National Night Out Against Crime Hits Farmingdale August 6
In an effort to increase and strengthen community and police relations and enforce drug and crime prevention in local neighborhoods, Nassau County's Police Department Precincts are organizing community-building campaigns with several municipalities across Long Island. Various precinct's POP (Problem Oriented Policing) units are arranging for meetings with local citizens in an effort to build strong partnerships between police departments and communities. Locally, Eighth Precinct POP Officers are planning to gather with local citizens on Tuesday, Aug. 6, to discuss problems in the Farmingdale area, including the local bicycle path and areas surrounding the Massapequa Preserve, which have been locations of concern to some residents for quite some time.
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Mers Ale House took over sole possession of first place in the top rated American League with a 29-5 victory over Changing Times on a 34 hit night. Mers record is now 9-0-1. George Cohan continues to show why he is one of the league's top players going 2-3 with both hits being monster home runs that drove in five runs. Cohan was also walked twice and he now has a team leading 10 home runs. Glen Olsen continued to keep his bat hot with a 3-4, four RBI night. Rookies Bill Sutherland and Kevin Brosnan had superb nights. Sutherland was 4-5 with two RBIs and Brosnan was 3-4 wtih 4 RBI's and a home run. Mers solid defense turned three double plays with Cohan, Girmonte, and Healy playing flawlessly behind pitcher Joe Fanning who kept the Changing Times bats off balance most of the game.
Columbus Lodge to Play in Arthritis Foundation Tourney
The Sons of Italy-Columbus Lodge's Ed Bochynski and Arthritis Foundation special events co-ordinator Jeff Jackson announce a co-ed softball tournament on August 10th at Cantiague Park in Hicksville for the benefit of the Long Island Chapter of the Arthritis Foundation. Any co-ed team (min. 2-females) interested in participating may contact Jeff Jackson at 631-427-8272 for more information.
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