2006-10-13

Tension Rises As St. Paul’s Decision Looms



Even though a decision on the future of the historic Main Building at St. Paul’s is several months away, it was clearly evident at the October 5th meeting of the Garden City Board of Trustees that a group of residents have strong opinions on the controversial community issue and are not confident that Board members are listening. The subject of […]

Chamber Sets Fall Festival Street Fair



The Village Music Makers big band … two trackless trains carrying up to 28 happy youngsters on rides up and down Seventh Street … the traditional moon bounce … money cube … caterpillar climb-through … loads of carnival games … karaoke … a street full of sidewalk sales and exhibits … fabulous food … plus decorative corn stalks provided by […]

Committee To Save St. Paul’s Submits RFP Response



Editor’s Note: The following article was submitted by Maureen Traxler, administrative and communications director for the Committee to Save St. Paul’s. After many years of listening to and speaking with residents about the present and future needs in the Village of Garden City, the Committee to Save St. Paul’s has responded to the Village RFP with a practical and achievable […]

Adelphi Construction Concerns Residents



Residents have been bothered by a significant increase in parking and traffic on surrounding side streets since construction began on the Adelphi University campus. Manny Velez, president of the Estates Property Owners’ Association, asked trustees at the Oct. 5th Garden City Board of Trustees meeting to establish a formal communication process for residents to voice their concerns. He said residents […]

Welcoming Club Of Garden City



The Welcoming Club of Garden City hosted its September Newcomers Cocktail party at the lovely home of Christine Tiedemann. The newcomers were welcomed by President Beverly Hegarty and the board members and as a special surprise cookies with a design of their new homes were made for all of them. The next newcomers cocktail party will be held on Wednesday, […]

GC Residents Volunteer In Providence



Garden City resiends Brian Allen, Suzanne McKenna and Jenna Wood were among the 150 students in Providence College’s class of 2010 who spent their first days in Providence participating in the College’s 16th annual Urban Action program: The freshmen and 25 upperclassmen leaders volunteered over 3,000 hours at six sites throughout Providence during their three day effort. In one of […]

Iona Emsley Of ACORN. Is Sunday Forum Speaker



On Sunday, October 15, the Garden City Community Church Forum will present Iona Emsley, Co-Chair of the Uniondale ACORN, speaking about “More Affordable Housing in Garden City and Long Island.” Ms. Emsley is the Co-Chair of Uniondale ACORN, a group that has been very active recently in seeking to have portions of new development properties made affordable for lower income […]

“Recreation” Days For The Cathedral Youth Group



The Cathedral Youth Group had a busy summer. It began with a full day of adventuring in New York City. There was also a fishing trip with lots of bites but no keepers. The final event was an amazing day at the summer home of the D’Aversa family on Peconic Bay in Jamesport on the North Fork of Long Island. […]

The Office Cat



  Voice of the Faithful will meet at the East Williston Community Church, Hillside Avenue/ Roslyn Rd. on Tuesday October 24 at 7:30 p.m.. The guest speaker will be Eileen Flynn. Call Carol at 742-0704… On Friday October 6, 7:30 p.m., meet stand-up comic,actor, and author,as well as the best friend of Seinfeld, at Barnes and Noble, Carle Place, as […]

GC Hotel Prepares For Annual Tree Lighting



The Garden City Hotel’s tradition of its Annual Tree Lighting Ceremony will continue on Monday, November 27 beginning at 5:30 pm. For more than 20 years, Garden City and the surrounding communities have ushered in the holiday season by joining together at The Garden City Hotel for a very special event – the Annual Tree Lighting Ceremony – to share […]