Your Input Wanted for Hamlet
Local residents will soon have a chance to offer suggestions on how they would like to see the Oyster Bay hamlet develop. A second Quality Community Steering Committee public workshop is being planned for April 18. Final details are still being worked out as to the best way to get input on the process. At their March 14 meeting Michael A. Galante, discussed his preliminary plan to help solve traffic problems in the hub of the hamlet.
Keep What Makes You Unique
"There is no other town on Long Island like Oyster Bay," said David Lamb, president of the Oyster Bay Main Street Association, "But its uniqueness is being lost through neglect." Preserving that uniqueness, the historic nature of the town is a way to attract people here. It is a case of build it and they will come. It is here: when it is highlighted, it will act as a magnet for people, was the thrust of the recent round table discussion held Thursday evening, March 15, at the Doubleday Babcock Senior Center. The topic was "How does historic preservation fit into Oyster Bay's efforts to revitalize itself?"
Oyster Bay 7th Grade Girls Basketball Team Undefeated!
Two years ago I saw a group of young fifth grade girls playing basketball and knew that these girls were something special. I don't know what impressed me more, their determination, their team spirit, their talent or just their love of the game of basketball.
OBEN PAL Karate Program Celebrates 15 Year Anniversary
The Oyster Bay-East Norwich PAL Karate program began 15 years ago at the James Vernon Elementary School in East Norwich. The program ran one day a week for about a year before moving to the Oyster Bay Community Center where the hard working students still train.
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