Landfill a Handful of Problems
Town Tackling Complaints from Colony Lane Residents --
The backyards of about one dozen Colony Lane residents in Syosset face the Town of Oyster Bay's former landfill site, a 33-acre area situated between Robbins Lane and the Public Works building on the LIE Service Road. Though a landfill site is never one's ideal choice for a backyard neighbor, at least, for many years, any unpleasant views of the landfill's barren turf and its bulky storage facilities were safely shrouded behind several rows of lush greenery, thus never becoming too great a nuisance.
Supervisor Revises S-2 Zoning Philosophy
Advises Town to Examine 'Golden Age' Housing Policies Now --
"S-2" Woodbury residents have been well-familiarized with this alphanumerical pair, which, in land zoning terms, stands for "Golden Age" Housing for local seniors. The most recent application entered by a landowner hoping to capitalize on this relatively new and controversial type of zoning was subjected to a hearing at Town Hall in Oyster Bay, held on Tuesday, July 7. While many themes remained the same as in previous hearings -- demand for senior housing, cost, taxes and saturation -- one thing that was markedly different was the town's and Supervisor John Venditto's stance on when to examine current S-2 law.
Worst to First: Cinderella Jayhawks Win Brentwood Tournament
It was exactly one year ago. The Jericho Jayhawks had just organized their first U-10 girls travel soccer team. The girls who tried out and made the team had never played soccer together before this date. They came together for this tournament to determine such basics as who would be keeper and who would play offense and defense. At the end of the tournament not only had the Jayhawks failed to win a game, they never once put the ball into the net!
Over 60: Phillip S.