New Principal Named for Howitt Middle School
After more than four months of rigorous interviews, the Farmingdale Board of Education has named its new middle school principal. Luis A. Pena has been tapped to replace the retiring Arleen Besner at Howitt Middle School.
Farmingdale Hosts Clean Water Celebration
Local residents are invited to a "Clean Water Celebration" this Sunday, Sept. 15 from 1 to 4 p.m. at Allen Park in Farmingdale. This event was coordinated by CCAF (Concerned Citizens Association of Farmingdale) member Michael Kane in celebration of a town victory that forced the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to do a full cleanup of the Liberty Superfund toxic waste site, which is located adjacent to the park on Motor Avenue in Farmingdale.
Farmingdale Hawks Win Spring Championship
The Farmingdale Hawks U7 soccer team recently won the Farmingdale spring championship. The game was exciting as the boys played to overtime which led to a shootout. Outstanding defensive players were Chad, Andrew and Thomas allowing only one goal throughout the entire game. Troy, the awesome goalie, did an excellent job at shutting down the opponent. During the shootout Troy allowed only one goal to get past him out of four shots. Outstanding effort was done by the awesome halfbacks Ritchie, Nicholas, Prateek and Christopher. They played hard the entire game with fantastic passing and teamwork. The fantastic forwards were Matthew, Ryan and Joseph. The only goal scored in the game was done by Matthew. He was relentless the entire game and it paid off. This way done by a pass from Ryan. Ryan is an awesome player who is always in the right position at the right time. He was unstoppable. Congratulations to the team for a job well done. The team roster is as follows: (top row) Matthew, Troy, Ryan, Chad, Thomas, Christopher; (bottom row) Richie, Joseph, Andrew, Prateek and Nicholas. Not shown in photo is Eric. Coaches did an excellent job all season. The kids had a lot of fun. Thank you to Stu Feiner, Tom DiCarlo and Tim Hill from the parents and the players.
Columbus Lodge Softball Ends With Award Presentation
The Sons of Italy-Columbus Lodge #2143 announce that pitcher Anthony Curran, a Massapequa resident, was named winner of the 2002 Joe Bermudez Award. The award is given to the Columbus Lodge softball player who leads both on and off the field. On the field, Curran's 27-home runs and 78-RBIs, and .696 batting average established new Columbus Lodge single season records. Off the field, Curran donates his time to the Easter Seals Society and the Ronald McDonald House of Long Island. "I do it for the kids," Curran stated.
Free Prostate Cancer Screenings Announced
Legislator Pontillo Warns Residents of Ongoing West Nile Threat