The Townsend Slave Bible Exhibit Opens at Raynham Hall Museum
The much anticipated unveiling of the Raynham Hall Museum exhibit of "The Townsend Slave Bible" opened to rave reviews at a reception hosted by the Friends of Raynham Hall, Friday night, Sept. 9. Claire Bellerjeau curated the exhibit and spoke to visitors sharing the knowledge she has derived from studying material on slavery in Oyster Bay, some of which is on view at the museum. She has become very knowledgeable on the subject and has a great deal of material to share.
Appraisal Day Opens Door to Ideas in Oyster Bay
Two members of the Community Development Corporation of Long Island (CDC) spoke at the Sept. 8 meeting of the Oyster Bay Chamber of Commerce, held at Il Piatto. Their talk was very informative as Stan Grochocki of the Community Development Corporation of Long Island and Richard M. Bivone, president of the Nassau Council of Chambers of Commerce delivered their messages. Mr. Bivone told the members that his organization stands ready to help them with problems involving government and Mr. Crochocki told them of the programs the CDC has to offer to help people set up a small business.
Oyster Bay-East Norwich Soccer Club News
The Tornadoes are girl soccer players under the age of 11 playing travel soccer representing the Oyster Bay East Norwich Soccer Club. Over this past weekend the team played five soccer games at Meadowbrook School in East Meadow. They were placed in a group including teams from Bethpage, Syosset, Merrick, Farmingdale, New Hyde Park, East Meadow and Rockville Centre. Of the five games they played, they won 4 and lost one. They scored 15 goals and only allowed 4, this record allowed them to take sole possession of first place and bringing the big trophy to Oyster Bay.
The summer breeze fans gently across your face as you glide beyond the rocky and steadfast shoreline. The sun feels comfortably warm on your skin as the briny spray mists your face. You ever so deeply inhale the salty air and smile contentedly as you try to savor the moment. You are fascinated by the tranquility of the whole boating experience. But, then, suddenly you are startled by the sound of a speeding boat heading directly toward you. Quicker and louder it gets! Closer it approaches! You tug the helm of your boat, punch the throttle, and get out of a collision path just in time to avoid an accident.
A Great History Unfolds