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Village of Farmingdale Board of Trustees hold a public hearing to discuss the dangers of skaters traveling at high speeds down Lenox Hill, Farmingdale. (Oct. 1, 2012)(Credit: Heather Walsh)

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Farmingdale, skateboarders clash over streets

Farmingdale officials want to ban skateboarding on two hilly village streets (Fairview Road and Yoakum Street) they say are a recipe for disaster, with skaters traveling at high speeds and cars backing out of driveways. Skaters protested the proposed law at an Oct. 1 public hearing.