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Game Night Honors Lisa Cardalena

The Floral Park Memorial High School PTSA will hold the first Lisa Cardalena Memorial Game Night on Tuesday, March 18 from 7 to 10 p.m. at Fiore’s Italian Restaurant, 144 Tulip Ave. For $40 per person, you get dinner, games, raffles, silent auction and prizes.

Proceeds will help fund the Lisa Cardalena Community Service Awards and programs for the students of Floral Park Memorial High School.

Game Night, now in its third year, was renamed in memory of Lisa Cardalena, its founder, who passed away in 2013. Lisa was the 2013 NYS PTA Lifetime Membership Recipient. Reservations are available now.

Visit http://teachersites.schoolworld.com/webpages/FPMHSPTSA/ptsaprograms.cfm?subpage=1564744 for a copy of the flyer/registration. Return forms to the school by March 1. Make checks payable to: FPMHS PTSA.

The PTSA is also seeking donations to be awarded as raffles or prizes. If you would like to donate, please email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it and pickup arrangements will be made. Underwriting and scholarship opportunities are also needed. Email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it for more information.

News

The 36th annual Thunderbird American Indian Mid-Summer Pow-Wow will be held at the Queens County Farm Museum from Friday, July 25 through Sunday, July 27. It is the longest-running American Indian Pow-Wow and will feature three days of inter-tribal Native American Dance Competitions.

More than 40 Indian nations will be represented. Chanting, drumming and brilliantly-colored, finely-detailed regalia will provide stimulating entertainment for people of all ages. All dance competitions and performances will be narrated for your appreciation of the rich tradition and culture that is being shared. American Indian art and craft vendors will offer a unique array of times for shoppers.

On Monday, July 7, Vincent J. Calamia, 48, of Floral Park, was arrested on charges related to the production and possession of child pornography. The criminal complaint, filed in the Eastern District of New York, alleges that between approximately 2005 and the date of his arrest, Calamia engaged in sexually explicit conduct with minors and possessed and produced child pornography. The complaint further alleges that approximately 10 videos seized from the defendant’s computer depict the defendant engaging in sexual contact with boys who appear to be as young as between 15 and 17 years old.


Calendar

Village Concert

Friday, July 25

Magic & Comedy

Friday, July 25

Irish Kids-Fleah Music Fundraiser

Saturday, July 26



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