July 4th Celebrates Independence Day
This year, for the first time since the annual Fourth of July Parade was initiated in 1976, the Quentin Roosevelt American Legion Post #4 are in charge. The Oyster Bay Preservation Group will be marching with their banner, after a hiatus of about 10 years, and Oyster Bay Historical Society Director Thomas Kuehhas has at least a half dozen people signed up to march with more promising to attend. The Oyster Bay Chamber of Commerce is marching and Christ Church hopes to march behind their tercentennial banner. Raynham Hall Museum is adding a marching contingent to the parade with a surprise guest. The hamlet is proving for all to see that it has been here for over 300 years.
Incumbent Wins in Centre Island and Challenger Wins in Oyster Bay Cove
The villages of Centre Island and Oyster Bay Cove held their elections Tuesday, June 21, with Mayor Jack Williams keeping his position and Mayor Ralph Potente being replaced by his challenger, Rosemary Bourne.
Oyster Bay High School Bowlers Help to Strike Out Disease
Students at Oyster Bay High School raised $1,250 for the Long Island Chapter of the Crohn's & Colitis Foundation of America during its annual Bowl-a-thon in April. To the sound of music from radio stations WBLI and WBAB, the students not only helped a worthwhile cause but also enjoyed the fun-filled event, which included food and prizes. The funds raised, which totaled $5,000 will help eradicate the chronic diseases that afflict over 20,000 Long Islanders.
DBSC Bowling League 2004-2005 Season
Doubleday Babcock's Bowling League celebrated the end of their 2004-2005 season with a luncheon and award ceremony on June 3 at the Asian Buffet in Hicksville. The bowlers met every Friday from September through May at Plainview Bowl. Here are the league results:
Serious Issue to Consider in the Hamlet