April 20 Hearings Scheduled on Creation of Recreation District and Rezoning of Properties Within SGPA
Local laws to create a special Recreation (REC) District within the Town's Special Groundwater Protection Area (SGPA) and to rezone certain properties within the SGPA to REC and lower density residential zoning classifications will be subjects of a Tuesday, April 20, public hearing by the Oyster Bay Town Board, according to Town Supervisor John Venditto.
Local Roadway Improvements Waiting for President's Approval
Congressman Steve Israel recently announced that he secured $14 million for local transportation projects. The money is part of the six-year transportation bill that funds federal highways, transit and safety programs. It will now have to be reconciled with a Senate bill and be signed by the president.
Syosset Lacrosse in Big Win Over Farmingdale
The Syosset Varsity Lacrosse team played their sixth game of the year Saturday night at Farmingdale against the Dalers. The Braves came in looking to make up for their loss against Baldwin earlier in the week and to give head coach John Calabria his first win after the birth of his third child just two days earlier. This game was also a rematch of last year's Nassau Class A Championship.
Relay For Life" Meetings Scheduled in April and May
The Jericho School District is currently planning its second annual "Relay For Life." With the support of the American Cancer Society, the district will be hosting the "Relay" at the Jericho Middle/High School complex on May 22 and 23. "Relay For Life" is an overnight celebration of hope, progress, and answers. Groups of friends, families, neighbors and co-workers form teams and walk around our high school track to raise funds, awareness and the spirits of those present. Last year, the Jericho "Relay" registered more than 900 participants and raised in excess of $80,000. It is an incredibly exciting and emotional event that is not to be missed.
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