The East Norwich-Muttontown-Brookvilles Republican Club enjoyed their 3rd Annual Golf Classic on Wednesday, June 15 at Stonebridge Golf Links, Smithtown. The weather was perfect for a wonderful, fun-filled day.
The event was organized by the club’s president, Jarvis “Tim” Brown; Executive Leader Frank Scalera; Jean Aarons, and Kevin Ocker. The day began with breakfast, followed by a barbecue lunch, cocktails, superb dinner with awards and raffles galore.
It’s the lazy days of summer, time to relax and get out to do some fishing! Senator Owen Johnson has released an informational brochure “2011 Fishing Facts for New York Marine Recreational Fishermen”. This brochure provides a quick reference guide for size limits on fish, the season, and catch limits, as well as tips for catch and release fishing. This guide can be downloaded from the Friends of the Bay website at www.friendsofthebay.org.
The Department of Environmental Conservation has also announced that all saltwater anglers are required to register in the state’s new no-fee saltwater registry. The DEC developed the registry in compliance with recent legislation that suspended the fee associated with the state’s marine recreational fishing license for two years. The no-fee registration system will be used by the National Marine Fisheries Service and interstate fisheries regulators to set harvest quotas for marine species.
The Dodgers won a shut out game against the Padres on Saturday, June 18, winning the League Majors Division championship. In the regular season the Dodgers had a record of 6 wins, 6 losses and 2 ties.
During the playoffs the Dodgers meant business. In the quarterfinals playing against the Rays winning 4-3, semi-finals against the Reds 7-1, and championship game no scored runs. In all three playoff games the Dodgers were able to hold their opponents to only four runs. Head Coach Frank Iemmiti and assistant coaches Patrick Scognamiglio and Ray DeCarlo attribute the championship win to the fact during the course of the season each individual player put all of their personal strengths together to join together as a team!
Patrick Maloney recently won the West Side Tennis Championships for age group 12 under at the world famous West Side Tennis Club in Forest Hills. Patrick is an 11-year-old nationally ranked player from Oyster Bay.
As the 2011 spring season came to an end for the Avalanche, both coaches faced a startling reality. The team that had played together for many seasons might not be able to play together again. Youth sports on Long Island have become increasingly competitive. As players advance in skill, they are moved up into other divisions and teams.
This diverse group of athletes was facing the possibility of some players moving up and others staying. Unfortunately, there were not enough players in total to field two teams. The Avalanche was near extinction. Even after several meetings, numerous tryouts, and even an emergency board meeting with the OBEN Soccer Club, a resolution to keep the coaches and team together could not be found.
Congratulations to the Muckdogs for winning the 2011 Oyster Bay Baseball League AAA Division championship. In the regular season the Muckdogs had a record of 1 win and 7 losses, but they defeated the Raptors with a score of 13-1 in the “play-in” game to make it to the playoffs.
During the playoffs the Muckdogs’ bats came alive. In the Quarter Finals they defeated the first place Riverbandits 17-11 and in the semi-finals they defeated the second place Hotrods 11-10. In the Championship game on June 18, 2011, the Muckdogs defeated the Mudcats 12-9 in extra innings.
Over 55,779 fans watched and waited with great anticipation at the 143rd Belmont Stakes on Saturday, June 11. They waited for the sun to shine; it didn’t. They waited for the mud to turn back to Belmont’s trademark dirt; it wouldn’t. But on a day where the impossible seemed implausible, it happened.
Last year, 13-1 underdog Drosselmeyer took the third leg of the Triple Crown and this year saw much of the same with 24-1 shot Ruler on Ice.
Swim Lessons – start July 5, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., at West Harbor Beach. Come to Village Hall to obtain registration form or download from website @bayvilleny.gov. Registration is until June 13.
Swim Races – Aug. 6, at West Harbor Beach starting at 9 a.m.
The State University of New York (SUNY) College at Old Westbury will host its 10th Annual Summer Polo Match and Lawn Party on Sunday, June 26, from 2:30 to 6 p.m. at Hickox Field in Old Westbury. This championship polo tradition raises funds to support academic and programmatic enhancements at the College, while also honoring those who advocate for the preservation of Long Island’s open spaces.
Sagamore Yacht Club officers and members officially welcomed the start of the boating season at the traditional Opening Day Ceremonies on Sunday, May 22. Past Commodore Rob Casale was Master of Ceremonies.
The club was appropriately decorated with the boating colors and the officers’ boats were at the dock also displaying the colors.
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