Thursday, 19 June 2014 00:00
Farmingdale Hawks - June 19
Albany Avenue Fifth Grade Awards - June 20
FBLI Meeting - July 22
On June 18, the Farmingdale School District’s Special Education Parent Teachers Association will hold its award ceremony at 6 p.m. inside the Saltzman East Memorial Elementary School auditorium.
On June 19, the Farmingdale Red Hawks athletics league will hold their monthly meeting from 8:30-10 p.m. at Village Hall, 361 Main St. in Farmingdale.
The next meeting of the Farmingdale Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors meeting will be held at 8:30 a.m. on June 19, at 100 Broadhollow Rd., Suite 104 in Farmingdale.
On June 20, Albany Avenue Elementary School will be having an award ceremony at 9:30 a.m. for students in fifth grade.
On June 22, managers and coaches with the Farmingdale Baseball League, Inc. will meet at the Nutty Irishman at 323 Main St. in Farmingdale to discuss the upcoming 9-11 Memorial Baseball Tournament this Sept. All of the money raised from the tournament will be donated to charity.
On June 22, St. Kilian’s Roman Catholic Church at 485 Conklin St. in Farmingdale invite teens to sit and sing with the congregation. For those in attendance, there will be a rehearsal at 8 a.m. in the church music room.
The next public work session of the Village of Farmingdale Board of Trustees will be held at 7 p.m. at Village Hall, 361 Main St. in Farmingdale.
On June 23, Albany Avenue Elementary School will hold its moving up day ceremony at the Saltzman East Memorial Elementary School at 9:15 a.m., for fifth-grade students headed to middle school next year.
On June 23, Farmingdale High School will hold a special senior banquet, at 7 p.m., for the graduating Class of 2014.
On June 23, Weldon E. Howitt Middle School will be having an award ceremony at 7 p.m. for students in eighth grade.
Farmingdale High School’s graduating Class of 2014 will don their cap and gown, at 6 p.m., for the 2014 commencement ceremony at Hofstra University.
The next meeting of the Farmingdale Planning Board will be held at 7 p.m. on June 24 at Village Hall, 361 Main St. in Farmingdale.
Founded by former Farmingdale High School music teacher Brad DeMilo, the Farmingdale Village Pops kicks off its seven-week concert season with a performance at 7:30 p.m. on the Village Green on Main Street in Farmingdale. The village pops summer concerts will continue every Wednesday at 7:30 p.m.
On June 25, hang out with WBLI’s Astra who will be broadcasting live from the park at 11 a.m. Stop by and spin the WBLI prize wheel for a chance to win some summertime swag.
The next meeting of the Village of Farmingdale Board of Fire Commissioners will be held on June 26 at 8 p.m. at Village Hall, 361 Main St. in Farmingdale.
The Farmingdale Chamber of Commerce will hold its next after-hours networking and business card swapping event at the Farmingdale Wellness Center at 101 Fulton St., from 5:30-7:30 p.m. There is no cover charge and non-members are also welcome to attend. To RSVP visit farmingdalenychamber.org for more details.
On June 27, join Adventureland’s mascot Alfie at 1 p.m. for a free performance featuring popular boy band hits of the decade, from the Jersey Boys to the Backstreet Boys, One Direction, and more.
Dallow Realty and the North Shore Animal League have teamed up to create the first annual Village of Farmingdale pet day event which will be held from noon-4 p.m. on the Village Green. During the event there will be a doggie fashion show. To enter costs $10. All proceeds will go to the North Shore Animal League America. The winner will receive gift basket, a gift certificate and a free pet wash.
For more information call Joann Napoli at Century 21 Dallow Realty at 516-589-9577.
On June 29, St. Kilian’s Youth [SKY] program kicks off the summer season with softball from 6-9 p.m. Make sure to bring your glove.
On June 29, join St. Luke’s Evangelical Lutheran Church for its second annual Ice Cream Social, sponsored by the Fellowship Committee. Ice cream will follow the 10:30 a.m. services. For more information visit stlukesfarmingdale.org.
The next meeting of the Farmingdale Downtown Master Plan Implementation Committee will be held from 7-8:30 p.m. on June 30 at Village Hall, 361 Main St. in Farmingdale.
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.