How Well Do You Know the Area? Do you know where this week’s picture was taken? If you do, call the Enterprise-Pilot at 747-8282 and let us know. If you have a picture that you think might be interesting for others to guess, drop it off in our box at Raynham Hall Museum, 20 East Main St., Oyster Bay.
Don Thrul of Bayville recognized the March 6 mystery picture. Mrs. Thrul called and said, "It's the dock off Shore Road on the route from Bayville to Oyster Bay, and located in Mill Neck."
Doug Romeo, of East Norwich said, "It is the dock on Shore Road. It's a beautiful picture. We sit out in front of the dock in the summer, early in the morning when we are going water skiing: Buddy Hauser, James Robinson and I. We each take turns driving and water skiing.
"So, it looks very familiar. We watch the sun come over Centre Island. We go early, so we can be in work at 8 a.m. We work, live and play in Oyster Bay.
"A lot of people come out in the morning. We see them getting ready for the Triathlon. There's usually a pretty good crowd there at 6:30 in the morning. It's beautiful. Absolutely beautiful," said Mr. Romeo.
It was delightful to listen to Bob Kraupner who said, "I love your paper, my name is Bob Kraupner and I see in the article on how well do you know the area - I was walking on that area this morning an hour and a half ago on my two-mile walk and it's the walkway going out into the bay from Bayville out into Oyster Bay Harbor. I love the paper and that's why I know what it is!"
Stephen Vetro of Bayville also identified the photo. He said, "It's on West Shore Road and is the only dock there. You can see Centre Island from there."
Billy Minicozzi said, "It is the boat ramp/ boardwalk on Shore Road by traffic light."
On a sports note: the American Lung Association applauded the NY Mets for making Shea Stadium smoke-free. They said, "As the start of the baseball season approaches next month, we applaud the New York Mets [Billy Minicozzi's favorite team] for their decision to make Shea Stadium smoke-free (as well as their commitment to a smoke-free Citi Field in the years ahead). The U.S. Surgeon General has declared that there is no safe level of exposure to secondhand smoke. This decision by the Mets is a home run for healthy air.
"There is nothing more American than going to watch a baseball game with your family and friends: We are heartened to know that all New Yorkers will be able to cheer for the Mets at Shea without being exposed to the dangers of secondhand smoke.
"The American Lung Association of the City of New York will continue to fight so that smoke-free environments become as American as our national pastime."
You've all done very well! Good spotting everyone! - DFK