2006-02-10

Trustees Look At Possible Assisted Living Zones



The Garden City Board of Trustees is awaiting the results of a consultant’s study on the feasibility of creating zones in the Village where assisted living would be allowed under a special use permit. Future boards would make the decision to grant the permit to a developer, explained Trustee Nicholas Episcopia at the February 2nd Board of Trustees meeting. One […]

Auxilians Join Hands ForPediatric Patients



Representatives of Winthrop-University Hospital’s Auxiliary, Twigs and Wings-community-based voluntary advocacy groups that conduct exciting and successful fundraising events to support Winthrop’s programs and services-recently gathered to dedicate the Hagedorn Pediatric Inpatient Center’s family lounge and waiting area. The construction was completed during phase two of the project thanks to the groups’ generous $400,000 commitment. During phase one, their continuous support […]

GC Police Crack Oil Scam



On February 2, at 1:48 p.m. Garden City Police Officer Peter Hudak was on routine patrol on Clinton Road. PO Hudak, a highly trained truck enforcement officer, observed an oil truck with a flat inside tire traveling southbound on Clinton Road. After looking at the condition of the other tires, Officer Hudak also determined that the vehicle was overweight. He […]

SuperintendentPresents Budget



Superintendent Dr. Robert Feirsen proposed a 2006/2007 budget of $86,288,805, which is 6.51 percent higher than last year, at the first Garden City Board of Education budget work session on February 6th. This is the same percentage increase as last year, when the Board adopted a budget of $81,011,068. The increase was 6.51 percent and the tax levy increase was […]

Budget Work Session #2 February 13



Budget Work Session #2 will be held on Monday, February 13 th at 8:15 p.m. in the Garden City high school cafeteria. The instructional components of the budget will be presented. This meeting is also a regular work session. At the budget work session, held February 6 th, Dr. Robert Feirsen, Superintendent of schools, spoke about key ideas in budget […]

Thefts On The Increase



The Garden City Police Department reports that there has been a marked increase in thefts from residences and vehicles parked in driveways. Most of these larcenies are occurring during he night time hours. Usually after midnight when most residents are asleep. Police Commissioner Cipullo states “There are many things that residents can do to help prevent these thefts and even […]

AHRC Holds Gala Christmas Luncheon



The Garden City Auxiliary of AHRC Nassau held its forty-second Annual Christmas Luncheon on December 6th at the Garden City Hotel. Guests were entertained with a spectacular performance by the Buenos Aires Tango Dancers, as well as a presentation of exquisite fashions by Barbatsuly Brothers. There was a dazzling assortment of boutique items available from the displays of several distinctive […]

Mercy’s St. Patrick’s Day Luncheon



The Garden City League of Mercy Medical Center is pleased to announce the date for the Saint Patrick’s Day Luncheon which is Thursday, March 9. This charity event is being held at the lovely Cherry Valley Club. The price per ticket is $65. The day will begin at 11 a.m. with boutique shopping featuring local vendors such as, Paisleys Children’s […]

       Socially         Speaking



Groundhog Day has come and gone and the reports on two groundhogs were direct opposites. One saw his shadow and the other didn’t but that was to be expected as one came out to sunshine and the other to a cloudy day. I did wonder what became of the Groundhog from Malverne but I didn’t think he made a showing […]

CMF Spring Card Party And Boutique



“The Garden City Chapter of CMF invites you to the Garden City Casino for its’ Annual Spring Card Party and Boutique on Monday, March 27 th at the GC Casino. The Boutique opens at 11:30 a.m. and lunch and bridge start at noon. For a donation of $15 per person, or $60 per table you will receive sandwiches, desserts, coffee […]