Monsignor Collins Remembered
The community of Oyster Bay was saddened at the news of the death of their revered pastor emeritus, the Reverend Monsignor James E. Collins. He died on Thursday, Feb. 21, 2002, at the rectory of Saint Dominic Church in Oyster Bay, after a long illness. He was 89 years old.
FOIL Request Answered, Almost
When Denise Wooden, opened the Friends of the Bay post office box on Feb. 19 she found the town plans for the waterfront or so it appeared. As the Oyster Bay Enterprise Pilot, on Feb. 18, was printing the story about her Freedom of Information Law request to view the work being planned for the Western Waterfront, they were on their way to her. Initially pleased, on checking the material, the FOB executive director discovered the town only sent the plans for the buildings that have gone out to bid.
St. Dominic Boys' Basketball Team Remembers Coach Lost in World Trade Center Attack
Before heading to play in the 12th Annual Kreul Classic Basketball Tournament in Coral Springs, FL, members of the St. Dominic Bayhawks, a boys' high school basketball team from Oyster Bay, enjoyed a full-course steak dinner courtesy of Shula's On The Beach in Fort Lauderdale.
St. Dominic High School Football Reunion
St. Dominic High School discontinued football in 1985. Tom Capozzoli, former longtime coach from 1960-1975, thought it was time for a reunion of alumni who played football at St. Doms. He invited two men from each graduating class to form a committee to attend a meeting on this past Dec. 10 to find a way to reach out and invite former players.
'It Takes a Village ...'