Taking Necessary Steps to Crack Down on Illegal Housing
Dillon, in meeting with Levinson on several occasions regarding the seriousness of illegal housing within Nassau County, said he will be offering his assistance and has agreed on a plan to supplement the efforts of town attorneys engaged in detecting and prosecuting illegal housing cases within the towns of Oyster Bay, North Hempstead, Hempstead and the cities of Glen Cove and Long Beach.
Quality of Life Issues Discussed at Village Board Meeting
The Jan. 18 Farmingdale Village Board of Trustees meeting began with the approval of seven building permits, including converting a boarding house on Fulton Street into a two-family house.
Farmingdale State Athletics Update
Freshman Peter Lipka (Shelton, CT/Shelton) led the Rams with 16 points, including 4-for-7 from three point range, in an 83-56 win over Skyline opponent Centenary College. Farmingdale State trailed 35-34 at the half, but used a 20-2 run to begin the second half and take a 19-point lead. The Rams shot 70-percent from behind the arc (7-for10) in the second, outscoring Centenary 49-21. Farmingdale improves to 8-5 overall and 5-0 in the Skyline. Centenary falls to 0-14, 0-8 Skyline. Farmingdale's Kenny McMillan (Bronx, NY/All Hallows) had the games only double-double with 11 points and 12 rebounds. Freshman Brandon Nieves (Harlem, NY/All Hallows) scored 14 points for the Rams, while freshman Warren McAllister (Far Rockaway, NY/Far Rockaway) and senior Damien McKenzie (Lakeview, NY/Malverne) both posted 13 points. Junior Dashawn Warren (Astoria, NY/W.C. Bryant) led the team with six assists and also grabbed nine boards. Centenary senior Bryan Sherlock (Franklin, NJ/Walkill Valley) led the Cyclones with 17 points, five rebounds and two blocks. Junior Andre Harris (Morristown, NJ/Morristown) finished with 11 points.
Farmingdale Baseball League (FBLI) is still accepting registrations for their 2005 season at their office (The Shack) located behind GEM Electronics on Hempstead Turnpike in Farmingdale. A $10 late fee will be charged until Feb. 1. Any registrants after that will be charged a $25 late fee. The Shack is generally open 6:30 - 8 p.m. Monday through Thursday. Call 249-7375 to confirm that one of their volunteers is present. Visit www.fdalebaseball.com for more information.
From the Desk of Mayor George J. Graf
News From South Farmingdale Fire Department