Flower Hill, New York

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Flower Hill, New York
Incorporated Village of Flower Hill
Flower Hill Village Hall, located at 1 Bonnie Heights Road in the Manhasset section of the village, with flags on the lawn to celebrate Labor Day.
Flower Hill Village Hall, located at 1 Bonnie Heights Road in the Manhasset section of the village, with flags on the lawn to celebrate Labor Day.
Official logo of Flower Hill, New York
Emblem of Flower Hill
Location in Nassau County and the state of New York.
Location in Nassau County and the state of New York.
Flower Hill, New York is located in New York
Flower Hill, New York
Flower Hill, New York
Location within the state of New York
Coordinates: 40°48′21″N 73°40′29″W / 40.80583°N 73.67472°W / 40.80583; -73.67472Coordinates: 40°48′21″N 73°40′29″W / 40.80583°N 73.67472°W / 40.80583; -73.67472
Country United States
State New York
County Nassau County, New York
IncorporatedMay 25, 1931
Founded byCarlos W. Munson
Government
 • MayorBrian Herrington
 • Deputy MayorRandall Rosenbaum
Area
 • Total1.62 sq mi (4.20 km2)
 • Land1.62 sq mi (4.20 km2)
 • Water0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation
167 ft (51 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total4,665
 • Estimate 
(2019)[2]
4,889
 • Density3,016.04/sq mi (1,164.33/km2)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP Code
11030 (Manhasset section)
11050 (Port Washington section)
11576 (Roslyn section)
Area code(s)(516)
FIPS code36-26352
GNIS feature ID0950308
Websitewww.villageflowerhill.org
A map of Flower Hill, New York

Flower Hill is a village in Nassau County, New York, United States. The eastern half is considered part of the Greater Roslyn area, which is anchored by the Village of Roslyn. Western and northern parts are more closely associated with Manhasset and Port Washington. The population was 4,665 at the 2010 census.

The Incorporated Village of Flower Hill is located entirely within the Town of North Hempstead, and has been recognized as a Tree City USA since 2013.

History[edit]

Before the village (pre-colonization – 1930)[edit]

The area where Flower Hill is located was originally inhabited by Algonquin Native Americans.[3] In the 17th Century, European colonists started to settle in the area, specifically settlers of Dutch and English heritage.[3]

This era saw members of prominent colonial families settled in the area. A famous example would be the Hewlett family (the same family for whom Hewlett, New York, is named for, as well as Hewlett Lane in Flower Hill).[4] Members of the family settled in the area during this time, and constructed the former Hewlett Homestead circa 1713.[4][5]

During this time, the area consisted of many farms, and was in an ideal location for them, as the goods produced in the area would be brought down to either Manhasset Bay in Manhasset or Port Washington, or to Hempstead Harbor in Roslyn for shipment to destinations in New York City and beyond.[5]

At this time, the heart of Flower Hill was located where modern-day Port Washington Boulevard, Bonnie Heights Road, and Country Club Drive intersect.[5] This area included a blacksmith, general store, tavern, a village well, and a cemetery, in addition to a small number of homes.[5]

Around 1900, Carlos Munson – the heir to the Munson Steamship Company – and his wife, Mabel, settled in Flower Hill.[5] Carlos and Mabel Munson were unhappy to be living near so many drunk locals found in this area, which prompted in Mabel asking Carlos to do something to get rid of them. Carlos responded by purchasing the land despite having no need for it.[5] To further eliminate this issue, the Munsons gave some of this land to the Franciscan Missionaries of Mary.[5]

In the early decades of the 20th Century, the New York & North Shore Traction Company operated a trolley line connecting Mineola, Roslyn, and Port Washington – as well as one connecting Flushing and Roslyn – through the village, utilizing Northern Boulevard, Middle Neck Road, and Port Washington Boulevard.[6][7]

The two lines met at a junction located at the intersection of Middle Neck Road and Northern Boulevard.[7] This was also the site of the company's former Roslyn trolley yard and a substation; it was located at the northwest corner of the intersection.[7]

Additionally, a trolley siding existed in Flower Hill on the east side of Port Washington Boulevard, near its intersection with modern-day Farmview Road.[7]

Push for incorporation (1930 – 1931)[edit]

The push for Flower Hill's incorporation first started in 1930, when word was spread that Port Washington was planning to incorporate itself as a city.[8] Upon hearing these rumors, residents of Flower Hill feared that the Flower Hill area would be placed within the boundaries of the proposed City of Greater Port Washington if those plans were ultimately to be approved. As a result, the residents of Flower Hill saw a need to incorporate the locality as a village, in order to prevent the area from becoming part of the rumored city.[8]

After two unsuccessful attempts to hold a hearing on Flower Hill's incorporation as a village, residents tried for a third time in April 1931, and were successful.[8] With the approval of the application for a hearing, a vote to decide whether or not Flower Hill should incorporate itself was set for April 27 of that year; the vote would be held in Carlos Munson's real estate office.[8]

During the vote on April 27, the residents of Flower Hill voted unanimously in favor of incorporating Flower Hill as a village, and the Village of Flower Hill was ultimately born that May.[8][9]

Incorporation & early years (1931 – early 1940s)[edit]

On May 25, 1931, the Incorporated Village of Flower Hill was born.[8] Carlos Munson was originally selected to serve as its first Mayor but turned down the position, which was subsequently given to Arthur G. Elvin.[5][10][11] When founded, the population of Flower Hill was 288.[9] The first village meeting took place in Carlos Munson's real estate office; Village Hall now occupies this parcel of land.[9]

In the mid-1930s, the Franciscan Missionaries of Mary would establish St. Francis Hospital as a cardiac sanatorium for children, on the land given to them by Carlos Munson. The first children arrived at this facility on February 8, 1937.[5]

Flower Hill started to see new housing developments be built in the coming years.[5] One of the notable developments built during this time is a large part of the Flower Hill Estates subdivision, which was built by Walter Uhl. Uhl began to build many of these first homes in the vicinity of Country Club Drive, located in the Port Washington section of the village, and adjacent to the North Hempstead Country Club.[5][12][13] Uhl built many of these homes in the colonial style, to ensure that they would fit in with existing buildings and surroundings.[5] Some of these homes were also built with reused wood from barns in their ceilings.[5][14] During the subdivision's construction process in 1939, an old Spanish "piece-of-eight" was unearthed by a construction worker.[15] The coin, dating back to 1793, was presented by Uhl to the Port Washington Library.[15]

Post-WWII years and suburbanization (mid-to-late 20th Century)[edit]

In the years and decades following the Second World War, Flower Hill continued to be suburbanized, and many new developments were built as a result.[16] Many of these new developments were built over former estates (such as the Chanticlare at Flower Hill subdivision, which was built over the former estate of Jesse Ricks), farms (such as the Hewlett Farm subdivision, which was built over portions of the former Hewlett Homestead), and even former sand mines (such as certain parts of the Wildwood at Flower Hill development, built on land once owned by the Colonial Sand & Stone Company).[4][17][18][19][20] A notable development built during this time is the Flower Hill Country Estates subdivision, which was developed by Country Estates, Incorporated.[21][22][23] The firm built the Country Estates subdivision of nearby East Hills around the same time, over Clarence Mackay's former estate.[24]

In 1948, Village Hall was built.[25] It was designed by architect Henry W. Johanson, of Roslyn, and is located where Carlos Munson's real estate office had previously stood.[26][25]

The construction of so many new subdivisions and homes in the village and the subsequent influx of children prompted the Roslyn Union Free School District to construct the Roslyn–Flower Hill Elementary School (as well as several other new schools) to better serve the needs of the section of area of Flower Hill zoned for Roslyn's schools, as well as to resolve overcrowding at the district's other schools.[27] Built and opened in the early 1950s and sandwiched between the Wildwood and Broadridge subdivisions, the Roslyn–Flower Hill Elementary School served the community until September 1980, when it was closed due to the declining enrollment numbers following the baby-boom era.[28][19][29][27] The former school's property was later subdivided to become the Mashady Estates subdivision in the 1980s, and now consists of multiple single-family homes; it was developed by the N & H Development Corporation.[30][31]

The former site of the Flower Hill School. After the school closed, the land was sold, sub-divided, and now contains multiple single-family homes. Note part of the former school's fence and the old, faded school district sign attached to it.
The former site of the Roslyn–Flower Hill Elementary School, as seen from Center Drive in 2020. After the school closed, the land was sold, subdivided, and now contains multiple single-family homes.

21st Century (2000–present)[edit]

Between 2012 and 2016, Elaine Phillips served as the Mayor of Flower Hill. She served in this capacity until being elected to the New York State Senate in November 2016.[5][32] The Phillips Administration oversaw the rehabilitation and modernization of the village-owned Flower Hill Park, which included the installation of a state-of-the-art playground for children.[33]

On October 29, 2012, Superstorm Sandy made landfall, and caused widespread damage throughout the New York metropolitan area.[34] The entirety of the Village of Flower Hill lost power as a result of this storm.[35] Due to communication errors from the Long Island Power Authority, some residents were without power for two unusually cold weeks.[35] Village officials kept Village Hall open despite the fact that telephone lines and the heating system were initially down.[35] Village officials also as regularly reached out to LIPA and local residents, and assisted in removing downed trees. Some officials even checked in on every senior living alone in the village, also offering them free transportation to and from shelters and ensuring that they were stocked with food.[35]

When the generators for Village Hall started to run, village officials started offering residents with heat, power, and even coffee at the building.[35]

There were no storm-related fatalities in Flower Hill, and only one home was lost within the village, when its generator caught fire.[35]

In response to all of the trees lost in Flower Hill due to Hurricane Sandy, the village created a tree planting program, through which residents can receive a free tree for their property, given that it the tree planted in the village's right-of-way.[26][36] This program helped the village become recognized as a Tree City USA.[26]

Robert McNamara became Mayor in 2016, succeeding Senator Phillips.[5] A notable accomplishment of the McNamara Administration was the initiation of the village's takeover of Middle Neck Road (CR D55) – which connects Northern and Port Washington Boulevards – from Nassau County, which had been a goal of the village's for several years, given the poor upkeep from Nassau County's Department of Public Works.[37][38] In the deal, the Nassau County will repair the road and repave the road, and will then sell it to the Village of Flower Hill for $1.[37][39][40] In the past, the Village of Flower Hill also purchased the Flower Hill Park and the Flower Hill section of Stonytown Road from Nassau County.[40][41]

McNamara's administration also implemented a construction impact fee for large construction projects.[39]

Mayor McNamara, who long-suffered from health complications, passed away on April 15, 2020.[39][42] Deputy Mayor Brian Herrington assumed the duties of Mayor, in light of McNamara's passing.[39][42][43][44]

A downed pine tree in the Roslyn part of Flower Hill following Isaias. The road that it is blocking in this photo is Sycamore Drive.

On August 4, 2020, Hurricane Isaias struck the New York metropolitan area as a strong tropical storm, causing widespread power outages and damage across the region.[45][46] Many trees in Flower Hill were uprooted, and much of the village lost power.[47] Due to communication errors from PSEG Long Island, many delays took place in restoring power to the entirety of the village, resulting in some residents being without power for more than a week.[47][48] Village officials designated Village Hall as a cooling center and phone charging center for residents that were without power, following COVID-19 social distancing guidelines.[48]

The 2020 mayoral election was supposed to take place on March 18, 2020 – but was postponed first until April 28 and then again until September, due to an order signed by Governor Andrew M. Cuomo as a result of COVID-19.[49] The election ultimately took place on Tuesday, September 15, 2020.[50] The election, which was highly contested, saw then-Trustee Kate Hirsch challenging incumbent Mayor Brian Herrington.[50] Herrington was ultimately re-elected by Flower Hill voters to serve a full term, defeating Hirsch; Herrington received 596 votes, and Hirsch received 233.[50][51][52][53]

On February 23, 2021, the Arbor Day Foundation designated Flower Hill as a Tree City USA for the seventh consecutive year.[54]

Government[edit]

Village government[edit]

As of September 16, 2020, the Mayor of Flower Hill is Brian Herrington, the Deputy Mayor is Randall Rosenbaum, and the Village Trustees are Mary Jo Collins, Claire Dorfman, Max Frankel, Frank Genese, Gary Lewandowski, and Randall Rosenbaum.[39][43][44][53][55][56][57]

The following is a list of Flower Hill's mayors, from 1931 to present:[5][43][44]

Mayors of Flower Hill:
Mayor's name Years in office
Arthur G. Elvin 1931
W. John Logan 1931–1937
Stephen H. Mason 1937–1940
Julien T. Davies 1940–1944
Edward Q. Carr 1944–1950
Lawrence R. Bradley 1950–1951
Ralph B. Menke 1951–1957
Harold S. Shouse 1957–1962
John E. Mahoney 1962–1963
Benjamin Heller 1963–1970
George B. Higgins 1970–1974
Louis B. Resnick 1974–1981
Raymond W. Tekverk 1981–1988
John W. Walter 1988–1996
Derrick A. Rubin 1996–1998
James L. Damascus 1998–2005
Charles W. Weiss 2005–2012
Elaine Phillips 2012–2016
Robert McNamara 2016–2020
Brian Herrington 2020–present

Representation in higher government[edit]

Town representation[edit]

Flower Hill is located entirely within the Town of North Hempstead's 6th district, which is represented on the Town Board by Mariann Dalimonte (D – Port Washington).[58]

County representation[edit]

Flower Hill is split between the Nassau County Legislature's 9th and 11th districts, which are represented by Richard Nicoello (R – New Hyde Park) and Delia DiRiggi-Whitton (D – Glen Cove), respectively.[6][59][60]

Additionally, the map above shows 9th and 11th Nassau County Legislative districts within Flower Hill.[6][59][60] The district shaded red is LD-9, and the district shaded blue is LD-11.

State representation[edit]

New York State Senate[edit]

Flower Hill is located entirely within New York's 7th State Senate district, represented by Anna Kaplan (D – North Hills).[6][61]

New York State Assembly[edit]

Flower Hill is located within New York's 16th State Assembly district, represented by Gina Sillitti (D – Manorhaven).[6][62]

Federal representation[edit]

United States House of Representatives[edit]

Flower Hill is located entirely within New York's 3rd Congressional district, represented by Tom Suozzi (D – Glen Cove).[6][63]

United States Senate[edit]

As with the rest of New York, Flower Hill is represented in the United States Senate by Kirsten Gillibrand (D) and Charles Schumer (D).[64][65]

Politics[edit]

Flower Hill contains 4 election districts that are located wholly within the village. All of these districts are located within New York's 16th assembly district (AD16):[6][66]

  • AD 16 – ED 059
  • AD 16 – ED 060
  • AD 16 – ED 061
  • AD 16 – ED 062

Additionally, the North Hempstead Country Club and one residence are located within AD16 – ED055. This district is shared between parts of Port Washington and this part of Flower Hill.[66]

In the 2016 U.S. presidential election, the majority of Flower Hill's voters voted for Hillary Clinton (D).[66]

Village-wide results from the 2016 U.S. presidential election:[66]
Candidate Number of votes Percentage of votes Election districts won*
Hillary Diane Rodham Clinton (D) 1,076 50.69% AD 16 – ED 059; AD 16 – ED 061; AD 16 – ED 062
Donald John Trump (R) 973 44.28% AD 16 – ED 060
Gary Earl Johnson (L) 61 2.91% None
Jill Ellen Stein (G) 16 0.73%
Other N/A 1.37%

*AD16 – ED55 is not listed as it is shared between Port Washington and Flower Hill and only covers the North Hempstead Country Club and one residence within Flower Hill.[66]

**All election districts in Flower Hill are in New York's 16th assembly district.[6]

Additionally, the map above shows each election district within Flower Hill, and the party that won it in 2016.[66] A district shaded red indicates that Trump won the district, and a district shaded blue indicates that Clinton won the district.

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1940666
19501,948192.5%
19604,594135.8%
19704,486−2.4%
19804,5581.6%
19904,490−1.5%
20004,5080.4%
20104,6653.5%
2019 (est.)4,889[2]4.8%
U.S. Decennial Census[16]

Census 2000[edit]

As of the 2000 United States Census, there were 4,508 people, 1,477 households, and 1,271 families in Flower Hill. The population density was 2,790.2 people per square mile (1,074.4/km2). There were 1,514 housing units at an average density of 937.1 per square mile (360.8/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 85.65% White, 1.04% African American, 0.02% Native American, 10.31% Asian, 0.98% from other races, and 2.00% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 4.02% of the population.[67]

Of the 1,477 households, 39.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 78.1% were married couples living together, 5.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 13.9% were non-families. 11.8% of households were one person, and 6.9% were one person aged 65 or older. The average household size was 3.03 and the average family size was 3.29.

The age distribution was 26.1% under the age of 18, 5.8% from 18 to 24, 22.8% from 25 to 44, 29.0% from 45 to 64, and 16.3% 65 or older. The median age was 42 years. For every 100 females, there were 94.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 91.2 males.

The median household income was $121,999 and the median family income was $133,075. Males had a median income of $100,000 versus $49,688 for females. The per capita income for the village was $64,997. About 2.0% of families and 2.9% of the population were below the poverty line, including 1.7% of those under age 18 and 3.5% of those age 65 or over.

2010 United States Census[edit]

As of the 2010 United States Census, there were 4,665 people, 1,444 households, and 1,322 families in Flower Hill, and there were 1,597 housing units. The racial makeup of the village was 80.8% White, 5.1% African American, 0.0% Native American, 13.7% Asian, 0.0% from other races, and 0.3% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 3.7% of the population.[67]

Of the 1,444 households, 52.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 85.4% were married couples living together, 5.5% had a female householder with no husband present, 0.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 8.4% were non-families. 7.5% of households were one person, and 3.9% were one person aged 65 or older. The average household size was 3.19 and the average family size was 3.35.

The median age was 41.5 years. For every 100 females, there were 105.2 males.

The median household income was $195,833 and the median family income was $202,895. Males had a median income of $160,242 versus $67,188 for females. About 1.7% of families were below the poverty line.

Geography & climate[edit]

Geography[edit]

Overview[edit]

U.S. Census Map of Flower Hill.

Flower Hill is located at 40°48′21″N 73°40′29″W / 40.805952°N 73.674728°W / 40.805952; -73.674728.[68]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 1.6 square miles (4.1 km2), with all of it being land.[69]

Additionally, Flower Hill is located on the southern portion of the Cow Neck Peninsula.[70]

Topography[edit]

Colony Lane in the Manhasset part of Flower Hill on January 11, 2021 at sunset, with the top of the Empire State Building and other Manhattan skyscrapers visible in the background.

Like the rest of Long Island's North Shore, Flower Hill is situated on a terminal moraine, which is named the Harbor Hill Moraine.[71][72] This moraine was formed by glaciers during the Wisconsin Glacial Episode, and is named for Harbor Hill in Roslyn; Harbor Hill is the highest geographic point in Nassau County.[71][72]

Some of the hills in Flower Hill reach elevations high enough that on a clear day, the skyline of New York City can easily be seen from the ground – notably in the Manhasset portion of the village.[73]

Drainage[edit]

Flower Hill is split between three drainage areas: Hempstead Harbor, Leeds Pond, and Whitney Pond.[74][75][76]

Subdivisions[edit]

Climate[edit]

Climate zone[edit]

The Village of Flower Hill features a humid subtropical climate (Cfa) under the Köppen climate classification, and is located near the transitional zone between humid subtropical and humid continental (Dfa) climates.[107][108][109] As such, the village experiences hot, humid summers and cold winters, and experiences precipitation throughout the entirety of the year.[110]

The precise locations of the transition from Cfa to Dfa are located a few miles to the east, north, and west of the village.[107][108][109]

Plant zone[edit]

According to the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), Flower Hill is located in the transition zone between hardiness zones 7a and 7b.[111]

Climate data table[edit]

The table below displays the climate data for the Incorporated Village of Flower Hill during an average year, along with the record highs and lows:

Climate data for Flower Hill, New York
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Record high °F (°C) 71
(22)
73
(23)
87
(31)
94
(34)
96
(36)
101
(38)
108
(42)
105
(41)
97
(36)
89
(32)
83
(28)
76
(24)
108
(42)
Average high °F (°C) 40.0
(4.4)
43
(6)
50
(10)
61
(16)
70
(21)
80
(27)
85
(29)
83
(28)
76
(24)
65
(18)
55
(13)
45
(7)
62.8
(17.0)
Average low °F (°C) 26.0
(−3.3)
28
(−2)
34
(1)
42
(6)
51
(11)
61
(16)
66
(19)
65
(18)
58
(14)
48
(9)
40
(4)
31
(−1)
45.8
(7.6)
Record low °F (°C) −4
(−20)
−5
(−21)
5
(−15)
13
(−11)
34
(1)
43
(6)
50
(10)
46
(8)
38
(3)
27
(−3)
18
(−8)
−2
(−19)
−5
(−21)
Average precipitation inches (mm) 3.62
(92)
3.17
(81)
4.35
(110)
4.15
(105)
3.90
(99)
3.85
(98)
4.40
(112)
3.72
(94)
3.91
(99)
4.08
(104)
3.73
(95)
3.82
(97)
46.7
(1,186)
Source: The Weather Channel[112]

Parks & recreation[edit]

  • Flower Hill Park – A village-owned park, complete with walking trails, a stage, a sports wall, and a playground, among other amenities.[33][113][114][115]
  • North Hempstead Country Club – A private country club, located in the Port Washington section of the village.[5][116]
  • Elderfields Preserve – A historic farm, museum, and nature preserve located in the Manhasset section of the village; it is owned by Nassau County.[117]
  • Parks & recreation in the Incorporated Village of Flower Hill
  • One of the entrances to the Flower Hill Park. This entrance is directly across Bonnie Heights Road from the Flower Hill Village Hall.

  • The entrance to the Elderfields Preserve, as seen in November 2020.

  • A water hazard at the North Hempstead Country Club.

Education[edit]

Schools[edit]

Public[edit]

An interactive map showing the service areas and boundaries for each school district within the Village of Flower Hill. The area served by the Port Washington UFSD is shaded red, the area served by the Manhasset UFSD is shaded yellow, and the area served by the Roslyn UFSD is shaded blue.

The Incorporated Village of Flower Hill is served by three school districts:[118]

Private[edit]

The Village of Flower Hill is also home to the Vincent Smith School.[119] This private school is located off of Port Washington Boulevard in Flower Hill's Port Washington section, and serves students in grades 1 through 12.[119][120][121]

Libraries[edit]

Flower Hill is served by three library districts, which correspond with the school district boundaries:[6]

  • The Bryant Library (Roslyn) – Serves the section of the village zoned for Roslyn's schools, through the Bryant Library.[6]
  • The Manhasset Library District – Serves the section of the village zoned for Manhasset's schools, through the Manhasset Library.[6]
  • The Port Washington Library District – Serves the section of the village zoned for Port Washington's schools, through the Port Washington Library.[6]

All three libraries are members of the Nassau Library System.[122]

Services[edit]

Healthcare & emergency services[edit]

St. Francis Hospital, as seen from Port Washington Boulevard in November 2020.

Healthcare[edit]

Flower Hill is home to St. Francis Hospital, located on Port Washington Boulevard, at its intersection with Middle Neck Road.[5][123] St. Francis Hospital is regarded as one of the top heart care centers in the United States, and the only specialty designated cardiac center located within the State of New York.[123] It is operated by Catholic Health Services of Long Island.[124]

Additionally, a GoHealth urgent care center is located in the Roslyn section of the village, on Northern Boulevard (NY 25A).[125] This walk-in clinic is operated by Northwell Health.[125][126]

Fire[edit]

The Village of Flower Hill is served by three fire districts:[6][127][128][129][130]

  • The Manhasset–Lakeville Fire District – Serves the Manhasset section of Flower Hill.[127][128]
  • The Port Washington Fire District – Serves the Port Washington section of Flower Hill.[129]
  • The Roslyn Fire District – Serves the Roslyn section of Flower Hill.[130]


Additionally, the map above shows the service areas and boundaries for each fire district within the Village of Flower Hill.[6] The area served by the Port Washington Fire District is shaded red, the area served by the Manhasset-Lakeville Fire District is shaded yellow, and the area served by the Roslyn Fire District is shaded blue.

Police[edit]

The Village of Flower Hill is served by the Nassau County Police Department's 6th Precinct, with RMPs 607, 610, and 619.[131][132][133]

Additionally, the Port Washington Police District provides limited services for the Port Washington portion of the village.[131][132][134]

Utility services[edit]

A National Grid truck on Chestnut Road in the Flower Hill Country Estates subdivision in December 2020.

Natural gas[edit]

National Grid provides natural gas to homes and businesses that are hooked up to natural gas lines in the Village of Flower Hill.[135][136]

Power[edit]

PSEG Long Island provides power to all homes and businesses within the Village of Flower Hill.[48][135][137]

Sewage[edit]

Most places in Flower Hill are not connected to a sewer system – although there were failed plans in the 1970s to create a sewer district for much of northwestern Nassau County, which would have included Flower Hill in the second phase of the $122 million (1972 USD) project.[36][138] As such, the majority of homes and businesses in Flower Hill rely on cesspools and septic systems.[36]

However, some portions of Flower Hill are connected to Port Washington's sewers, which are part of the Port Washington Water Pollution Control District.[6]

Trash collection[edit]

Trash collection services in Flower Hill are provided by Dejana Industries, under contract with the Village of Flower Hill.[139][140][141]

Water[edit]

The Village of Flower Hill is served by three water districts, which roughly correspond with the school district boundaries:[6][142][143][144]

  • The Manhasset–Lakeville Water District – Serves the Manhasset section of Flower Hill.[142]
  • The Port Washington Water District – Serves the Port Washington section of Flower Hill.[143]
  • The Roslyn Water District – Serves the Roslyn section of Flower Hill.[144]

Village-provided services[edit]

The following services are provided by the Incorporated Village of Flower Hill:[26]

One of the Village of Flower Hill's street sweepers on Greenway in the Rolling Wood subdivision in November 2020.
  • Wedding ceremonies, which can be held at Village Hall or at any other location within Flower Hill.[26]
  • Notary services, which are complimentary for Flower Hill residents.[26]
  • The rental of the Flower Hill Park for special occasions.[26]
  • Large format and blueprint copying services are available for $5.[26]
  • The plowing of village-owned streets during snowstorms.[145][146][147]
  • The maintenance and cleaning of village-owned streets.[145]

Official newspapers[edit]

The Incorporated Village of Flower Hill has three newspapers of record:[148]

  • The Manhasset Press – Serves the Manhasset section of Flower Hill.[149]
  • The Port Washington News – Serves the Port Washington section of Flower Hill.[150]
  • The Roslyn News – Serves the Roslyn section of Flower Hill.[151]

All three of these papers are owned by Anton Media Group.[152]

Transportation[edit]

Road[edit]

State-owned roads[edit]

Two state-owned roads pass through and serve the village:[153]

Other major roads[edit]

Other major roads that are located within (or pass through) the Village of Flower Hill include:[153]

Bus[edit]

Three Nassau Inter-County Express (NICE) bus routes pass through and serve Flower Hill:[154]

A westbound n20H bus turning onto Northern Boulevard from Old Northern Boulevard in the Roslyn portion of Flower Hill.

Additionally, NICE's Port Washington Shuttle (connecting the downtown areas of Port Washington and Roslyn, as well as the Port Washington LIRR station) traverses West Shore Road on the southeastern edge of Flower Hill between the two communities – though it makes no stops within village limits.[155]

Train[edit]

While there are no Long Island Rail Road stations located within the village limits, the Port Washington Branch does form portions of the Manhasset-Flower Hill and Plandome Manor-Flower Hill borders.[153]

The nearest stations to the village are Manhasset, Plandome, and Port Washington on the Port Washington Branch, as well as the Roslyn station on the Oyster Bay Branch.[153]

Historic trolley line[edit]

Between 1902 and 1920, the Port Washington Line of the New York and North Shore Traction Company, ran between Mineola and Port Washington, via. Roslyn.[6][7] This trolley line crossed through the village, utilizing Northern Boulevard, Middle Neck Road, and Port Washington Boulevard.[6][7]

Additionally, the North Shore Line of the New York and North Shore Traction Company trolley line ran from Flushing to Roslyn, and connected with the Port Washington Line at the intersection of Middle Neck Road and Northern Boulevard.[6][7]

Landmarks[edit]

The George Washington Denton House, as seen in October 2020.
The former Sands-Willets Homestead, now home to the Cow Neck Peninsula Historical Society.

Notable people[edit]

Women's Club of Flower Hill[edit]

The Women's Club of Flower Hill is a local philanthropic and social organization that was founded in 1949.[216] Their key mission is to raise funds for charities, as well as to give back to the village.[26] Notable examples of things that the organization has done include the reconstruction and landscaping of traffic islands in the village, installing a bicycle rack at the Flower Hill Village Park, along with donations to various children's charities.[26][217]

The traffic island on Bridge Road in December 2020. This traffic island was renovated in the 2010s by the Women's Club of Flower Hill. The island was named Flower Hill Women's Club Green in July 2021.

Additionally, the Women's Club of Flower Hill holds a luncheon every year during the holiday season.[217]

Light the Night[edit]

Every holiday season, the Women's Club of Flower Hill, the Munsey Park Women's Club, the Plandome Association, and the Plandome Heights Women's Club throw a special fundraising event called Light the Night.[218][219][220][221] This event illuminates the streets of Flower Hill, Plandome, Plandome Heights, and Munsey Park with white, bagged candles lining the roadways at night.[218][219][220][221]

The proceeds from the candle/bag sales go to community beautification and support funds, as well as to charities.[218][219][220][221]

In popular culture[edit]

Over the years, scenes for several movies and television shows have been filmed in Flower Hill.[222]

The following is an incomplete list of shows and movies filmed in Flower Hill:

  • In January 2019, scenes for the television show Billions were filmed within Flower Hill.[224] The filming took place on Boulder Road and Walnut Lane on January 9, 10, and 11.

See also[edit]

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