Friday, 26 October 2012 00:00Grasshoppers—The 49ers were led by Dean Kott who threw for one TD pass and ran for two other scores. Chris McIntyre had two long runs, one which resulted in a touchdown. Luke Begley and Sal Migliaccio each had nice runs of their own while Nick Migliaccio led the defense with three tackles/flags.
Peanut 2—In an impressive demonstration of good play on both sides of the ball, the Saints’ defense stifled the Redskins while their high-octane offense scored three TDs. Josh Behar showed his blazing speed on an impressive touchdown run. QB Gavin Vega threw a perfect spiral to Torin Kassenbaum for an exciting touchdown. And Michael Connolly scored on an electrifying touchdown run over the entire length of the field eluding several defenders in his path. The Saints’ defense with the help of Jimmy Sanders, Robert Trey Rowland and Chris “The Beast” Leon kept the Redskins out of the end zone.
The Steelers played a tough game against the Patriots. C.J. Mangio’s first interception stopped the Patriots drive before halftime. Jack Wiser, Matt Cangelosi, and Nick Mahan played a great defensive game. Dillon Mehta, Mangio and Ben Purcell scored on pass plays. Joe Walsh had a long reception setting up the second score.
The Steelers’ offense caught fire scoring on two TD passes and three TD runs. Mahan took the opening hand off the length of the field to start the scoring. Mangio and Mehta later scored on a sweep left and a draw play. Jack Wiser had a TD reception from Mangio and threw a long TD pass to Walsh who made a couple moves down the sideline to avoid being stopped. Mahan, Wiser, Aidan Ng, Mangio and Mehta all had four flags in a well-played team effort.
Thursday, 23 May 2013 00:00
The Farmingdale School Board held its final public hearing last Tuesday, a week before the scheduled budget vote. The 2013-14 proposed budget was outlined by the schools’ business administrator, Paul Defendini.
“The 2013-14 proposed budget is $153,384,118, with a tax levy increase of 2.35 percent,” said Defendini. “This represents a dollar increase of $2,816,958 compared to the 2012-13 budget, which was a total of $150,567,160.”
Wednesday, 22 May 2013 00:00
Known throughout the ages for its strong emotional impact upon listeners, the bagpipe has had a prominent place throughout history; innumerable parades throughout America are replete with its unique and stirring sound, and it remains a popular instrument to this very day.
Among the oldest and most-respected players of the bagpipe on Long Island are members of the Amityville American Legion Post #1015 Highland Pipe Band. According to player Joe Heimbauer, the 30-member, all-volunteer bagpipe and drum band is steeped in rich history and time-honored tradition.
Thursday, 23 May 2013 07:29
Farmingdale Titans Football and Cheerleading league will hold registration on Friday, May 24 from 7 to 9 p.m. and again on Saturday, May 25, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Allen Park, in Farmingdale. Children are guaranteed playing time regardless of experience or skill level.
Registration is free for five-year-olds for football and cheer.
For ages six to13, the registration fee is $115. The cheer-only option for ages five through eight is $75. Discounts are available.
For information on football call Bob Thompson, 516-404-4345 or Tina Gangale 516-293-1381; for cheerleading: Laura Cincotta, 631-796-8538 or visit www.farmingdaletitans.org.
Thursday, 23 May 2013 07:28
Zwanger-Pesiri Radiology picked up its first win of the season with a 23-19 victory over McCourt & Trudden Funeral Home. ZP jumped to a quick 4-0 lead in the first, but M&T battled back and took the lead until the third inning. That’s when ZP broke out with 10 hits and 10 runs, its biggest inning of the young season.