Superfund Site Identified in Locust Valley
The Mill Neck Marina site has been identified by the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation as Class 2 in the state registry of sites where hazardous waste disposal has occurred, a Superfund site. The Classification Code 2 means that this site poses a significant threat to the environment or public health and action is required. The story of the Mill Neck Marina is a classic case of a project that slipped through the system created to prevent development from occurring on the contaminated site that borders the Mill Creek which is part of the Oyster Bay National Wildlife Refuge.
Figures Don't Fit in AvalonBay's Story
AvalonBay Communities Vice President Matthew Whalen announced that they will be holding public meetings starting May 11 at the Hallock Chevrolet site for residents to hear about their proposal. Mr. Whalen said in a letter to the editor in the April 20 issue of the Oyster Bay Enterprise Pilot, "I would urge you not to be influenced by the scare tactics and inaccurate assertions of others and instead to learn the facts and make our own informed decisions. In this spirit we invite you to visit our website."
Oyster Bay High School Winter Sports Wrap-up
Neither freezing temperatures nor a blizzard could stop the student athletes at Oyster Bay High School as they successfully concluded the winter sports season. The highlight of the season was the performance by the girls' fencing team who not only won the Nassau County Championship but was also the Nassau County Sportsmanship Award winners as well!
Matt DeMaria Receives County Award
Locust Valley High School senior Matt DeMaria will need extra space on the family's mantel for yet another award in a stellar high school career. The Class of 2006 valedictorian has won the Nassau County Sports Commission Award, which recognizes outstanding achievement for a male high school student.
Leven Ashby Knows Oyster Bay
A Vulnerable Asset - Oyster Bay Harbor