Read Patch each day for hourly Farmingdale news updates and check the site every Sunday for this recap of news highlights from the past week.
: Mayor George Starkie announced Wednesday morning that he will not run for a second term in the March village elections.
: Liam Thomas Gunther, an eight pound, twelve ounce boy born to Farmingdale parents, has the distinction of being the first baby born at Mercy Medical Center in 2012.
: The community at St. John Baptist de La Salle school is mobilizing to keep the school open after a December announcement from the Diocese that it will be one of six schools to close in June.
: An East Farmingdale thoroughfare will be reconstructed in 2012 to ease traffic and increase safety.
: A Route 110 gas station faces a fine for raising fuel prices during Hurricane Irene, according to the New York Attorney General's office.
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