Monthly Archives: May 2019

Floral Park’s Annual Street Festival Returns

For years the Village of Floral Park has hosted its annual street festival, which is coordinated by the Floral Park Chamber of Commerce and...

Editorial: No Uterus, No Opinion

“Until a baby comes out of a man’s body, an opinion on abortion shouldn’t come out of his mouth.” Unfortunately, there is not enough space...

School District Talks Proposed Budget

It is currently budget season for the Floral Park-Bellerose School District for the 2019-20 school year. Some highlights of the proposed tax levy, which...

Historical Society Unveils New History Markers

Dating back to the 1800s, the history of the Village of Floral Park began when 17 year old John Lewis Childs came to the...

Editorial: Thoughts and Prayers Are Not Enough

Another shooting in Colorado last week brings up emotions of anger and sadness at the thought that this has happened yet again, with no...

NHP Village Holds Hearing Over Proposed Four-Story Building

Laughs, eye rolls, chanting and protesting. Those are just some of the things village residents did during a recent public hearing that the Village...

Editorial: Something In The Air

It’s not often we get five letters-to-the-editor about the same topic with the same point of view. That’s what happened this past week when...

Letter: Hold Big Business Accountable

Thank you to Frank Rizzo for his celebration of Earth Day, and his call to action. Individual lifestyle changes are so important, and actions...

Editorial: Have We Learned Nothing?

A mere six months ago, Shabbat services were being held at the Tree of Life synagogue in Pittsburgh’s Squirrel Hill neighborhood. It started out...

Sewanhaka Teacher Runs For Alzheimer’s

Wantagh resident and Sewanhaka High School math teacher Peggy McHugh is running her first half marathon on Sunday, May 5, in honor of Sister...