Fires Affect Five Oyster Bay Sites
Volunteer firefighters from East Norwich, Oyster Bay, Syosset, Locust Valley, Hicksville, Cold Spring Harbor and Glen Cove had a busy night of dangerous community service as they fought suspicious fires during the early hours of Wednesday, May 18. The first fire took place at about 2:20 a.m. in a building under construction on the triangle property off Route 25A and Split Rock Road; the second fire started at about 3:25 a.m. in a building under construction at 48 Burtis Avenue, near Kellog Street (setting the roof and attic of a third house, 50 Burtis Ave. on fire and scorching the framing of another house, 46 Burtis under construction). In addition four automobiles were damaged along with minor fire damage to another occupied house at 35 Burtis Avenue. The third blaze broke out at 4:45 a.m. in a Town of Oyster Bay administration building for Theodore Roosevelt Memorial Park which included a garage and storage facility located at the Town of Oyster Bay Marina.
Mayor Murcott Master Gardener
While springtime is subtly announced in most people's gardens by the delicate buds of May, it is positively heralded on Mayor of Muttontown Richard Murcott's property as his three acres of rhododendrons come into full bloom.
Jeff Denlea Up for Roger Clemens Award
Congratulations and great good luck to Oyster Bay's Jeff Denlea. A graduate of St. Dominic High School, he is a sophomore at Hofstra University. The reason for the congratulations is that the right-handed pitcher has been selected as the Pro-Line Cap National Pitcher of the Week by the National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association (NCBWA).
The racing program at Sagamore was paused for Opening Day ceremonies on Sunday, May 22. Like many yacht clubs around the country, Opening Day at Sagamore is a traditional annual event that kicks off the boating season. It brings together members and reminds them of why they joined. It also reconnects those who may have not been to the club during the winter months.
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