Thursday, 31 July 2014 00:00
Brady, Florence D., 91, died on July 14. Beloved wife of the late Raymond V. Brady. Devoted mother of Patricia Finnican (Thomas), James V., William M. (Mary McLoughlin), Thomas M. (Diane), Francis X., Marybeth, and the late Raymond J. Brady. Dear sister of the late Jack Ryan. Cherished grandmother of 15 and great-grandmother of 10. Also survived by two nieces and five nephews. Services were held at Thomas F. Dalton Funeral Home in Floral Park with a funeral mass at Our Lady of Victory RC Church. Interment was held at Calverton National Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, please send donations to the OLV Right To Life Society or the Frances Pope Memorial Foundation www.francespopefoundation.org
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: