American Legion Seeks to Open Farmingdale Post
The American Legion, the largest wartime veterans organization, is looking to open a new post in Farmingdale. The American Legion once had a post in Farmingdale several years ago but closed soon after membership started to diminish. Men and women who either have served the country in the past or are currently in active duty in any branch of the United States Armed Forces are welcome to join.
Governor and USGA Unveil Bethpage Black Course Artwork
Governor George E. Pataki was recently joined by members of the United States Gold Association (USGA) to unveil the commemorative painting by internationally acclaimed artist LeRoy Neiman for the 102nd US Open Golf Championship to be held at Bethpage State Park's famed Black Course this June.
2002 Farmingdale PAL Girls Lacrosse Season Off and Running
The Farmingdale eighth-grade girls lacrosse Conference A team won its season opener against North Shore 12-6. Farmingdale, playing with only 12 girls, found themselves in a rare position, trailing 1-0 early in the first half. Michelle Maier finally broke through the North Shore defense, tying the game at one goal apiece. Sam Petro scored her first goal of the season, putting Farmingdale ahead 2-1. Farmingdale then scored the next three goals, one each by Courtney Cullen, Ali Lauterborn and Petro, putting Farmingdale ahead 5-1. North Shore closed out the scoring making it 5-2 at halftime.
Legislation to Mandate Reporting of Abuse of Disabled Passes Senate
Legislator Pontillo Gives Advice on Air Travel