OBHS Welcomes Man of Steel
Contrary to popular superstition Friday the 13th of June was a lucky day for those fortunate enough to attend the Oyster Bay Historical Society's annual meeting at the Doubleday-Babcock Senior Center. Their guest speaker was Karl W. Koch III, Oyster Bay resident, builder and, with Richard Firstman, author of Men of Steel: The Story of the Family That Built the World Trade Center. The book is a saga of the men of the family, who built Giant Stadium, Robert Moses Bridge and the mourned World Trade Center.
Major Improvements for Waterfront
The Western Waterfront and Theodore Roosevelt Memorial Park in Oyster Bay are currently undergoing major enhancements and improvements, transforming the area into an aesthetically pleasing waterfront with marine-related educational, recreational and community activities.
St. Doms 6th Grade Boys: CYO Baseball Champions
The 6th grade St. Dominic's Boys Travel Baseball team won the Nassau-Suffolk CYO Division and Section Championship on June 22 at Merrick Road Park in Merrick.
Matt McNamara Wins Gold at Easterns and Silver at Nationals
Matt McNamara completed his stellar high school hammer throwing career with a gold medal at the Eastern States Championships and a silver medal at the Adidas Outdoor National Championships. The two-time All-American captured the silver medal at the Adidas National Championships in Raleigh, NC on June 14, earning him his second All-American honor. Earlier this year at the Nike Indoor National Championships at Landover, MD, he was named an All-American in the 25-pound weight throw. His throws of 194'01" at the Easterns and his 192'01" at the Nationals were two of the leading hammer throws in the nation for the 2003 scholastic season. Immediately after competing in Raleigh he traveled to Sacramento to compete in the Golden West Invitational the following day.
The Cumulative Effect Begins to Add Up
Billy Minicozzi Knows Oyster Bay