Field of Dreams Set in Concrete
Muttontown Board Member and Planning Board Chairman Ed Henn said St. Dominic's received approval for the partitioning of the back 16.12 acres of the fields from the front 31.63 acres. The St. Dominic Campus South or "Field of Dreams," has been divided from the rear of the lot, which abuts the Muttontown Preserve. The approval includes the engineering, drainage plans, roadways, landscaping and lighting plans.
Oyster Bay Goes International
The Oyster Bay Main Street Association ran an International theme window-decorating project for merchants in Oyster Bay. Snouder's Corner Drugstore, Terri's Color Creations and Rich-Bern Travel signed on for the event.
Women Work Hoops Together
The Girls Basketball Team at Mill Neck Manor School for the Deaf participated for the first time in the third annual "Shooting Hoops for Hope" Basketball Tournament on Dec. 9. The tournament was hosted at Our Lady of Mercy Academy in Syosset. Raising $880 for the Maurer Foundation for Breast Health Education, the girls played against Our Lady of Mercy's JV Girls Team.
Preserving Local Horse Trails
Muttontown is still struggling with the issue of preserving horse trails in their unique area that surrounds the 500 acre Muttontown Preserve. Years ago, when the Gold Coast was still shining brightly, horseback riders were able to go on trails that went from Old Westbury to Cold Spring Harbor.
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