2009-07-17

Former Resident To Receive Congressional Medal



By Stephanie Petrellese Former Garden City resident Margaret Werber Gilman will be awarded the Congressional Gold Medal at a ceremony to be held this fall in Washington, D.C., after President Barack Obama recently signed into law legislation awarding America’s highest civilian honor to the women who served as Airforce Service Pilots during World War II. “The Women Airforce Service Pilots […]

Restaurant Week Starts Monday, Fair Next Friday



The Garden City Chamber of Commerce invites the community to turn out for the first Restaurant Week in Garden City – this Monday, July 20 through Thursday, July 23. Participating restaurants offering three-course “price-fixed” meals between 4 and 7 p.m. include: Calagero’s, Garden City Hotel’s Rein, Fianei’s Paninoteca, Grimaldi’s, Jin East, La Nonna Bella, Leo’s, Lord & Taylor’s Signature Cafe, […]

Airship Makes History In Garden City



By Cyril and Kyle Bradford Smith Last week, the Garden City News featured an article about two important aviation milestones in which the Village was directly involved: the first-ever crossing of the Atlantic by the NC 4, a very large seaplane made by Curtiss Aircraft in Garden City, and the landing of the huge British dirigible, the R 34, at […]

Semper Fi; US Marines VisitCherry Valley Club



By Craig G. Biscone Each year, Attorney David J. Sutton hosts an outing at the Cherry Valley Club to thank his valued clients for their patronage and fellow attorneys who act as co-counsel to his litigation practice for their support. This year, Mr. Sutton elected to do something special and extend three invitations to U.S. Marines stationed at the Garden […]

1981 Time Capsule Found – Looking For Participants!



During the current construction project at Village Hall, a Time Capsule buried in 1981 was found! The Time Capsule was buried by a local Girl Scout Brownie Troop who invited community to write letters to themselves, to be mailed when the time capsule was dug up. There are over 140 letters and we’re trying to track down the current addresses […]

“Women Of Distinction” Ceremony



Assemblyman Tom McKevitt (R,C,I-East Meadow) will be hosting his Third Annual “Women of Distinction” ceremony to honor outstanding women from the 17th Assembly District. “This prestigious award gives our community the opportunity to celebrate the accomplishments of all the extraordinary women who make our community a safer, better place to live,” said McKevitt. “This ceremony is an opportunity to tell […]

Garden City Surgeon Saves Maryland Visitor



Dennis Brady is a lucky man, twice over! Three years ago, during routine medical tests, it was discovered that the 80-year-old Maryland resident had an abdominal aortic aneurysm. AAA, as it’s often known, is a ballooning of the wall of the main vessel supplying blood to the abdomen and lower extremities, which often develops without symptoms and ruptures without warning […]

Winthrop-University Hospital Earns Pinnacle Award



When members of Winthrop-University Hospital administration recently traveled to the Healthcare Association of New York State (HANYS) Annual Conference, they had something special to look forward to. During the June 24-26 meeting at The Sagamore on Lake George, NY, Winthrop was presented the 2009 HANYS Pinnacle Award for Quality and Patient Safety (Large Hospital Category) from the Healthcare Association of […]

The Office Cat



The 2nd Battalion, 25th Marines Association will host its third Annual Golf Outing at Eisenhower Park on Aug. 3 to raise funds for the support of local Marine Reservists and their families. Play will take place on the Red and White Courses with a shotgun start at 1 p.m. Check in begins at 10 a.m., followed by a barbeque lunch. […]

The Value Of Volunteering



Hosted by The Long Island Volunteer Center, an affiliate of HandsOn Network, in partnership with Girl Scouts of Nassau County Wednesday, July 22, 2009 from 7:00 – 8:30pm Girl Scouts of Nassau County located at 110 Ring Road West, Garden City, N.Y. 11530 Free workshop While volunteers provide support to any organization, they also connect with prominent leaders in government, […]