September 15, 2017 RSS feed / Community

A WORD FROM THE PUBLISHER

The brightest flame

“The flame that burns twice as bright burns half as long.”  -- Lao Tzu  Garden City lost one of its brightest flames this week when Bobby Menges, age 19, passed away.  More...

GARDEN CITY UPDATE - NEWS AND INFORMATION

As previously announced, the Board of Trustees and the Village Staff have embarked on new methods and procedures to communicate with members of our community, including our residents, commercial tenants and landlords, visitors, friends at Adelphi and More...

Democratic Club to hear wellness coach

On Thursday, September 21, the Garden City Democratic Club will hear wellness coach, author and composer Donna Martini. The meeting will be held at the “cottages” by St. Paul’s, 108 Rockaway Avenue, starting at 7:30 p.m.  More...

Garden City Police Dept: Back to School Safety

This is part two of the four-part series of articles by the Garden City Police Department addressing Back to School safety issues. In last week’s paper we addressed Safe Driving Practices. More...

DAR inducts new members, visits museum

The Colonel Aaron Ogden Chapter of the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution (NSDAR), Leslie Dimmling Regent, started its new calendar year with a meeting on September 9th which included the swearing in of three of its newest members. More...

Election Day workers needed

The Garden City Republican Committee is looking for Election Inspectors for the upcoming General Election on November 7th. The work schedule is from 5:15 a.m. to approximately 9:15 p.m.. Pay starts at $180 for the day.  More...

Warning - Scam Alert to local business owners

Local business owners have been recently contacted by unscrupulous vendors using Garden City Public School’s name, logo, and colors to solicit funds to, supposedly, benefit the district’s athletic program. More...

Remembering 9/11: Volunteer Firefighters hold Remembrance Ceremony

To commemorate the 16th anniversary of the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks, Garden City Volunteer Firefighters held a remembrance service at the Village’s 9/11 Memorial on the Village Green.  More...

GC Friends of STEM: B.Good Fundraiser on Sept. 19

Welcome back to school! Garden City Friends of STEM (GCFS) is partnering with B.Good Restaurant for a fundraiser that’s good for you. B. More...

Kellsie’s Hope raises funds at Promenade

This past Friday evening at the Seventh Street Promenade, Kellsie’s Hope Foundation was out in full force to raise money for their cause and the American Red Cross. More...

Free legal consultation clinics

The Nassau County Bar Association (NCBA) provides free monthly legal consultation clinics for Nassau County residents 65 or older.  Seniors have the opportunity to meet one-on-one with an attorney who volunteers to provide a half-hour private co More...

Chamber spends a night with the Rat Pack at Friday Night Promenade

It was nothing but class and cool on Seventh Street on Saturday night at the Spend the Night with the Rat Pack Promenade hosted by the Village of Garden City and The Garden City Chamber of Commerce. More...

WPOA to meet on Sept. 19

On Tuesday, September 19 at Homestead School, at 7:30 p.m., the Western Property Owners Association (WPOA) will have a General Meeting with invited guest speaker of the Long Island Rail Road, Mr. Hector Garcia. Mr. More...

It’s What’s Happening for Young Adults at the Library

Children’s LEGO Club – Tween and Teen Volunteers Needed!   More...

Make your own personalized wood wall art

Garden City Public Library Monday, October 23rd at 6:30PM Register Saturday, October 14th at 9:30AM   More...

News From the Children’s Room

Fall aka Autumn  It is the summer’s great last heat, It is the fall’s first chill: They meet. –Sarah Morgan Bryan Piatt   More...

Fall Plant Sale at St. Joseph School Fall Festival

Now is the time to decorate your front stoop with the lovely colors of autumn! From bushel mums in six gorgeous colors to straw bales and Jack Be Littles, St. Joseph School can help. Order now through Sept. More...

The Kordes Korner

This is one of the original ten houses built in 1872 by A.T. Stewart demonstrating the taste and elegance for his new village. These houses were identical and were later nicknamed “Apostle” houses by the Cathedral school children. More...

Pack 55 knows how to have fun & catch fish

Pack 55 Cub Scouts and family members caught over 200 fish during a late August fishing trip. Scouts, siblings, parents, grandparents, aunts, and uncles had an awesome time together fishing calm seas aboard a charter boat out of Captree State Park. More...

Rockin’ Roll Bowl benefits Adelphi NY Statewide Breast Cancer Hotline

Jean Rettura, a breast cancer survivor and volunteer with the Adelphi NY Statewide Breast Cancer Hotline & Support Program, is organizing the 2nd annual bowling fundraiser to benefit the program. More...

New chapter formed for AAPC

Marianne Amster, CPC,* Director of Billing and Collections at Long Island Plastic Surgical Group (LIPSG), recently founded the Garden City Chapter of the American Association of Professional Coders (AAPC).  More...

At town hall meeting, Republicans promise honest leadership for Nassau

A week before the September 12 primaries and clear-cut competition for the top two political offices in Nassau County, the Republican ticket gathered for a Town Hall at the Garden City Senior Center on Golf Club Lane. More...

THE OFFICE CAT

Cellphone stolen: A cellphone was reported stolen from an office desk at Adelphi University on September 5.  More...

GCHS Class of ‘87 Reunion

The Garden City High School Class of ‘87 celebrates their 30th reunion on October 14, 2017, at the Garden City Country Club.  More...

Blood drive at St. Joseph’s

St. Joseph Church in Garden City is sponsoring their Fall Blood Drive on Sunday, Oct. 1, from 7:45 am – 1:45 pm in the school gymnasium located at 121 Fourth Street, Garden City.  All eligible donors are encouraged to donate blood. More...

INN carnation Brunch planned for November 5th

The Cathedral of the Incarnation is partnering with local restaurants to raise money for The INN (Interfaith Nutrition Network), a local non-profit organization that addresses the issues of hunger and homelessness on Long Island by providing for our More...

THIS WEEK AT THE ROTARY

Operation-Initiative Foundation, Inc. provides support for veterans   More...

Antique appraisals, Fall Fair at Historical Society Museum

On October 15, The Garden City Historical Society will host an Appraisal Event with Philip Weiss, who has appeared on the PBS “Antiques Roadshow.” This is a unique opportunity for Garden City residents who have always wondered if some of More...

From Mozart to Modern: The Park Quartet

Garden City Public Library  Sunday, September 17th at 2PM  More...

Mobility Impaired Committee “raising cane” for INN

The Mobility Impaired Committee will be collecting used canes, rolling walkers and other devices to help our disabled neighbors at the Mary Brennan Inn. More...

CMF plans “Havana Nights”

CMF invites you to come and dance the night away, Havana Style!! Join us at our next event, “Havana Nights” on Friday, September 29th at the Garden City Country Club (7:30 - 11:30 p.m.). More...

Community Church responds to aftermath of hurricanes

As Hurricane Harvey and Hurricane Irma continue to affect hundreds of thousands of people, we are disheartened by the level of devastation caused by these storms. More...

SOCIALLY SPEAKING

Fall bridge events

I have checked four calendars to find when we will have the first day of Autumn. That was always on our calendars. Just what are they doing to us? Naturally we know that Fall is coming, but just when? More...

fyi FOR SENIORS

Pastel Art Class with Arleen Urban   Our adult pastel art program is open to adults who are residents of the Inc. Village of Garden City. The class will meet for ten weeks from 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. beginning Friday, September 15 in St. More...

“Jump In! Help Protect Long Island’s Water”

St. Joseph’s Parish will be hosting “Jump In! Help Protect Long Island’s Water” on Sunday, October 1, from 3 – 4:30 p.m. in the St. Joseph’s School auditorium, 450 Franklin Avenue. More...

SCORE Small Business Workshops

Garden City Public Library Tuesday, September 19th and Tuesday, September 26th at 7PM   More...

Beyond Downton Abbey: High Society in New York & London

Garden City Public Library  Thursday, September 28, at 2PM  More...

Troop #1242 helps victims of Hurricane Harvey

Brownie Troop 1242 wanted to do something to help the victims of Hurricane Harvey in Texas. When the girls heard Croxley’s Ale House in New Hyde Park was collecting items to drive down to Texas, they decided to help. More...

Come check out what makes Pack 7 Special

Pack 7 will feature an Exotic Pet Zoo Show at its Kick-Off Pack Night on Friday September 15th. The event will take place from 7 - 9 p.m. More...

GCHS Class of 1977 40th Reunion

With less than a month away, organizers of the Garden City High School Class of 1977’s reunion are still looking for some classmates and need your help!  If you know of the whereabouts of any of classmates listed below please send an email More...

Fall Prevention Awareness Day

According to the CDC (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention), each year, 2.8 million older people are treated in emergency departments for fall injuries. More...

Garden City to co-host Sacred Heart Academy 5K Run/Walk

Sacred Heart Academy is pleased to announce the 5th annual 5K Run/Walk on Saturday, September 23rd. More...