School Board Sets Date For Public Vote on Bond



By Stephanie Petrellese The Garden City Board of Education unanimously voted to set October 27th as the date to hold a public referendum on a bond totaling $36.5 million to fund capital improvements throughout the district. The vote will take place in the gymnasium at the Garden City High School from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. “Certainly the administration believes […]

Chamber Sets Deadline For Community Guide Information



Althea Robinson and Liz Denby, editors of the Garden City Chamber of Commerce’s “Garden City Community Guide and Calendar of Events,” reminds presidents and chair people of our Village organizations, schools and church groups, to submit to the Chamber forms listing the heads of their organizations along with contact information as well as their confirmed events for the September 2009 […]

School District StrivingTo Improve



By Stephanie Petrellese Superintendent of Schools Dr. Robert Feirsen was given only a few minutes to bask in the glow of the school district’s latest accolade before he was called upon to acknowledge that the district cannot rest on its laurels at the August 11th meeting of the Garden City Board of Education. The superintendent announced that Garden City was […]

Msgr. John’s Knights Support The Walk to Defeat ALS



John Lappas, a parishioner of St. Anne’s parish for over 20 years and an active member of Msgr. John’s Knights has been stricken with Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) often referred to as “Lou Gehrig’s Disease”. This is a neuro-degenerative disease that affects nerve cells in the brain and the spinal cord, and then progresses to the muscles throughout the body. […]

Rotary To Host AG Representative



A representative from Attorney General Andrew Cuomo’s Office will speak to the members of the Minneola-Garden City Rotary Club on consumer fraud as part of Attorney General Cuomo’s statewide Consumer Awareness Initiative. Adam Levin, Consumer Fraud Representative from Cuomo’s Nassau Office, will inform participants on how to best avoid consumer scams, such as sweepstakes, bank freezes, mail orders, fake charities, […]

Group Brings Hope To Nicaragua



A group of 17 people from Long Island traveled to Nicaragua for a week this summer. For some, the trip comprised their ‘summer vacation.’ While this Central American destination boasts inviting beaches lined with beautiful palm trees, these travelers were not there to lounge on the beach. Representing local churches, including Lutheran Church of the Resurrection, in Garden City, and […]

Sweets & Treats At Spirit Day



As you are well aware by now, St Anne’s Parish will be hosting the annual Spirit Day on Saturday, September 19th. Rides, games and attractions will be available throughout the day, with literally “something for everyone”. Fr. John will celebrate an inspirational 5PM outdoor Mass. Then, as the lights go down, we will prepare for the drawing of the Big […]

Pellicano ~ Matsumura Wedding



Martin Pellicano and Rose Pellicano are happy to announce the marriage of their son, Julian Pellicano to Momoko Matsumura of Osaka, Japan. The ceremony took place at the Church of the Holy Ghost in Maui, Hawaii on May 23, 2009. Julian is a graduate of Garden City High School, Class of 1998. He graduated from Johns Hopkins University and The […]

GCCC Ladies Golf News



Partner Relay – 50% Combined Handicap Results August 4, 2009 1st Low Net: Nancy Kiley & Mimi Miesemer67 2nd Low Net: Celeste Cutrone & Pat Heaney75 3rd Low Net: (Tie) Marge Battisti & Elaine Rauchenberger76 Hilde DiGiacomo & Mady Tjioe76 Lee Sapuppo & Carol Wenk 76

Chairman Of Trial Lawyers



Attorney Christopher To Cafaro was sworn in as chairman of the Nassau/Suffolk Trial Lawyers on July 13, 2009. The Garden City resident is a partner at Montfort, Healy, McGuire & Salley, a Garden City defense firm. His practice areas include insurance, construction and industrial accidents and product liability. He is the fifth partner of this firm to achieve this honor.