Town of Oyster Bay named ‘Tree City USA’

The Town of Oyster Bay recently received an esteemed designation by the United States Arbor Day Foundation. The Town was designated ‘Tree City USA’ by the organization. This is the 29th year that the Town has been recognized for its commitment to effective urban forest management.   Town Supervisor, Joe Saladino said the honor was a culmination of all the […]

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Rain Barrel Pickup Day

Blood drive planned for June 19th in Hicksville

With hospitals facing a nationwide blood shortage, Oyster Bay Town Councilman Tom Hand invites residents to attend a Blood Collection Drive on Wednesday, June 19th from 1pm to 7pm at the Hicksville Athletic Center, located at 167 S. Broadway in Hicksville. Councilman Hand stated, “Blood supplies are critically needed for local hospitals to meet the demand and continue saving lives. […]

Town, health officials raise funds for cancer research

Town of Oyster Bay board members recently partnered with Catholic Health and Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center to host the Empire State Ride Long Island, a charity bike ride through the North Shore to raise funds to end cancer and fund lifesaving clinical trials for new treatment options. Councilman Labriola successfully completed the ride, cycling 8 miles and personally raising hundreds […]

Adult changing tables installed in town parks

The Town of Oyster bay has created a new initiative to enhance the inclusivity and accessibility of Oyster Bay’s parks – the installation of adult changing tables. Designated public restrooms at Allen Park in Farmingdale, Burns Park in Massapequa, and the Town Ice Skating Center in Bethpage now have adult changing tables, and the town plans to install a total of […]

Town pools to open June 22nd

All Town of Oyster Bay community pools will open for the season beginning on Saturday, June 22nd. The Town of Oyster Bay operates five pool facilities, including Bethpage Community Park, Marjorie Post Community Park, Plainview-Old Bethpage Community Park, Syosset-Woodbury Community Park, and a saltwater pool at Tappen Beach in Glenwood Landing.  “The warm, sunny days of summer are nearly upon […]

Town beaches to open one week early on June 15th

The Town of Oyster Bay has announced that all Town of Oyster Bay beaches will officially open for business with lifeguards on duty beginning Saturday, June 15, 2024. Town beaches were previously set to open a week later, on June 22nd.  The Oyster Bay Town Board has restricted beach access to residents only. Town Supervisor Joseph Saladino stated, “Great news […]

Volunteers needed to help terrapin turtles

The Town of Oyster Bay and Friends of the Bay will be co-hosting a Terrapin Survival and Beach Cleanup Day on Saturday, June 15,  from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. at Centre Island Beach.  “The Town of Oyster Bay joined forces with Friends of the Bay to launch ‘Team Terrapin,’ to help protect the diamondback terrapin turtle, as this small […]

Town offers new beach yoga classes

The Town of Oyster Bay is offering a new 10-week yoga program at Philip B. Healey Beach at Florence Avenue in Massapequa. Classes are offered Wednesdays throughout the summer, beginning July 10, for a 6 a.m. to 7 a.m. or 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. session. “The Town is proud to offer residents a variety of programs and services including […]

Levittown Memorial Day Parade

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