October 6, 2017 RSS feed / Community

A WORD FROM THE PUBLISHER

Last call for Guide submissions

On October 20th we will be publishing our Guide to Garden City. This annual publication is distributed to all homes in Garden City and contains listings of local elected officials, businesses and events. 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 AM to approximately 9:15 PM. Pay starts at $180 for the day.  More...

THE OFFICE CAT

Vehicle damaged: On September 26th a tail light to a vehicle parked in Parking Field #6 was found damaged.  Bike taken: A bicycle was reported stolen from a Stewart Avenue yard on September 26th.  More...

Superintendent search Leadership Profile explained

Garden City Public School’s Board of Education is on track to hire a new Superintendent of Schools for the 2018- 2019 school year based on a collaborative process involving the entire Garden City community. More...

2017 Burning Bases Kickball Festival

Please join the fun on October 20th from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. to cheer on young athletes grades 6-12 at Garden City Middle School for the 2017 Burning Bases Kickball Festival. More...

CPOA Directors and residents meeting

The Central Property Owners’ Association will hold its October Meeting on October 10, convening at 7:30 PM in the Senior Center. Any resident of Garden City is welcome to attend this meeting. More...

Democratic Committee hiring election inspectors

Garden City Democratic Committee is hiring Election Inspectors for the November 7th general election at polling locations in the Village. More...

HOLA annual membership drive

Looking for new amigos? More...

The Welcoming Club of Garden City

Who we are:   The Welcoming Club of Garden City is a well-established women’s organization that focuses on welcoming new members to our community, fostering relationships of long-time residents, supporting local businesses and raising mone More...

Garden City Retired Men’s Club

Monday, October 9 - No Meeting. More...

Multiple Sclerosis Support Group

Individuals affected by multiple sclerosis are invited to join a free support group sponsored by NYU Winthrop’s Comprehensive Multiple Sclerosis Care Center. More...

The Kordes Korner

This photo was taken 100 years ago on Tuesday, October 16, 1917. It was taken from the roof of St. Paul’s School looking westward. A baseball game is being played but not just any game. More...

Raising awareness for child abuse

Come out and join local residents Marcia Matzelle and Cristina Ciaravino in raising awareness and funds for Child Abuse Prevention Services.  More...

Resurrection Church Christmas Fair

The community is invited for a day of fun and holiday shopping at Resurrection’s Christmas Fair, Saturday, Nov. 4, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Browse through beautiful handmade Christmas decorations and ornaments. More...

Girl Scouts campout at the Cathedral

This past Saturday, the rain showers cleared up in time for the Girls Scouts of Garden City to have their annual campout on the grounds of the Cathedral. More...

Prost to host “Barb’s Beer Night” to raise funds for lung cancer cure

On Monday, October 16, Jim McCartney, owner of Prost Grill, 652 Franklin Ave in Garden City, will host a “Barb’s Beer Night” at the restaurant in support of a campaign led by the Murphy family to raise funds to find a cure for lung More...

Parkinson’s disease support groups at Winthrop

NYU Winthrop Hospital’s Movement Disorders Program is offering support group sessions for those affected by Parkinson’s disease, as well as an Art Expression Group for patients. More...

“Aging In Place” program at Garden City Library

“No matter how hard we try to avoid it, every person has to address the issue of independent living as they undergo the aging process,” said Senator Kemp Hannon (R-Nassau). More...

Book sale to benefit GC Public Library

Friends of the Garden City Public Library will hold a book sale on Saturday, November 4 from 9:30 am–4:00 pm and Sunday, November 5 from 1:00–3:00 pm at the Garden City Public Library located at the corner of 60 Seventh St. More...

Helen Mirren: A queen in her own right

Garden City Public Library  Thursday, October 26th, at 2PM  More...

Library hosts Pumpkin Painting Contest

Tweens and teens painted pumpkins at a program, which was held Saturday, September 23 at the Garden City Library. More...

Medicare: An educational overview with James P. Short

Garden City Public Library  Tuesday, October 17th at 12:15PM  & Thursday, November 9th at 7PM  More...

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

Maximizing Your College Financial Aid   More...

GCFD offers advice for Fire Prevention Week

Consider this scenario: It’s 2 o’clock in the morning. You and your family are fast asleep when you awaken to the smoke alarm sounding and the smell of smoke. What do you do? More...

American Legion Auxiliary Unit 265 honors Linda Burdi

The members of the Wm. B. Turner American Legion Ladies Auxiliary Unit No. 265 held its first meeting of the year on September 20th. More...

NCL holds drive for hurricane areas

On Saturday, September 30th, the community came out in support of the National Charity League’s drive for its sister chapters in the hurricane ravaged areas. More...

Suburban Art League Show at Barnes Gallery

Barnes Gallery is featuring artwork from the members of the Suburban Art League for its October 2017 show. 53 pieces are oils, watercolors, drawings, collage and sculpture in various styles to please all tastes.  More...

Garden City Democratic Club “Meet the Candidates” Night

On Thursday, October 19 at 7:15pm, Garden City residents Sylvia Cabana, Democratic candidate for Hempstead Town Clerk, and Robert Pena, candidate for County Legislator, are among the candidates scheduled to attend the Garden City Democratic Club&rsqu More...

2017 Breast Cancer Summit comes to The Carltun

Moving from its traditional venue in Woodbury closer to the Garden City home base of its sponsoring practice, Long Island Plastic Surgical Group, the 2017 annual Breast Cancer Summit will be held from 8 am to 1 p.m. 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...

GCHS Homecoming planned for October 14

Proudly wear your maroon and gray on October 14th for the 2017 Homecoming celebration! The Homecoming Parade will be held along Seventh Street beginning at 1 p.m. More...

EPOA to host Meet & Greet

This upcoming Tuesday evening, the Eastern Property Owners’ Association (EPOA) will host a Meet and Greet at 6:30 PM at the Garden City Fire House on 347 Stewart Avenue with a public meeting to follow around 7:30 PM. More...

Garden City Poker Championship

Mark your calendars! This year’s 1st annual “Garden CityPoker Championship” will be held on Saturday, November 4th at the Garden City Casino, 51 Cathedral Avenue in Garden City. Doors will open at 6:00 P.M. More...

EPOA seeks representative for the Citizen’s Budget Review Committee

The Eastern Property Owners’ Association is looking for a volunteer for the Citizen’s Budget Review and Advisory Committee (CBRAC). This important group plays a critical role during the Village’s annual budget process. More...

GC Marching Band takes home first place trophy

The Garden City High School Marching Band (GCMB), under the direction of Mr. Daniel DellaMonica, was awarded first place in their inaugural competition of the year. The competition was held at Manhasset High School on Sunday October 1, 2017. More...

fyi FOR SENIORS

Learn about the History of  Garden City's Cathedral  Historian John Ellis Kordes will present a program on the Cathedral of the Incarnation and its role in Garden City’s history at the Garden City Senior Center on Wednesday, October 1 More...

GC Senior Bridge Results

On October 2nd we had 8 tables playing. More...

THIS WEEK AT THE ROTARY

Adelphi U. celebrates AUPAC’S 10th Season   More...

Class of 1975 to volunteer

On Friday morning, 9 AM, October 13, the Class of 1975 and reunion classes are invited to the Center for Transformative Change (CTF) at 108 Madison Street in Hempstead. More...

SOCIALLY SPEAKING

Indian Summer

I have been busy changing the calendars to October. Did you know that there is a poem titled “October’s Bright Blue Weather”. It is quite nice and so appropriate to the weather today as it’s the first week of October. More...

Candlelight Rosary at the Gazebo

A group of Garden City Catholics is preparing to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the apparitions of Our Blessed Mother Mary to the three children in Fatima. More...

“A Night at the Cathedral”

Garden City Public Schools Continuing Education is offering a one night event called “A Night at the Cathedral of the Incarnation” on Tuesday, October 24th at 7:00p.m. More...

Antique Appraisals, Fall Fair at Historical Society Museum

Get ready for a unique event right here in Garden City! Philip Weiss, who has appeared on the PBS series Antiques Roadshow, will be a guest of The Garden City Historical Society for an Appraisal Event on Sunday afternoon, October 15. More...

Bella Musica: A celebration of Italian-American music

Garden City Public Library  Sunday, October 15th at 2PM  More...

Check out the new Fall programs for adults at the Garden City Library

Stop by the Reference Desk at the Garden City Public Library to learn more about the new fall programs that are planned for adults. More...

Coffee & Tea by the Book: Little Fires Everywhere by Celeste Ng

Garden City Public Library  Tuesday, October 24th at 9:30AM  In Person Registration Begins  Tuesday, October 3rd at 9:30  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

Three Apples Book Award   More...

Flu vaccines clinic

The Garden City Public Library  Thursday, Nov. 2nd 10AM- 1PM  More...

Library closed for holiday

The Garden City Public Library will be closed for the Columbus Day holiday on Sunday, October 8, and Monday, October 9.   More...

ACL injury prevention workshop at Winthrop Hospital

NYU Winthrop Hospital Department of Sports Medicine’s SCORE program (Sports Community Out Reach Education) is offering a free event, “ACL Injury Prevention,” on Wednesday, October 18, 2017, from 6:30 to 7:30 PM. More...

6th Grade FIRST LEGO League Robotics Team at Library

The Garden City Public Library is proud to have launched a new Sixth Grade FIRST LEGO League Robotics Team for the 2017-2018 season. More...

“Osteoporosis: Getting Down to the Bones of the Matter”

NYU Winthrop Hospital’s Women’s Health Initiative, the “Inspiring Women” series, will offer a free educational program for the community, “Osteoporosis: Getting Down to the Bones of the Matter,” on Thursday, Octobe More...

The Men’s Association News

Next Meeting   Attention all Directors! The next meeting of the year will be held in early October. Time and location TBA. Watch for the e-mail to be sent by the President for exact details. Please make every effort to attend. More...