Reserved Parking Is Challenged
At the Jan. 5 Oyster Bay Town Board meeting the "P" word, p-a-r-k-i-n-g, was brought up again. This time it was Tim Archdeacon, founder of the Oyster Bay Civic Association asking the questions about the town reserving parking spaces for its employees. Oyster Bay Town Supervisor John Venditto said that 20 years ago it was Oyster Bay businessman Joe McLaughlin who brought up the issue.
Think Oyster Festival 2005
Tim Archdeacon, principal of Allied Business Intelligence of Oyster Bay, spoke at the conclusion of the Jan. 4 Town Board meeting and brought up several issues of importance to the community. He called the town's reserved parking spaces for town hall employees illegal according to town law [see article on page 1]; he questioned that the Main Street Association was acting as the lead agency in town revitalization while the town's Oyster Bay Hamlet Plan calls for community input on decisions of importance; he also had questions about the street closings during last year's Oyster Festival.
Oyster Bay Runners Honored by GLIRC
The Dec. 21 meeting of the Greater Long Island Running Club served as the club's annual Awards Night for 2004. It was highlighted by a bunch of very special people receiving awards in recognition of their athletic accomplishments in recognition of their service to the club and to the Long Island running community. The meeting was held at the Plainview-Old Bethpage Public Library.
Local Women Runners Score in Rob's Run Cross Country 5-K Race
It rained on the morning of Nov. 28. Oh my but it rained! Still lots of local athletes of all ages and abilities were among the 374 runners who braved the elements and crossed the finish line at Stillwell Woods in Syosset in the 12th annual edition of Rob's Run, Long Island's largest "all comers" 5 Kilometer cross country race. The event was conducted by the Greater Long Island Running Club in conjunction with the Town of Oyster Bay and Long Island Blood Services. Jim Murray of the Greater Long Island Running Club served as the Race Director.
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