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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

There was a time when people knew what they were eating. Frozen meals, fast food chains and ingredients impossible to pronounce were non-existent. Instead, simple ingredients and meals were all made from scratch.

Joann P. Magri, owner of The Divine Olive, is keeping this way of eating alive. Offering hungry customers with a choice in quality foods and ingredients, Magri encourages customers to make their own meals. With shelves stocked full of 18-year-old vinegars straight from Modena, Italy, to extra virgin olive oils infused with various herbs and flavors, the Divine Olive features a variety of organic and vegan products, all 100 percent natural. It even has handmade spaghetti and fresh bread, which perfectly pairs with all of their other products.

It’s a cute little ‘bug.’ What it represents, however, is anything but cute.

An unusual-looking Volkswagen is toodling around Long Island this month. Painted to resemble the Asian longhorned beetle (ALB), the VW Beetle is part of efforts by the US Department of Agriculture to eliminate the pest, which can destroy 70 percent of an area’s tree canopy, according to the agency. Initially, officials held hope for complete eradication from about 23 square miles of LI designated as infested or at risk by 2016. Instead, this “landcape-altering pest” is spreading.


Sports

It will be difficult to top the exhilaration of being crowned Nassau County Champs, but the 2014 Farmingdale Dalers will begin their defense of the title on Sept. 13 at rival Massapequa—whom they beat to claim the crown.

“The attitude is that we have to prove it again,” said Head Coach Buddy Krumenacker, who has been at the helm since 1993. “But I think we’ll be okay,” he added.

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.” 


Calendar

Board of Education Special Meeting

Wednesday, Aug. 27

Movies on the Green: The Nut Job

Thursday, Aug. 28

Warbirds Legends Weekend

Friday, Aug. 29



Columns

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

The Eccentric Heiress Of ‘Empty Mansions’
Written by Mike Barry, MFBarry@optonline.net

Yellow Margarine And A Pitch For The Ages
Written by Michael A. Miller, mmillercolumn@gmail.com