Oyster Bay Faces Tragedy: Community Responds to Trade Towers Attack on America
If you even doubted this area is a part of the New York City metropolitan area, last week's events proved it true. As information about the terrorist bombing of the World Trade Center's Twin Towers was disseminated, it seconded the comments of Dan Burden of Walkable Communities, Inc. when he called Oyster Bay the best small town in the heart of the largest metropolitan area in the world.
Flags Flying in Oyster Bay: Hamlet Shows Its Patriotism After Attack on World Trade Center
The Oyster Bay community quickly responded to President George Bush's request that all Americans fly the stars and stripes. Local residents put out flags in front of the homes. Local businesses too responded. Townsend Square was decorated with a giant flag that was a beacon of patriotism as you drove down West Main Street.
Oyster Fest 2001 Arrives October 13, 14
Oyster Eating and Oyster Shucking Contests Challenge Visitors, Car Raffle too! --
In spite of the enormous tragedy to befall New York City last week, but in keeping with the true spirit of New Yorkers and adhering to the advice of Mayor Rudy Giuliani to get back to normal as soon as possible, the Oyster Fest in Oyster Bay under the auspices of the Oyster Bay Rotary will go forward as planned on October 13 and 14, 2001.
Kelly Amonte Draws Record Number to Skills Camp
During the first week of August, a week of record-breaking heat, the Second Annual Kelly Amonte Girls Lacrosse Camp drew over 160 young players from all over Long Island. The girls, ranging in age from 8 to 16, arrived every day to learn skills from some of the most accomplished players and coaches in the US.
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