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.
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.
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, 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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