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Floral Park Memorial High School Sports

Friday, Jan. 24 at 4:30 p.m. Boys Varsity Basketball at Home

Friday, Jan. 24 at 6:30 p.m. Boys JV Basketball at Home

Sunday, Jan 26 at 1:00 p.m. Coed Varsity Indoor Track conference

Friday, Jan. 31 at 4:30 p.m. Girls Varsity Basketball at Home

Friday, Jan. 31 at 6:15 p.m. Boys Varsity Basketball at Home

Saturday, Feb. 1 at 9:30 a.m. Boys Junior High Volleyball at Home

Tuesday, Feb. 11 at 4:30 p.m. Boys Junior High Volleyball at Home

Wednesday, Feb. 12 at 4 p.m. Boys Junior High Wrestling at New Hyde Park Memorial HS   

Thursday, Feb. 13 at 4:30 p.m. Boys Junior High Volleyball at Elmont Memorial High School   

Friday, Feb. 14 at 4 p.m. Boys Junior High Wrestling at New Hyde Park Memorial HS   

Friday, Feb. 14 at 4 p.m. Boys Junior High Volleyball at Floral Park Memorial High School   

Friday, Feb. 14 at 4:30 p.m. Boys Junior High Wrestling at New Hyde Park Memorial HS

News

The Floral Park Historical Society will host the unveiling of a historic marker to commemorate the first and only Vanderbilt Cup Race that traversed the Floral Park community, on October 8, 1904. It was one of the six Vanderbilt Cup international auto races held on Long Island between 1904 and 1910 and the first in the United States.

The festivities will be on Saturday, April 26, from noon to 2:30 p.m.; the unveiling ceremony and a short program will be at 12:30 p.m. at the triangle mini-park at the intersection of Emerson Ave. and Jericho Tpke.

Emerson Ave., between Jericho Tpke. and Lowell Ave., will be closed at noon for the event.

Ever since she was a little girl, Floral Park resident, Maria Santangelo has had a way of making animals feel at ease. The 19-year-old college student worked with abused animals as a kid and currently volunteers as a kennel helper at the North Shore Animal League in Port Washington. She also has her own pet care and dog walking business in the village.

“I like making all dogs feel comfortable because every one of them has their own temperament,” said Santangelo who started her business two years ago with the help of her stepmother, Anne Marie. “I don’t push them but let them sniff me first so they get used to me.”


Calendar

Women’s Club Membership Meeting

Wednesday, April 16

North End Civic Association To Meet

Thursday, April 17

Blood Drive

Friday, April 18



Columns

1959: The Year The Music Stopped Playing
Written by Michael A. Miller, mmillercolumn@gmail.com

The Eccentric Heiress Of ‘Empty Mansions’
Written by Mike Barry, MFBarry@optonline.net

Yellow Margarine And A Pitch For The Ages
Written by Michael A. Miller, mmillercolumn@gmail.com