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SFFD Honors Brave Teens at First Juniors’ Program’s Award Ceremony

Written by Connie Shakalis Friday, 04 March 2011 00:00

On Thursday, Feb. 24 the South Farmingdale Fire Department began its meeting with a special introduction, to honor two of its junior volunteer members with honorable service awards for performing CPR on patients that were in critical situations.


Long Island Shields Officers Remember Life Of Fallen Officer Califano

Written by Christy Hinko Friday, 04 March 2011 00:00

Members of the Long Island Shields police organization opened their recent meeting, held in Farmingdale, by speaking in honor of the fallen Nassau County Police Officer Michael Califano of Wantagh. Califano was tragically killed when a truck struck his patrol car while he served a summons on the Long Island Expressway on Friday, Feb. 4.


NYSDEC Holds Public Hearing About Target Rock Superfund Site

Written by Eric Holden Thursday, 24 February 2011 12:07

Representatives from the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYSDEC) held a public meeting at Farmingdale Village Hall on Thursday evening to field questions and concerns from residents regarding their No Further Action remedy proposal stemming for the Target Rock Corp. Superfund site.


Steve Harris Becomes King of Nassau Bowling

Written by Phil D'Abbraccio Friday, 25 February 2011 00:00

On Saturday, Feb 5, the Farmingdale boys bowling team’s season came to a disappointing end in Garden City, finishing in second place in the Nassau County team championship.


Hotel Public Hearing Eases Some Concerns About Redevelopment

Written by Christy Hinko Friday, 18 February 2011 00:00

At the last regular public meeting of the Village of Farmingdale Board of Trustees on Monday, Feb. 7, the public hearing for the Bartone, LLC hotel application for the Hilton brand hotel took center stage.


Ellen Krammer Retires From Farmingdale School After 40 Years

Friday, 18 February 2011 00:00

On Wednesday, Jan. 19 the Farmingdale School Board announced the acceptance of Ellen Krammer’s resignation for the purpose of retirement.


American Airpower Museum Unveils Vietnam Veteran Tribute

Friday, 11 February 2011 00:00

On Sunday, Jan. 30 more than 40 years after the start of the bloody Tet Offensive seen as the turning point in the Vietnam conflict, the American Airpower Museum at Republic Airport in Farmingdale unveiled a permanent tribute to the American veterans who served in that war and all those who did not return home.


Peter King Awarded NAM for Manufacturing Legislative Excellence

Written by Christy Hinko Friday, 11 February 2011 00:00

On Monday, Feb. 7 Congressman Peter King received the National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) Award for Manufacturing Legislative Excellence in recognition of his consistent support of manufacturers and their employees across the United States. The Award was presented at an event sponsored by NAM member D’Addario & Company, Inc. in Farmingdale. 


Heavy Questions As NIFA Begins Control Period

Written by Matthew A. Piacentini Friday, 04 February 2011 00:00

Mangano, Schmitt Contest Takeover; Lawsuit Filed, Deputy County Exec Resigns

To match the winter storm last week, Nassau County residents were buried in headlines about a NIFA takeover along with the piles of snow. This week began with little in the way of hard facts on how the news would affect the county or the lives of its residents and employees, after the Nassau Interim Finance Authority voted unanimously to enter a “control period” on Jan. 26.


Cyber Bullying: ‘It’s Just Words’ Is No Longer True

Friday, 04 February 2011 00:00

Anti-bullying Advocate Speaks at Unitarian Universalist Congregation

Anti-bullying advocate John Halligan, who lost a son to suicide in 2003, was invited to speak to parents and Religious Education students separately at the Unitarian Universalist Congregation at Shelter Rock in Manhasset Jan. 8 and 23. Halligan, a retired IBM technician who lives in Farmingdale, has spoken at more than 500 schools and made more than 1,000 presentations in the U.S. and Canada since his son’s death.


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