2020-10-09

This hard-working student dedicated lots of time to this project

Garden City Jewish Center Religious School starts new school year

The Garden City Jewish Center Religious School has resumed classes using Zoom, and creativity and technology are on full display. All the students meet initially for a children’s service with Rabbi Stephen Goodman, religious school teachers and student Cantor Rachel Weston — live from London! After the service, the students go to different breakout rooms with their teachers, for Hebrew, […]

Village Justice Allen S. Mathers

Garden City Court reopens on October 13th


The Garden City Justice Court will again be open to the public on a regular schedule starting Tuesday, October 13th at 5 p.m. Notices have already been sent out for the October 13th conference date. If you do not have a conference scheduled for October 13th and have not received a notice, you will NOT BE admitted to the courtroom.  […]

Synthetic turf underneath the play structure at Edgemere Park.

Facility upgrades enhance Edgemere Park


Edgemere Park’s safety surface was replaced earlier this month near the playground area, swings and play structure. The park was briefly closed to the public to allow for these facility upgrades. The new surface is similar to synthetic turf, provides for better drainage, and is more child-friendly, according to Paul Blake, chairman of the Board of Commissioners of Cultural and Recreational […]

Arlene Fairhurst-Kister (center) with two employees of the Northport VA Medical Center.

DAR women help veteran-patients

As part of its commitment to Community Service, members of the Colonel Aaron Ogden Chapter, National Society Daughters of the American Revolution (NSDAR) , recently stepped up to help our veteran-patients. Encouraged by their Regent, Carla Hall D’Ambra, the women of the chapter supported the effort by Chapter Veteran’s Chair Arlene Fairhurst-Kister, to gather needed items and gift cards for […]

Register for Let’s Cook Together with Chef Julie

Make Homemade Gnocchi with Pesto Sauce on Zoom

Join Chef Julie Reilly of Chefs of d’ Future for a virtual Italian cooking lesson with the Library  on Zoom. Cook along with Chef Julie, or just watch, and learn to make Homemade Gnocchi with Pesto Sauce to celebrate Italian Heritage Month. Registered participants will be emailed a list of ingredients in advance. Feel free to cook along or just […]

Anna Lea Smith, 90, and 3 year old Julian Millot joined the group of workers.

Pumpkin Patch with flowers, baked goods

Varying aged participants helped distribute pumpkins delivered from Navajo Reservation in New Mexico to UUCCN, on the corner of Stewart Ave and Nassau Blvd. In addition to pumpkins you can also find flowers and baked goods. Variety of pies and small pumpkin breads as well as other tasty loaves. Hours on weekdays are from noon to 6pm, on weekends from […]

A witchy bear waiting for a new home

The A.T. Stewart Exchange Consignment Shop

Entertaining Goblins of all Ages

I love this time of year! When my son (who’s now 19!) was little, I used to love to rake up the leaves — before the landscapers could get to them – and let him collapse into the pile. Now I keep myself busy with Fall decorations for the interior. Why not set a Fall table with beautiful china and […]

Gary Jendras, President of RotaCare, virtual speaker for the Mineola-Garden City Rotary Club next Monday, October 12. Photo by Jim Lennon

This Week at Rotary

RotaCare President to Speak on 5K Virtual Fun Run Next Monday, October 12, Members of the Mineola-Garden City Rotary Club and guests will hear a virtual talk by RotaCare President Gary Jendras. A long time friend of our Club, which formed RotaCare in l992, Gary will remind Rotarians and guests about the upcoming 5K Virtual Fun Run, this year in lieu […]

Sgt. Gerry Lennon, of Adelphi University's Department of Public Safety

Adelphi officer wears patch in support of breast cancer awareness


The pink patch has significant meaning for Sgt. Gerry Lennon, of Adelphi University’s Department of Public Safety and Transportation division. The twelve-year security personnel veteran lost his sister to breast cancer in 2015 and his mother was a survivor of the disease. “I’ve witnessed firsthand what this disease can do, so that is why I’m proud to wear this patch […]

Firehouse Committee presents at WPOA Meeting

The Western Property Owners Association (WPOA) held an open meeting on September 30. While following COVID guidelines for the meeting format, the WPOA Board of Directors was pleased that we had a full complement of residents filling the chairs placed six-foot apart at Cluett Hall. Since the WPOA had postponed its April Annual Meeting, the September 30 meeting began with […]