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The Garden City Hotel to Open Elizabeth Arden Red Door Spa
The Garden City Hotel has partnered with Red Door Spa Holdings on a new full-service Elizabeth Arden Red Door Spa to be located at the property here. The salon and spa, set to open this winter, will become the first Red Door Spa hotel and resort property on Long Island, joining existing day spa locations in Garden City, Woodbury and Bellmore.
Sun Sep 14, 2014
Volunteers sought for Garden City Make Senior Smile DayVolunteers...
Volunteers sought for Garden City Make Senior Smile Day Wayne County Commissioner Richard LeBlanc has put out a call for Smile Day volunteers. Check out this story on HometownLife.com: http://www.hometownlife.com/story/news/local/garden-city/2014/09/14/garden-city-richard-leblanc-volunteers-leaf-raking-seniors/15508533/ Wayne County Commissioner Richard LeBlanc has turned recruiter, looking for a few good men, women and youths to make his second Make a Senior Smile Day a success.
Sat Sep 13, 2014
First Day of School for Community Church Nursery School
The Garden City Community Church Nursery School opened its doors to their young students on Monday, September 8th for the 2014-2015 school year. The children and parents were equally excited to be introduced to all the fun activities in the classroom and playground areas.
Benefit Yard Sale Announced- Sellers Requested
The Garden City Bird Sanctuary/Tanners Pond Environmental Center announces their annual Fall Benefit Yard Sale. The sale will be held on Saturday, October 4th, from 9 am to 3 pm, located outdoors inside the front gate at the Sanctuary.
Fri Sep 12, 2014
United Ink Tattoo Show is This Weekend
Hundreds of tattoo artists, musicians, and others will gather at the Cradle of Aviation this weekend as the United Ink Flight 94 Tattoo, Art, and Music Festival. On Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, 250 of the world's best tattoo artists will set up shop at 150 booths at the Garden CIty museum.
Thu Sep 11, 2014
Garden City Life
Mayor's Report: September 11, 2014
During the summer months Seventh Street has been closed from 6 to 10 p.m. on Friday evenings so that residents and visitors can enjoy the "Friday Night Promenades." This week, the band Fivestone, , will be performing on Seventh Street.
Garden City Life
Editorial: Unity Shouldn't Be A Casualty Of 9/11
The time may pass but the pain is always there. September 11, whose significance drastically changed 13 years ago, is once again upon us.
After 70 years, accordion master Angelo DiPippo plays on
Angelo DiPippo plays his Excelsior accordion -- the same one he played in the film "The Godfather" -- at home in Garden City on Sept. 4, 2014.
Family-friendly tattoo festival comes to the Cradle
From left, SeVen and Syxx O'Brien of Inkllusionists will bring their comedy magic to the Tattoo Lou's United Ink Flight 914 Tattoo, Art and Music Festival, held at the Cradle of Aviation Museum in Garden City from Sept. 12-14, 2014.
Wed Sep 10, 2014
2 Garden City Students Named National Merit Semifinalists
Garden City High School's Michael Crapotta and Ryan Smith were named semifinalists in the 60th annual National Merit Scholarship Program. About 1.4 million juniors in more than 22,000 high schools entered the 2015 National Merit Scholarship Program by taking the 2013 Preliminary National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test, which served as an initial screen of program entrants.
Tue Sep 09, 2014
Nassau IDA sets bad precedent with breaks for retailers
Recently, the IDA -- in one of a series of generous incentives granted to retail establishments -- managed to mine gold by using monthly locker rentals as justification for helping out a national chain of family-oriented health clubs. Know those banged up, sometimes nasty lockers? You know, the ones where sometimes you end up breaking out the bolt cutters for locks left behind by customers who are long gone? Well, Nassau's industrial development agency has something that maybe could help.
Police investigate assault of Garden City studentPolice investigate...
Police investigate assault of Garden City student A student was injured, an his cell phone stolen while walking to Garden City High School. Check out this story on HometownLife.com: http://www.hometownlife.com/story/news/local/garden-city/2014/09/09/garden-city-assault-student-handgun-cell-phone/15324417/ Garden City Police are investigating an assault of a high school student that occurred around 7 a.m. in Harrison between Alvin and Florence.
Sat Sep 06, 2014
Executive Suite: Ellen Birch, Babylon
Ellen Birch, president of Realtime Reporting Inc., says her court reporting company donates 2.5 percent of earnings to local charities. She's seen at the company's Babylon office on Wednesday, July 30, 2014.
Fri Sep 05, 2014
Eight Adelphi University Students Selected for Horace G. McDonell Summer Research Fellowship
The Horace G. McDonell, Jr. '52, '02 endowed Summer Research Fellowship offers Adelphi University students the opportunity to engage in intensive hands-on research in biology, chemistry and physics for 10 weeks over the summer. Eight students were selected for the fellowship and received a $4,000 stipend in addition to mentorship from a faculty member as they conducted their rigorous research.
SKINNYPIZZA launches nationwide franchising program
New York-based SKINNYPIZZA, a concept specializing in pizza, organic salads, soups and pastas, has selected iFranchise Group and franchise attorney Harold Kestaubaum to consult on the company's new nationwide franchising program. According to a news release, the 3-unit concept currently features stores in Roslyn, N.Y., Garden City, N.Y., and Manhattan's Brookfield Place, formerly known as the World Financial Center.
Thu Sep 04, 2014
Garden City Life
Making Way For The Future
Ellis Hall, built in 1969 to provide additional classrooms, a new library and a science lab for St. Paul's School students, was carefully deconstructed after extensive asbestos and mold removal was completed. Earlier this year, the Garden City Village Board of Trustees unanimously voted to demolish the structure, the site of break-ins and vandalism in recent years.
Garden City Life
Mayor's Report: September 4, 2014
Each week in this column I will be including information from Commissioner Jackson of our police department. This week he has asked that I include the following.
Babylon IDA lowers tax bill to draw businesses to Wyandanch Rising
Construction continues on Monday, June 23, 2014, on a residential complex is being built just north of the Wyandanch train station. Construction continues on Monday, June 23, 2014, on a residential complex is being built just north of the Wyandanch train station.
Brookhaven looks to upgrade outdated phone system, reduce town costs
Brookhaven officials are considering installing an Internet-based phone system at Town Hall and other offices in a move they say would save money and improve the town's communication system. The system, if approved on Tuesday by the town board, would cost about $1.6 million over 13 years, for an estimated savings of about $130,000 per year, according to officials from Bowne Management Systems... Brookhaven officials are considering installing an Internet-based phone system at Town Hall and other offices in a move they say would save money and improve the town's communication system.
Eclectic use of materials highlight new home decor styles
Designer Lisa Jones of Pigeon Toe, based in Portland, Oregon, offers sophisticated home decor that incorporates the look of traditional handcrafts. Her votive candle holders and canopy lights are made of porcelain and woven rattan reed.