Design work is expected to start in July for a second track on the Ronkonkoma line of the Long Island Rail Road. State officials and the LIRR said environmental and other work will begin on the $138-million extension of the line between Farmingdale and Ronkonkoma. The first phase involve works between Ronkonkoma to Central Islip, with a 2016 completion. Phase II involves the line from Central Islip to Farmingdale, with a 2018 completion date.
. Planes took off from Republic Airport and headed to the Bethpage Federal Credit Union Air Show at Jones Beach State Park, with more than a dozen military and civilian aerobatic performers.
The Dalers beat Oceanside, 14-2, in the Nassau Class A girls lacrosse semifinal at Adelphi University. Farmingdale will move on to compete against Massapequa for the Class A championship on Wednesday.
. The Main Street ut faces some permitting issues. The kitchen portion of the shop expects to operate 24 hours a day but according to Village Board discussions, there could be permitting snags.
. will be in the running to be the new water provider for the Village of Farmingdale. Commissioners and representatives from South Farmingdale met with the at Monday's work session and decided they would have a proposal within a few weeks.