Three Music Groups Perform In Competition
Three Music groups from the
Farmingdale Public Schools performed
at the New York State
School Music Association Competition
which was held in the
Mill Lane Junior High School
last Friday and Saturday. All
three received " Honor" ratings
from the State adjudicators. The
High School Chorale directed by
Mr. A. Schiffrin receivedan " A"
in Grade six Music, the highest
score possible in the competition.
The High School Concert Band
missed an " A" in Grade six
Music. Mr. A. Flore directed the
Howitt Junior High School was
represented by the Howitt String
Orchestra. Directed by Mr. F.
Farago, they received an " A"
in Grade four Music. The rating
was a first for Howitt and for
Farmingdale in String Music
Thirteen Choirs, eight Orchestras,
and 15 Bands competed for
grades. 22 groups received " A"
ratings, 12 groups earned " B"
ratings. Approximately 2,500
students performing in the annual
event which was hosted by
the Farmingdale Music Department
for the North Nassau Zone
of the New York State School
Mrs. Jones Installs PTA Officers Squires Slate
Mrs. Josephine Jones, member Teen Dance
of the Board of Education and former
P. T. A. unit president, conducted
the annual installation of
officers of the Northside Parent-teacher
Association last Wednesday.
Officers for 1968- 69 include:
president, Mrs. Dorothy Comolli;
first vice- president, Mrs. Pat
Norman; second vice- president
( program) Mrs. Joann Dow; third
vice- president ( ways and means)
Mrs. Gloria Schanno; secretary,
Mrs. MarieSantasier; treasurer,
Mrs. Edna Weiden; council delegates,
Mrs. Dolores Capece and
Mrs. Dorothy Dyson.
Mrs. Joann Dow, program
chairman, presented the award-winning
film Leaves of Grass,
which portrayed the life and
travels of Walt Whitman on Long
Island a century ago. Vincent Cle-mente
of the Farmingdale Senior
High School English Department
then spoke on Whitman and read
several original poems dedicated
Mrs. June Drewes made the
presentation of the annual P. T. A.
Life Membership Award for outstanding
community service to
Mrs. Mildred Johnston. Both are
former presidents of the North-side
School P T. A.
Earlier in the evening the organization
had served its annual
Teacher Recognition Day Dinner
to the Northside faculty and staff.
Chorus Director Takes
Alfred Schiffrin, Director of
the Farmingdale High School
Chorus will teach Choral
Conducting at Adelphi University,
next year and also conduct the
Collegiate Chorale at the Farmingdale
Agricultural and Technical
Schiffrin has served as an
ad jiidi tea tor for the New York
State School Music Association
competitions and has had
several articles published in the
New York School Music News.
In addition to being a member of
the Music Educators' National
Conferences and the New York
School Music Association he is
a member of the A merican Choral
Directors Association. His High
School Chorus has won nothing
but 6A ratings and his Mill Lane
Junior High School Chorus in
1963 was the first in the state
to win a 6A in the State Music
He was awarded a fellowship
by Washington University in St.
Louis in 1967 to complete work
toward the doctorate degree.
DA To Address Conservative Club
District Attorney William Cahn
will speak at the Conservative
Club of Farmingdale on Tuesday,
May 28 at 8 p. m. at the American
Legion Hall, Eastern Parkway
and Prospect Place, Farming-dale.
Noel C. Crowley will also be
a guest speaker.
For additional information call
Barbara Molloy at 249- 2984 or
Thomas Kearns at 694- 6049.
Entertain Church Official
Mr. and Mrs. Eugene Merkle
of 150 Sullivan Ave. recently
entertained Mrs. Merkle's cousin
His Excellency Archbishop
Eugene Cardinale, Apostolic Delegate
to Great Britain. Before
his appointment as apostolic del-
Wei nstock Returns
From West Coast
Myron L. Weinstock of 2 Dar-lene
Terrace, Farmingdale, recently
returned from San Francisco
where he attended the President's
Club meeting of the
Guardian Life Insurance Company
of America. Weinstock qualified
for the meeting on the
basis of his outstanding performance
A graduate of Syracuse University,
Weinstock is associated
with the Guardian's Murray Bud-owsky
Agency in Massapequa.
egate to Great Britain he served
as Chief of Protocal at the
Vatican. His authority as delegate
extends over Catholics in
the British Isles, Gibralta and
Mrs. Pearl Stieglitz of Farmingdale
was appointed as a geriatrics
social worker for the Catholic
Charities Suffolk operation.
• Extras Of Life'
" Extras of Life" will be the
sermon topic of the Rev. William
D. Glenn, Pastor of the Presbyterian
Community Church, 150
Pittsburgh Avenue, Massapequa
on Sunday, May 26 at 9: 30 at
11 a. m.
Last Sunday was " Shrine Hospital Day in Nassau County," as designated
by proclamation signed by County Executive Eugene H.
Nickerson. Shown with Nickerson 0 . to r.) are: Thomas J. Taylor,
of South Farmingdale, Public Relations Chairman, Kismet Temple
in Garden City; Nickerson; and Albert E. Weis, Potentate of Kismet
Temple in Garden City. The Shriners support Shriners Hospitals
for Crippled Children.
Farmingdale OBSERVER - Thursday, May 23, 1968
District Wide Music Festival
Slated For Tuesday At Howitt
The Annual District - Wide
Elementary Music Festival will
take place in the Howitt Gymnasium
on Tuesday evening, May
28 at 8: 00 p. m.
The Music Festival will consist
of a band of 120 students, an orchestra
of 85 students, a Chorus of
150 students, and a flutophone
band, composed of 90 third grade
Students participating in die
Festival were selected by die
teachers from each of die six
elementary schools in the Farmingdale
School District. Admission
will be by special invitation
Teeners Organize To Aid Poor
A group of young people in
Farmingdale is collecting canned
goods, clothing and cash contributions
for the Poor People's
The Farmingdale Squires
Circle will present " A Dance
In" on Friday, May 24 between
8: 00 p. m. and 11: 00 p. m. at the
Knights of Columbus Hall on
The Squires, under the
direction of Joseph Magliatohave
presented a number of Teen
Dances as a regular part of
their program. A11 teenagers are
welcome. Admission is 75 cents.
Music will be furnished by
" The Middle Class.
Nicholas N. Dzebolo, son of Mr.
and Mrs Nick Dzebolo of 643
Fulton Street, Farmingdale, a
biology major at Union College,
Schenectady made the Dean's
* * *
Steven Jacob of 7 Pine Street,
Farmingdale will participate in
the Collegiate Chorale of Cleveland
State University at its annual
* * *
Thomas C. Scardaville of 42
Midwood Avenue, Farmingdale
was graduated from the University
Mothers Club Slates
St. Kilian Mothers Club will
hold its last regular monthly
meeting of the current year on
Monday, May 27 at 8 p. m. Beginning
with a benediction in the
church, a birthday party will
follow in the Conklin Street auditorium
with Pastor, Rev.
Raphael Schoof, O. S. B. as guest
Carl Eisenblatler, of 20 Poplar
Avenue, Farmingdale passed
away last Friday.
He is survived by his wife
Anna, a daughter Ursula Bag-inski
and two grandchildren Peter
Religious services were held
at the McCourt and Trudden Funeral
Home by the Rev. James
F. Taylor, followed by interment
at the Pinelawn Memorial
Campaign. Anyone wishing to
make a contribution may call
CH 9- 0006 for information or for
Elizabeth Coskie of 170 Grant
Ave., Farmingdale, passed away
on Sunday, May 19. She was the
widow of the late Frank J. Coskie
and is survived by her sons,
Francis and Lester; her daughter,
Eveline; two grandchildren
and three great grandchildren.
A Requiem Mass was said at St.
Kilian's R. C. Church on Wednesday,
May 22. Interment was in
St. Charles Cemetery, Farming-dale.
were handled by the Arthur F„
White Funeral Home.
George W. Wild of 12 Yoakum
St., Farmingdale, passed away on
Sunday, May 19. He is survived
by his wife, Florence M.; his
daughter, F„ Miriam Dobson and
Services were held Wednesday,
May 22 by Eastern Star,
F and A. M. Bethpage Lodge 975
and the Fire Department. Religious
services were conducted
at the Farmingdale Methodist
Church on Thursday, May 23,
followed by cremation at Washington
Memorial Cemetery in
Coram. Arrangements were
handled by the Arthur F. White
Wuerth Named Aide To
National V. F. W. Commander
Joseph A. Scerra, Commander-
in- Chief of the Veterans of
Foreign Wars of the United
States, has announced the appointment
of Fred Wuerth of 134
Lambert Avenue, Farmingdale,
as National Aide- de- Camp, VFW.
In appointing Wuerth, Scerra
commented, " ft has long been
the practice of the national organization
to pick men for this
appointment who are dedicated to
serving their communities and
to furthering the ideals of the
nation and the Veterans of
Foreign Wars. The record of
Mr. Wuerth proves he is such
a person and I know he will
continue to serve the organization
in the same dedicated manner
indicated by his background
of service to the V^. W."
Dr. Andrew A Manzo ( right) was presented with a plaque
at a testimonial dinner held in his honor by Past Lt. Governor
Anton J. Kaiser ( left) and President Walter Strubel ( center).
Dr. Manzo, a charter member of the Farmingdale Kiwanis Club
served as Club president in 1959 and as secretary since 1963.
LEGAL NOTICE LEGAL NOTICE
AMENDMENTS TO THE SOUTH
RESOLVED, that the Ordinance
regulating parking in the hamlet
of South Farmingdale, Town of
Oyster Bay, adopted October 19,
1954, be and it hereby is amended
Section 7 shall be amended by
adding subdivision 85 to read
as follows: STOP.
85. JUNIPER STREET - Stop-traffic
approaching east and
west on Oakwood Avenue shall
come to a full stop.
BY ORDER OF THE TOWN
BOARD OF THE TOWN OF
William B. O'Keefe
Michael N. Petito
Dated: Oyster Bay, New York
Mav 7, 1968
STATE OF NEW YORK, )
COUNTY OF NASSAU, ) ss.;
TOWN OF OYSTER BAY )
I, WILLIAM B. O'KEEFE, Town
Clerk of the Town of Oyster Bay,
and custodian of the Records of
said Town, DO HEREBY CERTIFY
that I have compared the
annexed with the original Notice
of Amendments to the South
Farmingdale Parking Ordinance,
adopted by the Town Board on
May 7, 1968.
filed in the Town Clerk's Office
and that the same is a true
transcript thereof, and of the
whole of such original.
In Testimony Whereof, I have
hereunto signed my name and
affixed the seal of said Town
this 16th day of May, 1968.
William B. O'Keefe
# 532 it observer May 23, 1965.
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