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, 16 October 2014 00:00
When a young woman named Elizabeth McFarland died of breast cancer, a group of women gathered together for a small meeting and Liz’s Day was born.
On Sept. 27, the 16th annual Liz’s Day took place at the Floral Park Recreation Center. The event featured a used book sale, a Chinese style auction raffle, foods, drinks and music. All of the money raised from the event went to breast cancer research.
Friday, 17 October 2014 00:00
A Village of Stewart Manor Board of Trustees meeting turned into a lesson in the values of community engagement on Oct. 6. The regularly scheduled village meeting was attended by a group of Boy Scouts working toward a merit badge who witnessed new laws enacted and speeches from Fire Chief Tom Skinner and members of the Elmont School District Board of Education.
Members of Troop 134 attended the meeting to gain an Eagle Scout-required merit badge for Citizenship within the Community. They were required to go to a town hall-style meeting and witness a little democracy in action.