Phil-osophically Speaking – August 6, 2010

Remembering the Great Heat Wave of 1896Last weekend, relief finally arrived with more balmy temperatures giving us respite from the merciless heat. It was...

Editorial: Wasted And Wanting

There is more than one way to make the news. Last weekend, a couple dozen high schools from Nassau County went to Hofstra University...

Mayor’s Message – June 5, 2009

Consolidation BillThe village board and I attended a meeting hosted by the Nassau County Village Officials Association (NCVOA) last Wednesday evening.  The meeting was...

Letter: Thank You Floral Parkers

The 100th Anniversary Committee of Christ Evangelical Lutheran Church of Floral Park, along with Lutheran Social Services, would like to extend a heartfelt thank...

From the desk of NY State Senator Jack Martins: February 23,...

A “Smarter” TurnpikeYou might call it a pedestrian “no-man’s land,” a 16-mile stretch of roadway where an average of five people die each year....

Mayor’s Message Village of Floral Park: January 26, 2012

Floral Park and our sister hosting LIRR mainline communities between Queens Village and Hicksville have enjoyed relative calm since the MTA announced that its...

Village Board Notes: October 30, 2009

The following are trustee reports from the Floral Park board meeting. Department of Public Works NotesTrustee Tom Tweedy reported that the leaves are falling...

Editorial: Jeb Bush On Refugees

In the​ wake of the Paris terrorist attacks, Jeb Bush, among other good Christian Republicans, said that the U.S. should screen out refugees who...

From the Desk of Senator Craig Johnson – June 12, 2009

Legislation to Protect NY State Residents From Phone ‘Spoofing’ Passes SenateThe State Senate unanimously passed legislation sponsored by Senator Craig Johnson that would protect...

Editorial: The Holiday Spirit

Terrorism, shootings, senseless violence, disease. There’s no lack of bad news in today’s world and unfortunately, you don’t have to look far to find...