2020-11-27 E-Edition

County Executive Laura Curran, pictured with students and staff members, attended the food drive at Garden City High School on Nov. 21. Photos courtesy of Garden City Public Schools

Curbside Food Drive

Top (left to right): Coaches- Jamie Falve, Kerry McCooey, and Jen Williams Middle (left to right): Katelyn Parker, Shay Falve, Sadie Hogan, Mary Rae McCooey, Norah Galanek, Layla Ellis, Emily Manna, Keagan Williams Bottom ( left to right): Willa Brown, Ashley Callahan, Quinn Topping, Kayla Haniffy, Caitlyn Hershkovitz, Emily Jendras, Corrine Macchio

3rd Grade Field Hockey finishes season

Congratulations to the GC 3rd grade Field Hockey team. This was the girls first season playing field hockey in the LIFHA program. They completed their first season with an undefeated record. The girls loved learning and playing the game. It looks like we have new GC Field Hockey stars on the ride!

A woman, boy and man next to a red Salvation Army collection kettle

This Week at Rotary

Rotary to Ring bells for Salvation Army This Saturday at Kings Each year during the Holiday Season, it is the tradition of the Mineola-Garden City Rotary Club to assist with the Salvation Army’s Bell Ring project. This Saturday, all day, Rotary volunteers assisted by Garden City Boy Scouts will be manning the Salvation Army’s Red Kettle at the rear entrance of Kings […]

shoppers outdoor around a table of wares

A.T. Stewart Exchange Consignment Shop

A ‘Crazy Christmas Courtyard’ Our first “Crazy Christmas Courtyard” on Saturday was a resounding success! Even with masks on, you could see that people were happy to be out and about. I found myself catching up with some of my neighbors whom I haven’t seen in months. And we made many new friends! Maybe it was the wonderful balmy weather […]

eight girls pictured with their models

Cadette Troop 1249 begins Think Like an Engineer project

Lana Noone with Grandson Jayden enjoying the day.

Local resident honored at Vietnam Babylift 45th Anniversary Event

Local resident Lana Mae Noone, a participant in the Vietnam Babylift, April, 1975, was recently honored at the Babylift 45th Anniversary event on November 8th. Lana’s Grandson, Jayden Alexander Chul-soo Noone performed Taps on the Trumpet and Granddaughter Heather Marie Song-Yee Noone was a Production Assistant for the outdoor socially distanced program. “Children of theThe April Rain,” the Vietnam Babylift […]

Grace Sanz

Adelphi University Prize for Leadership

Grace Sanz, a senior at Sacred Heart Academy, was recently awarded the Adelphi University Prize for Leadership. She, along with students of Garden City High School, were awarded this prize for their outstanding leadership in the community and superior academic achievements. Grace has devoted hundreds of hours helping those with intellectual and physical disabilities for the last three years at […]

Jars of fudge sauce with red ribbons

Historical Society Virtual Market features local artisans, merchants

The Garden City Historical Society’s Virtual Holiday Market and Auction of “Trips of A Lifetime” will launch on Saturday, November 28th, at noon!   Go to: gcholidaymarket.afrogs.org to see details and bid on the luxury foreign and domestic trips (which are good to take for up to three years from your winning bid!). The Trips of A Lifetime Auction will be […]

historic photo of garden city hotel

The Kordes Korner

This photograph was taken just after the third Garden City Hotel was completed in 1901. It replaced the second hotel which burned down in 1899 at just four years old. This hotel was designed by the famous New York architect Stanford White as was the second hotel. The cupola and center tower were an exact replica of Independence Hall in […]