Mike Crowley: Mission Montauk Point Accomplished
Standing in front of the Atlantic Steamer Firehouse are elected officials Councilman Chris Coschignano and NYS Senator Carl Marcellino and the Ceglia family and Chief Frank Ozol as they wished Mike Crowley well as he started his Mission Montauk Point - Walk for the Ceglias. Mike finished his 110 mile walk to Montauk Point sooner than he expected. Instead of a five-day walk from the firehouse to Montauk Point, he finished in four days of walking including one day of rest when it rained.
LINSHA Seeks OK from Municipalities
The Long Island North Shore Heritage Area planning commission's volunteer members voted to continue meeting with residents and representatives of the 64 entities that eventually will have to approve of a plan meant to preserve, protect and enhance this area. Originally the April 6 meeting of the LINSHA commission held at Planting Fields was intended to be one of their last business meetings but several guests complained that there had been insufficient notification for the hearings and, additionally, as they spoke their questions indicated that the public was misconstruing the plan. The result was a decision to hold several additional meetings. The first is scheduled for May 12 in Riverhead. They are inviting all legislators, towns, villages, cities and interested citizens in the Long Island North Shore Heritage area to attend.
SRA Hosts May 7 Rowing Regatta
Sagamore Rowing Association (SRA) is hosting the Long Island Scholastic Championship Regatta on May 7 from noon to 5 p.m. at Centre Island Beach in Bayville. This regatta is a series of sprint races differentiated by gender, size and rigging of the boat. Crews will be racing in Eights, Fours, Quads, Doubles, and Single Sculls.
Bay Day Is coming Sunday, June 5
The WaterFront Center will host its 5th annual Bay Day event on Sunday, June 5. The feature event will be the always popular Anything That Floats Race. Don't miss this wacky fun event which challenges participants to create an outrageous floating device made of nontraditional materials. "Now is the time to dream up your entry," says Gaye Verdi, executive director of The WaterFront Center. "Bay Day and the Anything That Floats Race are becoming the area's traditional launch into summer.
It's 'A Good Thing'