Early Morning House Fire Erupts on Marshal Avenue
On Wednesday morning, April 6, the Floral Park Fire Department responded to an alarm of fire at 1:03 a.m. The alarm sounded as a house fire next to 137 Marshall Avenue. As the first units went on the road, they were notified that the Floral Park police were reporting a working house fire in progress. The fire was actually at 133 Marshall Avenue with flames visible from both Revere Drive and Covert Avenue. Firefighters quickly brought the blaze under control and kept the fire damage to the outside wall of the home. New Hyde Park, Elmont and Stewart Manor provided mutual aid to assist and cover Floral Park in the event of another fire. Firefighters left the scene at 4:20 a.m.
Mayor Guarnieri Names New Floral Park Trustee
Floral Park Mayor Phil Guarnieri has named James Rhatigan to fill the village trustee position vacated by his recent election. Born in Brooklyn and raised in Queens Village, Rhatigan is a 26 year resident of Floral Park. He will serve in Mayor Guarnieri's unexpired term as trustee until March 2006, at which time he can run for election.
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Republican Legislators Agree on Compromise to Approve 2005 Capital Plan