2022-12-23

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GC students initiate chess program at Senior Center


A group of seniors at the Garden City Senior Center got a lesson in an abstract strategy game the past few months. Three siblings in the school district helped to organize a program to teach the basic fundamentals of the game of chess. The program was entitled the Chess4Community program. Garden City High School sophomore, Mannat Jian, along with his […]

Garden City Recreation and Parks News

Please Note – Recreation and Parks will be closed on Monday, December 26 and Monday, January 2 due to holiday observance. Family Movie at Cluett Hall during Holiday Week Garden City Recreation and Parks invites you to a showing of “Arthur Christmas” at St. Paul’s Cluett Hall on Wednesday, December 28. Showtime will be 1p.m.  The movie runs approximately 97 minutes […]

News from the Garden City Public Library

Happy Holidays  It’s such a busy time of the year – it’s officially winter and the good news is that the days will start getting “longer” as sunset will be later each evening!   We would like to take this opportunity to wish all a very happy holiday season! Merry Christmas, Happy Hanukkah, Happy Kwanzaa and Happy New Year! Winter […]

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The Kordes Korner

I took this photo in December of 2009 in front of the gazebo during the annual Christmas tree lighting. I photographed the village tree lighting for decades capturing images like this every year.  On behalf of Santa and the little ones in this photo (who are now adults!), I want to wish you all a very Merry Christmas! Well, here […]

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96 Willow Street and the Gross-Morton Development


Homes that were built by the Gross-Morton Corporation are located in the Eastern Section of Garden City that are almost all homes between the following: 136-158 Meadow Street; 90-149 Willow: 92-149 Pine; 6-12 College Place; 3-12 Tremont; and 4-12 Boylston. A unique Tudor-colonial home in the Gross-Morton development is now for sale at 96 Willow Street. It has been in […]

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Wreaths Across America Day 2022

Each December, our nation celebrates Wreaths Across America Day.  On Saturday December 17th, Commander Frank Tauches of the William Bradford Turner Post 265, led the wreath laying ceremony at Veterans Memorial Plaza on Seventh Street outside the GC Library. The purpose of this day is to Remember, Honor and Teach.  We Remember our fallen U.S. veterans, we Honor those who […]

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New officer joins Garden City Police ranks

Mayor Cosmo Veneziale administered the oath of office to the newest Officer to join the Garden City Police Department’s ranks, Rodolfo Sulmonte, who is currently assigned to the Nassau County Police Academy. Officer Sulmonte was born in Queens and grew up in Levittown. He attended St. Mary’s High School and graduated from Island Trees High School in 2010. After high […]

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The Office Cat

Missing jewelry Garden City Police investigated a December 14th report of missing jewelry from a residence during a period when workers were present inside the home.  False alarm GCFD and GCPD responded to a residence for a fire alarm on December 14th. They determined the cause to be construction debris. Computer scam On December 14th a victim reported that he […]

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The Mayor’s Update

Happy Holidays to all those who serve our great Village, including our Village Administration and Village Employees, including Sanitation, Public Works, Recreation, Police and our Fire Department volunteers. The Trustees and I share our gratitude. Above all, we wish everyone a safe and healthy holiday season, as well as great hope for the New Year. Cosmo Veneziale, Mayor Bruce J. […]

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Holiday cheer, good works for the DAR

Members of the Colonel Aaron Ogden Chapter of the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution (NSDAR) enjoyed spreading and sharing some holiday cheer at their December 10th meeting and Holiday Luncheon. The meeting was chaired by Chapter Regent Carla Hall D’Ambra.    Following a brief business meeting, Chapter Chaplain Leslie Dimmling  was pleased to install two new members of […]