Thursday, 08 May 2014 10:38
Holy Trinity High School Junior Kristina Insingo of Floral Park recently began her winning year with the CHSAA State championship win in the weight throw and the CHSAA & NSCHSAA Championship wins in the shot put. She also set a new school record in both events and broke the NSCHSAA league record in the shot put.
Insingo also recently attended the Millrose Games for the weight throw event.
The Holy Trinity track and field program has given rise to many familiar names in the high school track and field arena – Olympian Shana Cox ’03, Colleen Schmidt
’11 (now running for Duke University) and Caroline Brown ’13 (now running at SUNY Buffalo) and this year, many more students are bringing attention to the school’s program.
The Spring Track and Field season is currently underway and it promises to be an exciting and successful one for the Holy Trinity Titans with a combination of experienced and talented juniors and seniors, along with up-and-coming freshmen and sophomores.
Thursday, 21 August 2014 09:42
On Sunday, Aug. 20, Genna Cardalena, 17, of Floral Park, was named Miss Long Island Teen 2015 at the annual pageant held in Patchogue, in conjunction with the Miss Long Island Pageant. Thirty-two women, between the ages of 14 and 26 years old represented towns from across Long Island to compete for the Miss and Teen 2015 titles.
Cardalena told the Floral Park Dispatch, “It’s really surreal; it took me about 24 hours for it to really sink in that I was Miss Long Island Teen 2015.” This is her third competition. Her cousin originally turned her on to pageant competitions. “I entered on a whim and placed in the Top 10 in a 2013 competition in Westchester,” said Cardalena. She then entered the 2014 pageant on Long Island and placed in the top five and also won Miss Congeniality.
Thursday, 21 August 2014 08:55
Village Trustee Mary Grace-Tomecki updated residents on the road repairs at Beverly Avenue at Tuesday night’s Village Board meeting. The reconstruction of Beverly Avenue which is located between Covert Avenue and Orchid Street began this past week. The contractor for the construction is the Roadwork Ahead Incorporation based out of Westbury.
“Approximately 10 years ago, the greater part of Beverly underwent an overlay. However, at the time, it was deemed that the segment between Covert and Orchid was not a good candidate for an overlay,” said Tomecki. “The crown of this portion of Beverly was much higher than the rest of the street, causing substantial ponding and in turn, drainage issues that could not be resolved by simply applying asphalt to the existing road surface.”