Thursday, 27 March 2014 00:00
Budeget Workshop - March 26
Board of Fire Commissioners - March 27
Chamber of Commerce Comedy Night - March 27
The next budget workshop/public meeting of the Farmingdale School District Board of Education will be held on March 26, at 8 p.m., in the Howitt Middle School cafeteria, located at 70 Van Cott Ave. in Farmingdale.
The next meeting of the Farmingdale Board of Fire Commissioners will be held at 8 p.m. inside Village Hall, located at 361 Main St. in Farmingdale.
On March 27, join the Farmingdale Chamber of Commerce, from 6:30-9:30 p.m., for its annual comedy night event at the Farmingdale Knights of Columbus headquarters, located at 1 Morton St. in Farmingdale. The event will feature three top comedians and will also include a buffet dinner, beer, wine, soda, coffee and dessert. Tickets are $25 and the proceeds go to support the Chamber’s Farmingdale High School Scholarship Fund and other community projects.
On March 27, at 7 p.m., join students, faculty and staff, at the Weldon E. Howitt Middle School, located at 70 Van Cott Ave., for a friendly round of basketball to help raise funds.
On March 28, join the Northside Elementary School Parent-Teacher Association for a Chinese Auction.
The next meeting of the Farmingdale Special Education Parent-Teacher Association will be held at Northside Elementary School, located at 55 Powell Place in Farmingdale, at 7 p.m.
On April 1, from 7-10 p.m., the Farmingdale Fire Department will hold elections for the Board of Fire Commissioners.
The next meeting of the Farmingdale Board of Education will be held on April 2, at 8 p.m., inside the Howitt Middle School cafeteria.
The next general meeting of the Farmingdale Chamber of Commerce will be held at noon on April 3, at Absolutely Mario Restaurant and Bar, located at 10 Allen Blvd. in Farmingdale.
On April 6, join the Albany Avenue PTA for their 4th annual 5K race. The race will begin promptly at 9 a.m., outside the Albany Avenue School, located at 101 N. Albany Ave. in North Massapequa. There will be refreshments, bagels, t-shirts, a bar-b-que (provided by Chili’s), and a post race ceremony for award winners. For more details call Lisa Pugliese before race time at 516-249-1061.
The next meeting of the Village of Farmingdale Board of Trustees will be held on April 7, at 8 p.m., inside Village Hall, located at 361 Main St. in Farmingdale.
The next meeting of the Farmingdale Police Activity League will be held at the PAL clubhouse, on April 7, at 7 p.m.
At 7 p.m., on April 8, Farmingdale High School will hold a special ceremony for students achieving honors in American Sign Language.
Today, lots of customers are using mobile devices to find what they need, to assess their options, to make decisions, and to make purchases. Small businesses who start embracing mobile now will be the ones best able to compete.
On April 8, Farmingdale State College, located at 2350 Broadhollow Road in Farmingdale, will help participants better understand this mobile transition so they will not get left behind. The program runs from 9-11 a.m. at the SBDC Conference Center. Cost is $12 to participate, and pre-registration is required.
On April 9, the Farmingdale School District's Board of Education will hold a special meeting, at 8 p.m., to adopt the proposed budget for the 2014-2015 fiscal year.
Located at 140 Elizabeth St., St. Kilian’s church serves anyone who lives within the parish boundaries regardless of religion, race or ethnicity. The Food Pantry is open Monday to Friday from 10 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. It is also available certain Saturdays by appointment only. Spanish translators are available Tuesdays and Fridays. For further information please call Director of Outreach Nina Petersen at 516-756-9656.
Looking to shed a few pounds? The Farmingdale United Methodist Church’s Weight Watchers program meets every Wednesday at 5 p.m.
Every Friday, from 5:30-8:45 p.m., the Farmingdale United Methodist Church, located at 407 Main St., holds Alcoholics Anonymous meetings.
Put some jingle into your evening. Come join the Bell Choir every Thursday at 7 p.m., the Farmingdale United Methodist Church, located at 407 Main St.
The Living Faith Christian Church’s Kid’s Choir meets every Thursday, from 6:45-7:30 p.m., at the church, located at 25 Hempstead Tpke.
Saturday, 26 July 2014 00:00
Starting July 26, the St. Kilian Roman Catholic Church in Farmingdale will feature a production of the hit musical, The Wizard of Oz.
Based on a classic tale—first penned as a children’s novel by L. Frank Baum in 1900 and later transformed into a major motion picture by Metro-Goldwyn Meyer in 1939— The Wizard of Oz tells the story of a girl named Dorothy Gale, played by Zoe Neyer, and her dog Toto, who after being thrown into a twister end up in the Land of Oz.
Trying to find her way home, Dorothy meets Glinda the Good Witch of the North, played by Angela Roedig, who instructs her to “follow the Yellow Brick Road.”
Friday, 25 July 2014 00:00
Farmingdale females were out in force on July 12, to represent their hometown at the 31st annual Long Island Women’s 5 kilometer run sponsored by the Runner’s Edge and the Greater Long Island Running Club.
Bob Cook, who owns the Runner’s Edge shoe and sports apparel store on Main Street, said that attendance at this year’s race was the highest in the race’s history, with more than 500 women competing for the grand prize.
According to Cook, over the years, the race has attracted the likes of world-class runners and Olympians from all over the state, racing for the $500 grand prize.
Thursday, 24 July 2014 00:00
Throughout the summer, the Farmingdale Observer will feature the box scores from the Farmingdale Baseball League Inc.’s 9/11 Baseball Tournament.
Plainedge 12 - Island Trees 2 (9UB)
Ozone Howard Huskies 14 - Wantagh Hawks 1 (9UA)
Thursday, 24 July 2014 00:00
The Farmingale Devils Travel Baseball teams were in action during The 4th of July weekend and provided fireworks in two different states.
The 11U Devils won their third tournament this year. They traveled to Connecticut for the fourth of July tournament. The Devils lost game one on Saturday 7-5 to the Connecticut Defenders and won game two 17-0,The Devils advanced to the playoff round and would meet the Defenders again .The bats were on fire all day led by Big Joe Mcgrath and Nick Franco.The Devils beat the Defenders 11-5 and advanced to the championship to play the number one seed and undefeated Hit Club. The Devils jumped out to 4-2 to lead .The game was tied at 9-9 going to the 6th inning and the Devils would score 2 runs and hold on to win the tournament. The Devils had 52 hits and scored 44 runs,Big Joe had 4 doubles a triple, Nick Franco had 8 hits. Anthony Quatromani 8hits.Matt DiSanti drove in the last run in the championship game. Tim Dorman 6 hits. Patrick Quinn 5 hits and 6 stolen bases. Nick O'Connor 3 hits and 4 stolen bases. Kyle Gaertner 6 hits and was winner pitcher in championship game. Patrick Sanchez was the winning pitcher in semi-final game.