Thursday, 13 February 2014 00:00
Senior Alix Lamarre of North Bellmore, won the Long Jump with an ECAC qualifying jump of 6.72m at the Collegiate Track Conference Championships on Saturday, Feb. 8. Alix completely dominated the competition as all six of his jumps would have won the event.
The 4x200m Relay team of sophomore James D’onofrio, senior Steven Renteria, junior Joseph Papa and sophomore Ray Austin placed 3rd with a time of 1:34.75. James also placed 7th in the 60m Dash with a time of (7.23 trials) 7.28 in the final. Steve also placed
5th in the High Jump with a jump of 5’ 10”.
The men’s team placed 8th with 40.5 points and the women’s team placed 14th with 4 points.
Additional scorers and personal bests:
Men’s 60m Hurdles - Jonathan Gortman (9.03 trials) 9.02 final, 6th place; Donte McArthur (9.13 trials) 9.46 final, 8th place, new personal best and improves all-time list performance
Men’s 4X800m Relay - Jacob Kashani, Dan Barrett, Patrick DiMaria, Wagner Cepeda Aquino, 9:34.65, 6th place
Men’s Pole Vault - Karl Nilsen, 3.95m (12’ 11 1/2”), 4th place; Jordan Kohlman, 3.80m (12’ 5 1/2”), 7th place
Men’s Triple Jump - Daquan Grant, 13.13m (43’ 1”), 4th place
Men’s 60m - Ray Austin, 7.43 moves to no. 7 on all-time list
Women’s Pole Vault - Erin Donovan, 2.40m (7’ 10 1/2”), new personal best, moves to no. 3 on the FSC All-Time list
Women’s 20 Lb. Weight Throw - Maia Cadle-Hinton, 11.58m (38’), new personal best and improves alll time list performance
— Submitted by the Farmingdale State College Athletics Department
Wednesday, 23 April 2014 00:00
Marc Anthony Bynum was able to make a prize-winning dish out of the ingredients in the “mystery basket”—matzah, salty peanuts, dried strawberries, and cocoa nibs—to win the Food Network's TV show Chopped in June 2010. Two months later, he returned to the show for a second time, where he excelled through the appetizer round with a combination of dandelion greens, Greek yogurt, liverwurst and catfish, which allowed him to move forward through the entrée and dessert rounds to win. But it was the combination of geoduck, Buddha’s hand, black radishes and waffle cones that did him in when he appeared in the grand finale of the Chopped Tournament in September that year.
Friday, 18 April 2014 00:00
Due to what appears to be a colossal error on the part of the Nassau County Assessor’s office, or perhaps an errant interpretation of state law, 1,100 military veterans and Gold Star families in Farmingdale will have to wait for their tax break until next year.
The Farmingdale School District is among several local school districts that recently approved resolutions extending the exemption to local veterans, even though budgets and Albany’s tax cap make it a tough choice. Earlier this year, school board trustees uanimously voted to provide a school tax exemption for veterans living in the district, starting with the 2014-15 school year.
Thursday, 17 April 2014 00:00
The Farmingdale Devils U10 Travel Baseball team defeated the West Islip Gold team 11-6 to win the Bayport Bash baseball tournament last weekend. The Devils swept both games on Saturday to advance to the championship game. In the championship The Devils struck for four runs in the first inning. Nick Napolitano and Nick Disanti started it off with singles and were driven home by Gavin Weinstock’s 200 foot blast off the left field wall. Timmy Purack and Matt Brandimarte followed with run scoring singles and the Devils were on their way to their first title of 2014. Nicholas Napolitano pitched three solid inning for the win. The Devils will now compete in the Half Hollow Invitational Spring Tournament.
— Submitted by The Farmingdale Devils
Thursday, 17 April 2014 00:00
The Dalers Boys Varsity Lacrosse team (3-2) are putting their best foot forward, after losing two games this season.
On March 25, the Dalers took their home turf to face the Lynbrook Owls. During the game, the Dalers Tom McPartland and Chris Brown each scored two goals, while goalies Matt Deluca and Scott dePalmer racked up a total of 11 saves. Despite the valiant effort, the Dalers lost to Lynbrook High School 11-7.
The Dalers are currently 3-2 this season. Their next game will be held on April 17 at Long Beach.