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NSCHSAA All League Athlete

Floral Park resident and Kellenberg senior, Paige McDermott of Floral Park, has been named an All-League athlete for Girl’s Soccer. The title of All League is awarded to athletes based on a vote of all the coaches in the NSCHSAA League.

All of the Girl’s Soccer coaches in the league vote based on the athletes performance during the season, and McDermott’s outstanding performance has earned her the title of All League this year.

News

The largest event in the comic industry, Free Comic Book Day, is taking place on Saturday, May 3, at participating comic book specialty shops across the country and worldwide, including right at Floral Park’s own Superhero Comics.

“People can stop by any time,” said Superhero Comics owner Rich Brindisi. “I hope new customers stop by too and become life-long fans of comic books.”

Floral Park has recently been named as a 2013 Tree City USA by the Arbor Day Foundation in honor of its commitment to urban forest management.

Floral Park achieved Tree City USA recognition by meeting the program’s four requirements: a tree board or department, a tree-care ordinance, an annual community forestry budget of at least $2 per capita and an Arbor Day observance and proclamation.“We're very proud; it is a designation that we certainly covet and work hard to maintain,” said Floral Park Village Mayor Tom Tweedy. "This year is unique; we've planted about 125 trees this year already and have more trees in the ground now than before Superstorm Sandy."


Calendar

Floral Park Village Budget Hearing

Wednesday, April 9

Catholic Daughters To Meet

Thursday, April 10

Annual Easter Egg Hunt

Saturday, April 12



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