East Nominating Committee Selects Nicholas Episcopia For Village Trustee



The 10-Member Garden City East Nominating Committee has selected Nicholas Episcopia as the candidate for election to the position of Village Trustee. In making their announcement, the Committee stated that they paid particular attention to his views on St. Paul’s, taxes, controlled development both to the east of the Village and within its borders, as well as budgets. It was […]

Rotary Joins Tsunami Relief Effort



At the meeting of the Mineola-Garden City Rotary Club this past week, announcement was made of Rotary District 7250’s effort to join in world-wide attempts to raise funds for the Tsunami relief. “Rotary is a local organization to which Garden City and Mineola residents may make donations,” noted Bob Bonagura, President-elect of the Mineola-Garden City Rotary Club, who said that […]

2005-2006 Budget Work Sessions



Superintendent of Schools, Dr. Stephen I. Leitman, the district administrators and the Board of Education have begun the budget process for the 2005-2006 school year. Preliminary budget request forms have been reviewed and budget parameters have been established. Residents are encouraged to attend a series of budget work sessions to fully understand all budget documents. These meetings also provide opportunities […]

Surprise Move Makes Entire Property Parkland



Garden City Mayor Barbara Miller, whose term ends in April, pushed through a motion at the December 16th meeting of the Board of Trustees which would likely make it harder for future boards to use any part of St. Paul’s for private use. The motion, which took many by surprise, was to designate the entire St. Paul’s property as “parkland”, […]

Woman’s Club Members Attend Festival



The Woman’s Club of Garden City was represented at the annual Long Island Federation of Women’s Clubs on November 19, by President Judy Radocy and Vice President and Federation Chair Gloria Weinrich, along with Garden City branch members Irene Christie, Norma Takach, Pat Keinath, Helene Buchwald, past-president Connie Paradiso, Yolanda Bassani, Phyllis Gatto and Linda Patriquin. Thirty-two women’s clubs were […]

Tell Me Why…

Cherry Valley Avenue

By John Ellis KordesVillage Historian I know Garden City is a well planned community with mostly a grid street layout. However, I always wondered about Cherry Valley Ave. It is cut up by the pool and by the Middle School and off Old Country Road near the Cherry Valley Apartments. Could you tell me why? Yes, Cherry Valley Avenue is […]

Grandmothers Enjoy Holiday Lunch



The Grandmothers Club of Garden City had their annual Christmas Lunch and bridge at the Hempstead Country Club on December 15. Along with the delicious food, members and friends had a super time swinging and swaying with Tom Wagner and his Tom Cats. President Gwen Duff was pleased with the turnout and success of this event. The Grandmothers Club meets […]

Bridge Luncheon Benefits



The GC Retired Educators Association held a bridge luncheon at the GC Casino to benefit the Charles Morrongiello Senior High Art Scholarship Fund on November 8th. This fund was designed to recognize artistic achievement in the graduating senior class. Two seniors this past June received a token Honorable Mention of $500 and one graduate received a $2,500 scholarship. Ninety-two bridge […]

Local Business Assists In Tsunami Relief



Website – www.tsunami assistance.info INVISTA Solutions Inc., a website design and hosting firm located in Mineola and Garden City, New York has responded to the requests from victims and family members affected by the Tsunami Disaster in South East Asia. INVISTA Solutions developed a message board website to help victims and family members get in touch with and or find […]

Senior Connections Intergenerational Workshop



An Intergenerational Writers’ Workshop will be conducted for senior citizens and young adults in grades 6, 7, and 8 at two sessions on Saturday, February 5th, and Saturday, February 12th from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. in the Small Meeting Room, (lower level, Elevator available). The subject will be a personal narrative and the final collaborative piece will result in […]