Often in the game of football, the defensive players get overlooked for the high-profile players, like quarterbacks, running backs, and wide receivers. A week ago Newsday singled out an OBHS Varsity defensive player as a “Player to Watch.”
In the first game of the season played Saturday, Sept. 19, at Memorial Field against the Rams of Clark High School, Matt Comack certainly lived up to the title. Clark came to town as the clear favorites to beat the Baymen. Our 2009 Baymen thought differently.
Parent Ty Jimenez said, “It’s simply amazing to watch my precious son Kyle’s amazing progress due to the many dedicated professionals that work with Kyle. My son Kyle is able. He will have dreams to fulfill. The professionals at ACDS are helping to fulfill those dreams so I’m standing with ACDS. Thank you for supporting this amazing organization.”
As the New York Jets recently discovered, rookies can at times find themselves in situations that can be overwhelming. Having been appointed to the position mid-year last year, Ms. Cerrone faced her first Homecoming this fall.
Thanks to the combined efforts of the Town of Oyster Bay, Friends of the Bay and a dedicated corps of volunteers from the local community who worked together for the 24th International Coastal Cleanup, the beaches and bays of Oyster Bay are now much cleaner.
Members of the Junior Coalition of Friends of the Bay, students from East Woods School and Girl Scouts swarmed on Roosevelt and Beekman Beach, eager to help the environment. The Cub Scouts worked at Sagamore Hill National Historic Site. Since the 26th of September was also National Public Lands Day, this was especially fitting. Students from Westbury Friends School took care of the beach at Centre Island.
This year, said Walter Imperatore of Renaissance Properties Associates, they decided to rethink the event and instead have it closer to shore to keep the excitement more visible – and to have local businesses sponsor the racing boats at $500 each. The event is being worked in conjunction with the WaterFront Center, using their Sonars. The race will launch from the WFC.
On a sunny and breezy autumn day, Oyster Bay High School students, area residents and volunteers participated in the third annual swim in Oyster Bay Cove to raise funds and awareness for North Shore University Hospital’s Brain Aneurysm Center, part of the Harvey Cushing Institutes for Neuroscience.
The hills of Oyster Bay are once again calling out to the local running and walking community. The date is Saturday, Oct. 17, and the Town of Oyster Bay Supervisor’s Oyster Festival 5 Kilometer Run will be headquartered at the Town’s Community Center in Townsend Square.
The run will start on South Street (in front of the Firehouse) and the runners will make a left turn and on to (and up!) Berry Hill Road, make another left at the top of Berry Hill onto (and down!) Sandy Hill Road, turn left again onto East Main Street, and make a final left turn to the exciting finish at Townsend Square. This is the fourth year that this venerable event will be utilizing this unique course that shows off the scenic beauties of Oyster Bay at their best!
Sagamore Yacht Club held its annual junior snapper derby on Saturday morning, Sept. 12. This event is open to children, grandchildren and other relatives of members of SYC. In spite of the rainy weather, children arrived [ with parents] ready and eager to catch fish.
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