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Shane Palma
Shane Palma is a senior at Floral Park Memorial and is excited to finish out his high school career with The Shield. After joining the newspaper last year, Shane has already earned the title of editor in chief. He led the writing staff last year in published articles and hopes to build on his success with a strong 2018-19 school year. Along with The Shield, Shane is an intern at FNTSY Sports Radio Network and produces daily content for He is a fantasy sports addict who is constantly researching to contend for championships in all sports leagues. In real sports, Shane is a fan of the New York Yankees, New York Jets, New York Knicks and Vegas Golden Knights. “I think The Shield is moving in the right direction," said Palma. "Last year we built the platform, this year we expand and only move forward. Big things are coming and it’s only a matter of time.”

Shane Palma, Editor in Chief

Dec 04, 2019
Back For More: Shane’s MLB Free Agent Predictions (Story)
Sep 18, 2019
My Reflection As An FPM Journalist (Story)
May 27, 2019
Shane’s “Daily” Column – I Don’t Mix Well With Athletes and Social Media (Story)
May 21, 2019
Shane’s “Daily” Column – I Got To See Rocketman Early and Here’s What I Thought (Story)
May 19, 2019
Shane’s Daily Column – Pat McAfee and I Have Beef (Story)
May 17, 2019
Ok, So Maybe I Was Wrong (Story)
Apr 24, 2019
With The First Pick in the NFL Draft… (Story)
Apr 04, 2019
WWE Wrestlemania 35 Preview (Story)
Mar 18, 2019
Beware of Cincinnati (Story)
Mar 05, 2019
Shane’s Sports of New York: Episode Six (Story)
Feb 07, 2019
Bryce Harper? Manny Machado? Who Cares? (Story)
Feb 07, 2019
Live From Floral Park, It’s Tom Scibelli (Story)
Jan 05, 2019
Ten Bold Sports Predictions For 2019 (Story)
Dec 16, 2018
What A “Knight” (Story)
Dec 11, 2018
Welcome To The MLB Winter Meetings (Story)
Dec 10, 2018
Knights Start Season With A Bang (Story)
Nov 29, 2018
Shane’s Sports of New York: Episode Three (Story)
Nov 24, 2018
The Future of Sports is in Vegas (Story)
Nov 20, 2018
Big Maple To The Big Apple (Story)
Nov 18, 2018
Shane’s Sports of New York: Episode Two (Story)
Nov 18, 2018
An Interview With Mitchell Kozak (Story)
Nov 09, 2018
New York Yankees Offseason Preview (Story)
Nov 01, 2018
FPM Welcomes Journalism Professor (Story)
Oct 28, 2018
“Money Mitch” Cashes in Huge Comeback (Story)
Oct 24, 2018
Shane’s Sports of New York Podcast (Story)
Oct 19, 2018
Tough Loss On Senior Day (Story)
Oct 14, 2018
Hot Takes Only: Venom (Story)
Oct 12, 2018
Knights Slay the Blue Dragons of Division (Story)
Oct 02, 2018
MLB Playoff Fever Is Here (Story)
Oct 01, 2018
A Deserving Homecoming Outcome For FPM (Story)
Sep 26, 2018
Is It Time To End The Gardy Party? (Story)
Sep 19, 2018
Knights Hit Rough Seas At North Shore (Story)
Sep 15, 2018
Knights Fall In Home Opener (Story)
Sep 14, 2018
The J-E-T-S Chant Heard Round The World (Story)
Jul 05, 2018
Yanks Can Solve Their Pitching Dilemma If They J(ust) A(dd) Happ (Story)
May 31, 2018
Don’t Bet Against LeBron (Story)
May 01, 2018
Welcome To The Future (Story)
Apr 11, 2018
Time To Panic Yet? (Story)
Mar 14, 2018
A Letter To Kirk Cousins From A Jets Fan (Story)
Mar 14, 2018
NFL Draft Preview: The Quarterbacks (Story)
Mar 08, 2018
The Next Rookie Of The Year? (Story)
Mar 01, 2018
It Ain’t Over Till It’s Over (Story)
Feb 28, 2018
Are You Ready For Some Fantasy Baseball? (Story)
Feb 16, 2018
Floral Park Memorial’s Mathletes Fail to “Rationalize” the Competition (Story)
Feb 08, 2018
Why The Delay? (Story)
Feb 04, 2018
No More ‘Same Old Jets’ (Story)
Jan 27, 2018
Thumbs Up Or Thumbs Down: Where Does Todd Frazier Go? (Story)
Jan 12, 2018
End Of An Era For Islanders? (Story)
Jan 05, 2018
Meet The Man Who Has Saved The Knicks (Story)
Dec 22, 2017
It’s Mickey’s Clubhouse Now (Story)
Dec 21, 2017
No Mo Problems: Why Wilkerson Needs To Go (Story)
Dec 17, 2017
Something Seems Fishy: Stanton Joins the Evil Empire (Story)
Dec 12, 2017
Welcome To Tunes On Tuesdays! (Story)
Dec 03, 2017
What Does The Future Hold For The New York Giants? (Story)
Dec 02, 2017
A New Hockey Fan Emerges (Story)
Nov 24, 2017
Where Will These Big Name Free Agents End Up? (Story)
Nov 17, 2017
The Next NBA MVP? (Story)
Nov 10, 2017
Could Tanaka’s Opt-in Lead to Another Japanese Phenom in Pinstripes? (Story)
Nov 10, 2017
Why the 2017 New York Jets Can (And Will) Make The Playoffs (Story)
Nov 03, 2017
Could Donnie Baseball Be Coming Back To The Bronx? (Story)
Oct 17, 2017
The Big Apple Prevails Against Cleveland (Story)
Oct 09, 2017
Did Someone Say Winning Streak? (Story)
Oct 05, 2017
Clay Matthews, Packers Break the Sound ”BEAR”ier vs. Chicago in Win (Story)
Sep 30, 2017
The Jets Win, The Jets Win (Story)
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