County Seeks Equestrian Center Site
Nassau County Executive Thomas Suozzi's hopes for an Equestrian Center was the topic of discussion at the March 10 meeting of the Muttontown Village Board. Kathleen Klienman, president of the Muttontown Horseman's Association (MHA) asked if the board had looked through the information from the county about proposals for the Chelsea Estate and the Muttontown Preserve. The mayor summed up the information about the county planning to use its 6,000 acres of parkland for generating revenue.
Educational Dinner at Raynham Hall
As part of their educational outreach, Raynham Hall Museum presented a Victorian St. Patrick's Day dinner. The Friends of Raynham Hall Museum gave a live demonstration of what the Irish servants working for the Townsend family would eat at their own St. Patrick's Day celebration. Most of the servants were Irish. Andrew Batten, former director of Raynham Hall was the chef-educator for the afternoon.
LV Celebrates Girls and Women in Sports
Grenville Baker Boys & Girls Club took the opportunity recently to acknowledge the 2003 National Girls and Women in Sport Day (NGWSD) celebration by inviting SUNY Old Westbury female basketball players to give a demonstration to GBBGC's girls' basketball teams. Brian Theirrien, director of Athletic Leagues invited former member and staffer, Michaela MacDonald and three of her colleagues who play for the university.
Oyster Bay High School Sports Roundup
The Baymen's Varsity tennis team began practice on March 3. Once again, the team is playing in Conference III, where they will compete against Mepham, Glen Cove, Clark, Manhasset, and Sewanhaka. In recent years, Oyster Bay's team has been strong and has completed back-to-back winning seasons.
Meet Your Neighbors on March 29