Friday, 31 January 2014 00:00
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.
Thursday, 17 July 2014 00:00
The Town of North Hempstead has prepared a transportation contingency plan for local commuters who may be looking for alternatives if the Long Island Railroad (LIRR) workers strike on July 20.
The plan includes adding free parking at North Hempstead Beach Park, on West Shore Rd. in Port Washington, to aid car pooling, and providing up to 300 spaces at iPark, 1305 Union Tpke. in New Hyde Park, enabling commuters to catch bus service along Union Tpke. or meet up with carpooling buddies.
Wednesday, 16 July 2014 00:00
Speaking for a group of local residents, Santo Cipolla is asking the Sewanhaka Central High School District to revisit a 28-year-old policy that allows one community to attend any of the five district high schools, including Floral Park Memorial High School.
“It was a policy that was created to desegregate South Floral Park and a portion of Floral Park called Jamaica Square,” Cipolla said at a school board meeting last week. “It is our belief that there is not equal access to the schools and violates the equal protection clause under the Fourteenth Amendment.”