Town Moves to Acquire 15 Acres of Liberty Site
Oyster Bay Town Supervisor John Venditto, together with members of the town board, announced earlier this week that the town is moving to condemn an approximate 15 acres of the Liberty Site in Farmingdale, to be used as parkland, in an effort to increase the EPA's (Environmental Protection Agency) proposed cleanup plan from their current preferred SL-2 plan to the SL-3 plan, which is preferred by residents and local elected officials alike. The board has scheduled a special public hearing for next month.
Community Summit Council Looks to Expand Programs
Two local community groups are so pleased with the "Farmingdale Reads" literacy program that they are hoping to institute a number of spin-off programs. At a March 13 Community Summit meeting that took place at the Farmingdale Public Library, Farmingdale Community Summit Council Chairman Tom Sabellico and school district Administrative Director Ellen Krammer both said success of the inaugural program was better than expected.
Farmingdale's Bob Cook Is Honoree at 'Rolling Thunder' Luncheon/Roast
Bob Cook, a longtime resident of Farmingdale and the proprietor of The Runner's Edge running goods store on Main Street in Farmingdale, was the guest of honor at a luncheon/roast on March 10 to raise funds for the Rolling Thunder Special Needs Program.
Hawks Football and Cheerleading Registration
The Farmingdale Hawks Football and Cheerleading Registration will be held at Howitt Middle School on Friday March 22 from 7 to 9 p.m. and Saturday March 23 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Both will take place in the cafeteria. Boys ages are from 5 to 14 and girls from 6 to 14. Cost is $85, discounts for more than one child.
Remembering the Twin Towers
Voting to Implement Traffic Safety Programs