September 14, 2007

  • News: East Farmingdale Residents Upset Over Conditions at Michel Park

    Residents of East Farmingdale Civic Association President Thomas H. Joseph frequently refers to East Farmingdale as the "forgotten hamlet of the Town of Babylon," as the community lies just east of the Nassau/Suffolk County border. For the 5,400 residents of East Farmingdale, Joseph says their main issue is Michel Park. FULL STORY

  • News: Farmingdale Welcomes Third Annual Main Street Mile

    The weather could not have been better for the third annual Main Street Mile, making the memories of the winds and rain from Tropical Storm Ernesto from last year's race a distant memory. Records were set this year for registrants (335) and two course records for the men (4:10) and women (4:48). This event was presented by Bob Cook, owner of the Runners Edge on Main Street in Farmingdale, who was race co-director along with Mark Leff of Cisco Systems. Proceeds from the Main Street Mile supports the Companions in Courage Foundation, founded by former New York Islander and Hockey Hall of Famer Pat LaFontaine, who was in attendance and participated in the event. Proceeds from this year's event exceeded $7,500, which was contributed to CiC. FULL STORY

  • Sports: PAL-NFL Flag Football Report

    Under a crystal clear blue sky and brilliant sunshine, almost 800 boys and girls kicked off the 4th season of Farmingdale's PAL-NFL Flag Football League Sunday at Woodward Parkway Field. From little kindergarten kids playing for the first time to10th graders running precision routes, Sunday has become a "Fun-day" for many. To make it all work, literally dozens of volunteers work behind the scenes, way too many to mention, but please know your efforts are greatly appreciated. Here are some of the highlights from week one as reported by league coaches. FULL STORY

  • Sports: Farmingdale Soccer Club Honors Sal Gioeli at Retirement Dinner

    The Farmingdale Soccer Club honored Salvatore Gioeli at a retirement dinner held on Aug. 13 at The Inn on Main in Farmingdale. As Sal moves on to another chapter in his life he was reminded of the successes that have filled his life with happiness. It all started in New York City where a young man called Salvatore started out. During the beginning of his journey he met Julie, his steadfast and faithful wife. Together the couple had three sons and now have seven beautiful granddaughters. FULL STORY

  • Opinion: From the Desk of Mayor George J. Graf
  • Opinion: From the Desk of Legislator Dave Mejias

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