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Celebrate Boys & Girls Club Week With ‘Family Volleyball Night’

Friday, 25 March 2011 00:00

The Boys & Girls Club of Oyster Bay-East Norwich is delighted to be joining thousands of Boys & Girls Clubs across the country in celebrating National Boys & Girls Club Week, March 21 – 25. Members of the club’s Before, After and Drop-In Programs will be participating in activities throughout the week to celebrate! Special gym, arts and crafts, and gamesroom tournaments and friendly competitions are planned. The club will wrap-up Boys & Girls Club Week with its very first “Family Volleyball Night!” 

 

Local Women Score In Caumsett Park 25 K-Run

Friday, 25 March 2011 00:00

Congratulations to Katherine Cimonetti of Bayville and Danielle Messinger of Oyster Bay, who scored as the top two finishers in the March 6, Caumsett State Park 25-Kilometer Run. Katherine and Danielle ran most of the five 5-kilometer loops in tandem, finishing together as the overall women’s winners, both timed in 1:48:46., a pace of 7:01 per mile for more than 15.5 miles.

The Run served as the 2011 USA Track & Field - Long Island Association 25-Kilometer Championship.

 

Nassau County Announces Beginning of Adult Summer Lacrosse League Signup

Friday, 18 March 2011 00:00

The Nassau County Adult Summer Lacrosse League has begun signing up teams. The league will run from June 13 through August 19, with games played on state-of-the-art turf fields at Mitchel Athletic Complex in Uniondale and Cantiague Park in Hicksville. The games will be played from 7 to 9 p.m.

The league will incorporate six divisions: Intermediate “A” and “B”; “Advanced” for higher competition; “Open” for highest-level competition; and “Over 30” and “Over 40” years of age.

For more information, call 516-571-7052 or email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it . To learn more about the league, visit www.nassaucountyny.gov/parks and look for the “Athletic Leagues” link on the right-hand side of the page.

 

Annual Polar Bear Plunge Has a Gigantic Following

Written by D.F. Karppi Friday, 18 March 2011 00:00

It’s amazing how many people are willing to jump into the winter waters of Oyster Bay Harbor for a good cause. The United Cerebral Palsy Association of Nassau County, Inc. (ucpn) hosted its 7th Annual Polar Bear Plunge benefit fundraiser at Theodore Roosevelt Town Park and Marina in Oyster Bay. The parking lot was in the midst of a construction project to create new playing fields but it didn’t deter the crowd. It was a rain or shine event and luckily the rain waited until the swimmers were out of the water!

 

Two OBHS Wrestlers Earn a Spot in the NYS Championships

Written by Doug Axman Friday, 11 March 2011 00:00

The Baymen Wrestling Team completed a successful season at the Nassau County Wrestling Championships held at Oyster Bay High School and Hofstra University.

Jack Leguelaff defended his title by winning the 103 lb Nassau County Championship for the second year in a row. Jack had a “tech fall” of his opponent in the final period of the match. A tech fall is when a wrestler defeats his opponent by 15 points. Jack won by a score of 15 to 0 and received the Most Valuable Wrestler Award for his outstanding performance in the tournament.

 

Wellness Walk Organizers Invite You to Join in the Fun

Friday, 11 March 2011 00:00
The community is invited to participate in the Sixth Annual Community Wellness Walk on Saturday, April 9 (rain or shine) at The Life Enrichment Center at Oyster Bay (formerly Doubleday Babcock Senior Center), 45 East Main St., Oyster Bay. Registration begins at 9 a.m. Before the Walk, the Center’s Zumba instructor will have a warm-up session; after the walk, there will be mini-sessions of Health & Wellness exercise programs. Nurses will be on hand to take blood pressure readings and a massage therapist will be available for a mini-massage. 
 

ArtWalk Thursday March 3 Features Real Estate Event

Friday, 04 March 2011 00:00

This week, during ArtWalk Thursday, March 3, the Oyster Bay Main Street Association is planning to welcome building owners, brokers and members of the business community to their Real Estate Networking After Hours event. It will help them find out about space available in downtown Oyster Bay.

Members of the OBMSA and the Oyster Bay Chamber of Commerce will be on hand to answer any questions you have about opening a business in Oyster Bay.

 

The Lady Islanders Hold Bowl-A-Thon at Garden City Lanes

Friday, 04 March 2011 00:00

On Thursday, Feb. 3, AMF Garden City Lanes transformed from a bowling alley into an Islanders playground, as eight players laced up their clown-like, ruby-red bowling shoes and hit the hardwood with some of their biggest fans. The Lady Islanders Girls Ice Hockey Program of Long Island held their second annual Bowl-A-Thon in conjunction with the Islanders to fundraise for their Under-19, Under-14, Under-12 and Under-10 teams. The four female squads, solicited sponsors for this year’s event, collecting over $6,000 to help pay for ice time, jerseys, equipment, tournament registrations, league fees and more. In addition to raising money, the girls were rewarded with the opportunity to bowl with some of their hockey heroes. They also had the chance to take numerous photos with the boys in blue and brought home bags full of autographed yearbooks and player cards. Veterans Matt Moulson, Bruno Gervais and Josh Bailey led the way and brought rookie teammates Nathan Lawson, Ty Wishart, Jeremy Colliton and Travis Hamonic along for the evening’s festivities.

 

Physical Therapist/Star Runner Heather Williams Enthralls All

Friday, 25 February 2011 00:00

Spoke on Why Runners Get Injured...and Prevention

The featured speaker at the February 15 Open General Meeting of the Greater Long Island Running Club was Heather Williams, the co-owner (with husband Greg Fives) of Northport Physical Therapy, as well as one of Long Island’s premiere runners.  Her topic – one of interest to all runners: “Why Runners Get Injured...and how to Prevent it.”

 

OBHS Boys Fencing Team: Nassau County Champions

Friday, 25 February 2011 00:00

Ever since Coach John Bruckner and Assistant Coach Chris Hammond took over the Fencing program at Oyster Bay High School, they have built a winning tradition year after year. The 2010 – 2011 season brings more accolades to OBEN Athletics.

 

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