The Hub Is Nassau County's Future
Nassau County Executive Thomas Suozzi visited the offices of Anton Newspapers on Friday, March 19 to talk to the editors about his State of the County talk given on March 10. He discussed the need for educating the public to be able to envision the Nassau County Hub, which he hopes will raise the county out of its "mid-life crisis." He hopes to increase the tax base in this suburban landscape that has come to a standstill in terms of growth to create what he calls, "a new suburbia."
Locomotive #35 Chugging Along
Things are looking up for the future of railroading in Oyster Bay. A pleasant change of venue was in store for those attending the biannual meeting of the Friends of Locomotive #35 on March 13. Instead of the usual location at the now closed Oyster Bay railroad station the meeting was held at the Waterfront Center on West End Ave.
Charles Wang Supports Soccer
Long Island's premier professional sports organizations have joined together to benefit the region's youth soccer community. This unprecedented alliance will promote the participation and development of promising players from economically disadvantaged families. The Long Island Soccer Center, Inc. (LISC), a nonprofit IRS section 501(c)(3) private foundation, was established with seed funding from Charles B. Wang to support the development of quality soccer fields and soccer infrastructure for the benefit of Long Island's soccer community.
Oyster Bay's Pavla Salacova Scores In 2nd Annual Caumsett 50 Kilometer Run
Congratulations to Oyster Bay endurance athlete Pavla Salacova, who successfully completed the 2nd annual Caumsett State Park 50 Kilometer Run on Sunday, March 7. Pavla finished in 5th place among the women who completed the 50K, with a time of 4 hours, 56 minutes, 55 seconds. The Run was staged by the Greater Long Island Running Club, under the direction of Vinny Croce.
TR in the Heart of the Village