Monthly Archives: January 2010

Fire Department to Receive Federal Grant For Operations and Safety Improvements

U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer recently announced that four fire departments on Long Island have received federal grants totaling $602,060 as part of Round...

Legislation to Combat Long Island Heroin Epidemic Announced

On Jan. 21, New York State Senator Craig M. Johnson, (D-Nassau) and Assemblyman Harvey Weisenberg, (D-Long Beach) joined with Nassau County District Attorney Kathleen...

From the Desk of Congresswoman Carolyn McCarthy

The Need for Safe and Drug-Free School Funding“For the last year, I have been working with my colleagues in Congress and the Administration to...

Village Board Notes – January 29, 2010

The following are trustee reports from the Jan. 19 Floral Park village board meeting.Prior to the start of the meeting, Mayor Kevin Greene swore...

Obituary – James J. Harnett

James J. Harnett, Family & Children’s Association CEO, Dies at 63Known as the ultimate caregiver, Mr. Harnett shepherded the care of thousands of Long...

theFloralParkDispatch.com Calendar

Hearing Aid Optimization Workshops - Tuesday, February 2West End Civic Association Meeting - Thursday, February 4LI Breakfast Club - Saturday, Fe bruary 6...

Around the Town – January 22, 2010

India Republic Day CommemorationThe Town of Hempstead will be hosting its 7th Annual India Republic Day commemoration on Wednesday, Jan. 27. Held in...

Floral Park Singer, Peggy Kramer, Honored With Heart of GNC Award

Peggy Kramer of Floral Park, a member of the award-winning Greater Nassau Chorus of Sweet Adelines International, was recently honored with the Heart of...

Senator Johnson to Hold NYRA Hearing in Elmont

Senator Craig M. Johnson, (D-Nassau), chairman of the Senate Standing Committee on Investigations and Government Operations, announced he will be holding a hearing on...

Phil-osophically Speaking – January 22, 2010

The searing images of suffering and loss in Haiti have saddened the world. The monster quake, which has shaken the impoverished nation to its...