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GC Girl Scouts Election Day event

The Garden City Association of Girl Scouts hosted its 2nd annual Election Day event at the Garden City Bird Sanctuary.  Thirty five Daisy through Senior Girl Scouts participated in helping the Bird Sanctuary get ready for winter by cleaning up the grounds, filling bird feeders and helping with general maintenance. The Scouts made donations of bird seed to continue to […]

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This Week at Rotary

Help Support the Alford Family’s Thanksgiving Project Donations Requested Mineola-Garden City Rotary encourages assistance for the Alford family’s annual Thanksgiving Day project supported by our Mineola-Garden City Club for the past several years.  This will be the 27th year the Alford family has organized and coordinated this program that brings Thanksgiving meals into the homes of so many folks in need. […]

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Knights plan ‘Keep Christ in Christmas’ message

St. Joseph-Bishop Baldwin Knights of Columbus Council is now making final preparations for its 4th Keep Christ in Christmas message, slated to appear in the December 9th issue of the Garden City News. The Keep Christ in Christmas message features a beautiful nativity scene with baby Jesus, the Blessed Virgin Mary and His foster father, St. Joseph. Accompanying the nativity […]

The A.T. Stewart Consignment and Gift Shop

With Thanksgiving rapidly approaching, it’s time to talk turkey!  There are several theories about how turkeys got their name.  One story says that Christopher Columbus heard some birds make a “tuka tuka” sound and the interpreter came up with the name “tukki,” which means “big bird” in Hebrew.  Did you ever wonder what they call that thing under the turkey’s […]

GCHS Class of 1997 Reunion

The Garden City High School Class of 1997 will be holding its 25th reunion on Friday, November 25th from 8 – 11 p.m. at Prost Grill and Garten, 652 Franklin Ave., Garden City. $80 per person includes three hours of open bar, and appetizers. go to gcclassof1997.rsvpify.com Payments are due by Monday, November 21st.

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Visit the little town of Bethlehem – at Resurrection

Imagine taking a walk through the little town of Bethlehem on the night when Jesus was born. You and your family explore the marketplace, visit with the townspeople, or help the carpenter make a unique gift. Suddenly, shepherds appear, telling you they have good news. They take you to meet Mary and Joseph, and you see Baby Jesus with your […]

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GCHS students collect for food pantry

On Sunday, November 13 Thanksgiving baskets were delivered to The Nest at Nassau Community College by Garden City High School students. The Nest is a food and essential needs pantry which is stocked by volunteer contributions. This year over 40 students shopped for families in need. The food was then collected and delivered to The Nest and will be distributed […]

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The Kordes Korner

That’s a football game at St. Paul’s School over a hundred years ago around 1910. Note the cars along the side of the playing field. There were no parking lots back then. St. Paul’s School arch rival in sports was always Poly Prep as St. Paul’s from the beginning had an extensive sports program. You know, baseball has always been […]

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Veterans Day celebrated by all ages in Garden City

On Friday, November 11th, Frank Tauches, Commander of the William Bradford Turner Post #265, welcomed everyone to the Veterans Day event, which was held in the Garden City Library.  He recognized the following individuals:  Jacqueline Eltringham, American Legion Auxiliary President, who thanked the members of the Auxiliary for coordinating today’s Veterans Day event and for all they do throughout the […]

Sweats for Vets

The American Legion Auxiliary Unit No. 265 is collecting NEW navy blue or gray sweatshirts and sweatpants for veterans in the Northport VA Hospital.  Every year the ladies in the Auxiliary visit the patients in the VA hospital to bring Christmas cheer and gifts for the residents. The VA Hospital has requested NEW navy blue or gray sweats in men’s […]