2017-12-29

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Beginner Mah Jongg Garden City Recreation and Parks is pleased to offer beginner Mah Jongg lessons to our seniors. This eight week course (extended from 6 weeks) will cover the basics of the game and the rules so you can enjoy playing. The class will meet every Monday from 10 am to noon beginning Monday, January 8. The cost of […]

Festive cocktail party to “Ring INN the New Year”

On Sunday, January 7th at 5pm, the Cathedral of the Incarnation will host a “Twelfth Night” cocktail party, celebrating the end of the twelve days of Christmas. The party will take place at the beautifully decorated See House, a Victorian-era home on the cathedral grounds. Guests will be treated to cocktails, wine, sushi, and hors d’oeuvres generously donated by Taku […]

News from the Children’s Room

Happy New Year The Staff of the Children’s Room of the Garden City Public Library would like to take this opportunity to wish you a happy, healthy 2018 and to thank you for your patronage and support of the library during this past year! We have put together an exciting season of programs starting in February. Our schedule is now […]

Garden City Retired Men’s Club

Upcoming Events Jan.1 – No meeting Monday, January 8 – Sandwiches Monday, January 15 No meeting Monday, January 22 Sandwiches Monday, January 29 Regular Mtg. Bowling every Friday during season at Herrill Lanes. Contact Joe Leto at 248-9022. Poker players: check with John Marino at 248-1770. We welcome bridge, and especially non-bridge, players, in order to expand the variety of […]

The Kordes Korner


This photograph taken in the mid 1950’s is of the construction of the Garden City Pool. In the foreground is the main pool with the deep end (12 feet) in the lower half of the photo. This deep end was where the original pool had five diving boards. In the distance is the large stone wall by the entrance which […]

Garden City PTA News

Happy Holidays to All from the Members of GCPTA! Remember: Schools are in session on Tuesday, 1/3/18 GC PTA High School Evening PTA Meeting: H.O.P.E. Skills Bob Wolf offered simple tips to help students with “human contact skills” so needed in today’s digital world. Such skills teach how to build self-confidence and self-esteem to better engage with peers and adults. […]

SOCIALLY SPEAKING

Happy New Year

Well, I think most folks had a very Merry Christmas and we now face another New Year. Most children and many grown-ups were disappointed that we did not get snow, although it did make for a much better travel time. We just cannot have everything no matter how much we ask for it. We all need to take things as […]

Blood drive to be held at GC Library

Tuesday, January 16, 2018 2:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. Long Island Blood Services will hold a blood drive at the Garden City Public Library on Tuesday, January 16, from 2:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. in the large meeting room on the lower level of the Library. Area hospitals are in need of local residents’ help. Each donation can help to […]

Joseph Trocchia

Joseph Trocchia of Garden City passed away on December 21, 2017. He was the beloved husband of Joan. Loving father of Patricia, Joseph Jr., James and wife Kary; caring grandfather to Emily and Jimmy. Joseph was a proud Army WWII Veteran. He was a Systems Engineer with UNISYS for many years. Cremation was private. Memorials to The INN (Interfaith Nutrition […]

Rotary celebrates at Annual Holiday Luncheon Party

This past December 11, members and guests of the Mineola-Garden City Rotary Club gathered at the Garden City Hotel to celebrate the holidays with their annual Holiday Luncheon Party. The afternoon was filled with all the festivities of the season which included good cheer, fellowship, and great networking, along with an array of great raffle prizes and a 50/50 cash […]