Girl Scout Troop 1322 participated in Stars of Hope, a healing arts program

Troop 1322 – Stars of HOPE

On Wednesday, November 4th, Garden City Cadette Girl Scout Troop 1322 participated in Stars of HOPE. Stars of HOPE is the world’s largest and fastest-growing healing arts program. It began in New York in 2007 through the NY Says Thank You Foundation, as a way to incorporate disaster relief, mental health and therapeutic art to help communities in need. Stars […]

Robbie Donno, Gift of Life founder with all-grown-up Grace Agwaru from Uganda, first recipient of cardiac surgery at age 5, pictured with her dad Sylvester.

This Week at Rotary

Rotary’s Gift of Life Founder will Speak on “Crusade of the Heart” One of the many services provided by the Mineola-Garden City Rotary Club over the years has been participation in Rotary International’s Gift of Life Program. A “Crusade of the Heart,” Gift of Life provides hope to children with heart disease and their families as lives are transformed for […]

GCHS Class of 2021 collects food for The INN

The Garden City High School Class of 2021 and the Varsity Soccer team are sponsoring a “curb-side” food drive to benefit The INN (Mary Brennan INN Soup Kitchen) in Hempstead. The food drive will take place at Garden City High School, Merillon Avenue circle, on Saturday, November 21st from 10 a.m.. to 1 p.m., rain or shine. Items needed: canned […]

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Great change for American Legion Auxiliary

On November 10th, the eve of Veterans Day 2020 and the 245th anniversary of the founding of the U.S. Marine Corps, Aidan Coors and Ronnie Marciano donated significant funds from their ‘Loose Change’ drive. The William Bradford Turner American Legion Unit 265 will use this money for veterans and their families. The Auxiliary will ensure that the funds generated will […]

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Garden City native releases debut solo album

Former Garden City resident, P.J. O’Connor, just released his first solo music album on Thursday, after working on the project for nearly five years. The album, entitled, ‘Television’s Golden Age,’ depicts the soulful side of a tough New York City exterior. O’Connor attended the Garden City school system until 1988, before transferring and graduating from Canterbury School in Connecticut in […]

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Win the trip of a lifetime at the Historical Society’s Virtual Holiday Market

Have you been under the strain and uncertainty of Covid for too long? Are the Holidays and the idea of shopping overwhelming, instead of a joy to look forward to? There perhaps has never been a better time to give the gift of a future trip, or something unique to cherish. The Garden City Historical Society has created the cure […]

Bobby’s friends and regular donors, Julia and Delaney Hall

The Bobby Menges “I’m Not Done Yet” Memorial Blood Drive

I’m Not Done Yet is hosting the sixth Bobby Menges “I’m Not Done Yet” Memorial Blood Drive on Monday, December 14th from 1pm-7pm at the Stewart Manor Country Club on 51 Salisbury Ave. in Stewart Manor. The bloodmobile is still not available because of Covid-19, so once again a HUGE thank you to John Parks, owner of the Stewart Manor […]

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Holiday entertaining – Simple but elegant

The Community Club of Garden City and Hempstead will be holding a holiday program on Tuesday, December 8th at the Garden City Casino.  Way back when this program was being first envisioned, it was conceived as a cooking demonstration with hands on participation as Pomegranate Butternut Squash Salad, Sweet Potatoes with Apples, Chestnut and Rum, and a Sicilian Cassata would […]

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The A.T. Stewart Exchange Consignment Shop

Holiday Poppers – Who doesn’t love them?! Christmas crackers or poppers! What a fun tradition! Did you know they are a British invention? According to Wikipedia, Tom Smith, a candy-maker, created them in 1847, to hold his bon-bons. When his sweets sales began to slump, he came up with the idea of inserting love messages into the candy wrappers, which […]

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Garden City Community Church is bridging the chasm

Let’s face it, COVID-19 has changed our way of living to an extent that we are standing on one precipice and the whole world is on the other side. Each step we take is a balancing act not to lose our hold on what we value most – our ability to be safely connected to others and to do our […]