Monthly Archives: May 2011

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Herrick's Carnival - Thursday, June 2AARP Chapter Floral Park - Monthly EventsThe Pajama Game - Saturday, May 28 Saturday, May 28The Pajama...

Phil-osophically Speaking

The 18th century author and lexicographer Samuel Johnson said, “it was right that the law should give women so little power, since nature has...

Village Board Notes

A regular meeting of the board of trustees was held on May 17, at 8 p.m.The meeting opened with a pledge to the Flag....

Residents Get a Glimpse Into Life in the Village, Circa 1900

The Floral Park Historical Society Unveils a Handcrafted, Three-Dimensional DioramaHistory was brought to life at the Floral Park Pool Building on Sunday, May 22....

Floral Park American Legion Builds Ramp for WWII Veteran

When the Floral Park American Legion learned that Richard J. Fitch, an 89-year-old World War II veteran, had not been out of his house...

2011 Spring Third and Fourth Grade Lacrosse Season Recap

April 3 - Mineola Defeats New Hyde Park 5-1Goals were scored by midfielders Philip Arnold-2, Alex Mayfield-2, Matt Grimm-1, along with Jack Duff-1 Assist....

School Budgets Pass; Horan, DellaCorte Win School Board Seats

Compiled By Melissa ArguetaFloral Park-Bellerose School DistrictThe Floral Park-Bellerose School District (FPBSD) budget passed by a vote of 1,602 to 879, while the district’s...

Floral Park Community Endures Another Tragedy

Boy, 9, Struck And Killed By Teen Driver, Laid to RestIt was no ordinary rush hour last Thursday when tragedy struck once again in...

Phil-osophically Speaking – May 20, 2011

The Legalization of MarijuanaUlysses S. Grant was a great general, a better president than given credit for, a peerless wartime memoirist and became famously...

Mayor’s Message – May 20, 2011

The latest challenge to the unique quality of life we enjoy is not coming as intensified urbanization from our west, but rather, an ambush...