One Man Is Making a Difference
Mike Crowley wants to do something meaningful for his friend James Ceglia, serving with the 69th Fighting Banshees in Iraq. Mr. Crowley is seeking sponsors for his 110-mile walk from Oyster Bay to Montauk, starting on April 25. It should take about five days to complete the walk, at the end of which an American flag signed by all the members of the 69th will be raised in Montauk. All the money raised will go to his lifelong friend, Mr. Ceglia. "I'm doing it for him since he is doing so much for us," said Mike.
Mill Pond Overlook Nominated for Acquisition with Environmental Funds
The Mill Pond Overlook property was on everyone's agenda as local residents nominated the site to the Nassau County Environmental Advisory Committee at their March 15 meeting at Jericho High School. A snowstorm on March 1, forced the re-scheduling of the meeting designed for residents to nominate properties and suggest projects for using the $50 million Environmental Program, which will preserve Nassau County's open space, farmland and environmental assets.
For PWC and Recreational Boaters: Basic Safe Boating Course Begins
The Oyster Bay Power Squadron will offer Boat Smart, a basic safe boating course. Classes will begin on Tuesday, April 5, at 7 to 9 p.m. and continue for four consecutive Tuesdays, 4/5, 4/12, 4/19, and 4/26) at The Locust Valley High School as part of their Adult Education Program. This Safe Boating course is for beginners and experienced boaters alike.
Oyster Bay Power Squadron Lecture on Violent Weather and Heavy Weather Boat Handling
A two-hour lecture that describes how heavy weather builds and the tell-tale signs of impending violent weather will be held on Tuesday, April 12, 7:30 p.m. ($45 pp.) Weather conditions can change rapidly and the recreational boater should be able to read the conditions before getting caught. We will also discuss how to prepare and handle your vessel and crew if you do. Hosted by the Sagamore Yacht Club in Oyster Bay. Membership in the Power Squadron or the yacht club is not required.
Some Things Just Have to Happen