Saying Goodbye to a Woodward Parkway Icon
When Woodward Parkway Elementary School first opened its doors in 1956, Murray Cantor had just recently graduated from Hunter College and was very excited about beginning his teaching career in Farmingdale. Beginning his career as a fifth grade science teacher, he then became dean of students and currently holds the position as assistant principal.
NYS Literary Contest Winner Announced
Paula Camacho of Farmingdale has been named New York State first prize winner in the Poetry Division of the Alice Abel National Literary Contest. The contest was open to all mothers and was sponsored by American Mothers, Inc. (AMI), a nonpolitical, interracial, interfaith, nonprofit organization which seeks to strengthen the moral and spiritual foundations of the family and the home. Camacho's winning entry will now be entered, along with the winning entries from each state, for judging by the National Committee.
PAL Girls Lacrosse Teams Sweep Second Week
The Farmingdale Pal 7th/8th grade conference A team won their second game of the season defeating Long Beach 15-6. The game would have been closer than it was if it had not been for the outstanding goaltending of Colleen Magri and Megan Hardgrove, who between them made 23 saves. Long Beach actually dominated the first 10 minutes of the game but could not get a shot past Magri. Tricia Santorelli scored the first goal on a pass from Kari Ann Rotkin. Farmingdale then scored five goals by Melissa Pan, Katie Dorso, Samantha Petro, Megan White and Michelle Maier before Long Beach got their first one.
Farmingdale Baseball League News
The Opening Day Parade is set for April 22 in celebration of the beginning of the 2001 season. Players, managers and coaches will be marching down Main Street to Allen Park. Joining the 1,000 players will be marching bands and bagpipers, apparatus from the local volunteer fire departments, local dignitaries and some surprises. The parade will start on April 22 at 2 p.m. and then proceed on Conklin Street (West), turn left onto Main Street (South), crossing over 109 and then turn right on Motor Avenue (West) and end in Allen Park. The balloon launch and tradition singing of Take me Out to the Ball Game will mark the official start of the 50th season. Please come out and support the marchers. For more information on Farmingdale baseball, please visit the web site at www.eteamz.com/fbli.
Farmingdale Field Allocation
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