Wednesday, 21 August 2013 00:00Louise Claire Murphy of Lakewood, NJ, age 89, died peacefully on July 27, 2013. She is predeceased by her husband, Harry E. Murphy, and leaves behind four children: Thomas, Gregory, and Philip Murphy and Cathy Sabine, raised in Garden City, NY and Ridgewood, NJ.
Louise was the beloved grandmother of eight and great-grandmother of three.
She was employed by and volunteered at Valley Hospital in Ridgewood, NJ for over 25 years and was also an accomplished bridge player.A resident of Mahwah, NJ for over 20 years and longtime member of High Mountain Golf Club in Franklin Lakes, NJ, she was an avid golfer.
A viewing was held at D’Elia Funeral Home, Rte. 70 & Vermont Ave., Lakewood, NJ from 4-8 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 1.
Funeral services were held at S. Mary of the Lake Church in Lakewood, NJ at 10:30 a.m. on Friday, Aug. 2.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to The Valley Hospital Foundation (memo: The Breast Center), at 223 N. Van Dien Avenue, Ridgewood, NJ 07450.
Thursday, 23 October 2014 00:00
Ever since the Garden City School District passed a $36.8 million School Investment Bond back in 2009, the upgrades throughout the district have been quite substantial. And while most of it has gone towards infrastructure, external visible improvements have rightfully been a source of pride for the board, which has taken to conducting tours at the different schools preceding the monthly public meetings that are normally held at Garden City High School. On the night of the school board meeting held on Tuesday, Oct. 14 at the Homestead Building, the school board, administration and Superintendent Dr. Robert Feirsen went on a guided tour of the building by Homestead Principal Dr. Suzanne Viscovich.
Feirsen described the tour as a new tradition started last year where administration travels around each of the district’s school buildings in the Fall to observe its current offerings and recent upgrades.
Sunday, 19 October 2014 00:00
In an earlier column, Mayor John Watras shared some helpful tips on how to secure your property in preparation for a hurricane. The following are additional recommendations on what you can do now to be prepared in the event that a major storm hits Long Island.
As the storm approaches, customers should take the following steps to prepare for the arrival of either a hurricane or tropical storm:
Thursday, 23 October 2014 09:43
With the fall sports season upon us, the department of recreation and parks would like to remind all residents that pets are not allowed in any neighborhood parks, Community Park, or St. Paul’s fields. Non compliance with this rule will result in the issuance of appearance tickets.
Register For The Online Registration Option
Garden City’s Department of Recreation and Parks will offer the option of online registration with credit card payment beginning with its winter programs in early December.
In order for a family to use the online registration option, the family will first need to visit the recreation and parks office at 108 Rockaway Ave. to verify residency and their family information and receive their password. A list of instructions as to how to use the website will be included.
Thursday, 09 October 2014 09:22
Prior to the start of high school running season, Garden City’s Physical Therapy Options (PTO) had an opportunity to provide a presentation to members of Sacred Heart Academy’s cross country team. Team members gathered at Garden City’s New York Running Company to learn strategies and tips for a successful fall season.
PTO staff members Dr. Meghan Goetz, Doctor of Physical Therapy, and PTO Aide Mike Murphy discussed the importance of stretching to prevent injury and provided strategies and tips for success for the high school runner.