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Adelphi plans expanded University Center, dining and ballroom upgrades

Fri, 18 Aug 2017 02:52:17 +0000

BY RIKKI N. MASSAND

Adelphi University will be bringing an application for expanding a key facility to the village’s Architectural Design Review Board (ADRB) when it meets on Tuesday, August 22, and to the Village Board of Trustees at its September 21 meeting. The first step was approval gained from Garden City’s Planning Commission through a 6-0 vote at its August 9 meeting.

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Village hosts 100th anniversary commemoration of Rainbow Division

Fri, 18 Aug 2017 02:52:17 +0000

BY RIKKI N. MASSAND

As a crowd of nearly 400 people gathered off of Clinton Road, just south of the fire station, the pageantry of American flags, assembled soldiers and patriotism captured a summer Saturday afternoon in Garden City. Mayor Brian C. Daughney was joined by Deputy Mayor Theresa Trouvé, Trustee Mark Hyer and Trustee Stephen Makrinos in welcoming distinguished guests from all around the country.

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A WORD FROM THE PUBLISHER

Fri, 18 Aug 2017 02:52:17 +0000

In June, National Rifle Association spokeswoman Dana Loesch released a recruitment video that sounds like a call to violence against those who protest the alt-right and the president. She mockingly claims that "they" manipulate the media to make false claims of racism and sexism etc. In the video, Loesch says "The only way we stop this...

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Significance enough

Fri, 18 Aug 2017 02:52:18 +0000

To the Editor:

Regarding the letter in the Garden City News of 11 August: To me, that the St. Paul’s building was commissioned by the wife of the founder of our Village to honor his memory is historic significance enough.

Bill Bellmer




WPOA Summer Party

Fri, 18 Aug 2017 02:52:18 +0000

The Western Property Owners Association will hold a pizza party and games for children and families on Saturday, August 26 from 2PM -6 PM at Edgemere Park (rain date Sunday August 27 Noon).

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Sen. Hannon hosts school supply drive

Fri, 18 Aug 2017 02:52:18 +0000

Senator Kemp Hannon (R-Garden City) has announced he is partnering with the United Way, Long Island Nets, Senator Elaine Phillips and local libraries to host a “Back to School Backpacks and Supplies Drive” to assist needy students in the area.

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Friends of Mercy Medical Center Golf Classic

Fri, 18 Aug 2017 02:52:21 +0000

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The Friends of Mercy Medical Center 36th Annual Golf Classic will be held on Thursday, September 14th at the Garden City Country Club.

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Garden City Casino holds annual Lobsterfest

Fri, 18 Aug 2017 02:52:23 +0000

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The Garden City “A” Swim team’s season culminated in a final victory on Sunday, August 13, when the team locked down their fifth consecutive 1st place finish at Champs! This was a huge accomplishment for the team, especially when combined with the fourth-consecutive undefeated regular season!

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Garden City Foundation awards 2017 Business Scholarship

Fri, 18 Aug 2017 02:52:24 +0000

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At the Garden City High School Senior Awards Night on May 31, then Garden City High School senior, Kyle Quinn, was awarded the Foundation’s “Althea Robinson Excellence in Business Education Scholarship” toward his college education.

This year was the 25th anniversary of the scholarship presentation to a deserving GCHS senior which began in l992.

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Long Island Fair needs volunteers

Fri, 18 Aug 2017 02:52:24 +0000

The Long Island Fair is seeking volunteers for the 2017 Long Island Fair in order to continue a tradition of a volunteer-run fair that began 175 years ago. The fair will be held at the Old Bethpage Village Restoration Saturday and Sunday, September 16th and 17th, and Saturday and Sunday September 23rd and 24th.

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THE OFFICE CAT

Fri, 18 Aug 2017 02:52:25 +0000

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BY GABBY TABBY

Bike stolen: On August 10th a children’s bicycle was reported stolen from the sidewalk in front of a Kensington Road residence.

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GCHS Class of ‘92 reunion

Fri, 18 Aug 2017 02:52:26 +0000

Garden City High School’s Class of 1992 will hold its 25th reunion on October 14th.

The event will be held at Revel Restaurant at 7:30 p.m.

Reunion tickets can be purchased via the Venmo.app (Katie-Laufer or Suzanne-Olcott) or by check. Please make out to cash for $120 and mail to 208 Euston Road. See the group’s Facebook page for more information.




Senior Bridge Results

Fri, 18 Aug 2017 02:52:26 +0000

On August 14th there were seven tables playing. The results:

North/South

1--Grace Kelly & Carol Anderson’

2--Pat Dolan & Peggy Farrell

3--Barbara Burke & Terry Schoenig

East/West

1--Nick Basile & John Dean

2--Liz Tetro & Carol Cook

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GC UPDATE - NEWS AND INFORMATION

Fri, 18 Aug 2017 02:52:26 +0000

Mayor@gardencityny.net

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 local merchants.

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THE VIEW FROM HERE

Fri, 18 Aug 2017 02:52:26 +0000

BY BOB MORGAN, JR.

A few thoughts on the hate-filled Charlottesville weekend.

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The Kordes Korner

Fri, 18 Aug 2017 02:52:27 +0000

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John Ellis Kordes

[img_assist|nid=131001|title=|desc= This photo was taken by me many years ago on a hot sultry August evening. I can still remember how deserted the area was as is typical in Garden City in August. This view of the Garden City Railroad station shows that, although built in 1898, its modern design does not look dated. The bust of Garden City’s founder A.T.

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From Mozart to Modern

Fri, 18 Aug 2017 02:52:28 +0000

The Park Quartet Garden City Public Library Sunday, September 17th at 2PM

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News From the Children’s Room

Fri, 18 Aug 2017 02:52:28 +0000

The Summer Reading Club for 2017 ended with our annual Festival on Wednesday, August 2. The Grand Prizes Under Water Cameras were won by Cooper Glick , who is entering 2nd Grade and Ayomide Oyelana, who is entering 4th grade.

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GC author Edward A. McCoyd

Fri, 18 Aug 2017 02:52:28 +0000

Garden City Public Library Sunday, September 10th at 2:00 PM

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Library Board Special Meeting

Fri, 18 Aug 2017 02:52:28 +0000

There will be a Special Meeting of the Board of Library Trustees on Monday, August 28, at 8:00 p.m. in the Library’s Board Room located in the Administration office. The meeting may move into Executive Session.




GC Retired Men’s Club

Fri, 18 Aug 2017 02:52:29 +0000

• Monday, August 21 - Pizza

• Monday, August 28 - Regular Mtg

• Monday, September 5 - Labor Day.

No meeting

• Bowling every Friday during season at Herrill Lanes. Contact Joe Leto at

516-248-9022.

Poker players: check with John Marino at 248-1770.

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fyi FOR SENIORS

Fri, 18 Aug 2017 02:52:29 +0000

“Zumba Gold" Classes for the Active Senior or Beginner

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SOCIALLY SPEAKING

Fri, 18 Aug 2017 02:52:30 +0000

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With ATHENA

Here we are at the beginning of the end of Summer. Labor Day will be here before you know it - just ask any child of school age and he or she will tell you. Be sure to get those last swims in before the pool closes. Time really does fly!

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DAR welcomes five new members

Fri, 18 Aug 2017 02:52:31 +0000

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Leslie Dimmling, Regent of the Garden City based Colonel Aaron Ogden Chapter of the National Society, Daughters of the American Revolution (NSDAR) , is pleased to announce the addition of 5 new members .

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Chamber of Commerce gets GC in a NY State of Mind

Fri, 18 Aug 2017 02:52:36 +0000

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It was a pretty good crowd this past Friday night as the Garden City Chamber of Commerce hosted the New York State of Mind Promenade on 7th Street. Everyone was in the mood for a melody as the Billy Joel cover band, River of Dreams, played songs that had us feeling alright.

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Preschool Camp wraps with fun Summer Carnival

Fri, 18 Aug 2017 02:52:42 +0000

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Children who participated in the summer program at Little Sprouts Preschool in neighboring New Hyde Park enjoyed seven weeks of themed fun that ended with an outdoor carnival. Many GC-based families enjoyed the event with their campers.

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After 30 years in NY Guard, a new role in the Coast Guard Auxiliary

Fri, 18 Aug 2017 02:52:44 +0000

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BY SPC RICHARD MAYFIELD
New York Guard

The following story was originally published online at newyorkguard.wordpress.com It is reprinted with permission.

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GC’s “A” Swim Team takes fifth consecutive championship

Fri, 18 Aug 2017 02:52:48 +0000

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The Garden City “A” Swim team’s season culminated in a final victory on Sunday, August 13, when the team locked down their fifth consecutive 1st place finish at Champs! This was a huge accomplishment for the team, especially when combined with the fourth-consecutive undefeated regular season!

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Squeezing last drops of summer fun at L.I. Children’s Museum

Fri, 18 Aug 2017 02:52:50 +0000

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School bells will be ringing soon – too soon for most of us. But there’s still time to squeeze out some last minute fun. Our last week of summer programing includes popular favorite Lena & the Happy Clam Band in the LICM Theater while wrapping up summer programs devoted to creativity and innovation. A perfect end to a wonderful summer.

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Garden City Pool News

Fri, 18 Aug 2017 02:52:51 +0000

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Party Under the Stars

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Making waves against cancer

Fri, 18 Aug 2017 02:52:52 +0000

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On Saturday August 5th, Cheryl Adams McAuliffe of Coach Realtor’s Garden City office swam a mile in Long Island Sound to raise money for cancer research.

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VILLAGE SPORTS

Fri, 18 Aug 2017 02:52:52 +0000

Community Tennis Center Programs for Children

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Named Top Wealth Advisor

Fri, 18 Aug 2017 02:52:53 +0000

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Brian Malfettone, a wealth management advisor at Merrill Lynch in Garden City, was named to the first-ever Forbes list of “America’s Top Next- Generation Wealth Advisors.” The Forbes ranking of the nation’s leading millennial advisors is based on a variety of criteria meant to recognize the best forward thinkers in the advisory business.

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Last Hope Flea Market Saturday, September 9th

Fri, 18 Aug 2017 02:52:57 +0000

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After our summer break, the next

Last Hope Flea Market and Jewelry Sale will be on Saturday, September 9th from

10am-2pm at The Church of the Advent

(Winthrop Hall) in Westbury,

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