2006-09-29

Businesses Suffer With Paving Delay



Business owners whose customers utilize Parking Field 7S are outraged by a repaving delay which they claim has hurt them financially. They also allege the Village has not kept them informed. “There doesn’t seem to be any consideration and communication from the Village to the businesses on Seventh Street,” said Norm Zimmer, owner of Culinary Heights. He estimates that his […]

Chamber Foundation Presents”Day At The Races”



Save next Friday afternoon, October 6 to spend a fun-filled afternoon at Belmont Park’s elegant Turf & Field Club. In its private dining room, the Garden City Chamber of Commerce Foundation will present its 3rd annual “Day at the Races.” Featured will be a full luncheon buffet, plus paddock tours, sponsorship opportunities with photo in the Winners Circle and more. […]

Sheer And Highfill On Regents Committee



This summer Mr. William Highfill, a social studies teacher at Garden City High School, was a member of the Regents Examination committee for DBQ writing in Albany for the NY State Education Department. His tasks included researching and developing DBQ essays that will appear on future 11th grade US History and Government Regents examinations. Only three active teachers in New […]

“The Future of Schools, Schooling, And Community Partnerships”



To celebrate the naming of the Adelphi University Ruth S. Ammon School of Education, the School will host its first Ammon symposium on “The Future of Schools, Schooling, and Community Partnerships” on Monday, October 16, 2006 at 4:00 p.m. in the Ruth S. Harley University Center Ballroom, 1 South Avenue, Garden City, NY. Administrators, principals, teachers, parents, business leaders, elected […]

Blessing Of The Animals



Christ Episcopal Church in Garden City invites your pets and you to a Blessing of the Animals on Sunday morning, October 8, at 9:15, rain or shine in the parking area of the church at Jefferson Street and Chester Avenue, three blocks west of New Hyde Park Road. The service, which is brief and occasionally “howling,” takes place between the […]

College Notes



Carli Lucia McLaughlin of Garden City, a junior business, organizations & society major and Italian minor at Franklin & Marshall College, is participating in the college’s off-campus study program during the fall semester. McLaughlin is studying with the Butler University program in Galway, Ireland. McLaughlin, a 2004 graduate of Garden City High School is the daughter of Elaine and Brian […]

A Word From The Publisher



We were happy to hear that a new tenant is coming into the site of the former Saks Fifth Avenue on Franklin Avenue. Winthrop University Hospital, in conjunction with a Connecticut firm that specializes in fitness centers have signed a fifteen-year lease on the property, and plan to create a combination of services for wellness. While some would probably prefer […]

Former Resident Publishes Second Book



Former Garden City resident Erin Heenan Ley is back to announce the release of her second book, “Maggie Unmasks Planet Pumpkin,” which emphasizes the importance of self-esteem, individuality and courage. The book is set at a Halloween party that Maggie has decided to throw. It is her very first costume party, and she is incredibly excited – until she realizes […]

New Teachers To Head Continuing Education Italian



Garden City Continuing Education will be offering Beginning, Intermediate and Advanced Italian classes with new teachers. Debbie Fusco-Gerek, Garden City resident, will teach Beginners, and comes with nine years of heading her I.A.C.E. (Italian American Committee on Education) program at St. Brigid’s in Westbury, teaching children and adults her second language. From Boston College she holds a B.A. in Education […]

Historical Society Announces Fall Programs



Looking forward to an ambitious fall program, Brian Pinnola, president of The Garden City Historical Society, announces the Society’s upcoming schedule of events. On Thursday, October 19, Professor Don Dwyer will present a lecture on Grosvenor Atterbury, the architect of Forest Hills Gardens; on Wednesday, November 1, the Society will be honored to present “The Panama Canal: Its Past, Present […]