BOB's Having a Great Year
By the seventh night of Teens for BOB (Better Oyster Bay) Matthew Wildes, program coordinator, had a good idea of how the program was going. "On opening night we had 100 teens. On five of the first seven nights we had over 70 kids each. Attendance has been up from the previous three years," he said.
Art Walk Brings in People
The problem with Art Walk was that the vendors were scattered throughout the town. The best thing about Art Walk was that the vendors were scattered throughout the town: it made you stroll around the hamlet and take your time enjoying the views.
Eight Women Athletes Awarded
The eighth presentation of the annual Richard F. Crawley awards was, coincidentally, made to eight women. In explaining the choice, Ed Meehan, president of the Crawley Memorial Foundation said, "The girls basketball team has been a dominant force in Long Island basketball. Fifty years ago the boys here at Oyster Bay, under Coach Crawley, were the dominant force."
Perhaps tennis will never become as popular as baseball or football, but the US Tennis Association is trying to awaken an interest in this beautiful sport among the young and youngest. Wednesday, July 25, saw the opening of "Rally Ball" (or team tennis) at Bayville's West Harbor Beach, and it looks as though the two tennis courts will see much activity during the rest of the summer.
Hurrah, Hurrah, Hurrah!