Even as they were in the midst of mourning, family and friends of Barbara and Joanna Ryan turned their grief into motivation to help others in the memory of their loved ones.
Calling underage drinking a serious issue would be a gross understatement; in addition to serving as a causal factor for a host of debilitating and potentially deadly conditions, underage drinking costs residents of New York state billions of dollars in medical costs and lost work hours.
As Autism affects more and more families every year, one group of high schoolers has decided to help raise money and awareness for the disorder.
On April 24, “Rock Out Autism” benefit will be held at the Nutty Irishman in Farmingdale to raise money for people suffering from Autism.
Oyster Bay Town Supervisor John Venditto, together with members of the Town Board, honored eight extraordinary recipients at the 12th Annual Town of Oyster Bay “Women of Distinction” Awards Ceremony, held at Town Hall on March 23. The award recognizes the outstanding achievements of women who either live or work in the town.
Three Farmingdale Village employees were arrested last week after an investigation by the Nassau County District Attorney found they had falsified records, according to DA spokesperson Chris Munzing.
Budget concerns topped the agenda at a recent board of education meeting as Farmingdale Assistant Superintendent for Business Paul Defendini presented the district’s proposed budget for 2010-2011 at the Howitt Middle School in Farmingdale.
More than two dozen residents of East Farmingdale turned out on Thursday, March 18 at the East Farmingdale Fire Station for a community meeting to discuss the East Farmingdale Conceptual Plan involving the reopening of the old Route 110 LIRR train station. The presentation was led by Town of Babylon Supervisor Steve Bellone who was accompanied by a representative of the TOB Office of Downtown Revitalization, city planner Jeff Speck of Speck and Associates LLC in Washington DC, planning and development consultants Saccardi & Schiff, Inc., and Parsons Brinckerhoff, an international engineering and program management organization.
Super Stop & Shop began construction at the corner of Main Street and Motor Avenue, the Liberty Site, in September 2009 and they are set to open for business late spring or early summer, a spokesperson said. The 74,000 square foot store will be housed on a nine-acre section of land and is expected to create 30 full-time management and 140 part-time jobs, according to Stop & Shop spokesperson Kevin Ryan.
In his first State of the County address, County Executive Edward P. Mangano criticized the previous administration, listing numerous problems in Nassau’s government and saying that because of past planning, “Tonight, I am here to tell you: The state of our county is deeply troubled.”
Brian Harty, the former mayor of Port Jefferson and official with the Brookhaven Department of Buildings and Fire Prevention, was named as Farmingdale Village’s new Administrator/Clerk-Treasurer at the last village board meeting on March 1.
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