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Over The Hill Gang Report

Bar-Boy just keeps winning. BB beat LaCorte Family Auto 20-7 during a special Thursday evening edition of Over the Hill Gang softball.  With John Czarnecki’s tough pitching and BB’s defense, BB held LaCorte to just 7 runs.  At the plate,  Jason Cinnelli went 3 for 3 with 2 HRs and 4 RBIs, Lino Raspanti went 3 for 5 with 3 RBIs,  Ken Kuzma went 2 for 5 with 2 RBIs, Tom Debona went 2 for 4 with 2 RBIs, John Czarnecki went 2 for 5 with 2 RBIs, Joe Scotti went 3 for , Mike Frain went 4 for 5 with 2 RBIs, Ken Kohlmann went 3 for 5, Sebby Raspanti went 2 for 2, Bob Liese went 3 for 5 with 2RBIs,

Steve Kirk went 3 for 5 and Darrin Simons went 3 for 5-all singles.

 

Wins have not come easy for Zwanger-Pesiri Radiology this season, but the team picked up a huge confidence building victory Thursday, beating Singleton’s 14-8.   ZP combined fantastic defense and timely hitting to stay ahead of a very tough team.  The right side of the infield was flawless.  1st baseman Kevin McGinnis and 2nd baseman Marty Dunn both ranged far to their right numerous times to take hits away.   Tyrone Clark at 3rd and John Hernandez at short also flashed leather all night long.   The also outfield was solid with Bino Reverberi getting yet another assist and Tommy Dittmeier flagging down fly after fly.

 

At the plate, Dunn was also a star.   His 3-run homer gave ZP the lead and set the tone for more runs to come.  For the night,  Dittmeier was 4-4, Steve Lenci, Jerry Mazza, Anthony Nicolich and Dunn all had 3 hits.  Winning pitcher John DeFalco helped his cause with 2 hits while Hernandez and Tyrone Clark also banged out a pair of hits.

 

— Submitted by Jerry Mazza

News

Over Labor Day Weekend, from Aug. 29-Sept. 1, the American Airpower Museum in East Farmingdale, treated Long Island locals to a once in a lifetime experience, taking visitors high above the clouds during its Warbird Weekend: Salute to Airpower. 

 

To kick off the celebration, on Aug. 28, tens of thousands of Long Islanders who worked in local defense plants, but were never given an official “thanks” for a job well done, were honored by the Museum. 

Sometimes when you do a job for a customer, you really have to expect the unexpected. 

 

In the case of German Cabral and Jason Galvin, energy efficiency advisors with the Farmingdale-based Green Homes Long Island, this was just the case. Who could have imagined that while trying to figure out the best way ot lower a client’s energy bills they would solve a 20-year-old mystery? 

 

On Aug. 20, certified energy efficiency experts did a home energy audit for Plainview resident Seymour Bosworth, with the goal of lowering the homeowner’s energy use by 25 percent or more. 


Sports

 

The 2014 Farmingdale Flag Football season kicked off with a blast on Sept. 7.

 

3rd Grade Division

 

The Texans and the Jets played a great opening weekend game, with the Texans getting the victory.  For the Texans, touchdown pass from Joseph Spano to Jaxon Parisi with 20 seconds in the half broke a tie that the Jets never came back from.  The Jets were led by Brendan O’Keefe, who had two rushing touchdowns and Jimmy Caputo, who picked off a pass at the goal line.

 

Farmingdale State College’s women’s tennis team opened the 2014 season with an 8-1 victory over John Jay College (0-1) on Sept. 3. The Rams (1-0) held a 2-1 advantage after doubles play before sweeping the singles matches.


Calendar

Joint Networking Event - September 10

Sept. 11 Anniversary - September 11

Downtown Music Festival - September 13


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