HorseAbility Provides Therapeutic Riding for Individuals With Special Needs
Founder Katie McGowan was inspired to create HorseAbility after a physical therapist asked to borrow her horse for a client who had cerebral palsy.
Hannon Gets Increased Aid for Village of Farmingdale
Senator Kemp Hannon announced the 2005-2006 Legislative Budget agreement increases aid to local governments by $57 million over last year. The Village of Farmingdale will receive total funding in the amount of $58,797- an increase of $2,125 compared to State Fiscal Year (SFY) 2004-05.
Farmingdale Athletes Score in Run For ASPIRE
The 23-year-old Dagan crossed the finish line in 34 minutes, 49 seconds, 9 seconds in front of runner-up Kevin Cunningham of Smithtown. The 35-year-old McMahon, finished in 37:52, also a 9-second margin over second place woman Kathy Martin of Northport, who was the women's winner of the run in 2002, 2003 and 2004.
Farmingdale Sports Update
The Farmingdale PAL White fourth-grade girls lacrosse team, the Hot Shots, opened their season on Sunday, April 3, despite the chilling rain, with an impressive victory over North Shore. The final score was 9-4. The Hot Shots took the lead in the first quarter and never looked back. Scoring for the team were Julia Hormann (three), Shannon Sullivan (two), Maggie Fleming (one), Lauren Renna (one), Erin Boyle (one) and rookie Noel Merola (one). Farmingdale's defense did a good job shutting North Shore down. The team was led by the rookies Kayleigh Escamilla, Noel Merola, Carrie Godas, Sarah Mae Konchalski, Erica Falco, and second-year players Victoria Amezquita, Allison Missbach and Courtney Irby. The midfielders, Erin Boyle, Karlee Dessel, Maggie Fleming, Lauren Renna, Melissa Norton and Sara Tolson, made good passes and hustled at both ends of the field. The attach worked hard in the offensive zone and were led by Julia Hormann, Samantha Stein, Shannon Sullivan, Kelly Lyons, Erica Baccarella and Sabrina Irby. The team received excellent goaltending from Lauren Zelazny and Megan Murphy, who both made some key saves to lead their team to victory. All other PAL girls lacrosse games were canceled that weekend.
Gosline Discusses Alliance for Stronger Communities
From the Desk of Mayor George J. Graf