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Vol. 4 No, 41 Second Class Postage has been paid at Farmingdale, N. Y. 11735 Thursday, June 1, 1967
DRAMATIZE NEED FOR
SCHOOL BUDGET PASSAGE
In an attempt to get voters to approve the June 10 School
District 22 Budget, a ' docudrama' entitled " We Call to Mind,,
depicting current attitudes toward school budgets, teacher
training, educational philosophy and teachers' salaries, will be
presented on Wednesday, June 7 at 8: 30 p. m. in the Farmingdale
Senior High School auditorium. The program is jointly sponsored
by the Farmingdale PTA and the Farmingdale Classroom Teachers
The presentation is being directed by William Lawrence,
high school English teacher, who will also serve as narrator.
Written by free- lance writer Philip C. Lewis, " four speakers
portray a wide variety of 50 different personalities, each
expressing opinions on education.
The cast includes Bette Lee, who has spent 15 years in the
professional theatre in New England including radio and TV
work; Charlotte Wright, James Kelly and Paul Murphy, both
Adn ission is free.
Registration for the forthcoming June 10th vote will take place
Saturday, June 3 from 10 a. m. to 10 p. m. at Weldon E. Howitt.
747 To Graduate Friday From College
Commencement exercises for 747 graduating seniors will be
held at State University's Agricultural and Technical College in
Farmingdale this Friday.
The class, the largest in the college's 52- year history, will
have Associate degrees conferred during ceremonies to be
conducted outdoors beginning at 2: 30 p. m. Mr. Mortimer J.
Gleeson, chairman of the college's Board of Trustees will
The principal address will be delivered by Mr. James R.
Grover, Jr., member of Congress, Second New York District.
Following his remarks, Congressman Grover will be presented
the college's highest award, The Commission of Honor.
Of this year's class, 718 seniors represent Farmingdale's
27 different full time study programs and 29 have completed
their degree requirements by part- time study through the
In the event of rain, the commencement exercises will be
held indoors at the Allard Field House.
While many painters use their skill on canvas, Alfred Walendowski, a guard
at Bankers Trust, Farmingdale, uses his technique of expression on glass and
velvet. He learned this type of Japanese painting while serving in the Marine
Corps on Okinawa from 1955- 1960. One of his paintings was presented to the
Vietnam Assistance Committee of Farmingdale Inc. for use in the group's
recent fund raising endeavor. photo by jack » on pokre » »
Murray Tuck, ( left) Chairman of the Farmingdale
Community Scholarship Fund, is pictured receiving
a $ 100 contribution from David Weinblatt, president
of the Farmingdale Lions Club. The Scholarship
Fund goal this year is $ 3,000. Contributions may
be mailed to Farmingdale Community Scholarship
Fund, Box 158, Farmingdale.
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