Written by Floral Park Dispatch Staff, firstname.lastname@example.org Thursday, 10 July 2014 00:00
Nassau County Police Department seeks assistance with details of a robbery that occurred on Sunday, June 29 at 12:34 p.m., at TD Bank, 372 Jericho Tpke. in Floral Park. According to police, a subject approached a teller and instructed the teller to fill a white plastic shopping bag with money. The teller placed an undisclosed amount of currency in the bag as instructed. The subject fled on foot east across the parking lot.
There were five employees and nine customers present in the bank at the time of the robbery. There were no injuries reported.
The subject is described as a white male, 20 to 30 years of age, approximately 6’0” tall, thin build, clean-shaven, wearing a tan baseball cap, cargo shorts, dark sneakers and sunglasses.
Anyone who can identify this subject, or anyone with any information about this case is asked to contact the Crime Stoppers toll free hotline 800-244-8477, or Nassau County’s Robbery Squad at 516-573-8040. Up to $5,000 reward is being offer. Callers can remain anonymous.
Friday, 21 November 2014 00:00
At the eleventh hour on the eleventh day of the eleventh month, residents and community members joined with the Floral Park American Legion to honor veterans at the annual Veteran’s Day ceremonies at Memorial Park, following a march down Tulip Avenue to the park with the members of the veterans of the Legion post, American Legion Auxiliary members, Sons of the American Legion, Boy and Cub Scouts from Troops 482 and 678 and local officials.
During the ceremony, a plaque was dedicated in memory of General Kazimierz Pulaski and others of Polish heritage who have served in the U.S. military. The plaque dedication was led by members of the Polish American Congress, Long Island Division, President Grzegorz Worma and Honorary President Richard Brzozowski. An invocation was delivered by Father Peter Rozek of St. Hedwig Church, followed by a POW-MIA ceremony by Post 334 Vice Commander Matthew Cacciatore.
Thursday, 20 November 2014 00:00
While parking around Long Island Rail Road train stations is typically a challenge, even on a regular work day, the holidays create more of a struggle for commuters in search of parking spots. LIRR spokesman Salvatore Arena said that ridership between Thanksgiving and New Year’s Day increases by at least 10 percent; last year it was by 12 percent. Though the MTA is adding more trains to the schedule, that doesn’t ease the parking situation, which is operated not by the LIRR, but by individual municipalities in each town.
“Every station is different,” Arena said. “A good part of our parking is in the hands of the locality. They set the rules essentially.”