Monthly Archives: June 2013

Historical Society Looks To Preserve Past

Cataloging, digitizing project is ongoing Established in late 1999, the Floral Park Historical Society (FPHS) continues to move forward with its mission to promote historical...

Nothing’s Finer Than Dee Dee’s Diner

New luncheonette opens up on Floral Park’s Tulip Avenue  The old-fashioned vibe of the 1950’s American luncheonette has been reincarnated on Tulip Avenue.  On May...

Obituary: Robert J. Valli, 76

Robert “Bob” Valli died May 30, at his home in New Hyde Park, after a three-year battle with brain cancer. He was 76. Valli...

Martins Classic 3on3 Tourney Set For July 13

Excitement is building for the 10th anniversary of the Martins Classic 3on3 Basketball Tournament being played on July 13 at the Dutch Broadway School....

2nd Annual FPM Basketball Camp

Danny Green of the San Antonio Spurs will be hosting Team Green Basketball Academy at Floral Park Memorial High School from July 8 to...

From The Desk Of NY State Senator Jack Martins

The Wee Small Hours Of The Morning  This past week, my office received a phone call at 1:23 a.m. from an organizer at MoveOn.org...

Phil-osophically Speaking

Second Coming   That scourge of the printed word, H.L. Menken, once remarked that William Jennings Bryant was the only man he knew that...

Memorial Day In Floral Park

VFW Edwin J. Murphy Post No. 6910 held its annual Memorial Day Ceremony on Monday, May 27 at the Floral Park Centre Memorial Park...

Building For A Better World

High school club receives check to construct school in Nicaragua The idea that superheroes do not wear capes seems true for people at Floral...

‘For The Land Of The Free’

Floral Park Memorial graduate now fights for the U.S. Army While many college students have just finished the stressful times of Finals week, one young...