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July 1, 2005

  • News: Farmingdale School Budget Passes on Second Vote

    On its second attempt, the 2005/2006 school budget originally proposed in May of $122,028,214 passed by a vote of 2,200 - 2,164. FULL STORY

  • News: Vision LI Makes Presentation at Village Meeting

    The Farmingdale Village Board flew through multiple items on the June 21 agenda, pausing briefly to take stock in the residents' approval and understanding of each one. FULL STORY

  • Sports: St. Kilian's Girls Win Softball Title

    The St. Kilian's Girls Softball team became Nassau/Suffolk CYO champions on June 18 by defeating defending champs St. Rocco's 3-1 in the final game of the season. It was a very exciting battle between the top two teams in the division as St. Rocco's jumped out to a 1-0 lead in the first on three consecutive singles. However, St. Kilians ace Isabella Corrao quieted the St. Rocco's bats over the next few innings, recording 14 strikeouts in the process. St. Kilians tied the game in the fourth when Cynthia Kramer led off with a walk and dashed home on base hits by Marianne VanMeter and Christine Pica. With time running out on their season, Lauren Rumpf and Jennifer Jacobs would not give in, and led off the sixth with walks. Once again it was Christine Pica who came through with the big hit, driving in both girls to put St. Kilians ahead for good. Patient at bats, strong pitching and tight defense would rule the day as it did all year long for the young St. Kilians squad. The previous week saw the St. Kilians team defeat a very powerful OLMA team in the semi finals 13-2. Kathryn Roberto smashed a three-run homer in the first inning to set the pace early while Stephanie Ringbauer shut the OLMA offense down over seven innings. FULL STORY

  • Sports: Over the Hill Softball Report

    Synergy started the second half of the season with a victory over the always-tough Mers by a score of 21-8. The win gave Synergy a perfect 9-0 record and maintained their one-game lead. "Mr. Steady" Joe Lutz, Tommy Vanasco, and rookie Bob Huebner had perfect nights at the plate. FULL STORY

  • Opinion: Why Blame Residents for Misinformation?
  • Opinion: Farmingdale BOE Thanks Community for Passing Budget

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