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.
Friday, 28 November 2014 00:00
Anthony DePalma has been manager at Covert Avenue’s Raindew Family Center and Pharmacy for 13 years. Last month, at the 30th Annual Small Businessperson of the Year and Legislative Breakfast at the Crest Hollow Country Club, DePalma got his much deserved recognition when he was awarded the day’s top honor by the Covert Avenue Chamber of Commerce, whose members hail from Stewart Manor and Floral Park.
“My initial reaction was ‘wow that’s very nice,’ I didn’t realize that it was going to be such a beautiful extravaganza,” said DePalma on winning the award. “They did it very, very well. They had a breakfast at the Crest Hollow Country Club and everything was done beautifully. It was just done very, very nicely. Very proud.”
Thursday, 27 November 2014 00:00
This month’s Garden City Board of Education meeting saw a boost in attendance, and not just from district residents. This was the first board meeting to be held at Stratford School, so teachers and students there stopped by to show off the best it has to offer.
Leading the pack was school principal Eileen Vota, who gave the board a tour of the school before the meeting got underway. Along the way, highlights of the capital improvement project were pointed out, all a result of the 2009 School Investment Bond and Energy Performance Contract.
Thursday, 27 November 2014 00:00
Winter Swim Lesson Registration Announced
The Garden City Recreation Department will be conducting children’s swimming lessons for village residents at the Adelphi University swimming pool in Woodruff Hall on Saturday mornings. Your child must be six years of age by the start of the program to participate. This 10-week session will begin Saturday, Dec. 6. Classes are taught by Red Cross-certified instructors. The cost is $80. These classes are open to residents of the Incorporate Village of Garden City.
Thursday, 13 November 2014 09:42
Learn And Play Paddle Tennis
The recreation and parks department will offer beginner level platform tennis lessons at Community Park’s Platform Courts. This five-week course will offer the basic instruction and will be taught by certified platform instructor Sue Tarzian. Each class will be 1.5 hours in length. The cost of this program is $187.50. Classes began the week of Nov. 5. The following classes will be offered:
Beginners - Wednesdays at 7 p.m.
Advanced Beginners – Thursdays at 10:30 a.m.
This program is for beginners only and participants must be Garden City residents. To register, visit the recreation office at 108 Rockaway Ave.