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Water District Starts Construction For Water Treatment System

Written by Rachel Shapiro Friday, 23 April 2010 00:00

Precautionary Measure for Contaminated Plume Near Wells

South Farmingdale Water District recently started construction on a new water treatment system as a precaution against a contaminated plume close to their well fields.

The land was cleared for construction of the treatment system, located on the water district’s site on Langdon Road in Farmingdale over a week ago water district officials said.

 

Village Board Addresses Various Local Issues At Recent Meeting

Written by Alan Krawitz Friday, 16 April 2010 00:00

Investigation of Fire Officials, Abandoned Property Among Issues Discussed

Farmingdale Village Mayor George “Butch” Starkie acknowledged the ongoing investigation of several former Farmingdale Fire Department employees by the Nassau County District Attorney’s Office but said little else on the matter at the last village board meeting on April 5.

 

Island Trees Middle School Student, Mother Remembered

Written by Rachel Shapiro Friday, 16 April 2010 00:00

Music Scholarship Established In Memory of Joanna Ryan

Even as they were in the midst of mourning, family and friends of Barbara and Joanna Ryan turned their grief into motivation to help others in the memory of their loved ones.

 

Underage Drinking Discussed at Hicksville Meeting

Written by Karen Gellender Friday, 09 April 2010 00:00

Calling underage drinking a serious issue would be a gross understatement; in addition to serving as a causal factor for a host of debilitating and potentially deadly conditions, underage drinking costs residents of New York state billions of dollars in medical costs and lost work hours.

 

Students ‘Rock Out Autism’ At Nutty Irishman April 24

Friday, 09 April 2010 00:00

Students Organize Event to Raise Money tor Autism

As Autism affects more and more families every year, one group of high schoolers has decided to help raise money and awareness for the disorder.

On April 24, “Rock Out Autism” benefit will be held at the Nutty Irishman in Farmingdale to raise money for people suffering from Autism.

 

Farmingdale Residents Named as 2010 ‘Women of Distinction’

Friday, 02 April 2010 00:00

Oyster Bay Town Supervisor John Venditto, together with members of the Town Board, honored eight extraordinary recipients at the 12th Annual Town of Oyster Bay “Women of Distinction” Awards Ceremony, held at Town Hall on March 23. The award recognizes the outstanding achievements of women who either live or work in the town.

 

Farmingdale Fire Chief, Two Others Arrested for Allegedly Falsifying Records

Written by Rachel Shapiro Friday, 02 April 2010 00:00

Two Fire Department Employees Terminated After DA Investigation

Three Farmingdale Village employees were arrested last week after an investigation by the Nassau County District Attorney found they had falsified records, according to DA spokesperson Chris Munzing.

 

Board of Education Focuses on 2010-11 School Budget

Written by Alan Krawitz Friday, 26 March 2010 00:00

Proposed Budget Would Increase Tax Levy 1.96 Percent

Budget concerns topped the agenda at a recent board of education meeting as Farmingdale Assistant Superintendent for Business Paul Defendini presented the district’s proposed budget for 2010-2011 at the Howitt Middle School in Farmingdale.

 

Babylon Town Supervisor Presents East Farmingdale Conceptual Plan

Written by Debora Toth Friday, 26 March 2010 00:00

Some Residents Express Concern with Cost, Logistics of Plan

More than two dozen residents of East Farmingdale turned out on Thursday, March 18 at the East Farmingdale Fire Station for a community meeting to discuss the East Farmingdale Conceptual Plan involving the reopening of the old Route 110 LIRR train station. The presentation was led by Town of Babylon Supervisor Steve Bellone who was accompanied by a representative of the TOB Office of Downtown Revitalization, city planner Jeff Speck of Speck and Associates LLC in Washington DC, planning and development consultants Saccardi & Schiff, Inc., and Parsons Brinckerhoff, an international engineering and program management organization.

 

Farmingdale Stop & Shop Forging Ahead

Written by Kyle Bluth Friday, 19 March 2010 00:00

Store Set to Open This Spring/Summer Season

Super Stop & Shop began construction at the corner of Main Street and Motor Avenue, the Liberty Site, in September 2009 and they are set to open for business late spring or early summer, a spokesperson said. The 74,000 square foot store will be housed on a nine-acre section of land and is expected to create 30 full-time management and 140 part-time jobs, according to Stop & Shop spokesperson Kevin Ryan.

 

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