Thursday, 09 January 2014 00:00
FBLI Registration - January 11
NYC Draft Riots - January 12
Village BOT Work Session - January 13
The Farmingdale Chamber of Commerce will hold its first general meeting of 2014, on Jan. 9, at Palmer’s American Grille at 123 Fulton St. Bring your business cards. All members present will enter into a drawing to win either “Featured Member of the Month” on the Chamber website, a Spotlight in the newsletter, or a banner or the Chamber’s website for one month.
The next meeting of the Village of Farmingdale Zoning Board of Appeals will be held at 8 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 9 at Village Hall on Main Street.
Come sign up for the Farmingdale Baseball League, Inc. at Allen Park on Friday, Jan. 11. Registration will be held from 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. For more information log onto the FBLI website at www.fdalebaseball.com.
Living Faith Christian Church hosts Widow’s Connection from 9:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m. in the church’s Fellowship Hall at 25 Hempstead Tpke.
The Farmingdale-Bethpage Historical Society will host a program on the New York City Draft Riots of the Civil War, on Jan. 12, at 2 p.m., inside the Farmingdale Public Library, located at 116 Merritts Rd.
Join us for a presentation from well-known author and scholar Barnet Schecter, as he reflects on a period of four days in the history of New York City that had federal troops called-in to control the violence.
The next public work session of the Village of Farmingdale Board of Trustees will be held at 7 p.m. on Monday, Jan. 13 at Village Hall on Main Street.
FUMC is hosting a blood drive with New York Blood Center on Tuesday, Jan. 14, 4:45-9:15 p.m. in Fellowship Hall. All donors will be entered into a sweepstakes for one pair of tickets to Super Bowl XLVIII ($2,500 value). There is a critical blood shortage in Jan. due to school closings and inclement weather. To schedule an appointment, contact Mary Bing at 516-456-0248. Walk-ins welcome.
Come sign up for the Farmingdale Baseball League, Inc. at Howitt West Middle School on Tuesday, Jan. 14. Registration will be held from 6:30-9 p.m. For more information log onto the FBLI website at www.fdalebaseball.com.
The Farmingdale Union-Free School District Board of Education will hold its next meeting on Jan. 15, at 8 p.m., inside the Howitt Middle School cafeteria.
On Jan. 16, the Chamber of Commerce invites you to meet at the Nutty Irishman, located at 323 Main Street, after normal business hours to network and swap cards with other local business owners.
The Women’s Club of Farmindale will hold their next meeting at Village Hall, located at 361 Main Street, on Jan. 16 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Come sign up for the Farmingdale Baseball League, Inc. at Allen Park on Thursday, Jan. 16. Registration will be held from 6:30-9 p.m. For more information log onto the FBLI website at www.fdalebaseball.com.
Come sign up for the Farmingdale Baseball League, Inc. at Allen Park on Saturday, Jan. 18. Registration will be held from 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. For more information log onto the FBLI website at www.fdalebaseball.com.
School and village offices will be closed on Monday, Jan. 20, in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day.
The next meeting of the Farmingdale High School Parent-Teacher Association will be held on Tuesday, Jan. 21, at 7 p.m. inside the high school library.
Come give blood. On Jan. 21, the Woodward Parkway Elementary School will be hosting a blood drive from 3:30 - 9 p.m. Juice and cookies will be provided.
The next public work session of the Village of Farmingdale Board of Trustees will be held at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 21 at Village Hall on Main Street.
The next meeting of the Farmingdale Fire Commissioners will be held at 8 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 23 at Village Hall on Main Street.
The next meeting of the Farmingdale Planning Board will be held at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 28 at Village Hall.
Sunday, 28 September 2014 00:00
More than 2,000 Long Islanders enjoyed the festivities at Captree State Park as Assemblyman Joseph Saladino hosted the ninth annual Marine and Outdoor Recreation Expo on Sept. 15.
Attendees learned about sustainable sources of energy as well as ways to protect the planet, especially the island’s marine environment. There were demonstrations in camping, boating, water safety, renewable energy, wildlife and environmental education, fly fishing, arts and crafts, face painting, clowns, touch tanks, ballon animals and plenty of rock and roll.
Saturday, 27 September 2014 00:00
The founders of the popular Facebook group “Massapequa Moms,” a ‘virtual living room with 6,700 people,’ are leveraging their social media power to create a new discount loyalty card good all over Long Island—including, they hope, in Farmingdale.
With a hugely popular Facebook community, co-founders Dawn Boyle Kostakis and Stephanie Hartman wanted to “figure out a way that we could help the consumer and the business owner at the same time; keeping commerce going, keeping it all local and having the people get a little bang for their buck,” said Kostakis. They wanted to serve more than just Massapequa, too, and the Long Island Loyalty card was born.
Thursday, 25 September 2014 13:43
The rivalry between the Farmingdale Dalers and the Massapequa Chiefs is a big one. So big that the school districts and the Nassau County Police Department had to take extra precautions to maintain security. Not everyone who wanted to see this game at Masspequa High School were allowed access to the game. In the past, there was some unruly behavior. So, if you were from Farmingdale you parked on the right side of the school and from Massapequa you were on the left. The stands on both side were full and hundreds standing along the fence to watch this game.
The Chiefs would score first in the first quarter with a 9-yard run by Paul Dilena for a touchdown. The Dalers had some problems moving the ball down field until Daler Danny Mckeon intercepted a pass and ran it back into the Chiefs side of the field. This would set up a 6-yard run for a touchdown for Michael Outing who had 19 carries for 84 yards. With the score tied 7-7, Zach Kolodny kicked a 22-yard field goal to put the Dalers up 10-7 shortly before halftime and the heavy rain that followed.
Thursday, 25 September 2014 13:45
It’s almost time to hit the ice again.
The Town of Oyster Bay Youth Ice Hockey Program will hold its registration on Monday, Oct. 6 and Wednesday, Oct. 8, from 6 to 9 p.m. on both nights. Registration takes place at the Town of Oyster Bay Ice Skating Center in Bethpage.
“The Youth Ice Hockey Program provides youngsters, ages three to 13, with the opportunity to hone their skating and hockey skills under the guidance of ice hockey coaches,” Councilman Joe Pinto stated. “The highly regarded program has earned it recognition by the NHL, which has partnered with the Town to promote hockey programming and youth enrichment through its ‘Hockey is For Everyone’ initiative.”