Nantucket Lightship Told to Leave
The now familiar sight of the Nantucket Lightship, at the Jakobson Pier on the Western Waterfront in Oyster Bay may soon be history. Gerald Roberts, director of marine operations of the National Lighthouse Museum in Staten Island hopes to forestall that move. Mr. Roberts received a formal notice, via Fax and certified mail to "Vacate Premises/Terminate Illegal Occupancy and Trespass Vessel - Nantucket 112" from the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation, who operate the western waterfront, with the Town of Oyster Bay. Mr. Roberts is trying to show the DEC and the town the importance of the vessel as he works to find a new home for it. He hopes the town will consider the fate of this unique ship.
Oyster Bay Hamlet on the Re-Bound
As one of the larger real estate owners in the hamlet of Oyster Bay, Steve Minicozzi of Cozy Realty has been working on his holdings and renovating them. He is looking forward to what he sees as a positive momentum in the hamlet. Mr. Minicozzi said,
Stone's Courage: OBHS Senior Fights in the Golden Gloves Tournament
At long last, after about a year and a half of sweat and hard knocks under the training of former NY State boxing commissioner Randy Gordon of Evolution Fitness, Alex Stone had the opportunity to participate in this year's annual Golden Gloves Tournament. Each year, the Golden Gloves sports a diverse turnout of amateur boxers, competing for a chance to fight at Madison Square Garden. It was the first time competing for this 17-year-old Oyster Bay High School senior, son of Bill and Valerie Stone, a retired law enforcement agent and real estate agent in the community.
OB's John Lovejoy, EN's Trisha Slanicha Score at North Fork Bank Trail Relay
February 26 was one of the coldest mornings of the winter, but it didn't deter 108 teams of three runners each from showing up at Bethpage State Park for the annual North Fork Bank Trail Relay.
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