Hamlet Plan: Blueprint to Future
Concern over the bay may be the most important defining issue in developing Oyster Bay Hamlet Plan. That was clear as comments were made at the Jan. 22 hearing at Town Hall. Dave Relyea of Frank M. Flower & Sons Inc. asked for no increase in the volume of effluent from the Oyster Bay Waste Water Treatment Plant. Denise Woodin of Friends of the Bay asked for no further development without a Generic Environmental Impact Statement as well as considering the cumulative effect of development in the hamlet and re-zoning of the waterfront areas.
It's Their Hill, Now What?
East Norwich residents came out in great numbers to let the Oyster Bay Town Board know that Goat Hill is their parkland. Before the hearing even began, Oyster Bay Town Supervisor John Venditto said he agreed with them: the town attorney had researched the case and found that the town had indeed purchased the land in 1967.
OB-EN Athlete Scores 1,000 Points
Jillian Henn, a senior at Oyster Bay High School, scored her 1,000th varsity point during a basketball game against Manhasset on January 15. At the beginning of the game, Jillian needed 29 points to reach her goal. Her uncle, Bill Casey, a New York City firefighter, presented Jillian with the game ball.
Heard on the Bay
Wednesday night, May through October, is "Race Night" in Oyster Bay Harbor. In just about any town on the water, one night a week, you will find what is commonly called Beer Can Races. There are other races on the weekends in Oyster Bay, but Wednesday night is special. The racing is sponsored by the Sagamore Yacht Club and The Oyster Bay Marine Center, and is open to anyone who wants to come out and sail.
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