Monthly Archives: January 2012

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HairsprayFriday, January 27    Defensive Driving CourseSaturday, January 28 Valentine Victorian TeaSaturday, February 11 Friday, January 27    HairsprayThis Tony Award winner delighted audiences by...

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...

Phil-osophically Speaking: January 26, 2012

Games of ChanceJean Baptiste Colbert, the Minister of Finance under King Louis XIV, once famously said, “The art of taxation consists in so plucking...

Village Trustee Rhatigan Running for Re-Election

James E. RhatiganJames E. Rhatigan is seeking re-election to a two-year term as Floral Park trustee, running on the Citizen’s Party ticket with Trustee...

State Budget & Reform Plan Presented to Local Community

Reform plan includes major focus on mandate relief and the “education crisis”N.Y.S. Governor Cuomo recently proposed his 2012-2013 Executive Budget & Reform Plan, with...

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Sleeping BeautySaturday, January 21 HairspraySaturday, January 21RR Lines Train/Toy ShowSunday, January 22 Saturday, January 21Sleeping BeautyA sleeping princess, a spellbound...

Mayor’s Message Village of Floral Park: January 19, 2012

Resolution for Opposition of Belmont Park’s CasinoWHEREAS, the Village of Floral Park has been a hosting community of Belmont Park, which has enjoyed a...

Phil-osophically Speaking: January 19, 2012

Lower Tax Rates — Fewer LoopholesCapitalism has given us the most affluent economy in world history. But it also has given us the politics...

BOT, Residents Agree on Opposition To Proposed Casino at Belmont

Grassroots group appeals to BOT for village supportFloral Park residents can bet their bottom dollar that Mayor Thomas J. Tweedy and the Board of...

Local Officials Debate NYS Property Tax Cap Issues

NYCOM, NCVOA, Comptroller’s Office convene to discuss 2 percent tax cap and how it affects local municipalitiesThe year 2012 is still in its infancy,...