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Vol. 3 No. 37 Second Class Postage has been paid at Farmingdale, N. Y. 11735 Thursday, May 5, 1966
VOTERS OK BUDGETS.
LAVAN. CALLAHAN WIN
Farmingdale voters passed all three budgets on Wednesday
with healthy pluralities. The school budget passed by a 1556
' yes* vote to 1137 ' no* vote; the Farmingdale Public Library
budget passed 1621 to 1045; and the Farmingdale Youth Council
budget led the ticket with 1730 ' yes* votes cast to 949 ' no* votes.
Thomas J. Lavan, candidate for the seat occupied by non candidate
Joseph J/ Kenney, won with 1449 votes over his opponent,
Robert S. Campbell, who polled 1172 votes. Trustee LeRoy D.
Mollineaux, who ran unopposed in his bid for reelection polled
2390 votes. Both seats are for three year terms.
Lavan in a statement to The Observer following the announcement
of his victory said, " I'm thankful for the confidence that
voters have show in me and the fact that they have chosen to
put a school teacher on the Board of Education. I shall try my
hardest in the next three years to fulfill the faith that those who
voted for me had and will show those who chose to vote for my
fine opponent that I can do a satisfactory job."
In the race for a five year term for the Farmingdale Public
Library, trusteeship, incumbent Trustee Robert M. Callahan
polled 2014 votes to Carl E. Gorton's 447 votes.
In all, 2,775 voters cast their votes.
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