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FBLI 9/11 Tournament Scorecard

Throughout the summer, the Farmingdale Observer will feature the box scores from the Farmingdale Baseball League Inc.’s 9/11 Baseball Tournament. 

July 6

Farmingdale Greendogs 7 - Seaford Vikings 6 (8U)

 

Syosset Cubs 18 - Plainview Hawks 1 (12U)

July 7

LSW Red 7 - Plainedge Red Devils 5 (10UA)

 

Island Trees Bulldogs 25 - Levittown Northstars 6 (10UA)

 

Island Trees Bulldogs 10 - Glen Cove Storm 0 (11UB)

July 8

Island Trees Bulldogs 28 - Farmingdale Greendogs 0 (10UA)

 

Batting 1000 Pirates 17 - Bellmore Hurricanes 14 (13U)

July 9

Plainview Hawks 11 - Wantagh Hawks 1 (9UA)

 

Plainedge 19 - LSW Blue 6

July 11

Farmingdale Greendogs 7 - East Meadow Gold 2 (10UA)

July 12

Plainedge 12 - Farmingdale Greendogs White 2 (9UB)

 

Levittown Northstars 8 - LSW Blue 3 (10UB)

 

New Hyde Park Blue Devils 9 - East Meadow Gold 5 (11UA)

 

LI Jr Ducks Diamonds 16 - Levittown NorthStars 3 (11UA)

 

Farmingdale Greendogs 16 - Syosset Cubs 2 (12U)

 

Brentwood Braves 13 - Farmingdale Devil Dogs (14U)

July 13

Plainedge 12 - Island Trees 2 (9UB)


News

Village officials have teamed up with James Faith Entertainment—founders of the Great South Bay Music Festival in Patchogue—to organize Farmingdale’s first ever two-day music festival, this September 13 and 14. 

 

“Farmingdale is another town that is starting to move forward,” festival producer Jim Faith told the Farmingdale Observer, last May. “[The inaugural festival] will be small, but we’ll start growing it... music festival always take a few years to catch on.” 

 

Faith said that when he first started the Great South Bay Music Festival, back in 2007, it too started small, growing little by little each year. For its inaugural year, Faith booked folk musician Richie

Havens to headline the event. Now, more than eight years later, the festival has featured numerous big name musicians, including: the Doobie Brothers, WAR, Billy Squier, Taking Back Sunday, moe., and Blues legend B.B. King, to name a few. 

The Farmingdale Baseball League recently capped off its fourth annual 9/11 baseball tournament with a series of championship games, to ultimately determine which Long Island town reigns supreme. On Aug. 16, teams from 8U to 14U fought tooth and nail for the ultimate prize.

 

One of the most exciting games was the 12U championship between the Long Island Devils and hometown Farmingdale Greendogs. Farmingdale started off the tournament path by going 6-0 in group play as the Devils went 3-3. In the playoff portion of the tournament, the Greendogs shellacked the Ozone Howard Renegades 11-3, on Aug. 14, while the Devils staved off East Meadow from getting on the scoreboard, beating them 5-0.


Sports

Register now as classes fill up quickly and you don’t want to miss out on the chance to join in trapeze workshops at Eisenhower Park’s I.FLY this fall.

 

“I.FLY was designed to give kids and adults the ability to fulfill their dreams of being in the circus,” says instructor Anthony Rosamilia.  “Flying through the air never gets boring.  At I.FLY, we help people create lifelong memories.” 

After more than a month of group play, on Aug. 16, fourteen teams went head-to-head for a shot at the 2014 Farmingdale Baseball League’s 9/11 Tournament Championship. Here are some highlights from Saturday’s championships. 

 

8U Finals

Long Island Rangers 8 - Farmingdale Greendogs 9


Calendar

McKevitt Mobile Office Hours - August 21

Artisan Market - August 23

Blood Drive - August 24


Columns

1959: The Year The Music Stopped Playing
Written by Michael A. Miller, mmillercolumn@gmail.com

The Eccentric Heiress Of ‘Empty Mansions’
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Yellow Margarine And A Pitch For The Ages
Written by Michael A. Miller, mmillercolumn@gmail.com