New Village Mayor, Trustees Installed at Reorganizational Meeting
Before a board room filled beyond capacity, the new administration for the Village of Farmingdale was sworn in Monday evening during a special ceremony. Mayor George Graf, together with Trustees Tom Langon and Joseph Rachiele, officially took office at noon on April 5. The three join trustees Marialyce Denauski and Dr. Benjamin Giminaro on the village board.
Mayor Trudden Presides Over Final Village Board Meeting
Residents Crowd Village Hall to Bid Him Farewell --
Before a standing-room only crowd at Farmingdale Village Hall, outgoing Mayor Joseph Trudden presided over his last meeting of the board of trustees last Tuesday. It was also the last meeting for outgoing trustees Michael Kelly and Vince Sotis. After quickly finishing up agenda items, several residents, including organization members, non-village residents, friends and colleagues, stood up to tell Trudden how much he will be missed in the village after 12 years of service as mayor. Some described Trudden's stepping down as an "end of an era," and described both him and his time in office a legacy.
Solid Wins for Farmingdale PAL Fifth, Sixth, and Seventh Grade Girls Lacrosse Teams
Farmingdale's 5th grade PAL girls lacrosse team opened their season Saturday morning with an impressive win at Massapequa. The final score was 10-7, although this game wasn't that close. The Farmingdale ladies took the lead midway into the 1st quarter and never looked back. Special congratulations go to Emily Dorso and Kelly Mackenzie who each scored a goal in their first game ever. Fellow "rookies" Jessica Matarese, Alexandra Messina and Kelly O'Rourke also made solid contributions in their first game.
Town of Oyster Bay Holds the Line on Pool Fees
For the eighth straight year, there will be no increase at the Town of Oyster Bay's four community park pool complexes, according to Town Councilman Chris J. Coschignano.
From the Desk of Senator Charles Fuschillo: Funds Secured for Child Abuse Prevention Services
From the Desk of Legislator Dave Mejias: $161 Million Long Term Capital Improvement Plan Approved