2021-10-01

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Historical Society plans Holiday Village & Market for December 3-4

A Holiday Village is coming to Garden City this most joyous of seasons! Set in the magical Victorian parlors of the 1872 Historical Society Museum building, and incorporating the modern, light filled space of the Senior Center, right next door, the Holiday Village will offer an upscale shopping and entertainment experience for the whole family. There will be a benefit […]

Fate of the US

To the Editor: Since day one of his presidency, Biden’s goal was to reverse or cancel everything what his predecessor – his arch enemy – had instituted so positively. This is a personal vendetta! He doesn’t care whether the average American citizen will benefit or suffer from it. He has started to drag us through the mire and will continue to do so. […]

Time to get serious about St. Paul’s

To the Editor: John Murray Kelly was a beloved coach in Garden City. Parents recognize and appreciate that it is coaches like Johnny that make the recreation program in the village a source of strength to the community. From Centennial Soccer with Randy Colahan to CYO Basketball with Jeff McGoldrick to elementary school football to middle school field hockey with […]

Residents overcharged

To the Editor: Recently, I attempted to apply for a permit to replace my outdoor air-conditioning unit with a new unit.  The Building Department refused to process my request until I paid a $2,000 Legalization Fee because I did not have a permit for the decades old unit that I was discarding. Does that make sense?  In addition, I have […]

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One of Long Island’s oldest bakeries turns 90


Tuesday, October 5th will be a special day for Riesterer’s Bakery, as the longtime establishment will celebrate its ninetieth anniversary on Long Island. The day will include live music, free coffee and cake, cupcakes and drinks for the kids and kids’ bounce house and slides. The Bakery, which is located at 282 Hempstead Avenue in West Hempstead, had closed its […]

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Blessings abound at Garden City Community Church


It was a bright, sunny, Sunday afternoon, on the front lawn of Garden City Community Church (GCCC), when church members and the community gathered with their pets, waiting to receive blessings from the clergy.  The Rev. Lynn Sullivan, Senior Pastor of GCCC, and Ms. Margie Price, Licensed Minister, gave blessings to the pets and even hugs.  The service was a […]

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This Week at Rotary

Meet our District Governor The Mineola-Garden City Rotary Club is within Rotary District 7255 which encompasses the land mass of Long Island from Verrazano and Brooklyn Bridges to the Lighthouses of the East End. The roll of Rotary District Governors is to strengthen existing Rotary clubs, engage, inspire and motivate members, promote Rotary within the community, provide leadership and guidance […]

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GC Varsity Field Hockey stays undefeated with two more wins

On Saturday, September 25th Garden City High School Varsity Field Hockey team travelled to Carle Place for a midday match up. Carle Place played a very physical game keeping Garden City from scoring until less than three minutes left in the game. While Garden City’s offense and defense worked hard throughout the game and had 11 shots on goal, Carle Place […]

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Free Paint Night at the Library

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Library Teen Advisory Board meets