OB Chamber Begins 74th Year, 2004
The Oyster Bay Chamber of Commerce kicked off 2004 with the induction of its new officers and board of director members. The swearing in took place at the Homestead Restaurant on Thursday, Feb. 5. Local elected officials gave the oath of office to the newly elected officers. New York State Senator Carl Marcellino inducted the new directors: Chris Briggs of Outlaw Motor Sports; Bob Liebold, of Gooseberry Grove Ice Cream & Country Store; and Vangie Kohn of A Second Impression & Tiques.
Roosevelt School Holds Grand Opening Ceremony
Members of the community gathered at the Theodore Roosevelt School on Sunday, Feb. 8, to celebrate the completion of a major construction project during a Grand Opening Ceremony. The renovations at the school included a new kindergarten wing, library/media center, science lab and learning center. Many of the guests were impressed with the bright colors, natural lighting and spacious rooms, which reflect the school's motto of "Brilliant Beginnings."
Oyster Bay East Norwich Soccer News
The Oyster Bay East Norwich Soccer Club will begin its spring intramural program with in-person registration for spring play and its annual winter clinic on March 6, 2004, starting at 1:30pm in the Roosevelt Elementary School in Oyster Bay on Lexington Avenue. The clinic will run for four hours and will feature professional training provided by the Long Island Lady Riders professional soccer team. Kim Wyatt is a former US woman's national team goalie and currently the general manager of the Lady Riders. Ms. Wyatt will coordinate the training. The registration will be for children starting at the age of 4 years. In-person registration will be held the first two weeks of the clinic from 1:30 to 5:30. The clinic is a good way to get the kids back into soccer after a long winter layoff and also to work on important personal skills.
Danish Students Visit Oyster Bay High School
A group of 36 students from Denmark and their coaches visited Oyster Bay High School last month to learn about education and culture in the United States and to play scrimmages with the boys' and girls' basketball teams. The 15 to 17-year-old visitors, who are fluent in English, are students at the Oure School on the island of Fyn.
String of Burglaries Unsettles Hamlet