'Farmingdale Reads' Preparation Under Way
"Farmingdale Reads," a community-wide reading program where all Farmingdale residents are invited to read the same novel, is set to begin March 1 and administrators say support of the program has been better than expected.
DEC To Hold Public Meeting on E. Farmingdale Waste Site
The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) will hold a public information and comment meeting on the Minmilt Realty Inactive Hazardous Waste Disposal Site on Wednesday, Feb. 20. The meeting will be held at the Farmingdale Public Library and will begin at 7 p.m. Topics to be discussed are the results of investigations and remedial activities that have been completed at the site and DEC's proposed remedial action plan.
Hawks Celebrate Successful Season and 40th Anniversary
The Farmingdale Hawks football players celebrated their 2001 season with the annual awards dinner on Feb. 1 at the Huntington Hilton with 525 players and families. Trophies were given to all players and gifts to all team moms.
Howitt Swimmers Complete Successful Season
A major goal for this season was to get more middle school boys to join the Howitt swim team. According to Coach Coleman, "Swimming is a fantastic sport and we needed to get that message to the seventh and eighth grade boys. We knew there were plenty of potential swimmers just sitting around waiting for wrestling, lacrosse, or baseball season to begin in the spring. What we said to them was, 'why not join the swim team, get a head start on physical conditioning, become a better swimmer, and have some fun too?'"
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