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Sewanhaka 2014-15 Budget Discussion Meeting

Wednesday, April 2

Joint Civic Association Meeting

Thursday, April 3

Parade and St. Baldrick’s

Saturday, April 5


Wednesday, April 2

The Sewanhaka Central High School District will hold its 2014-15 budget discussion meeting on April 2 at 7 p.m. as a public forum in the board room at Sewanhaka High School.


Thursday, April 3

The joint civic association meeting will be held on April 3 at 8 p.m. at the Floral Park Recreation Center. Topic of discussion will be the proposed renovations to the Floral Park pool. All are welcome to attend.


Saturday, April 5

Floral Park’s Parade of Heroes and St. Baldrick’s event on Saturday, April 5. Parade steps off at 1:30 p.m. from village hall, arriving at Trinity Restaurant on Jericho Tpke.


Sunday, April 6

The Floral Park Historical Society Meeting will meet at Centennial Hall on March 6 from 1 to 5 p.m.


Monday, April 7

The Village of Floral Park will hold the Reorganization Meeting on March 7 at the Village Court Room at 8 p.m.

Covert Avenue Chamber of Commerce General Meeting will be held on Monday, April 7 at 6:30 p.m. Details will be announced. Email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or call Cathy Grasman at 516-488-2705 for information.

The Floral Park Historical Society will meet on Monday, April 7 at 7:30 p.m. at Centennial Hall.

The Floral Park Bellerose School District will hold the regular board of education meeting on Monday, April 7 at 8 p.m. at John Lewis Childs School.


Tuesday, April 8

The Village Zoning Board of Appeals will meet on April 8 at the Village Court Room at 8 p.m.

The Bellerose Women’s Club will meet on Tuesday, April 8 at 1 p.m. at the village hall, 50 Superior Rd.

The Floral Park Bellerose School PTA will hold their PTA meeting on Tuesday, April 8 at 7:30 p.m.


Wednesday, April 9

The Floral Park Library Board will hold their meeting on April 9 at the library at 7:30 p.m.

The Floral Park Village budget hearing will be held on Tuesday, April 9 in the village court room at 8 p.m.

Mothers’ Club meeting will be held at United Methodist Church, 35 Verbena Ave. on Wednesday, April 9 at 9 a.m.

The Floral Park Lions’ Club will meet on Wednesday, April 9 at 12:15 p.m. at Crabtree’s Restaurant.

Bellerose-Floral Park Homemakers monthly meeting will be held on Wednesday, April 9 at 11:30 a.m. at Christ Lutheran Church, 57 Spooner St, in Floral Park.  Guests and new members welcome. For information call Barbara at 516-593-1873.

The Floral Park-Bellerose School District special education parent workshop will be held on Wednesday, April 9 at 7 p.m. at the Floral Park-Bellerose School.


Thursday, April 10

South Side Civic Association will meet on April 10 at 7:30 p.m. at the Floral Park Recreation Center.

Catholic Daughters meet on Thursday, April 10 at 8 p.m. at Our Lady of Victory Memorial Hall.

The John Lewis Childs PTA meeting will be held on Thursday, April 10 at 9 a.m. at John Lewis Childs School.


Wednesday, April 11

The Floral Park Women’s Club will hold “Fun Nite Out” on April 11 at 7 p.m. at St. Elisabeth’s Church on Harvard St. Prizes, raffles, vendors, games available. Cost is $15 per person, reserve before April 3. Proceeds benefit the Women’s Club Scholarship Fund. Call Sandy at 516-328-9042 for information.


Saturday, April 12

The annual Easter Egg Hunt will be held on April 12 at 10 a.m. at the Stewart Manor Country Club. All children are welcome to participate, arriving with basket in hand. The Easter Bunny is likely to make a special appearance.

The Recreation Center’s annual Easter Egg Hunt will be held on Saturday, April 12. A 9:30 a.m. start in the tiny town area for children ages five and under. A 9:45 a.m. start in the stage area for children ages six and older.


Tuesday, April 15

Village of Floral Park Board of Trustees meeting will be held on April 15 in the Village Court Room at 8 p.m.


Thursday, April 17

The North End Civic Association will meet on April 17 at 7:30 p.m. at the Reliance Fire House.

News

At the intersection of Carnation and Tulip avenues, passersby might have noticed the erected scaffolding attached to Centennial Hall. According to village officials the building, because of its age and its need for some repair and maintenance, is being examined and evaluated. The monumental columns, that support the front of the building, are deteriorating.

The building was sold by the Freemasons organization to the village more than 10 years ago. It presently serves as the Floral Park Historical Society Museum, a community meeting place, and storage. It has been used as a donation collection site for the Nassau County Firefighters Operation Wounded Warrior’s annual event and as the Friends of the Library annual book sale.

The inspection is in progress. The village plans to have more information available as the results are reported.

On Sunday, Aug. 20, Genna Cardalena, 17, of Floral Park, was named Miss Long Island Teen 2015 at the annual pageant held in Patchogue, in conjunction with the Miss Long Island Pageant. Thirty-two women, between the ages of 14 and 26 years old represented towns from across Long Island to compete for the Miss and Teen 2015 titles.

Cardalena told the Floral Park Dispatch, “It’s really surreal; it took me about 24 hours for it to really sink in that I was Miss Long Island Teen 2015.” This is her third competition. Her cousin originally turned her on to pageant competitions. “I entered on a whim and placed in the Top 10 in a 2013 competition in Westchester,” said Cardalena. She then entered the 2014 pageant on Long Island and placed in the top five and also won Miss Congeniality.


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