July 21, 2017 RSS feed / Community

A WORD FROM THE PUBLISHER

Christmas in July

The Garden City Chamber of Commerce is continuing to sponsor its Friday Night Promenades every Friday night on Seventh Street.  This week’s theme is “Christmas in July. More...

Mobility Impaired Committee to meet at Garden City Pool

The Mobility Impaired Committee will meet on Saturday, July 22, at 12 noon at the Garden City Adult Pool area. The Committee will review 2017 goals and assess the improvements at the pool. More...

Raffle prizes needed for Brian J. O’Mara Golf Classic

The Brian J. O’Mara Foundation’s Sixth Annual Golf Classic will be held on August 7, 2017. We would like to request a donation of raffle prizes. All new items, big and small, will be appreciated. More...

THE OFFICE CAT

Scofflaw impounded: On July 12th a vehicle was impounded from Kellum Place. The vehicle was declared a scofflaw by the Garden City Court due to unpaid parking tickets.  More...

The Kordes Korner

The Long Island Motor Parkway was begun in 1908 and completed in 1911. It stretched for 48 miles from the Queens border to Lake Ronkonkoma. More...

fyi FOR SENIORS

Recreation and Parks Gazebo concert series   July 13th will start our popular Summer Gazebo Concert Series on the Village Green. Concerts are held every Thursday at 7:15 pm so bring a blanket or a lawn chair and join us! More...

Senior bridge scores

On July 17th there were seven tables playing. More...

News from the Children’s Room

Check out the Display Case near the Children’s Room. There is a selection of beloved Children’s books including Clifford “The Big Red Dog”, Paddington Bear, Dr. Seuss, Arthur, Winnie the Pooh and Harry Potter. More...

The Power of Support Group for breast cancer patients

Research shows that attending support groups improves the lives of breast cancer patients and can actually extend the life of patients who have metastatic breast cancer. More...

Mangels - Kearns Engagement

Mr. and Mrs. Christopher Mangels of Garden City are proud to announce the engagement of their daughter, Stephanie Mangels to Evan Kearns, son of Mr. and Mrs. Michael Kearns of Bristol, Rhode Island. More...

Grammy winners, science fun on calendar at Children’s Museum

Summer at the Long Island Children’s Museum is filed with exciting events to please everyone in the family. More...

GCHS graduate awarded Italian American Scholarship

Congratulations to Garden City High School Class of 2017 graduate Micaela Fontanetta for being was selected as a recipient for the New York Conference of Italian-American State Legislators Athletic Scholarship. More...

Garden City Country Club Babes Against Cancer

Garden City Country Club introduced a new fundraising event this year to benefit the American Cancer Society. A Sadie Hawkins golf tournament was held on June 24th and a Ladies golf and tennis tournament followed on June 27th. More...

Garden City Schools to receive $324K for technology

“On Friday, July 14th, the state board approved 154 Smart School Investment Plans totaling $103 million, and I’m pleased to announce that the Garden City Schools will receive $324,335,” said Senator Kemp Hannon (R-Nassau). More...

GCMS student interviewed by Forbes for “Young Scientist” achievement

Austin Crouchley, a rising eighth-grader at Garden City Middle School, was interviewed in NYC for Forbes Magazine and Cheddar TV live on June 30th after being selected as one of only ten students nationwide as a Finalist in the 2017 “Young Scie 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...

Crossing guards needed

The Village of Garden City is seeking candidates for the position of parttime crossing guard. Crossing Guards work school days only, typically a one-hour session in the morning and a one-hour session in the afternoon. More...

Visually impaired kids shine at Adelphi camp

This was the ninth year for Camp Abilities Long Island, an overnight camp for kids with visual impairments, at Adelphi University. Twenty two students participated in the three day camp, which ran from Thursday, July 13th to Sunday July 16th.  More...

GC resident’s play performed in NYC

Local resident Lana Mae Noone, co author of “Children of the April Rain” attended an outdoor staged reading of the play on April29th at the NYC Vietnam Veterans Memorial Plaza.  The play was presented in honor of the 42 anniversary o More...

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

Win Prizes by Joining the Tweens and Teens Summer Reading Club 2017   More...

Blood drive at GC Library

Long Island Blood Services will hold a blood drive in its Blood Mobile in front of the Garden City Public Library located at 60 Seventh Street, Garden City on Tuesday, August 8, from 2:00 p.m. More...

Breast cancer hotline volunteers sought

The Adelphi NY Statewide Breast Cancer Hotline & Support Program seeks breast cancer survivors of all ages, race and ethnicity--men as well as women--to become volunteers. More...

Tweens and Teens enjoy summer programs at the Library

Young adults work in teams using the Library’s iPads to answer trivia questions during the Kahoot Trivia Night program which was held June 28 at the Garden City Library. More...

SOCIALLY SPEAKING

Keeping cool in summer

It’s beginning to feel a lot like Summer and it certainly should since we are half way through it. It’s still not like the Summers that I remember from my childhood days. In those days, air conditioning meant fans. More...

Girl Scouts donate to Ronald Mcdonald

Girl Scout Troop 1249 voted to donate half of their Cookie Money to the local Ronald McDonald House. More...

Garden City Friends of Music presents 2017 Outstanding Achievement Awards

Garden City Friends of Music’s mission is to support music education and encourage the development of music skills in our children. More...

Garden City Pool News

Party Under the Stars   More...