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AN OFFICIAL NEWSPAPER OF THE INCORPORATED VILLAGE OF FARMINGDALE
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SERVING GREATER FARMINGDALE, BETHPAGE & MELVILLE
Vol. 4 No. 21 [ Second Class Postage has been paid at Farmingdale, N. Y. 1173L, Thursday, January 12, 1967
OPERATE BUS ROUTE
An application and petition for consent to operate a bus transportation
route, submitted by E. B. T. Inc., of Copiague, will be
heard before the Board of Trustees of the Incorporated Village
of Farmingdale on Monday, January 30th, at 8: 00 p. m.
The Bus Company, operating presently under a temporary
permit approved by the Public Service Commission of the
State of New York in regard to the proposed route, must r e ceive
the consent and approval of the Board of Trustees of the
Village for a permanent permit. A public hearing will also be
held by the Nassau County Transit Authority to finalize such
approval, in addition to similar action being taken by Suffolk
The proposed route, starting at Copiague, will enter, Nassau
County at Melville Road, westerly along Melville Road to
Secatogue Avenue, south on Secatogue Avenue to the junction
of Secatogue and Elizabeth Street, easterly on South Front
Street to the Railroad Station. The return trip will be made
northerly on Secatogue Avenue to Melville Road, easterly to
Broadhollow Road and return to Copiague.
The schedule will start from Copiague at 7: 00 A. M., every
hour on the hour until 2: 00 p. m., arriving in Farmingdale on
the halfhour. The last trip will leave Farmingdale at 2: 30
p. m. The schedule will resume from Copiague at 4: 00 p. m.
until 7: 00 p. m. from Copiague, every hour, and the last bus
for the day itaves uie railroad station at 7: 30 \,. m.
One way fare for the trip will be thirty cents.
On Fund Raising
The newly organized group of
Farmingdale and North Massape-qua
residents called ' VAC of
Farmingdale' or Vietnam Assistance
Committee will hold a fund
raising dance for the 680 service
men they adopted in Vietnam
and for their program of Operation
Helping Hand on Saturday,
April 1 at the Sons of Italy
Hall, Boundary Avenue, North
Funds are needed for postage
for the many packages to be
sent as well as for the purchase
of commodities which are not
donated needed for these servicemen
in this battalion who are
stationed far away from postage
and for toys, clothing and commodities
for the Vietnamese.
The first meeting of the Steering
Committee of community organizations
supporting the a-doption
of the unit was held at
the home of Mrs. George Hale
of 88 West Oak Street, Farmingdale.
The meeting was chaired
by Mrs. Jacob Hostetter of the
Junior League of the Farming-dale
Women's Club. Present
were: Connie Dezego, Owen
Schell, Ronald Shircore, George
Cserhalmi t Mrs. L. Stewart,
Mrs. Walter Finger, Mrs. Frank
Bagli, Mrs, James Gilmore, Mrs.
Edward Henn, Alton Lamphere,
Mrs. Jane Monaghan, Stuart R.
Gordon, Dr. Adib Malouf and
Town Supervisor Michael N. Petito is shown exiting from the Town Hall Mrs. Caroline Kiesh.
Annex, 65 Broadway, Hicksville, after obtaining license for his dog - Rebel", ^ r^£^\ iZ!£?£&
Petito, this week, reminded residents that many Town facilities are available under five pounds had come to
at the Annex, saving considerable time and travel to obtain those services. $ 25.29. which had been donated
by the Junior League.
Mr. DeZego suggested that the
representatives of organizations
present should go back to their
groups and ask for donations so
VAC would have some immediate
The dance was decided upon as
the first fund raising project.
Mrs. Caroline Klesh was elected
Stuart R. Gordon, an attorney,
will look into the legal needs of
An election of officers followed.
President is Alton Lamphere;
Vice President, Mrs. JacobHos-tetter;
Treasurer, Ronald Shircore;
and Secretary, Mrs. George
The meeting was then turned
over to Mr. Lamphere. He appointed
Mrs. Finger to investigate
any other adoptions of Vietnamese
battalions by nearby
communities for further ideas
Dr. Malouf, Mrs. Hale and Mrs.
Hostetter will work on forming a
list of people and companies to
contact for the donation of items.
Lamphere then requested all
present to urge community support
to recruit volunteer workers
both on the organization level
and as individuals. Those interested
should contact Mrs. Hostetter
at MY 4- 5560 or Mrs.
Hale atCH 9- 6181.
The next meeting of VAC will
be held at the home of Mrs. John
Monaghan, 5 Andrew Road,
Farmingdale on Monday, January
23 at 8: 36 p. m.
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