Garden City High School Class of 1957 holds 60th reunion

The Garden City High School Class of 1957 held its 60th reunion at a Marriott resort on Hutchison Isoand in Stuart, Florida, in April. More...

Seniors enjoy 50s Music Party at Senior Center

On June 5, Disc Jockey George Salem presented his third oldies music program for Garden City Seniors. About 60 people attended and enjoyed singing along to several songs with printed lyrics prepared by George. More...

GC Senior Bridge results

On June 12th there were eight tables playing. The results:  North/South   1--Joan Kiernan & Claire Burns 2--Pat Fontaine & Ellen Moynahan  3--Grace Basile & Joan Cowie  East/West   More...

A musical tribute to “Joan and Joni”

“Joan & Joni,” a musical tribute to legendary singers Joan Baez and Joni Mitchell is up next at Our Times Coffeehouse, on Friday, June 16. More...

It’s What’s Happening for Young Adults

Build a Better World Summer Reading Club 2017   More...

Library offers summer loans

The Garden City Public Library is offering a Summer Loan program for Garden City patrons who are planning to travel or vacation for an extended period of time this summer. More...

News From the Children’s Room

10 More Reasons to Join the Summer Reading Club   1. When parents read, sing and play rhyming games with their toddler, they stimulate language and vocabulary development and build important foundations for learning to read.  2. More...

Coffee & Tea by the Book

My Mrs. Brown by William Norwich Garden City Public Library Tuesday, June 27th at 9:30AM In Person Registration Begins Tuesday, June 13th   More...

Library adds new Book Club in a Bag titles

The Garden City Public Library is adding seven new Book Club in a Bag titles to its collection. The titles include Into the Water by Paula Hawkins, Saints for All Occasions by J. More...

Book donations to Library suspended

The Friends of the Garden City Public Library will suspend collecting book donations from Memorial Day, May 29, through Labor Day, September 4. The group will conduct inventory on the books that have already been received. More...

GCPD: Prom night safety tips

For many parents the biggest concern isn’t the cost of attending prom, but worry about the risky behaviors associated with proms, teens driving under the influence of alcohol, drugs, and how to ensure their son or daughter arrives home safely a More...

Garden City Community Church dedicates new baptismal font

The Garden City Community Church dedicated its new baptismal Font on Mother’s Day, May 14, 2017. The dedication of the font followed a year long process conducted by the church deacons with the guidance of Rev. Lynn Sullivan. More...

20th annual Belmont Festival on Seventh Street

The Garden City Chamber held its 20th Annual Belmont Festival on 7th Street on June 9th. A large crowd enjoyed the warm summer night and the music, food and fun activities for families. More...

Hempstead Town honors VITA volunteers

Supervisor Anthony J. More...