2022-05-06

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The A.T. Stewart Consignment Shop


It’s not too late!  Don’t forget Mother’s Day is this Sunday!  Mother’s Day has been recognized and celebrated as a national holiday since 1914.  But the first Mother’s Day was conceived of by Anna Jarvis as a day of personal celebration between mothers and families.  Ms. Jarvis wanted to honor her mother, who had been an activist during the Civil […]

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This Week at Rotary

Rotary Youth Leadership Team Continues to Thrive Each year, Mineola-Garden City Rotary enthusiastically hosts representatives of RYLA (Rotary Youth Leadership Team) who report on the year’s activities. Next Tuesday, May 10 at 12:15, at Calogero’s Restaurant, 919Franklin Avenue, Rotary will host Rylarian Michael Fuentes to give members and guests an account.  Our Club supports and sponsors the world-wide RYLA program and […]

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GC resident speaks at Holocaust Memorial event

Consulate General of Israel in New York Asaf Zamir and Manhattan Borough President Mark Levine recently welcomed Holocaust survivor Renée Kann Silver, 91, of Garden City to the consulate’s inaugural Zikaron BaSalon program. In English, Zikaron BaSalon roughly means “remembrance in the living room,” and it’s the name for the growing practice of hosting survivors in private homes to tell […]

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Recycling bikes, sewing machines: Collection May 14th

It’s time to put those old bicycles and sewing machines to good use. Returned Peace Corps Volunteers of Long Island, in partnership with the Ethical Humanist Society of Long Island, is collecting used bicycles and sewing machines on Saturday, May 14 (rain or shine) from 11 am to 2 pm, at the Ethical Humanist Society of Long Island, 38 Old […]

Gary Jendras, Jim Brady, Ray SIkorski

RotaCare celebrates its 30th Anniversary

On April 28th, 162 supporters of RotaCare joined together at the Cherry Valley Club to celebrate RotaCare’s 30th anniversary . RotaCare facilitates free health care for the relief of pain and suffering to those who have the most need and the least access to medical care. It was great to see everyone “in person “ again!

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HOLA raises funds for victims of war in Ukraine


One cool spring evening, Friday, April 29, HOLA of Garden City hosted a Handmade Arts & Craft Fundraising event at the home of artist Connie Tarian for victims of the Ukrainian war. It was a fun-filled event where the participants and donors made lovely, personalized ‘Door Welcome Signs’, while enjoying food, drinks, and good company.  The event was a great […]

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Community Church plant sale Saturday, May 7th

The Garden City Community Church (GCCC) will be holding its annual plant sale and car wash fundraiser on Saturday, May 7th from 8 am-12 pm  to support its youth mission trip to Colorado Springs, Colorado.  Each year youth of the Garden City Community Church (GCCC) take a week away from their summer vacations to travel to another part of the country […]

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Local resident speaks at Cradle of Aviation Museum

Local resident Lana Mae Noone spoke at  the Pan Am Museum, the Cradle of Aviation’s celebration of the Human Spirit Program in honor of  the Vietnam  Babylift’s 47th Anniversary, April 24, 2022. Lana was a featured speaker and received a Nassau  County  Legislature Citation of Commemoration  for her volunteer work. The event reunited Vietnamese  Babylift adoptees and the Pan Am volunteer […]

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A.T. Stewart Golf Classic to be held May 16th

The 2nd A.T. Stewart Golf Classic, to be held at the historic Cherry Valley Club, is a glorious day of golf with everything included – and the chance to win a fantasy vacation or golf trip, as well as mini-staycations: Golf with the Pro at Cherry Valley Club; Golf Foursomes at both CVC and GCCC; an elegant, candlelit dinner for […]

Organist Peter Richard Conte

Guest Organist Peter Richard Conte in recital

An organ concert featuring Peter Richard Conte will take place on Friday, May 13th at 7:30 PM at St Agnes Cathedral, 29 Quealy Place, Rockville Centre.   Mr. Conte grew up in Nassau County. Peter Richard Conte’s nearly-unparalleled technical facility, brilliant ear for lush tonal color, and innovative programming style have made him one of the most sought-after “orchestral” organists of […]