Farmingdale's Mormino Named Woman of Distinction
Oyster Bay Town Supervisor John Venditto recently announced the winners of the seventh annual Town of Oyster Bay Women of Distinction Awards, recognizing the outstanding achievements of eight women who either live or work in the town. Diane Annette Mormino, alongtime Farmingdale resident, was recognized as a Woman of Distinction in Education.
Dale Drive Extension, Budget Discussed at Village Board Meeting
With the first phase of the Dale Drive I extension near completion, it has come to the attention of the board of trustees that the development commenced without subdivision approval. Numerous legal requirements, including the failure to file a bond for the road improvements, were not met, resulting in a stop work order being issued.
Farmingdale Baseball Honors Applebee's at Opening Day Parade
The parade kicksoff the start of the FBLI baseball season. Approximately 1000 boys and girls ages six through 17 participate each year in the program. This year marks the 55th year of Farmingdale Baseball. The FBLI players and coaches were joined by many of our elected officials, apparatus from our four local fire departments (Farmingdale, South Farmingdale, East Farmingdale and North Massapequa) two marching bands and family members from the Farmingdale Applebee's staff. The Nassau County Police Department and Auxiliary Police where on hand to escort and assure a safe parade route for all the marchers. The parade ended at Allen Park where Tom Sabellico, FBLI President, presented Tony Valentino, Farmingdale Applebee's General Manager with his plaque. The traditional balloon launch (signifying the opening of the baseball season) officially started the 2005 season. The league would like to thank Allen Park Manager, Mike Rauff and his crew for once again seeing to every need of their organization and having the park and ballfields looking great. The FBLI Board also wants to thank all the marchers and the parade committee (chaired by Dave Aitchison) for making this year's parade a success.
Farmingdale Resident Competes in Collegiate Volleyball Championships
Bryan Patterson of Farmingdale recently competed in the Eastern Intercollegiate Volleyball Association Championships at the University of Maryland. Bryan, a freshman at SUNY Cortland, competed against the best of Division II colleges and the Cortland boys won the entire championship by beating James Madison University in the finals, two games to one. Bryan and his teammates now go on to the National Championships in Kansas City, Missouri. Bryan is a Physical Education major at SUNY Cortland.
From the Desk of Mayor George J. Graf
Good Times or Bad Times, Kids Get Only One Time