Terrapins Tell Terrific Tale
The diamondback terrapins that live in the Oyster Bay-Cold Spring Harbor estuary gained new supporters after listening to the presentation by Dr. Matthew Draud, chair of the Biology Department at Long Island University's C.W. Post Campus. He spoke of their plight at the Friends of the Bay annual meeting on May 8 at the Sagamore Yacht Club. Dr. Draud and his students have been working on several terrapin research projects for the past four years.
School Board Decides to Cut Budget by 2 Percent
At the May 25 Oyster Bay-East Norwich school district meeting the board began their new budget deliberations. School Board President Robin Dando announced they would cut the budget 2 percent or $720,000 in response to the negative vote. During the meeting Driver's Education was to be eliminated but in response to parents and students concerns, it will be funded next year.
Doubleday Babcock Bowling League
Members of the Doubleday Babcock Senior Center celebrated a successful fall and winter bowling season at a complimentary luncheon held at Plainview Bowl on Friday, May 7.
U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary Classes
Are you ready for the boating season? The United States Coast Guard Auxiliary Flotilla 2205 will be offering several boating classes in June 2004. All classes are conveniently located at the Waterfront Center, 1 West End Avenue, Oyster Bay (entrance left of Roosevelt Beach). The following classes will be given by experienced auxiliary instructors:
A Great New Board