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Tax Exemption Workshop To Be Held

Written by Garden City Life Staff, gardencity@antonnews.com Saturday, 02 August 2014 00:00

Hannon and Mangano to sponsor

property tax exemption program

If you live in and are the owner of a home, condominium or cooperative apartment (co-op), you may qualify for hundreds of dollars in property tax savings each year.

“I’m partnering with Nassau County Executive Mangano to bring the Department of Assessment office operations to the Uniondale Public Library (400 Uniondale Ave., Uniondale) on Friday, Aug. 8, from 1 to 3 p.m.,” said Senator Kemp Hannon.

 

Local Realtor Acquired

Written by Garden City Life Staff, gardencity@antonnews.com Friday, 01 August 2014 00:00

Daniel Gale Sotheby’s International Realty, one of the nation’s leading realtors, recently acquired Taylor Warner Realty, Garden City’s oldest independent realty company.  

Daniel Gale Sotheby’s acquisition of Taylor Warner mirrors the strategy it has used successfully in Garden City and other key markets on Long Island—growing primarily through the addition of highly respected and knowledgeable local experts.

 

Election Day Challenge

Written by Daniel Offner, doffner@antonnews.com Thursday, 31 July 2014 09:50

Ethan Irwin to vie for Kemp Hannon's Senate seat

With just under six months until Election Day on Nov. 9, a Democratic challenger has announced his bid for the New York State Senate’s sixth district seat—covering Garden City, Farmingdale, East Meadow, Levittown, Hicksville, Bethpage, and Island Trees—currently occupied by state Sen. Kemp Hannon.

Ethan Irwin, an attorney from Levittown, has already received the endorsement of Nassau County Democratic Committee Chairman Jay Jacobs. On June 30, Irwin officially opened his campaign headquarters at Kennedy Memorial Park in the Village of Hempstead.

 

Administrative Young Bloods

Written by Christopher Gavin, gardencity@antonnews.com Wednesday, 30 July 2014 00:00

Village hosts internship pilot program

The Village of Garden City is currently hosting a pilot internship program this summer for four Adelphi University students. The eight-to-10-week test run is also the first time the school has partnered with a municipality, according to its Center for Career Services.

Planning started in May when Mayor John Watras approached Village Administrator Ralph Suozzi about the possibility of hiring interns during July and August. Suozzi, who said he had student interns at his last job, said the program helps provide college students with experience in exchange for a new perspective for village officials.

 

Garden City Homes Needed

Saturday, 26 July 2014 00:00

Ozzie

Ozzie is a playful pup looking for a new friend to match his exuberance. He has begun basic obedience training at the shelter and so far has proven to be an “A” student. Ozzie is friendly and gets along well with other dogs. He needs an experienced companion dedicated to continuing his training.

 

Hopping On The Wayback Machine

Friday, 25 July 2014 00:00

Tullamore Park Old Timer’s Day reunion  

Calling all park rats, You are cordially invited to a Tullamore Park Old Timers’ Day Reunion that will be held on Saturday, Sept. 6 to honor George Roth and Richie Anderson for their years of service to the Garden City Recreation Department.  

For all of you who have memories of spending most of your youth playing at the park, it’s a chance rekindle old friendships and play a game of softball or kickball and remember all the good times you had at your second home. There will be a $30 fee for all those who plan on attending (children are free) that includes a spot on the team, a T-shirt, and food at Doc O’Grady’s immediately following the games. All proceeds collected will be directed by the Friends of Garden City Arts, Parks and Recreation for general park improvements.

 

Stewart Manor Green Thumb

Written by Matthew Ern, gardencity@antonnews.com Thursday, 24 July 2014 00:00

Former beautification

committee chair seeks return

Stewart Manor residents had beautification on the brain at the village’s most recent board of trustees meeting. Several attendees participated in a friendly airing of grievances to the board about the amount of litter being left in front of some of the shops along Covert Ave and in the parking lots.

Former Village Beautification Committee Chairman Julian Sottovia says that enough is enough, and further steps need to be taken.

 

Christmas In July

Written by Garden City Life Staff, gardencity@antonnews. com Saturday, 19 July 2014 00:00

Resurrection Church raises money

with Xmas-themed event

On Saturday, July 26, all roads lead to Lutheran Church of the Resurrection and the magical merry world of trains at the 4th Annual Christmas In July Fundraiser. Festooned with glittering lights, the gym will be transformed into a winter wonderland of delight as you enter a snow-flurry world of inflatable Santas, reindeer, snowmen and mysterious nutcrackers—replete with holiday songs and music.

Rediscover the joy of childhood with a dazzling display of classic model trains from Resurrection’s own collectors and hobbyists: Jay Campson, Doug Hoffmann, Doug Kurz, Joe Mecchella, John and Jim Mesloh, Ken Meyn, and Gerhardt Muller.

 

Community Service Saints

Written by Garden City Life Staff, gardencity@antonnews.com Friday, 18 July 2014 00:00

Mineola-Garden City Rotary

honors Suzie and Rob Alvey

The ballroom of the Garden City Country Club was packed with Rotarians, family, friends and associates of Suzie and Robert (Rob) Alvey as they were recently honored with the Mineola-Garden City Rotary Club’s 24th annual “Community Service Award.” Both residents who were raised in Garden City, the Alveys have been recognized many times over as integral members of the community. Suzie Alvey is a professional artist, writer, award-winning photographer, and board member of the Garden City Historical Society. She was appointed village historian by Mayor John Watras in 2013. Alvey’s paintings and drawings are in private collections throughout the United States and internationally and can be locally viewed at village hall and at the Garden City Chamber of Commerce Toll Lodge.

 

Chamber To Welcome Ralph Suozzi

Written by Garden City Life Staff, gardencity@antonnews.com Thursday, 17 July 2014 00:00

The Garden City Chamber of Commerce and the Albanese Organization, Inc. cordially invite members of both the Garden City business and residential communities to attend a special reception to welcome Ralph V. Suozzi, Garden City’s new village administrator. The reception will be held on Tuesday evening, July 22 at the Revel Restaurant and Bar, 825 Franklin Ave., from 6 to 8 p.m.

Ralph Suozzi began his new role as village administrator this past March 31 after having served several terms as mayor of Glen Cove. He has been acknowledged for his experience in all the various facets of municipal governmental operations. Suozzi has noted that Garden City and Glen Cove are similar in size in terms of populations and geographic areas. “Garden City has a ‘robust’ business district and proximity to a lot of good dynamics that favor Garden City.”

 

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