Local coaches Alex Gallego and Larry Van Patten brought talent from Oyster Bay, Bayville, and young athletes from the Hispanic Cultural Center (CCU) together to build one of Oyster Bay’s most competitive youth soccer teams, the Avalanche.
“We’ve put together a very diverse and special group of young men. It includes some from the CCU who are still learning English to help them integrate into this culture,” said Coach Gallego.
The First Annual Michael Trama Memorial 5K Walk/Run will be held on Sunday, Sept. 26, at 9 a.m. at Centre Island Beach in Bayville. The charity fundraiser is in honor of Michael Trama. Michael who died in March 2010. He was a local coach, founder of Locust Valley Bayville Soccer Club; and a coach to many of the children of the Locust Valley/Bayville families. Sponsored by numerous local businesses and community members, the event will benefit the educational fund for the children of Michael Trama.
Centre Island Beach in Bayville will be the place to be for summer fun when the American Red Cross in Nassau County celebrates its 21st Annual Swim-A-Cross, Saturday, July 24, with a huge family-friendly party on the beach.
The East Norwich Juniors took 1st Place for Best Appearing Juniors in 5th Battalion Parade in Locust Valley. A total of 18 juniors came out to march that night. Led by Captain Henrietta McDonald who is also 1st Vice President of the Nassau County Junior Firefighter Association. They competed against other juniors in their Battalion and hoped for the best, they waited around until after 10 p.m. to hopefully hear the news that they had won.
Bayville’s Paula Hastings recently completed a 35-mile trek in the 7th Annual LI 2 Day Breast Cancer Walk as a member of the Adelphi NY Statewide Breast Cancer Hotline & Support Program team. This year’s walk, which was held in early June, raised nearly $400,000. These funds are distributed to local breast cancer organizations on Long Island, including the Adelphi Program.
The Adelphi NY Statewide Breast Cancer Hotline & Support Program offers information and emotional support to those concerned about breast cancer. The hotline can be reached at 800-877-8077. You are not alone.
William Hansler of the NYPD Racing Team was a convincing winner in the 19th annual David Lerner Associates Long Island Police Appreciation 5 Kilometer Run held in Eisenhower Park on the evening of June 10, crossing the finish line in 16:39 - exactly one minute in front of the incredible 58 year old Chris Webber of the Super Runner’s Shop Team. Hansler’s NYPD teammate Shaun Mara scored in 3rd place OA.
The Muttontown Preserve will host a guided hike, “Meadow Wildflowers,” on Sunday, July 11, from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. The hike will include the exploration of several meadows, upland woods and trails, as well as displays of more than 30 species of wildflowers.
The Oyster Bay boys track team finally amassed enough successful efforts to dethrone Carle Place, a team that had won the Division Championship ten years in a row. The victory was truly a team effort, as the hurdlers, sprinters, jumpers and distance runners all contributed greatly to the victory. Oyster Bay earned 148 points, followed by Carle Place with 89 points.
Another fun-filled and exciting brand new 7-week Summer Camp Program is being planned at the Boys & Girls Club of Oyster Bay-East Norwich. Registration is currently in progress.
The Oyster Bay High School Varsity Baseball Team won its fourth consecutive County Championship with a two game sweep of Locust Valley in the best of three series.
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