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October 8, 2004

  • News: Farmingdale State Unveils 9/11 Memorial Designs

    The memorial will honor Long Islanders who died in the September 11 attacks. Earlier this year architects were asked to submit designs that included presentation materials and a model as well as a piece of steel salvaged from Ground Zero and donated by the Widows and Victims' Families Association. Five finalists received citations from the Long Island Chapter American Institute of Architects, who is also involved with this project, as well as cash awards. FULL STORY

  • News: Saladino, Funk Vie for 12th Assembly District

    After defeating his opponent in a special election in March to replace Steven Labriola, who vacated the seat to be Oyster Bay town clerk, incumbent Joseph Saladino lobbied for legislation that seven months later has already become a law, an accomplishment he claims "almost broke records" in the 12th AD. FULL STORY

  • News: Saladino, Funk Vie for 12th Assembly District

    Bill Funk, a Massapequa resident, is making his second run for the 12th Legislative Assembly seat on the Democratic and Working Families party line. The district includes the Massapequas and Plainedge, as well as Farmingdale and South Farmingdale. FULL STORY

  • Sports: Over the Hill Softball Report

    The OTH tournament semi-finals were played Thursday, Sept. 30 with the resurgent Moby team upsetting yet another team, this time it was O'Sheas that fell victim to the Moby Men. Unfortunately no highlights were provided other than O'Sheas Robby Kirk's homerun that gave his team a brief hope for a comeback that never materialized. The other semi-final pitted Barco against Singletons, the league's two top-seeded teams who have a habit of duking it out, and this one was no exception. In another low scoring, well played contest, Singletons offense turned out to be a bit more efficient as they edged Barco 8-5. Both pitchers were outstanding, Gary Jambor for Barco (thanks Rich), and Frank (Grandpa) Gordon for Singletons. After three innings, the score stood tied at 1-1 before Singletons erupted for four in the fourth, and another three in the seventh for an 8-2 lead. Barco did stage a comeback, but it was too little, too late, as they posted three in the eighth to make it 8-5. Leading the way for the Barco Boys were Terry McPartland and Bill Stack, who were 2-3, and Kevin Moloney and Steve Schwind, 2-3 and two RBIs each. A special thanks goes out to Dave Diamond, who, even though he's going away to college, still finds time to come back to do the book (outstanding as usual) and to be the team inspirer (and his Dad's hitting coach). Also to the Barco Better Halves (Tina Diamond, Denise Falcone, Anne Jambor, Debbie White), who come each and every week in all types of weather to cheer and support us, thanks big bunches ladies. FULL STORY

  • Sports: PAL-NFL Flag Football Notes

    The 49ers and Panthers played an outstanding game. The 49ers scored three times, including rushing touchdowns by Nick Cappellino and Jim Grassi and a long pass from Trevor Clark to Vincent Fisher. Coaches Cappellino and Simons were proud of the performance from all their 49ers. Game balls were presented to Jim Grassi and Vincent Fisher. FULL STORY

  • Opinion: From the Desk of Mayor George Graf

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