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Over The Hill Gang Report

Thursday, 19 September 2013 00:00

Bar-Boy beat Singletons  23-19 in a special Thursday night edition of Over the Hill Gang tournament action. Singleton’s jumped to an 11-5 lead, but Bar-Boy tightened their defense and came roaring back. The biggest inning was the 8th. 

 

The team scored 10 runs with 15 batters taking swings. Everyone has to hit to beat Singleton’s and that what happened Thursday. 

 

Frank Badalamenti had 7 RBIs and that’s with two drives hitting the light pole robbing him of two homers. 

 

PAL Flag Football Recap

Thursday, 19 September 2013 00:00

Week 2-Peanut 2: The Jets and Saints met at Woodward Parkway School on Sunday and had a great time.  For the Jets, Ryan Horan, Alex Darienzo and Jalen Gordon were standouts and for the Saints, Gus Scardina and Nick Viola had great plays on both sides of the ball.

 

Pee Wee 3: The Saints and Jets played a nail biter. The Saints came out on top winning 14-12 with the difference being a two-point conversion. The Saints offense came ready to play. A long touchdown pass from Aiden Gillen to Andrew Koukos put the Saints ahead late. Andrew Aldieri and Eamon McLoughlin had long runs and Andrew Koukos also ran for a touchdown. The defense was led by TJ Preiss who had 5 flags and Anthony Matheis who had a key interception.  The Jets were led on offense by two explosive long TD runs by Josh Behar. Jason Chung had several nice runs. On defense, Mike Connolly had a strong game snagging several flags and shutting down the receivers he was covering.  The Jets also got spirited efforts by Joe Walsh, Robert Trey Rowland, Luke Stephan, Gavin Vega and Christian Medrano.

 

Over The Hill Gang Report

Thursday, 12 September 2013 00:00

Moby Drugs and Lockie and Nowachek Family Chiropractors ended the Over the Hill Gang regular season with a fantastic game. Moby took a quick 4-0 lead, but L&N answered and each team had the lead throughout the game. 

 

L&N took a 16-10 lead into the last inning when Moby struck back for 6 runs to tie the game 16-16. L&N had the top of their order in the bottom of the 9th but their first two batters lined out.

 

Main Street Mile

Written by Observer staff Thursday, 12 September 2013 00:00

Community comes out in full force 

A record number of folks showed up and raised a record amount of money for charity at Farmingdale’s ninth annual Main Street Mile.  Runners and spectators alike enjoyed the warm, slightly muggy day, which began at 8:30 a.m. with a quarter-mile “fun run” for children. The children’s race ended with medals and free ice cream all around. The adults took to the streets for their first race at 9:15.  

 

Of the 429 racers, 33 came from Farmingdale itself, with the rest from surrounding local towns such as Massapequa and Seaford, but some from as far away as Orlando, Florida and Phoenix.

 

Farmingdale Devils Win Plainedge Summer Tournament

Thursday, 05 September 2013 00:00

The Farmingdale Devils U9 baseball team continued their successful summer season by capturing the championship in the Plainedge Baseball Summer Tournament. The Devils went 8-0 in the regular season, including tough wins over the Farmingdale Greendogs and the the Bethpage Eagles.

In the playoffs the Devils defeated th Greendogs 15-5 and move on to face the Shelter Rock Redman. The Redman also went undefeated in the regular season. After falling behind by two in the top of the first the Devils responded quickly.

 

CYO Swim Registration

Wednesday, 04 September 2013 00:00

The St. Kilian CYO program will be holding registration for their girls and boys swim team for the upcoming season on Tuesday, Oct. 8 from 7 to 9 p.m. in the gym lobby at St. Kilian on Cherry Street in Farmingdale.

Boys and girls in grades 1-12 are invited to register for participation on a travel swim team representing St. Kilian Parish. Practices are held Tuesday and Fridays at the Farmingdale High School pool. All potential swimmers must be able to swim at least one length of the pool. Each swimmer will receive a team swimsuit and tee shirt as part of the registration fee.

 

Ronnie Vichman Scores In Inaugural Run

Written by Mike Polansky Thursday, 29 August 2013 00:00

Among the list of top finishers on the Aug. 17th Inaugural Discover Hicksville Run was 32-year-old Ronnie Vichman of Farmingdale who was the 9th finisher overall and took home the first place award plaque in the 30-34 age group.  Vichman’s finishing time of 33 minutes, 29 seconds brought him to the finish line37 seconds in front of his nearest competitor in the age group.

 

March of Dimes Presents 32nd Annual Invitational Golf Outing

Wednesday, 21 August 2013 00:00

The 32nd Annual Invitational Golf Tournament was held at The Creek on Aug. 12 where many professionals joined together to celebrate the 75th Anniversary of the March of Dimes. This year’s honoree was Robert Gilman of Plainview, CPA of Anchin, Block & Anchin, LLP. Other sponsors included Seyfarth Shaw, Bryan Cave, Deloitte, Jericho Capital, Merrick Financial Group, Michael & Darci Hirschberg, Meister Seelig & Fein LLP, Property Resources Corporation, TD Bank, and Lexus of Massapequa.  

 

Over the Hill Gang Report: August 22, 2013

Thursday, 22 August 2013 00:00

Zwanger-Pesiri Radiology (ZP) beat Paradox Cafe 20-10 Friday night. ZP pounded 25 hits and pitcher Brian Tinney kept a tough lineup in check to avenge a lopsided loss to Paradox just a few weeks ago.

ZP took the lead in the 2nd inning with one its most impressive innings of the year. The big blow was Tyrone Clark’s grand slam that capped a 10-run outburst.   

 

Main Street Mile Set For Labor Day Weekend

Thursday, 15 August 2013 00:00

The ninth annual “Main Street Mile” will take place on Saturday, Aug. 31, beginning at 9 a.m. (kid’s fun run at 8:30 a.m.) on Main Street in Farmingdale. The event is held in memory of a long-time fixture at Long Island road races — John McManus. Families and recreational runners are encouraged to join elite participants in the event that will benefit Pat LaFontaine’s Companions in Courage Foundation (www.CiC16.org).

LaFontaine said, “This is a great way for families to kick off the Labor Day weekend. I am looking forward to seeing Long Island come together for such a great cause.” The hockey hall-of-famer’s foundation builds interactive game rooms in children’s hospitals. Their most recent room opened at Cohen Children’s Hospital at North Shore-LIJ in April.

 

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