Thursday, 27 June 2013 00:00Benedict G.F. Zuk, 80, lifelong Bethpage resident, heart-time resident of Accord, NY passed away June 10, surrounded by his loving wife of 58 years, Margaret, sons Ben, Ron, Rich (Doreen), Bill (Anne) and Bobby (Barbra). Survived by 12 grandchildren and nine great grandchildren. Beloved son of the late Benedict and Mary Zuk. Predeceased by his sister, Frances. Survived by sisters Julia, Margie, Arlene, and brother William. U.S. Army Korean War veteran, lifelong sheetmetal worker (Local 55/28), founder of Bethpage Panthers Midget Football (1965), past president Bethpage Dad’s Club, founder of Accord Winter Horseshoe Invitational Tournament (25th year). A funeral mass was held on June 14, at St. Martin of Tours RC Church, followed by private cremation. Donations may be sent in Ben’s memory to Wounded Warrior Project (P.O. Box 758517, Topeka, KS 66675). Arrangements were entrusted to the Arthur F. White Funeral Home, Inc.
Wednesday, 23 July 2014 00:00
These days Long Island residents are trying to save a buck whenever and wherever they can, especially when it comes to property taxes. To try and lend a helping hand, Republican Sen. Kemp Hannon and Nassau County Executive Ed Mangano recently teamed up for a property tax exemption workshop at the Farmingdale Public Library.
Communications Director Randolph Yunker with the Nassau County Department of Assessment explained that the workshops, which are held throughout the year in various communities, are a collaborative effort to bring the Nassau County Department of Assessments operations from Mineola to different communities, such as Farmingdale. He added that applications were on-hand in case any attendees were first-timers or pursuing a renewal of an existing exemption.
Friday, 11 July 2014 08:29
If you stopped by the Farmingdale Public Library this past week, perhaps you noticed all of the paintings and art pieces currently on display. For the entire month of July, the library will feature the many styles of artist/poet Ruth Lawrence.
“I’ve been exhibiting for quite a few years,” said Lawrence, “I am always happy to show my work.”
Lawrence, 87, of East Meadow, said she first began painting at just 12 years old. She recalls, at the time her sister had been dating someone who worked at an art supply store, and had gotten her some oil-based paints as a present.
Thursday, 17 July 2014 00:00
Throughout the summer, the Farmingdale Observer will feature the box scores from the Farmingdale Baseball League Inc.’s 9/11 Baseball Tournament.
Farmingdale Greendogs 7 - Seaford Vikings 6 (8U)
Syosset Cubs 18 - Plainview Hawks 1 (12U)
Thursday, 17 July 2014 00:00
Runners and walkers from Farmingdale and all over Long Island and beyond are invited to join in the fun on one of the most unusual 5 Kilometer courses on Long Island at the Saturday, August 9th Lynn, Gartner, Dunne & Covello Sands Point Sprint.
The Run presents the Long Island running community with an opportunity to traverse a unique combination of paved paths and runner-friendly woodland trails at the Sands Point Preserve.
The leading Nassau County law firm of Lynn, Gartner, Dunne & Covello has signed on to be the new lead sponsor of the event, with partner John Dunne and his wife planning on running the 5K distance. The Lynbrook Runner’s Stop will be back as the presenting sponsor.