2009-06-05

Town Supervisor Speaks To EPOA Meeting



Hempstead Supervisor Kate Murray spoke to a packed room of Garden City residents at the Eastern Property Owners’ Association’s annual joint meeting on June 1 in the Garden City Library. Supervisor Murray, a key figure in the approval process now underway for the Lighthouse redevelopment project, assured the standing room only crowd that there would be “no cutting corners” by […]

Exhibit Highlights Village’s Military History



By Stephanie Petrellese This month Garden City Public Library patrons will be able to learn about the Village’s rich military history-without ever picking up a book. Prominently featured in a glass showcase across from the circulation desk on the main floor, and displayed along the walls in the downstairs gallery, is a treasure trove of photos and memorabilia dating back […]

Belmont Festival To Feature “A Salute To America”



The Belmont Festival returns to Garden City with a patriotic flair as the United States Air Force Band of Liberty Afterburner headlines the popular celebration on Friday, June 5 in honor of the Belmont Stakes, the oldest and final leg of the Triple Crown. “A Salute to America” is the theme of the 2009 Garden City Belmont Festival which will […]

Troop 55 Eagle Scout Honored



Zachary LaRose is congratulated by Nassau County Executive Thomas Suozzi for reaching the rank of Eagle in Troop 55. Zachary’s Eagle project benefited the Race Track Chaplaincy of America, New York Division and Anna’s House at Belmont in Elmont. Over 650 packages of various school supplies were collected by Zachary for the Backstretch workers children at Belmont, along with money […]

Pool Opens June 13



The Garden City Pool Opens for its 53 rd year of “Fun In The Sun”. Applications were mailed to all homes in the Village. You should have recently received your application brochure for the Pool. If you have already joined we thank you, but if you are not quite sure about joining we hope to make your decision a little […]

Cathedral Participates In Heifer International Project



The Cathedral of the Incarnation has once again decided to participate in the Heifer International Project. A bake sale will be held on Sunday, June 7 at 10:30 a.m. in the undercroft of the Cathedral to raise money for this worthwhile cause. Heifer International is a non-profit organization whose goal is to help end world hunger and poverty through self-reliance […]

Garden City PTA Sportswear Sale



The GCPTA will have a sportswear table set up this Saturday, June 6th from 9:30-3:00 at Soccerfest on the fields of St. Paul’s. We have an assortment t-shirts, sweatshirts, jackets, shorts, blankets and hats. There will also be sale tables set up of previous years merchandise. Come by and check it out next to the refreshment hut.

Pack 55 Floats Along The Parade



The Cub Scouts of Pack 55 proudly marched in the annual Memorial Day Parade on Monday, May 25. The scouts and their den leaders marched and carried flags to honor all those who have served America in the United States Military. Leading the Pack, was the official Pack 55 float which showcased one the activities most associated with scouting, camping. […]

Andy Club Spring Carnival



The Andy Club will hold a Spring Carnival on Saturday, June 20th from 11:00am till 1:00pm on the GCHS Practice Fields. Students grades 1st – 5th are invited. There will be games, water balloon toss, face painting, prizes and a bake sale. Funds will go towards Charlie’s Champions Foundation who raise awareness for kids with cancer. All students must be […]

Scout Collects Musical Instruments



Garden City Boy Scout Charlie Eschmann, of Troop #243, is working on his Eagle Scout Project by collecting 50-65 new and or gently used musical instruments for St. Martins Deporres School in Uniondale. He has already collected 18 instruments including a drum set, snare drum, saxophone, clarinet, accordion, keyboards and guitars. Other residents have donated music books and cash donations […]