Airpower Museum in Farmingdale Marks 65th Anniversary of Pearl Harbor
As a bell tolls for those lost, military veterans who survived the Japanese air attack on Pearl Harbor will sprinkle water taken near the sunken battleship USS Arizona onto roses that will be dropped onto the Statue of Liberty during ceremonies marking the 65th anniversary of America's entry into World War II on Thursday, Dec. 7 at 10:30 a.m. at the American Airpower Museum at Republic Airport, 1230 New Hwy. in Farmingdale, (south of Conklin Avenue).
Friends of Massapequa Preserve Looks Back and Ahead
Six years ago, the Friends of Massapequa Preserve was formed to overturn the deterioration that had been occurring in the preserve. Six years later, the preserve is not as neglected and members of this group take pride in what has been accomplished.
Golden Lions Announce Post Season Softball Honors
The Columbus Lodge #2143 Golden Lions held their end-of-season luncheon, which gave them the opportunity to reflect on the current softball season, recognize individual accomplishments, and announce player(s) selected to their softball Hall of Fame (HOF). The team began the season by competing in the ASA Hooter's Qualifier in May, their first national tournament, and concluded with their second McDonald's Sports Festival championship in September.
Lady Dalers Swimming and Diving Complete Successful Season
The 2006 season for the Varsity Lady Daler Swim Team under the direction of Coach Ken Ilchuk, Coach Randy Corcoran, and Coach Karen Deitel, ended with great success. This year the team's record was 7-5. Two of the losses were heartbreakers, one by a point to Plainview 93-92 and to Jericho by two points. Both teams were ranked higher in the conference and were expected to beat the Lady Dalers by a large margin. The girls showed their competitiveness and mental toughness and stayed in the meets until the end. Another top ranked team, Wantagh was expected to beat the Dalers but they took an early lead for a Daler win of 102-83.
From the Desk of Mayor George J. Graf