The Nassau County Legislature has approved a $60,000 grant from the Environmental Bond Act for Floral Park's Centennial Gardens and Bird Sanctuary. The Floral Park Conservation Society and the Village of Floral Park approved the proposal for the grant. County Legislators Vincent Muscarella and Rich Nicolello sponsored the funding at the Legislature.
Hempstead Town Supervisor Kate Murray recently honored local volunteer firefighters, including Stewart Manor Fire Department Assistant Chief Daniel O'Keefe and Floral Park Fire Department Chief Joseph O'Grady, at a special ceremony Oct. 18. A total of 20 individuals were honored for their courage and dedication to protecting local communities.