Rebecka Schumann

Rebecka Schumann

Rebecka is a Farmingdale resident and a recent graduate of Five Towns College. She majored Mass Communication with an concentration in journalism. She is very honored to be working as a freelancer for Patch.

Recent Contributions

Board Honors Farmingdale Chamber President

Board Honors Farmingdale Chamber President

Podolski honored for dedicated work on Downtown Revitalization Committee.
Village Passes Parking Ticket, Massage Parlor Laws

Village Passes Parking Ticket, Massage Parlor Laws

New measures designed to enforce parking tickets; ban unlicensed massage parlors.
Farmingdale, Plainview Students Competing in 'The Challenge'

Farmingdale, Plainview Students Competing in 'The Challenge'

Two communities will compete in MSG Varsity high school quiz show.
Plainview Kindergarteners Learn About Johnny Appleseed

Plainview Kindergarteners Learn About Johnny Appleseed

Students studied the legendary American figure recently.
Plainview Dance Students to Shine in 'The Nutcracker'

Plainview Dance Students to Shine in 'The Nutcracker'

Five Plainview-area residents will perform with the Eglevsky Ballet production of "The Nutcracker."
FHS Students Protest Midterm Week Changes to BOE

FHS Students Protest Midterm Week Changes to BOE

Board of Education hears concerns about pending changes to midterms.
Farmingdale Music Department Receives State-Wide Award

Farmingdale Music Department Receives State-Wide Award

Students earned the highest honor from NYSSMA.
Changing Times Hosting Toy Drive for Sandy Victims

Changing Times Hosting Toy Drive for Sandy Victims

Changing Times Sports Pub is hosting a toy drive this Saturday.
Chamber Thanks Residents in Wake of Sandy

Chamber Thanks Residents in Wake of Sandy

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Farmingdale Breakfast Rotary Club thanks community for charity.
Local Allstate Agency Raises Money for Military Families

Local Allstate Agency Raises Money for Military Families

Dolan Agency of Farmingdale donates to the United Way's "LIVE UNITED" program.
Village Board Passes Skateboarding Ban

Village Board Passes Skateboarding Ban

After months of discussion, Farmingdale Village passes the controversial local law targeting two streets.
PHOTOS: A Busy Autumn for Farmingdale Elementary Students

PHOTOS: A Busy Autumn for Farmingdale Elementary Students

Students across the Farmingdale School District Elementary School's celebrating fall.
School District Passes Resolution to Join Federal Sequestration Prevention Campaign

School District Passes Resolution to Join Federal Sequestration Prevention Campaign

The BOE joins NYSSBA in an effort to prevent budget cuts.
Village Board to Discuss 3 New Controversial Laws

Village Board to Discuss 3 New Controversial Laws

Skateboarding, sex offenders and massage parlors on Monday night's agenda.
MADD Hosting Candlelight Vigil at Farmingdale College

MADD Hosting Candlelight Vigil at Farmingdale College

30th annual event scheduled for Dec. 2.
Fire Department Hosting Annual Blood Drive

Fire Department Hosting Annual Blood Drive

Make a life saving donation at the blood drive on Dec. 18.
BOE Proposes Revisions to Bullying Policy

BOE Proposes Revisions to Bullying Policy

The changes include clear definitions of bullying and a strategy to fight it.
Farmingdale Schools May Cancel February Break

Farmingdale Schools May Cancel February Break

Board of Education must look at time remaining on school calendar.
Village Board Proposes Sex Offender Law

Village Board Proposes Sex Offender Law

The measure is designed to protect local minors.
Residents Complain About Sandy, LIPA to Village Board

Residents Complain About Sandy, LIPA to Village Board

Residents and board members discussed possible solutions for future storms.