Not many events can create school spirit quite like homecoming. Farmingdale High School’s annual pep rally and homecoming football game took place on Friday, Oct. 22.
Karin R. Antonucci passed away October 13, 2010, two days after her 50th birthday. Raised in Lindenhurst, she had been living in Farmingdale in recent years. Dedicated employee of FREE, Inc., Old Bethpage. Mother of Bettina Maier and Dominic Maier. Daughter of Alexander Wehrle, the late Irma Wehrle and stepdaughter of Inge Wehrle. Also survived by her former husband, Paul Maier, mother-in-law, Lois D’Antonio, sister, Linda Wehrle-Hovanec, brothers, Perry and Stephan Wehrle and stepsister Bettina Gaves. Arrangements were made by Arthur F. White Funeral Home. Funeral Mass was held Oct. 18 at St. Kilian RC Church. Cremation was private. Karin was laid to rest with her mother Oct. 20 at St. Charles Cemetery.
County Executive Edward P. Mangano campaigned for and won his current position with a clear promise to lower spending and taxes for Nassau. The day draws near when he must deliver, arriving at a balanced budget for 2011 without raising taxes or increasing the deficit. This has led to painful proposals, drawing protests on extreme moves like cutting loose the entire Long Island Bus system and turning the high expense of tax refunds over to schools, towns, villages and other special districts including libraries and fire districts.
The Farmingdale-Bethpage Historical Society (FBHS) used the Farmingdale Village Street Fair (Saturday, Oct. 9 and 10) as an opportunity to gain attention for their Civil War Monument project. This effort is to raise funds for a permanent memorial to be dedicated during the services on Memorial Day
Taking a couple of hours out from a jam-packed schedule of work and parenthood, multi-talented megastar Mario Lopez made a special guest appearance at GLO Nightclub in Westbury on Saturday, Oct 2 to help celebrate the club’s second year anniversary.
Even the rain could not stop the outpouring of love that was felt during the bench memorial ceremony on Monday, Sept. 27 for 19-year-old Kaitlyn Krokowski, who died in a tragic car accident on January 19, 2009. Her car slid on black ice and hit a pole on the corner of Grant Avenue and Main Street in Farmingdale.
The Farmingdale High School campus was flooded with people, who all came to witness the showdown, with first place on the line, between the Oceanside Sailors (4-0) and the Dalers (3-1). The Dalers’ focus was on the Sailors’ quarterback Tyler Heuer, who recently broke an Oceanside school record that was held by former NFL quarterback Jay Fiedler. In last week’s game against East Meadow, the 6’2” senior threw for six touchdowns, surpassing the five scores thrown by Fiedler, a former Miami Dolphins and New York Jets quarterback.
It’s that time of the election year again when incumbents and challengers alike flock to local libraries care of the League of Women Voters to voice their views on current topics and issues surrounding the respective areas they hope to either continue to or to newly represent.
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