Auto Crashes Bethpage Chinese Restaurant
Bethpage firefighters maneuver around rubble after a Ford Escort crashed through the front window of a Chinese Restaurant on Broadway, on Tuesday, April 18. The mishap, which occurred after a Bethpage man on his way home from work lost control of his car, slightly injured three customers.
Board of Education Adopts 6.98 Percent Spending Increase
The Farmingdale Board of Education on April 18 adopted a proposed $85,954,668 budget for the year 2000-2001, which includes a spending increase of 6.98 percent and an estimated property tax levy increase of 7.16 percent. The budget will be presented to the public for voter approval on May 16.
Jazz Players Receive Trophies
The "Jazz" team of the Rookie Division of Farmingdale PAL basketball recently received their third place trophies for the 1999-2000 season. The team, under the direction of Coaches Bob Thompson and Ed Matson, had an outstanding regular season with 11 wins and 1 loss. Pictured here with their trophies are: (left to right, bottom row) Chris Maghakin, Richard Schultz, Victoria Johnsen; (Middle row): Michael Thompson, Matthew Maier, Stephen Matson, Michelle Kuchinskas; (Back row): Coach Ed Matson, Andrew Montchal, and Coach Bob Thompson. Missing from the photo are team members, Michael Vanadia and Brian Daddario.
Farmingdale PAL Girls Lacrosse Teams Win Four
The PAL Farmingdale Flames, of the senior league for seventh and eighth graders, won their second game of the season Saturday to run their record to 2-0 by defeating North Shore 16-5. The team scoring was led by tri-captains Meghan Fanning, who scored four goals with two assists, and Julia Ryan, who had three goals with two assists. Bridget Kenna had two goals and Jess Fitzpatrick had a goal and as assist. Heather Hoglund, Vicki Fanslow, Jessica Patane, Caitlin Magri and Colleen Magri all contributed one goal to the victory.
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