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WFC Kayak, SUP Rentals Start

Friday, 27 May 2011 00:00

Kayak and SUP Rentals are now available on the weekends at the WaterFront Center of OB! “Prospective floaters can heighten their wavesperience by taking a paddle sitting or standing around West Harbor. Take a spin out on one of our new SUPs (Standup Paddleboards), they are like a long board, but with a paddle, and you stand - cool!,” said Dave Waldo, WFC executive director. There are also double or single kayaks to rent. 


Austin Huminski Takes First Place In the 10th Annual Race for Literacy

Friday, 27 May 2011 00:00

Benefit Run for the Brooke Jackman Foundation to Support Literacy

The Brooke Jackman Race for Literacy brought out a great crowd in Oyster Bay on Saturday, May 14. Proceeds of the run go to benefit and support youth literacy, supply books and build libraries for underprivileged children in the greater New York area.


LV Girls Varsity Lacrosse Team Makes LI Metro School Girls Team 

Saturday, 21 May 2011 00:00

Congratulations to three members of the Locust Valley Girls Varsity Lacrosse Team for making the Long Island-Metro School Girls Team: junior- Courtney Boyd; sophomore- Taylor Bleistein; and sophomore- Bairre Reilly.

Last Sunday, May 1 they participated in a highly competitive evaluation for the national team that sends three Long Island teams to compete in the National Tournament. The Women’s Division National Tournament will take place Long Island on May 28 and 29 at Stony Brook University and Ward Melville High School.


NYIT Hosts Kick, Score and Save for Haiti’s Children

Written by Eric Holden Friday, 20 May 2011 00:00

Jan. 12, 2010 marked a particularly tragic day in Haiti’s history, as the effects of the 7.0 magnitude earthquake that shook the country’s already impoverished population and infrastructure were catastrophic.

The quake shattered Port-au-Prince and its neighboring cities, leaving families to mourn the devastating loss of over 230,000 lives.


2011 President’s Cup Golf Tournament Benefits Boys & Girls Club of OB-EN

Friday, 13 May 2011 00:00

If you live and breathe golf, please mark your calendar!  The Boys & Girls Club of Oyster Bay-East Norwich is planning its 2011 President’s Cup Golf Tournament to be held on Monday, May 23 at the Pine Hollow Country Club, in East Norwich.  An exciting day of competition, games and prizes is being planned, including a 2011 Mercedes-Benz GLK 350 for the Hole-in-One winner.  This annual fundraising event benefits the youngsters of the Oyster Bay-East Norwich community in ensuring the continuation and expansion of the Club’s programs and activities.


Indoor Tennis And Cheerleading At the Bahnik Youth Center

Friday, 13 May 2011 00:00
The Boys & Girls Club of Oyster Bay-East Norwich proudly announced the return of Indoor Tennis, and Cheerleading for the Spring season!  

Tennis sessions will be held on Tuesdays, beginning May 17, and will run 6 sessions thru June 21. Times are from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. for members in grades 3 to 5. The registration fee for Tennis is $40.


Sign up for the Brooke Jackman Foundation 5K Race for Literacy

Friday, 06 May 2011 00:00

Run for a cause and sign up for the Brooke Jackman Race for Literacy in Oyster Bay on Saturday, May 14. Proceeds to benefit and support youth literacy, supply books and build libraries for underprivileged children in the greater New York area.

 The Race begins at 10:15 a.m. at the Theodore Roosevelt Elementary School in Oyster Bay, where a bronze statue of a young girl standing and reading a book in a garden with a bench, is a reminder of Brooke. 


Get Out on the Water With FOB’s Launch the Season!

Friday, 06 May 2011 00:00

Fishing and Sailing Opportunities Abound in Raffle Prizes 

Friends of the Bay has some great raffle live auction items that are perfect for people who love being out on the water. Prime is a trip to watch for sharks out of Montauk, and even bird watch while out on the ocean. There is also an opportunity to do some sailing racing (or cruising) aboard a sailboat with Dawn Riley of Oak Cliff Yacht Club. If you like a quiet time there is a Sunset Cruise of our harbors aboard Andrew Curto’s beautiful 55’ power boat.


Local Runners Invited to LI Police Appreciation Run

Friday, 29 April 2011 00:00

Runners and walkers of all ages and levels are invited to join in the fun for the 20th annual David Lerner Associates Long Island Police Appreciation Run, to be held on Thursday evening, June 9 at Eisenhower Park. 

The proceeds will once again be turned over to the special Police Crisis Fund that has been established to aid Nassau and Suffolk County law enforcement officers and their families in time of emergency. In the 19 years of its existence, the fund has distributed more than $250,000 to local police officers and their families. Most recently, substantial distributions from the Fund were made to the families of Nassau County Police Department officers Michael Califano and Geoffrey Breitkopf, both of whom were so tragically killed earlier this year.


OBEN PAL Annual Martial Arts Program Kicks It into High Gear

Written by Cheryl Hall Friday, 29 April 2011 00:00

On Saturday, March 5, as 48 enthusiastic martial artists and their family and friends gathered at the Atlantic Steamer Fire Department to launch the 12th Annual OBEN PAL Martial Arts Kick-A-Thon. 

The Kick-A-Thon, originally started by Project Action, is designed to raise money for children who want to participate in the martial arts program, but have limited economic resources. The funds raised from this event go toward providing those students in need with the opportunity to be involved in the martial arts program. Involvement in the martial arts keeps children active, physically fit, and involved in an activity that provides focus, discipline, and positive peer role-model relationships. 


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