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Take Heart: Get Scanned, Save an Athlete

Written by Connie Shakalis and Daniel Nunez Friday, 01 July 2011 00:00

DomHeart21 Foundation Continues Mission for SCA Awareness

Some young athletes are more apt to die than others. Some local residents want to promote awareness of sudden cardiac arrest among our athletes. Farmingdale’s chapter of the Rotary Club met at Bollinger’s restaurant last month to discuss emerging medical technology that assesses heart function. Multifunction cardiogram is a cardiac assessment system from a company called FirstScan Health Medical. Its advocates suggest that all school athletes be screened for potential heart problems, in light of several student athletes recently dying suddenly on sports fields throughout the country.

 

Village Hears from Owners of Proposed Hookah Lounge

Written by Christy Hinko Friday, 24 June 2011 00:00
In addition to the public hearings about outdoor dining and the request for solutions about the fire department budget, the village continued a public hearing at the board meeting on Monday, June 6, this time with the owners, RSM Lounges, and their attorney for a special use permit for a hookah lounge.

RSM Lounges will occupy the two vacant storefronts on Conklin Street, west of Main Street, adjacent to the Library Café, which have been largely vacant. The location has been home to a dress shop, an insurance agency, and several other businesses that have since closed or failed.

 

FHS Students Receive Awards At Strawberry Festival

Written by Eric Goldschrafe Friday, 24 June 2011 00:00

At the Farmingdale-Bethpage Historical Society’s (FBHS) annual community Strawberry Festival, held Sunday, June 5, two Farmingdale High School seniors received awards for their scholastic efforts.

James Andersen was the recipient of the FBHS Academic Award, presented by Trustee JoAnne Bihary. Andersen was enrolled in honors classes since he was a freshman, and was actively involved in chorus and the vocal jazz ensemble, as well as being a drum major in the marching band.

 

Farmingdale Outdoor Dining Public Hearing Closes, Law Approved

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

While there are still no laws in the Farmingdale Village codebook, local business owners, particularly on Main Street, are enjoying outdoor dining, without regulation. The members of the Village Board have been working for several months to get the provisions and wording precise. The public hearing continued.

Residents have turned out at each public meeting hearing for the proposed law on the outdoor seating to express their discontent with incidents that they say are already affecting their residential privacy.

 

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.

 

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