2006-12-08

Firefighters Tackle Nail Salon Fire



During the morning hours around 8 AM on Wednesday, December 6th, Garden City firefighters were called to a report of a fire at the row of stores located on New Hyde Park Rd. Upon arrival at the scene, firefighters encountered a heavy smoke condition coming from the Nail Salon at 47 New Hyde Park Rd. Firefighters, under the command of […]

Closing Date for ACS Holiday Announcement



Just a reminder that the deadline for the Garden City Unit of the American Cancer Society’s Holiday Announcement is Friday, December 8 th. Historically, the funds raised by the Holiday announcement have been allocated toward fighting children’s cancer. This year we will continue this tradition, and fund research into a childhood cancer predisposition syndrome called Fanconi Anemia. Many cancer researchers […]

Holiday Windows To Be Judged



For the 28th year, shop windows in the central business district and on New Hyde Park Road will be judged and awarded for the best in holiday style and spirit next Thursday, December 14 between 4:30 and 5:30 p.m. Shops are advised to keep their windows lit to best show off their displays. There will be 10 winners including “best […]

A Word From The Publisher



First Amendment Scholarship Competition We are proud to announce that we will be participating in a First Amendment essay contest which is being held by the New York State Press Association. The contest is open to eleventh and twelfth grade students in New York State, and invites students to write an essay of no more than 500 words on the […]

Christmas Music At Thursday Luncheon



George Petersen will bring us into the Christmas Season with special music on the piano and Abe Rivera will be the soloist. On Thursday, December 14 from 12 noon to 1:30 p.m. in the parlor of the Garden City Community Church. Please bring a sandwich; the dessert and beverage will be provided by the hostesses Lynn Finnerty, Carol Schragel and […]

Youth Group Annual Christmas Tree Sale



On Saturday, December 9 th, 2006, from 8 a.m. to 12 noon, the youth of the Garden City Community Church at 245 Stewart Ave., will be holding their annual Christmas Tree and Bake Sale. A live brass band will help you get into the spirit of the season as the Youth help you select the perfect tree for your home. […]

Exhibition Held



Hempstead Town Receiver of Taxes Don Clavin (left) greeted Robert R. McMillian (center) and Brian Pinnola of Garden City at the Historical Society Museum of Garden City’s 2006 Art and Paintings Exhibition held at the museum on Eleventh Street in Garden City.

Kiwanis President Honored



Hempstead Town Councilman Ed Ambrosino (right) and Receiver of Taxes Don Clavin (left) presented an official Town of Hempstead Certificate of Recognition to Richard Deremer of Garden City, who was recently installed for another term as president of Garden City Kiwanis at the 2006 installation luncheon held at the Garden City Hotel.

CMF Entertainment Books Available



The Garden City Chapter of Children’s Medical Fund has brand new 2007 entertainment books available. The new issue is jam packed with hundreds of exclusive offers. Great discounts can be found for local restaurants, movie theaters, museums, stores and hotels. They now offer over 10,000 hotels at half price. Everyone should have one in their car because there is something […]

Adelphi University Re-launches M.B.A. Program



Health care employment on Long Island grew by more than 38 percent between 1990 and 2004, according to an annual health care report published by the Long Island Association. The United States Department of Labor projects the employment trend of medical and health services administrators will grow 18 to 26 percent through 2014. As the health services sector grows both […]