The hamlet of Oyster Bay is getting some streetscape improvements. “An old-fashioned high wheel bike will be diplayed at Buckingham’s Variety store. I actually found it online but bought it through the Visentin Bike Shop on Pine Hollow Road. I wanted to keep it local,” said Walter Imperatore of Renaissance Properties. “I ordered it and picked it up on Wednesday, June 10, and put it in Buckingham’s. It will be displayed outside on Audrey Avenue.”
Superintendent of Business Christopher Van Cott reported that Moody’s has upgraded the district’s bond rating from AA3 to AA2. The result is the district was able to save $45,000 on refinancing. The reason he said is that over the last six to seven years the district has maintained fund reserves, an action looked on with favor by Moody’s.
The evening is also a great time to meet their recently appointed Director of Development William R. Bell. Like everyone involved in the Oyster Bay Railroad Museum – he too was born a rail fan.
Fran Leone, Canteen-Dance chair, returned from visiting the Atlantic Steamer Firehouse to give out information about the canteen dance. They are hoping for a big turnout for the event which is a part of the new exhibit at the Oyster Bay Historical Society dedicated to Oyster Bay war veterans. “I think it’s a good cause – to celebrate our veterans. They gave a lot for us. They put their necks out for us,” said Ms. Leone. “The East Woods School has donated the use of their gymnasium for the cause.”
This year Oyster Bay Civic Association President Bill Von Novak presented the first scholarship for the Joint Civics to Sara Kenn, the daughter of Mary and Norman Kenn. She is the class of 2009 Salutatorian and is going to Binghamton College. Mr. Von Novak made the presentation to the Oyster Bay High School senior at an awards night on May 28, in the Performing Arts Center. Funding for the scholarship was raised at the first Joint Civic gala last year.
On April 22 the DEC announced that its waterfront access program was complete and open to the public. Things are also evolving on the south side of West End Avenue.
The group Piñata Express was born from the idea of the Human Rights Committee of the HCC who saw the need to find an answer to the economic crisis they are going through. HCC Programs Coordinator Adolpho Cepeda said, “We know of one family that was evicted, and people are losing construction jobs.”
The monument recognizes the sacrifices made by these men and women who have protected and defended our liberties. Special thanks go to the Nassau County Council Monument Committee members: Commander Pat Iuliucci, Sr. Vice Commander Peter Vitulli, Jr. Vice Commander John Hanley, Past State Commander Harry Wurth and Past County Commander Joseph Pascarella.
Local residents have seen stakes being put into the ground in the West Shore Road area, and a county source said what is currently happening is that the contractors are surveying the area, and the team is still working on a plan for the renovation of the road.
Once again Senator Carl L. Marcellino and the Oyster Bay Chamber of Commerce are teaming up to present the 6th Annual Health and Fitness Fair!
On Saturday, May 16 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. (rain date of May 17), Audrey Avenue in Oyster Bay will be the home to over 75 exhibitors as they demonstrate their specialties.
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