Thursday, 04 September 2014 09:50
Brother John (Jack) Moylan died on July 27. Son of the late John and Mary (Hanney), he is survived by his sister Regina and nephews Dennis Dowd and John Duffe. He was raised in Floral Park and attended St. Mary’s High School in Manhasset. After becoming a Franciscan Brother in 1958 he taught in various schools and then in 1979 began his ministry in the Diocese of Rockville Centre to the incarcerated, their families and formerly incarcerated persons. Reposing was held at the Montfort Retreat Center in Bay Shore with a mass and burial at Holy Rood in Westbury.
Thursday, 25 September 2014 09:55
The Nassau County Robbery Squad detectives are investigating a bank robbery that occurred on Wednesday, Sept. 17 which occurred at 5:40 p.m. in Floral Park.
According to detectives, a black, male subject entered the Capital One Bank, 170 Tulip Ave. and approached a teller. The subject produced a handgun and demanded money. After obtaining an undisclosed about of cash, the subject fled the bank and was last seen heading southbound on Plainfield Ave. The subject was described as being 35 to 40 years old, 6’ tall, stocky build, wearing a dark colored baseball cap, sunglasses, a white T-shirt and dark pants, During the incident there were four employees and one customer present. No injuries were reported.
Friday, 26 September 2014 00:00
Home security company Safe Choice Security recently compiled a list of the 29 safest places to live in New York State, and Floral Park made the ranks as one of four places in Nassau County. Using 2012 FCI crime statistics to analyze violent and property crime rates in the area, Safe Choice Security said it ranks each community based on its potential risk.