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Comedy for a Cause January 22 Benefits Firefighter Gary Wessel

Friday, 22 January 2010 00:00

Beat the winter blahs and join your neighbors at a night of comedy hosted by one of “America’s Funniest People” – Harry Freedman of East Norwich. The fundraiser takes place on Friday, Jan. 22 starting at 8 p.m. (doors open at 7 p.m.) at the Oyster Bay High School Performing Arts Center. Proceeds will benefit PAC member East Norwich Volunteer Firefighter Gary Wessel, who is recovering from the effects of a brain aneurysm suffered on June 11, 2009.

 

Big Promises After Big Win From NC GOP Legislators

Written by Matthew A. Piacentini Friday, 15 January 2010 00:00

Assure Lower Costs, Same Service, No New Taxes at Inauguration

The ticket that County Executive Edward P. Mangano rode to victory was the same one that Republican candidates used in Nassau County to regain a majority in the legislature this November – lower spending, fees and taxes.
 

TOB Inducts Elected Officials

Written by Dagmar Fors Karppi Friday, 15 January 2010 00:00

Venditto Inducted as the 59th Town of Oyster Bay Supervisor

The Town of Oyster Bay held their induction ceremony at 2 p.m. on Jan. 5, in the hearing room, an hour after the first meeting of 2010. John Venditto was inducted into office as the 59th Oyster Bay Town Supervisor.
 

HPS Network Concert With a Cause

Written by Dagmar Fors Karppi Friday, 08 January 2010 00:00
The HPS Network held their 8th Annual Benefit Concert at the Oyster Bay High School Performing Arts Center twice this season. The first was held Friday evening on Dec. 4, followed by a Sunday concert at 3 p.m. After the Sunday concert JoAnn Criblez and her brother John DiGennaro of the group J, performed at the Derby-Hall Bandstand for the Holidays in Oyster Bay program.
 

A Different Leader Chosen in Trying Times

Written by Matthew A. Piacentini Friday, 08 January 2010 00:00

Mangano Supporters Seek ‘A New Beginning’ at Inauguration

Heralded as the salt of the earth, honored as David victorious over Goliath, and lauded as an honest working man, proud to have been a janitor who put himself through law school, Edward P. Mangano was sworn in as Nassau County Executive on New Year’s Day to a crowd of supporters and a stage full of dignitaries who called for this very different county leader to embody the start of a new era for Nassau.
 

Almost There But Not Quite: Building Starts, Funds Needed

Written by D.F. Karppi Friday, 01 January 2010 00:00
Marie Claire Pittis asked Oyster Bay Historical Society Director Thomas Kuehhas, “Did you ever think you’d see this day? You’ve been working toward this for about 10 years, practically since you first came here.” She was talking about the groundbreaking for the Angela P. Koenig Research and Collections Center on Tuesday, Dec. 15, held in the colonial garden of the Earle-Wightman House at 20 Summit Street.
 

Legislators Join Together and Repeal Home Energy Tax

Written by Victoria Caruso-Davis Friday, 01 January 2010 00:00
Despite narrowly passing a 2.5 percent home energy tax earlier this year, the Nassau County legislature last week voted 13-5 in favor of repealing it. During a meeting Dec. 21, the 19-member legislature voted 13-5 in favor of the eliminating the tax; Republican Nassau County Executive-elect Edward Mangano, who currently represents the 17th District, was not present for the meeting and therefore did not vote.
 

Holiday Luncheon and Fashion Show Attracts a Great Crowd of Shoppers

Written by D.F. Karppi Friday, 25 December 2009 00:00

Ray Negron Surprise Guest at Boys and Girls Club of OB-EN Holiday Luncheon

Ladies dressed for the Holiday Luncheon and Fashion Show to benefit the Boys and Girls Club of Oyster Bay-East Norwich arrived early to take advantage of the opportunity to shop at the holiday boutiques before sitting down to lunch at The Metropolitan on Tuesday, Dec. 8.
 

The Oyster Bay Railroad Museum Presents Annual Holiday Express

Written by D.F. Karppi Friday, 25 December 2009 00:00
The Oyster Bay Railroad Museum Holiday Express made the hamlet a little more festive this season. They sponsored the free horse and carriage rides on Sunday, Dec. 6 and welcomed visitors at their Preview Center at 102 Audrey Avenue on several holiday weekends.
 

Groundbreaking for OBHS Site to Preserve the Past

Written by D. F. Karppi Friday, 18 December 2009 00:00

Angela P. Koenig Research and Collections Center Comes Closer to Reality

“At long last, the Oyster Bay Historical Society is ready to break ground on the ‘Angela P. Koenig Research and Collections Center’,” said OBHS Director Thomas Kuehhas. The event was scheduled for Tuesday, Dec. 15, at 2 p.m. at the Earle-Wightman House, 20 Summit St., Oyster Bay. The invitation said, “Bring your hard hats and shovels!”
 

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