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Vol. 5 No. 4 Second Class Postage Has been paid at Farmingdale, N. Y. 11735 Thursday, September 14, 1967
BD TO ACQUIRE PROPERTY
FOR VILLAGE GREEN
The Farmingdale Village Board adopted a resolution at
Monday's meeting to acquire the land adjacent to Village
Hall on Main Street for a park to be called a ' Village Green'
and plans for the site improvement were also authorized.
The three buildings located on the 3/ 4 acre parcel will
be razed after negotiations have been completed.
Federal funds will be made available to aid in the financing
and development under the government's ' Open Space' program,
a village spokesman told the OBSERVER.
In other business matters. Mayor Joseph Zureck issued
two proclamations this week. One was to proclaim September
21 as ' Postal Services Day' to pay tribute to Postmaster
Leo Morgan and his employees, who, as Mayor Zureck put
it " daily perform many thankless and unrecognized tasks
that benefit us a l l " .
The second proclamation was made by the mayor in behalf
of the Farmingdale Midget Football Association proclaiming
the week of September 17 through September 23
as Midget Football Week in Farmingdale.
Parade Will Mark Start Of Midget Football Season
250 Farmingdale Midget football team members and 60
cheerleaders will open the football season this Sunday with
a parade at 1: 30 p. m.
The youngsters, ages eight through 14, will be joined by
Town and Village officials and the Vanguards Marching Band
at the Northside School and will march to the Weldon E.
Howitt Field by way of Main Street.
After opening day ceremonies, the Senior Hawks, made
up of 13 and 14 year olds, will begin the season when they
take on a tough Rosedale Jets eleven from Queens.
The official season for the five Hawk travelling teams
will begin the following Sunday. In all, nine teams will represent
Farmingdale in three leagues.
Admiring the much autographed banjo of Frank Warner, the noted folk Town Supervisor Michael N. Petito ( 1) looks
singer at the Farmingdale- Bethpage Historical Society's installation dinner o v e r t h e 4 » 5 6 5 n a m e petition with Councilman
held Monday night at the Beau Sejour, are newly installed President Gregory candidate Leland Badler prior to filing by the
Carman, ( left). Vice President Melvin Brenner, Warner and outgoing Presi- Tobay Independent Party known as TIP. The
dent Andre Hubbard. P « kre., Photo Party has endorsed Petito as a candidate.
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