On Tuesday, Nov. 30, a festive program on Farmingdale’s Village Green featured the holiday lighting of the Tri-centennial Tree. This blue spruce tree was planted following the Tri-centennial of Settlement commemoration of 1987, which noted the community’s 300th year since the arrival of first settler Thomas Powell in 1687. The historical society has been a proud co-sponsor of the event since it was first held in 1989.
(Editor’s note: This letter is in response to the letter to the editor in the Dec. 3 edition of the Farmingdale Observer titled, “When a Tree Is More Than Just a Tree!” by Georgiana Sena.)
Sadly during this holiday season in a non-election year I am forced to respond to Ms. Sena’s letter to the editor which appeared in the December 3rd issue of the Observer. Here are the facts.
A heartfelt ‘thank you’ to the many volunteers who helped decorate our Village for the 2010 holiday season. The air was cold and crisp but spirits were sunny and warm as the members of the Beautification Committee, together with new volunteers, members of the Women’s Club, Junior Members of the Village Fire Department, Mayor, Trustees and Public Works Superintendent and staff worked countless hours getting all our decorations prepared for this year.
(Editor’s note: This letter is in response to letter in the Oct. 22 edition of the Farmingdale Observer titled, “We Were Lied To” by Brendan Mahoney.)
This letter is in response to a letter written by Brendan Mahoney entitled “We Were Lied To” which you published on Friday, October 22, 2010.
(Editor’s note: This letter is in response to the story Facing and Fighting Bone Marrow Disease that appeared on the front page of the Healthy Living Digest this month.)
With Thanksgiving close at hand, there are those that are blessed with plenty of food, but have no one to share it with.
(The following letter is in response to the seminar announcement titled “Nassau Bar Association Hosts Cyber-bullying and Sexting Seminar Held” that appeared in the Friday, Nov. 5 edition of the Farmingdale Observer.)
I want to thank the residents of the 10th Assembly District for giving me another two-year term as your State Assemblyman in Albany. As I begin my new term, I am energized, once again, to push for a reform agenda that includes property tax relief, spending restraint and strict ethical adherence for legislators.
I sincerely thank those individuals who supported me in my run for state assembly. I know they had made significant sacrifices in my efforts to fight the dysfunction in Albany and to promote economic growth in our state. Their labor made my message resonate in our community. Furthermore, I thank the voters of the 13th Assembly District who cast a ballot for me on Election Day. It is not over…
I’d like to thank the residents of the 8th Senate District for re-electing me to another term in the New York State Senate.
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