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WINNING STREAK CONTINUES

Fri, 13 Jan 2017 01:55:25 +0000

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Garden City Boy’s Swimming and Diving advanced again last week after the long winter break. Although the team only slightly improved upon previous week’s times, they were able to win against Massapequa with a score of 93 versus 84.

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POAs to choose trustee candidates January 17

Fri, 13 Jan 2017 01:55:26 +0000

BY MEG MORGAN NORRIS

On Tuesday, January 17th, Garden City residents will choose their village trustees in accordance with Community Agreement, which was created in 1919. The Community Agreement provides a system for nominating candidates from each of the four Property Owners Associations so that all sections are represented on the Village Board. The Mayor’s seat rotates among the sections.

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Parent University registration now open

Fri, 13 Jan 2017 01:55:26 +0000

Registration for the 3rd Annual Garden City Parent University is open! There is only a little more than a week remaining to register for workshops – deadline to register is Monday, January 23rd. Over 375 tickets to workshops have already been issued. Register early to make sure you don’t get shut-out of a workshop. Register at - http://bit.ly/ gcpu2017

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A WORD FROM THE PUBLISHER

Fri, 13 Jan 2017 01:55:27 +0000

We were very happy to hear this week that Governor Cuomo listened to local officials who had asked for additional time to review the Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) for the proposed LIRR third track project.

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What does “IHS” mean?

Fri, 13 Jan 2017 01:55:27 +0000

To the Editor:

Please allow a correction to the text accompanying the photo of the cornerstone of the Cathedral of the Incarnation in your January 6th issue [“The Kordes Korner” column].

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March for Life

Fri, 13 Jan 2017 01:55:27 +0000

To the Editor:

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Friends of STEM second annual ‘Revel for Robotics’

Fri, 13 Jan 2017 01:55:27 +0000

BY ALENA BUBNIAK

The nonprofit Garden City Friends of STEM has once again joined with the award-winning Revel Restaurant and Bar, located at 835 Franklin Avenue in Garden City, to invite the community to an evening of food, drink and live jazz music that will raise funds for STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) education and robotics programs in Garden City.

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Planned Parenthood CEO to speak at Ethical Humanist Society

Fri, 13 Jan 2017 01:55:29 +0000

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Marking the anniversary of Roe V Wade, JoAnn Smith, President & CEO of Planned Parenthood of Nassau County (PPNC) will talk about this landmark Supreme Court decision and what lies ahead on Sunday, January 22, at 11 am at the Ethical Humanist Society of LI in Garden City.

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Will Sing For Food this Saturday

Fri, 13 Jan 2017 01:55:34 +0000

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The 6th Annual Will Sing For Food charity concert is set to play this Saturday, January 14th at 8:00 at The Garden City Community Church. Hosted by The Board of Outreach, local musicians and vocalists have put together a fun night that will be filled with a variety of songs from different genres from Pop to Rock, Folk to Broadway.

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THE VIEW FROM HERE

Fri, 13 Jan 2017 01:55:35 +0000

BY BOB MORGAN, JR.

I’ve written a number of columns about different months over the years, but I don’t think I’ve ever written about January. Until now.

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Garden City PTA News

Fri, 13 Jan 2017 01:55:36 +0000

Reminder: Schools are closed in observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

“The function of education is to teach one to think intensively and to think critically. Intelligence plus character – that is the goal of true education.” - Martin Luther King, Jr.

Congratulations

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Sanitation Collection - Martin Luther King Day week

Fri, 13 Jan 2017 01:55:36 +0000

Residents are reminded that there will be no garbage or recycling pickup for Monday, January 16, and there will be no rubbish pickup on Wednesday, January 18.

The holiday week collection schedule will be as follows:

Western Half of Village (West of Rockaway Ave.): Garbage - Tuesday & Thursday; Rubbish - Wednesday, January 25.

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Defensive Driving Course

Fri, 13 Jan 2017 01:55:36 +0000

Knights of Columbus #15809 at St Joseph’s Church in Garden City is pleased to offer the community the Empire Safety Council’s Defensive Driving Course

The course will be held on Saturday January 14th 2017-9:30 am to 3:30 pm in the St. Joseph’s Church LL St. Agnes Room 130 Fifth St. Garden City

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THE OFFICE CAT

Fri, 13 Jan 2017 01:55:38 +0000

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BY GABBY TABBY

No interlock: On January 4th a joint investigation by Garden City Police Officers and Nassau County Probation on County Seat Drive resulted in the arrest of a 32 year old Lynbrook woman for allegedly failing to use a court ordered interlock device while operating a motor vehicle. The interlock had been ordered due to a prior DWI arrest.

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FROM THE MAYOR'S OFFICE

Fri, 13 Jan 2017 01:55:40 +0000

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By Nicholas P. Episcopia

LIRR Third Track DEIS Public Meetings

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General Meeting of the Western Property Owners Association

Fri, 13 Jan 2017 01:55:41 +0000

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On Tuesday, January 17, at 7:30 p.m. the Western Property Owners Association will hold its Annual Resident Electors Meeting at Homestead School.

At the meeting the Nominating Committee will report its selection of candidate Stephen Makrinos for re-election as Village Trustee. If there are no further nominations from the floor, residents in attendance will vote.

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EPOA Resident Electors Meeting

Fri, 13 Jan 2017 01:55:41 +0000

The Eastern Property Owners’ Association (EPOA) will hold a public meeting on Tuesday, January 17th. The meeting will be at the Garden City Senior Center on Golf Club Lane beginning at 7:30 pm.

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CPOA Annual Electors Meeting

Fri, 13 Jan 2017 01:55:41 +0000

On Tuesday, January 17th, The CPOA, Garden City Central Property Owners’ Association will hold its Annual Resident Electors’ Meeting at, 7:30 p.m., at the Senior Center on Golf Club Lane.

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Estates POA to hold Electors’ Meeting

Fri, 13 Jan 2017 01:55:42 +0000

All Garden City Estates residents are encouraged to attend the meeting of the Property Owners’ Association of Garden City Estates, Inc. on Tuesday, January 17th at 8PM at Stratford School.

A few of the agenda items to highlight are:

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Raising funds for CMF at Kids Bingo Night

Fri, 13 Jan 2017 01:55:43 +0000

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The Children’s Medical Fund of New York (CMF) will be hosting Bingo Night on Friday, January 27th at 7-8:30 pm at the Lutheran Church located at 420 Stewart Avenue. The cost is $11 per child. Admission includes one bingo card, chips, water and favor. Bingo winners will select an item from the table of prizes.

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THIS WEK AT THE ROTARY

Fri, 13 Jan 2017 01:55:47 +0000

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Fascinating! That’s the word that best describes Autoseum’s Vice President Andy Perillo’s presentation for the Mineola-Garden City Rotary Club at this week’s meeting on January 9, at the Garden City Hotel

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GCHS students to perform in Plaza Theatricals “Hairspray”

Fri, 13 Jan 2017 01:55:47 +0000

It’s time to tease up your hair and put on your dancing shoes! Two Garden City High School students are set to star in Plaza Theatrical’s production of Hairspray on January 21 at 7pm and January 22 at 2pm.

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Community Club enjoys introduction to Tai Chi

Fri, 13 Jan 2017 01:55:49 +0000

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On Wednesday, January 4th Club members enjoyed an introduction to Tai Chi given by two of Winthrop’s Outreach Nurse Educators, Grace Rowan & Susan Hannon. Tai Chi is a non-completive, self-paced system of gentle exercise and stretching.

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GCHS12th Grade Party & Parent Skit Night

Fri, 13 Jan 2017 01:55:52 +0000

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Save the date! One of the very best events of senior year is the PTA sponsored 12th Grade Class Party and Parent Skit Night. This long standing and legendary night will be held for the Class of 2017 on Friday, March 3rd from 7 – 10 pm. It is an event you will not want to miss!

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The Welcoming Club of Garden City

Fri, 13 Jan 2017 01:55:53 +0000

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 money for charity. This year The Welcoming Club of Garden City is proud to support the Belmont Child Care Association, Inc.

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Film to be shown at St. Joseph’s

Fri, 13 Jan 2017 01:55:55 +0000

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On Sunday, January 22, at 2 p.m. the St. Joseph Parish Adult Faith Formation Board will present the film “A Time For Miracles.”

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

Fri, 13 Jan 2017 01:55:55 +0000

Midterm Exam Study Sessions

The large meeting room on the lower level will be available for students in Grades 6-12 to study for midterms at the following times:

• Tuesday, January 24, 3 - 5 PM

• Wednesday, January 25, 3 -5 PM

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“Trash or Treasure” Antiques Road Show

Fri, 13 Jan 2017 01:55:55 +0000

Eddie & Jean Costello’s Trash or Treasure Antiques Roadshow Garden City Public Library Sunday, January 29th, 2017 at 2PM

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Adult Coloring Series

Fri, 13 Jan 2017 01:55:55 +0000

Garden City Public Library Afternoons: Tuesdays Jan. 31st & Feb. 28th @ 1:00PM Evenings: Thursdays Feb. 2nd & March 9th @ 7:00PM

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Coffee & Tea by the Book

Fri, 13 Jan 2017 01:55:56 +0000

Victoria by Daisy Goodwin Garden City Public Library Tuesday, February 28th at 9:30AM

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News from the Children’s Room

Fri, 13 Jan 2017 01:55:56 +0000

Winter Storytime, Book Discussion and Program Registrations

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Chamber luncheon features Homeland Securities expert Michael Balboni

Fri, 13 Jan 2017 01:56:12 +0000

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Children’s Medical Fund announces upcoming events

Fri, 13 Jan 2017 01:56:15 +0000

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Garden City Chapter of the Children’s Medical Fund installed our incoming Co Presidents for the 2016-17 year, Ada Coonerty and Debbie Frandina, and our Treasurer, Nancy Poz this past December. Danielle Genova and Teresa Passeretti are past presidents. They have done a great job on our past Fall events; our 2nd Comedy Night, semi-annual Card Party and Fall Boutique and Luncheon.

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Executive Dir. of the LI Council of Churches to speak at Church

Fri, 13 Jan 2017 01:56:17 +0000

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BY BY MELVA VICTORINO

On Sunday, January 15th at 9:15 – 10:15 AM, the Rev. Dyanne Pina will lead the Sunday Forum Series at Garden City Community Church (GCCC) on the ministry and services of the Long Island Council of Churches (LICC). Rev. Pina will also preach at the 10:30 Service in the main sanctuary on “Take the First Step in Faith”, from Hebrews 11:1-13.

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Mobility Impaired Committee Updates Community

Fri, 13 Jan 2017 01:56:18 +0000

The Mobility Impaired Committee continues to hear from residents on various issues impacting the disabled in our village. Over recent months it has collected these concerns and plans to meet with the Village Administration, School Board and Chamber of Commerce to address the concerns.

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42nd Annual Golden Goose Gala draws a crowd

Fri, 13 Jan 2017 01:56:40 +0000

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Holiday shoppers and house tour participants were in high spirits for the 42nd Annual Golden Goose Gala Candlelight House Tour and Holiday Shopping Boutique on Friday, November 18th and Saturday, November 19th.

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Joseph Randi

Fri, 13 Jan 2017 01:56:44 +0000

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Dr. Randi was born, August 4, 1924, in Queens, a son of the late, Anthony & Mary Weldon Randi. In 1943 he enlisted in the Army Air Corp (during WWII), where he earned the rank of Second Lieutenant. He was honorably discharged in 1946. With assistance from the GI Bill he attended Adelphi University and later received his Doctor of Dentistry from Columbia Dental School.

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Craig Savage

Fri, 13 Jan 2017 01:56:45 +0000

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Craig Savage, loving husband and father, passed away peacefully on January 7, 2017, surrounded by family. Craig was born in Brooklyn on June 12, 1942, son of Jerome and Marjorie Savage and brother to Jill (Mead), and was a lifelong resident of Garden City.

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NEFCU Education Grant – 2x!

Fri, 13 Jan 2017 01:56:46 +0000

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BY PETER GIACALONE,
WORLD LANGUAGE 6-12 COORDINATOR

For the second year in a row, Nassau Educators Federal Credit Union has granted Garden City High School Latin Teacher Mrs. Kathleen Durkin a “Funding Your Ideas” Grant. This grant, in the amount of $200, is for a project called “Lingua Latina Vivat!” (Let the Latin Language Live!). The grant will enable Mrs.

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Garden City Retired Men’s Club

Fri, 13 Jan 2017 01:56:47 +0000

Schedule of Activities

Monday, January 16th - Senior Center Closed for MLK day. No meeting

Monday, January 23rt - Pizza

Monday, January 30th - 1 p.m. “Brain Health” Presentation by M.D. from Winthrop on keeping the brain healthy and recognizing early signs of dementia. This program is sponsored by Recreation Dept. All Garden City seniors welcome.

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GCFS donates books to young scientists

Fri, 13 Jan 2017 01:56:48 +0000

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Garden City Friends of STEM (GCFS) supports Garden City Public Schools STEM initiatives. A donation of STEM-based books was presented to our primary schools: Locust, Hemlock, and Homestead.

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fyi FOR SENIORS

Fri, 13 Jan 2017 01:56:49 +0000

Adult Tennis Lessons Begin

Registration for the winter session of our Adult Tennis Lessons has now started. Classes are played at the Community Park Tennis Center. Our ten week, one hour class will cost $249. Classes will begin the week of January 29th.

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Varsity Boys Varsity Boys Basketball starts 2017 with 2 wins

Fri, 13 Jan 2017 01:56:49 +0000

On Tuesday, January 3rd, the Garden City Boys Varsity Basketball team beat Bellmore JFK 64-57 and then prevailed in an overtime contest vs Sewanhaka 66-58 on Monday Jan 9th. The Trojans are now 6-5 and 3-1 in league play.

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Garden City Men’s Baseball

Fri, 13 Jan 2017 01:56:49 +0000

The Garden City Men’s baseball team is registering new players for the spring season. You must be at least 35 years of age by the end of 2017 to participate in the wood bat league. The Men’s baseball team is a great alternative to softball for those players who would like to play our national pastime once again in a community environment right here in Garden City.

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VILLAGE SPORTS

Fri, 13 Jan 2017 01:56:49 +0000

Beginning December 5th, the Department of Recreation and Parks will no longer accept cash payments for program registrations, rentals, and contracts at our Administrative Office or for Platform Tennis or Tennis at Community Park. Checks and credit cards will continue to be accepted.

Open Gym Program for 7th to 12th grades

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Garden City Crushers capture division championship

Fri, 13 Jan 2017 01:56:51 +0000

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The Garden City Crushers Travel Soccer Team (U10 Girls) clinched the Long Island Junior Soccer League division championship this past fall. GC Crushers, in their first season of travel soccer, finished the season with a 7-0-3 record giving them first place in the Long Island Junior Soccer League Premier Division, the highest competition level within the league.

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The Men’s Association News

Fri, 13 Jan 2017 01:56:51 +0000

Next Meeting

Attention all Directors !!! The next meeting will be in early February. Location will be Doc O’Grady’s. Watch for an e-mail to be sent by the President concerning the exact details and agenda. Great night to bring a prospective Director. Please make every effort to participate. Your voice needs to be heard!

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Calling all GCHS Basketball Alumni

Fri, 13 Jan 2017 01:56:51 +0000

The snow did not treat us kindly last weekend as both alumni basketball were postponed due to the winter weather. The alumni hoops contests have been rescheduled for Saturday, Jan. 21, at 3:15 p.m. as a “combined” game, with both men and women playing on the same team. For those who registered for the Jan. 7 games and want to participate on Jan.

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Garden City Community Park News

Fri, 13 Jan 2017 01:56:52 +0000

Men’s Tennis Programs

Back by popular demand the Department of Recreation and Parks is happy to announce two new men’s tennis programs, both to be held at our Garden City Community Park Tennis Center.

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2017 GCAA Baseball and softball registration

Fri, 13 Jan 2017 01:56:52 +0000

2017 GCAA Baseball and Softball online registration is now open on our Little League webpage www.leaguelineup.com/gcaa. Avoid paying a late fee as pricing goes up after March 1st, 2017. Also, we will only be accepting players after this date provided we have openings so don’t get shut out.

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