Improvements Can Continue at Floral Park Jewel --
Calling Heritage Park one of Floral Park's crown jewels, Assemblyman Tom Alfano announced that he was able to secure several grants for the Floral Park property. In total, Alfano will channel a total of $11,000 for improvements to the park and enhancements.
Hand Deliver Petitions to LIRR President Dermody --
Politicians and citizens alike once again publicly criticized the Metropolitan Transportation Authority/Long Island Rail Road's (MTA/LIRR) failure to "think outside the box." They stood united against the controversial proposal to construct an additional track along the LIRR Main Line. Hempstead Town Supervisor Kate Murray held the press conference at the Floral Park Train Station Aug. 31, the deadline for filing public comments for inclusion in the official MTA third track project record. To date, 85 local organizations and public officials oppose the project.