Thursday, 31 October 2013 00:00
The Steelers had a balanced game this week as the girls led the way on offense with 3 TDs. Katie Hecker, Marisa Karlsen and Emma Savino all scored on long runs. Luke Begley ran for one TD and threw for another to Dean Kott who also scored on an 80 yard reverse. Hunter Kinhackl and Andrew Adamo each had nice gains while Luke Eschman spearheaded the defense. Eschman was continuously in good position and has been a lock-down defender for the Steelers all season.
The Saints and Redskins hooked up Sunday in a fantastic game at Woodward Parkway. For the Redskins, Luca Cotto and Jordan Welch played great two-way ball, and for the Saints, Ryan Gillen and Jake Kuller had long runs, both setting up touchdown passes. All the boys are sad to see the season coming to an end!
PEE WEE 3
The Saints had hard fought win 20-6 over a tough Patriots team. Andrew Koukos and Ryan Kopetic had long TD runs and TJ Preiss threw a short pass to Joe Bleck who weaved in and out of defenders to pay dirt.
The Saints had a solid effort on defense with Andrew Aldieri pressuring the quarterback into throwing 2 interceptions, one by Kopetic and one by Preiss.
The Redskins played the Vikings. Bryan Birkl and Patrick Murphy both scored touchdowns for the Redskins. James Hammelman and Chris Bergensen ran the ball for some big yards on offense.
Peter Fernandez, Christian Mall and Tommy DeRespino (T-Mac) all played well on defense pressuring the Quarterback and coming up big with flag pulls.
—Submitted by Gerald Mazza
Wednesday, 11 December 2013 00:00
This past Fall, Farmingdale village officials approved plans to construct the proposed Staller Project—located at 285 Eastern Parkway in Farmingdale—which will usher in 27 residential housing units. Now, after further discussion with village officials, developers with Staller Associates, Inc. have modified their original renderings to change the once olive-colored facade with steel panels to red brick, to better match the motif of downtown Farmingdale.
After discussing the initial proposal with several residents, some of whom did not feel the cold steel panels were a good fit with some of the surrounding buildings, Farmingdale Mayor Ralph Ekstrand said he contacted the Hauppague-based developers to find a way to better compliment the community.
Friday, 06 December 2013 00:00
Bethpage Water District officials recently filed a federal lawsuit against Northrop Grumman Corp., claiming the company’s facilities caused “irreparable harm” by creating a toxic plume that has contaminated the groundwater, costing the district millions of dollars and threatening more than 33,000 customers in Bethpage, Old Bethpage, Farmingdale, Levittown and Plainview.
According to the lawsuit, the district is demanding a jury trial to determine whether Grumman owes compensation for the costs of monitoring contaminants, operations, maintenance, treatment upgrades, and equipment required to comply with state and federal safe drinking water law; or whether Grumman would bear the expense of securing an alternative source of clean drinking water.
Thursday, 12 December 2013 00:00
Thirteen male and female student-athletes at Farmingdale High School have signed scholarship letters of intent to continue their academic and athletic careers at prestigious schools around the county. During the “College signing day” ceremony, on Dec. 5, friends, families, faculty, academic advisors, coaches, and parents joined student athletes in support of their collegiate careers.
The following students have signed letters of intent:
Thursday, 12 December 2013 00:00
Franklin Diaz of Farmingdale scored as the third overall finisher in the 21st annual Rob’s Run—a 5-kilometer cross-country style race through Stillwell Woods in Woodbury, hosted by New York Blood Services,
Diaz finished with a total time of 16 minutes and 43 seconds.
After finishing the race, on Dec. 1, Franklin went back out onto the course to run with his nephew Anthony Diaz, who was celebrating his 10th birthday. Anthony finished the run with a total time of 29 minutes and 37 seconds.
534 competitors finished this year’s run which was put together by the Greater Long Island Running Club, in memorium of Rob Lauterborn.