Written by John Mansfield, firstname.lastname@example.org Thursday, 22 May 2014 00:00
On Monday, May 5, the Floral Park Lions Club held its annual Mickey Finn Swing Into Spring golf tournament. The tournament is named in honor of Mickey Finn, a former Lion and a leader in the community. Fifty-two enthusiastic golfers enjoyed a sunny day at the North Shore Towers Golf Course.
The day began with breakfast in the clubhouse, and continued with 18 holes using a “best ball format” and lunch at the turns. The day concluded with dinner at Crabtree’s Restaurant in Floral Park.
Dinner included an awards ceremony and a raffle of prizes that were donated by local businesses. All of the profits from the outing will go to charity.
Lions Clubs International, established in 1917, is the world’s largest service organization. There are over 46,000 clubs and 1.35 million members worldwide.
The Floral Park Lions Club was established in 1925, making it one of the oldest clubs in the world.
The event donors include: Stat MD, Manor Deli, Thomas F. Dalton Funeral Homes, Floral Park Management Realty, Childs Murphy Kuehn & Cesiro, Floral Park PBA, Mulligan & Grote, Law Offices of Marilyn Heller, Men on the Move, Dennis & Marilyn O’Connell, the family of John “Sterling” Murphy, the Keats’ Agency, Kiwanis Club, Bauman Dennis & Hochuli, the Neighborhood Telephone Man, WFG Associates, Lion Tom Muscarella, Lion Tom Di Maria, Corbett Public Relations, Ville de Este, the Sterling Sign Company, Olivetto’s, Bou & Thompson, Marcia & John Mansfield, Manor Fruit Shack, Pellegrini Meats, Reflections Jewelry, Jerilyn Hair Salon, Graham Garden Center, Trinity Restaurant, Raindew, Bella’s Bakery, My 3 Sons Bagel, Pita Park, Village Pizza, Park Place Restaurant, Right House Seafood, All In One Salon, LAI Acupuncture, Marble Steakhouse, Poppy’s Place, Korner Kutters, Tulip Caterers, Le Chat Noir, Levine’s, Dee Dee’s Diner, TCBY, Village Pizza, TD Bank, Dr. Barton Fingerman, Turnpike Car Wash, Crabtree’s Restaurant, Friendly Nails, FJC Security, Ryan, Donnelly & Brennan, Kwiatowski & Kwiatowski, Dr. Lynn Pombonyo, Floral Park Chamber of Commerce, Donnelly Mechanical, and St. Anne’s Council.
Friday, 31 October 2014 00:00
Tammany Hall is an essential part of the vocabulary of New York City politics. For many, Tammany Hall and political corruption are synonymous. For others, Tammany Hall was a lifesaver tossed into the turbulent and unforgiving sea of 19th- and early 20th-century New York City. The author of a new book about Tammany Hall, Terry Golway, will speak about these complexities at the Wednesday, Nov. 12 meeting of the Irish Cultural Society of the Garden City area.
Golway’s book Machine Made: Tammany Hall and the Creation of Modern American Politics has been well received in book reviews. His talk will acknowledge the misgovernment of Tammany Hall with its creation of “Boss” Tweed as the very face of political corruption. But he will also argue that Tammany Hall was an influence on the progressive legislation which helped working people, the Irish among them, to form a vibrant middle class in the United States.
Thursday, 30 October 2014 00:00
On Oct. 23, Nassau County District Attorney Kathleen Rice announced the arrest of a Floral Park woman for stealing nearly $700,000 from a longtime employer, as well as more than $10,000 from a new employer, by writing herself checks drawn from company bank accounts.
Deborah Tangredi was arrested and arraigned on Oct. 23 before Nassau District Court Judge Joy Watson on the following charges: