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Pro Bono Lawyers Honored for Service to Domestic Violence Victims

Written by Christy Hinko Friday, 17 June 2011 00:00

In tough economic times when many charitable organizations are finding it increasingly difficult to provide the same range of services to its most deserving, 56 lawyers and five law firms have joined the Legal Resource Network (LRN) to provide services to victims of domestic violence through the advocacy of Nassau County’s Coalition Against Domestic Violence (CADVNC).

CADVNC hosted a recognition luncheon to honor the pro bono services of these attorneys on Friday, June 10 at the University Club on the campus of Hofstra University.

 

Dr. Frank J. Cavaioli Recaps Century of FSC History: What Change!

Written by Connie Shakalis Friday, 10 June 2011 00:00

Dr. Frank J. Cavaioli, retired professor of history and political science at Farmingdale State College (FSC), delighted and informed an audience of historiophiles recently at the Farmingdale Village Hall.

 

Dalers Lacrosse on Fire This Season

Written by Philip LoNigro Friday, 10 June 2011 00:00

Lady Dalers Win County, Daler Boys Win Long Island

The Lady Dalers faced Massapequa at Hofstra on Wednesday, June 1 for the Nassau County Class A Championship. The Lady Dalers pulled out to a 6-0 lead before Massapequa Chiefs would score and a 9-3 halftime lead.

 

Farmingdale VFW Honors War Dead

Friday, 03 June 2011 00:00
On Saturday May 28, some of the members of the Farmingdale Hugh C. Newman American Legion Post 449 flagged approximately 700 graves at the National Cemetery, led by Commander Thomas Taylor.
 

County Residents To Decide Fate of Coliseum August 1

Written by Christy Hinko Friday, 03 June 2011 00:00

Immediately following the passage of the public referendum law by the Nassau County Legislature to allow county residents to decide the fate of the Nassau Memorial Coliseum, New York Islanders owner Charles Wang, sports fans, union leaders and community members joined County Executive Edward Mangano for the bill signing ceremony. The plan could hold up to a $400 million price tag.

 

Medal of Honor Recipient Gives Keynote at Airpower Museum

Friday, 27 May 2011 00:00

In honor of Memorial Day approaching, on Tuesday, May 17 Morgan Stanley Smith Barney hosted “A Celebration of Our Freedom” with Col. Jack Jacobs, U.S. Army (Ret.) at the American Airpower Museum in Farmingdale.

 

Hall of Fame Induction for Farmingdale Resident

Written by Joe Scotchie Friday, 27 May 2011 00:00

Dolan Served U.S. Army Rangers During and After Active Service

Farmingdale resident Gary E. Dolan, who for decades has operated his own law firm in Massapequa, will be inducted into the U.S. Rangers Hall of Fame.

The induction ceremony will take place Wednesday, July 27 at Fort Benning in Columbus, GA. Dolan will receive a medal and be enshrined with a plaque in the Hall of Fame’s permanent legacy hall.

 

Farmingdale School Budget, Proposition Two Passes

Written by Christy Hinko Friday, 20 May 2011 00:00

Incumbents Re-elected to Board

On Tuesday, May 17 residents approved the Farmingdale School District’s budget with a 2.52 percent tax levy, a 2.30 levy increase from last year’s budget. The total budget for the 2011/12 school year will be $147,878,484. The budget received 1,988 yes votes and 1,181 no votes.

 

Myriad Public Hearings to Continue at Village

Written by Christy Hinko Friday, 20 May 2011 00:00

Village Seeks Suggestions, Solution to Funding New Fire Equipment

At the regular public meeting of the Board of Trustees in the Village of Farmingdale on Monday, May 2 more than 35 residents and community members were in attendance seemingly for the public hearing about the reducing the Village’s Fire Department Dispatcher staff from three full time positions to two in an effort to repurpose salary and benefits of the third dispatcher to fund a new fire truck.

 

County Legislature Holds First Hearing on Redistricting Proposal

Written by Karen Gellender Friday, 13 May 2011 00:00

Republicans and Democrats Disagree Over Interpretation of Section 112 Of Nassau County Charter

The members of the Nassau County Legislature can all agree on what Section 113 and Section 114 of the county charter mean; however, as residents at the first hearing on the 2011 county redistricting proposal (put forth by Presiding Officer Peter Schmitt and the Republicans who currently control the legislature) learned very quickly, Section 112 is a very different beast. Much of the discussion at the Monday, May 2 hearing involved questions of interpretation of the county charter- or, if it was a question of interpretation at all.

 

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