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Flower Shop Offers Unique Designs

Parties are brought to another level with the help of floral and event décor thanks to Flowers by Andrew Scott.

 

Located in New Hyde Park, at 816 Jericho Tpke., Andrew Scott Events is designed to be the community go-to retail florist, says owner Andrew Zecher.

 

“It was designed to be your community go-to retail florist providing the freshest quality flowers and unique floral designs,” Zecher said.

 

On Friday, July 18, there were cocktails, food and flowers to celebrate the grand opening of the shop, as well as a ribbon cutting ceremony

 

Zecher’s business doesn’t just provide floral decoration. Besides Flowers by Andrew Scott, another part of his company, deals with event décor and event planning.

 

Andrew Scott Events began four years ago in August of 2010. “It has quickly become the leading force in the wedding industry,” commented Zecher.

 

His goal, Zecher says, is to provide his clients with events that go beyond what they could even dream of.

 

The Andrew Scott Events division of the company provides upscale floral arrangements for weddings and private events, as well as full service event planning options for any occasion.

 

“We also have unique gifts and home decor items as well,” added Zecher.

 

Andrew Scott Events and Flowers by Andrew Scott have worked at locations on Long Island and beyond. Zecher’s business has provided its services at locations such as Chateau la Mer in Lindenhurst,

Cedarhurst Yacht Club in Lawrence, the Eventi Hotel in New York City, Cipriani Wall Street, as well The Inn at New Hyde Park.

 

The Garden City Hotel also receives business from Zecher. The company is the official florist of the hotel, and provides the hotel with floral designs for the lobby and restaurant.

 

Flowers by Andrew Scott takes the vision of its customers and transforms an event into something truly memorable.

News

The New Hyde Park-Garden City Park School District is planning improvements to a district that has already seen much success in recent years. The school year has only just begun and the Board of Ed is already setting its sights on the future. 

 

At the Sept. 8 board of education meeting, Superintendent Robert Katulak’s monthly report outlined the major goals set for the district last month. While approved in August, the three goals were made available to the public this month and each target different areas for improvement throughout the district. 

 

The first goal deals with English Language Learners (ELL) within the student population. ELL students are those that speak a language other than English at home and score below proficient on assessments. 

Senator Jack Martins discussed education, business and drug use among other topics in a an exclusive interview with this newspaper and FiOS 1 News. He’s currently seeking re-election in November, being challenged by Democrat Adam Haber. Pointing to what he called “key legislation,” particularly the tax cap legislation passed in 2011 and prescription drug bill he helped shepherd to enactment, Martins feels New York State is on track to continue fiscal responsibility.

 

“In these last four years, we’ve had four balanced budgets, we’ve cut taxes working together, we have paid off debt, streamlined government, kept spending below 2 percent each one of those years,” Martins said.


Sports

Sewanhaka boys soccer coach Peter Burgess wasn’t sure how long his team’s playoff drought was when it was broken last season. 

 

“Somebody said it was 13 years,” said Burgess, whose entering his fourth year coaching varsity. “But I think it was five or six, I don’t know maybe longer.”

 

But one thing’s for certain, he wants to keep last year’s momentum going. 

 

The Indians, who started their season with a 3-0 loss at Hewlett, will aim for their second straight trip to the playoffs this year. 

The Sewanhaka Indians made their Nassau Conference II debut with a bang.  The Indians opened their season at home against the Calhoun Colts, unsure what to expect, as all they had ever seen of the Colts was one tape of a scrimmage. 

 

“It was nerve raking leading up to the game,” said Head Coach George Kasimatis. “We weren’t sure what to expect on offense or defense, you have to guess early on. “

 

But it didn’t take the Indians long to introduce themselves to the conference, as junior, Quarterback, Elijah Tracey broke a 75-yard run taking it the distance to put the Indians up early, which ended in a 27-7 rout of the Colts. 


Calendar

Town Zoning Meeting - September 17

Herricks Meeting - September 18

Bike Safety Day - September 21


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