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On newstands or
$ 4 per year by mail AN OFFICIAL NEWSPAPER OF THE INCORPORATED VILLAQE OF FARMINGOALE
SERVING GREATER FARMINGDAL E. BETHPAGE & MELVILLE
Vol. 5 No. 16 Secjand Class Postage has been paid at Farmingdale, N. Y. 11735 Thursday, December 7, 1967
WIN DISTRICT ELECTIONS
Ellsworth ' Doc' Allen, who has served as Chairman of the over Charles O'Neil when Steiner polled 853 votes to 391 for
Board for 17 years, was returned to the three year term of
South Farmingdale Water Commissioner on Tuesday by a landslide
vote of 984 over Frank DeBenedetto who polled 260 votes.
In the one contested Farmingdale Fire District post, Incumbent
Fire Commissioner, Robert J. Steiner won a popular decision
O'Neil. Incumbent Alfred J. Gutheil, the present chairman of the
Board of Fire Commissioner, ran unopposed and received 920
In the North Massapequa Fire District elections, Incumbent
Al Young, unopposed, polled a total of 152 votes.
Begin Manufacture Of New
Product At Republic
Fdirchild Hiller Corporation
has formed a new subsidiary, the
I^ airchild Chemical Corporation,
to manufacture and market a
remarkable new cutting fluid at
the Farmingdale facility.
A cutting fluid, also known as
collant, is a liquid, gas or solid
product, which is applied to a
cutting tool or grinding wheel
during metalcutting operations.
The fluid is said to have superior
lubricity to known cutting
oils and the great cooling power
and minimal evaporation rate of
chemically fortified water. This
permits greater tool life and
higher production rates.
The new cutting oil is the first
of its type to be recommended
as universal for work on all
metals, plastics and ceramics
combining the best features of
competitive cutting fluids into a
Senior Citizens Must Apply Again
Fsr Tax Reduction
Senior citizens who have applied
for a 50% tax reduction on
real estate assessments for the
past year, are advised that applications
for the year 1968 must
be filed in the office of the
Village Clerk of the Inc. Village
of Farmingdale, on or before
the 29th day of December, 1967.
Owners of record must be over
65 years, the deed to be made out
in the name of all the owners
prior to January 1st, 1962, and
the combined income of the owners
must not be in excess of
Residents not familiar with
the requirements and who have
not made application for the reduction
for the year 1968, and
who meet the age, length of
time of deed recording and the
income restrictions, are urged
to consult with the Village Clerk
during business hours, 8: 30 a. m.
to 4: 00 p. m., Monday through'
Friday, at the Village Hall, 361
Main Street, Farmingdale.
For heroism in combat in Vietnam, Army Specialist Five
Michael S. McNulty ( right), 22, whose wife, Rose, lives at 150
Secatogue Ave., Farmingdale, receives the second award of the
Army Commendation Medal in ceremonies at Ft. Rucker, Alabama.
Presenting the award and congratulations is Colonel Richard
B. Austin, commander of Lyster Army Hospital at the fort.
Fairchild Hiller's Republic Aviation Division in Farmingdale, will begin
to fabricate the wing control surfaces for the 231- feet- long Boeing 747,
world's largest jet airliner, this month. The surfaces will be assembled
in an 88,000- square- feet section of the Republic plant that is in the shape
of a " T ' \ Assembly jigs and tools are shown in the photograph being installed
in the lower " stem" of the work areu. The sale of 137 of the 747s
had been announced as of November 15. Work on the 747 control surfaces
is expected to extend well into the ' 70' s at " iw^ jublic.
Spec. Mc Nulty earned the
award on December 19, 1966
while serving as a medical aid-man
with his company of the
16th Infantry in Vietnam* Moving
across a rice paddy, on a
search and destroy mission in
the Thu Due area, his reconnaissance
platoon's lead element
received heavy fire from a small
Viet Cong force.
The lead man was wounded
and Spec. McNulty, although
drawing heavy enemy fire, rushed
to him and gave him first aid,
saving his life. He carried him
to a sheltered spot behind a dike
and continued to treat him until
the injured man could be evacuated
from the combat zone.
During this mission, Specialist
McNulty was assigned to
Headquarters Company of the
16th Infantry's 2nd Battalion.
Spec. McNulty is assigned to
Lyster Army Hospital, at Ft.
Rucker. He entered the Army
in November 1965 and graduated
in 1964 from Farmingdale
Spec. McNulty has also received
the Purple Heart Medal
and the Vietnamese Cross of
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