Welcoming Club Rock And Roll Bowling



The Welcoming Club of Garden City had its Rock and Roll Bowling Night on March 20th. A good time was had by all. Our next couples event is our End of the Year Party- Backyard Bash on Saturday, June 12th. Tickets are only $40 per person. This includes a live band, beer & wine and food. Come help us to […]

Historical Society Now Accepting Payments Online



Its name may say “historical,” but The Garden City Historical Society is using state-of-the-art, secure and convenient technology in its 2010 Membership Campaign. For the first time since the Society was established in 1975, individuals and businesses may now join the society or renew their memberships online. “Visiting the Historical Society’s website not only enabled me to pay our dues […]

Garden City Administrators Agree to Zero Increase



It was announced at Tuesday evening’s Board of Education Work Session that the Board has reached an agreement with Garden City Public Schools administrators bargaining unit on a two-year contract which provides for a zero percent increase in the first year and a two-percent increase in the second year. The agreement reflects the Board’s continuing efforts to control school spending […]

“Do You, Do You, Do You Wanna Dance?”



On Saturday, May 22 the J2A/Rite 13 Youth Group of the Cathedral of the Incarnation will sponsor an afternoon and evening filled with dancing bringing back the days of the Dance-A-Thon in an effort to raise money for their upcoming Mission Trip to be held during Spring Break 2011. This event will offer not only music to dance by but […]

GC Resident Buys Stewart Ave. Building



Metropolitan Realty Associates, which is owned by Garden City resident Joseph Farkas and which has developed a track record for revitalizing distressed and under-utilized assets, went under the radar and snagged a Stewart Avenue office building with a well-known address at a rock bottom price. This is the largest sale on Long Island, so far, in 2010. Jericho-based MRA, bought […]

Resurrection Lutheran Church Hosts Blood Drive



According to the Long Island Blood Services, each donation of blood can save up to three lives. Our community hospitals need your help. Consider sharing this lifesaving gift. To help in the effort, Resurrection Lutheran Church is hosting a blood drive, Monday, June 7, from 3:15 to 9:15 p.m. in the church gym. Most healthy adults can give blood every […]

Residents Still Unhappy With Verizon



At the May 6th meeting of the Garden City Board of Trustees, several residents who live along Thirteenth Avenue-including one family who technically reside within the Village of Garden City-expressed their continuing frustrations with the noise and odor emanating from construction taking place at a local Verizon-owned building. The building is located on the east side of Herricks Road within […]

Recital By Jessica French At The Cathedral



On Sunday, May 16th at 4:00 p.m. Jessica French will be in recital at the Cathedral of the Incarnation. Jessica French is a recent graduate of Yale University, where she received a Master’s Degree in Organ Performance, studying with Martin Jean. While at Yale, Jessica was Assistant Organist at Trinity Church on the Green in New Haven. In 2005, she […]

Focus On Writing And Research At School Board Work Session



The Garden City Board of Education listened to an update provided by the library media curriculum review and research committee during a May 11th work session. The research committee was formed last year to enrich the writing experiences of students in grades six through twelve by engaging them in more meaningful research assignments. One of the major changes that have […]

Mangano: Support Your Local Newspaper



Today people have any number of ways they can get their news: television, radio, the internet or even their cell phone, and yes, the humble printed page you currently hold in your hands. Nothing can replace that tactile feeling of a piece of parchment between you fingers, something you can physically hold, fold, clip, paste and mail and show as […]