Six Years: Seven Cell Towers
After six years of trying to avoid a decision on cell towers, Oyster Bay has made a stand. The Oyster Bay Town Board voted to put cell towers on seven locations in the township. Oyster Bay Town Supervisor John Venditto said, "I don't like the idea of the town zoning authority being usurped, but the law is the law. We are out of room. We have said no for seven years. No doesn't do it anymore."
Council Rock to Roll Again
Rich McLaughlin of the Sagamore Rowing Association has been trying to find a way to restore the Council Rock to its deserved condition as an international site. It is the place where George Fox, the founder of the Quakers, met with important local Quakers.
Club Members: "Gone Fishing"
A group of fourth through eighth-grade Boys & Girls Club members enjoyed their Friday afternoons fishing aboard the famous Christeen Oyster Sloop from Sept. 21 through Oct. 26!
Erin Egan Gains Basketball Cheers
Erin Egan, senior forward, for the Red Dragons at SUNY Cortland, and an Oyster Bay High School graduate, has been named the SUNY Cortland Athlete of the Week, along with senior high jumper Mark Mirabito for the period Dec. 3 to 11. Ms. Egan was named the SUNYAC Women's Basketball Player of the Week after averaging 20 points, 8.5 rebounds, 4.5 assists and 2.5 steals per game in wins over Brockport and Fredonia. She also added 16 points and 11 rebounds in a loss at Ithaca on Dec. 11 in the game that ended 64-59.