Oyster Fest Has Historic Ships
Here's another reason to mark October 13 and 14 on your calendar! During the 18th and 19th centuries, Oyster Bay Harbor was the center of a busy maritime trade. Small packet boats, whaling ships and merchant vessels sailed out of our harbor for distant ports. Now, after more then a century, Oyster Bay will once more play host to an array of wooden ships.
Cleaning Up the Hamlet
Sometimes someone says just the right thing. That happened with a recent guest editorial in the Oyster Bay Enterprise Pilot. Bob Rose of Oyster Bay wrote a letter to the editor that touched nerves in the village. People were talking about his comments during the Oyster Bay Chamber of Commerce Art Walk on July 21.
Swimming for a Cause
Are you looking to find a way to exercise and raise money to help disaster victims? If you are looking, then look no farther than the American Red Cross in Nassau County. The 12th Annual Swim-A-Cross on Friday, Aug. 17 at Centre Island Beach in Bayville is the answer. The Swim-A-Cross is a one-mile swim across Oyster Bay Harbor. The popular event will raise funds to support the American Red Cross' local lifesaving programs and disaster relief efforts.
NBA Softball/Basketball Camp
"No Boys Allowed" (N.B.A.) camp found these young girls posing with their coaches for a group photo after a week of honing their softball and basketball skills, under the direction of Nadine Pacifico, director of teen programs and Brian Theirrien, director of athletic leagues.
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