A Friend’s Farewell



By Stephanie Petrellese The Parente family of Garden City has been laid to rest. Most people who attended Tuesday’s funeral have gone back to work or school. Television news vans have left the Village; reporters have moved on to cover their next story. However, before life fully resumes and the memory of this tragedy begins to fade, Betty Parente’s best […]

Adelphi Breast Cancer Program Saved



State funding that had been vital for the continued operation of the Adelphi NY Statewide Breast Cancer Hotline and Support Program has been restored under the 2009-2010 budget, Senator Craig M. Johnson (D-Nassau) and Assemblyman Marc Alessi (D-Wading River) announced. The Adelphi NY Statewide Breast Cancer Hotline and Support Program has provided professional counseling, education and outreach services to thousands […]

Garden City Budget News By Roy S. Ryniker and Bob Sundius



The Board of Trustees recently approved a Village budget for 2009-2010 that included a 5.9% increase in taxes, with a total tax levy of $44.3 million. Substantially all of the discussion surrounding this year’s budget process concerned the propriety of individual operating and capital expenditure appropriations. There is a parallel issue that residents should understand – They actually shoulder the […]

Receives National Accreditation



In the latest affirmation of the hospital’s delivery of the highest quality patient care, Mercy Medical Center has been recognized by a multidisciplinary national accrediting organization for the caliber of the noninvasive testing it provides for the early detection and diagnosis of vascular disease that can lead to heart attack and stroke. Mercy has received a three-year certification from the […]

EPOA Annual Joint Meeting



The Eastern Property Owners’ Association (EPOA) will hold its Annual Meeting on June 1 at 7:30PM at Garden City Library to elect Officers and Directors for the 2009-2010 term, to select four members of the Seven Member EPOA Nominating Committee and to vote on an amendment to the Association’s bylaws. The amendment will create an additional officer position to handle […]

Community Agreement Is 90 Years Old



By Board of Trustees Public Information Committee, Nicholas P. Episcopia, Chair What is the Origin of the Community Agreement? The Community Agreement originated in 1919, when the Village of Garden City was incorporated. At that time, there were 3 developing areas in Garden City – “Old Garden City,” now known as the Central Section, with 50 homes; “Garden City East,” […]

GC Resident Participates In Tea Party Protest



April 15th Tea Party held in Hicksville had hundreds of participants, among them a GC resident & artist, Dianne Fleming. Her large sign, seen here along Rt 107, was held by some of the participants. News 12 covered this event.

School Budget To Be Presented At Estates’ Annual Meeting



Representatives of the Village of Garden City School District will be present at the Annual Meeting of the Property Owners’ Association of Garden City Estates (Estates POA) to be held on Wednesday, May 13, 2009 to present and review the budget for the School District for the 2009/2010 year. Residents are welcome to come and hear the presentation and ask […]

Adelphi University To Hold Commencement



Adelphi University will hold its 113th Commencement on Thursday May 21, at 10:00 a.m. at the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum, 1255 Hempstead Turnpike, Uniondale. President Robert A. Scott will deliver the Commencement address, and the University will award honorary degrees to Suzy Dalton Sonenberg M.S.W. ’76, Audrey Ronning Topping, and Seymour Topping. Joan Kuster ’51, dedicated alumna and community member, […]

The Office Cat



ON SATURDAY, May 2, come see the Adelphi Orchestra, with the impressive program, conducted by Christopher Lyndon-Gee, includes Sergei Prokofiev’s Violin Concerto No. 1 in D major and Richard Wagner’s Die Walküre, Act One. The concert features talented Adelphi musicians, a violin solo performed by Maristella Patuzzi and artists Carol Yahr, Sieglinde and John Keyes, Siegmund. 8 p.m. in the […]