Leaving a thoughtful mark at Central Blvd. School

The “Thoughtful Thursday” series at the Bethpage Union Free School District’s Central Boulevard Elementary School continued on March 28 as students created bookmarks in honor of National Library Week. Held from April 7-13, this initiative recognizes the value libraries provide every day as valuable tools and resources for all ages. Students colored and decorated bookmarks that will be displayed and […]

Powerlifter earns four gold medals in 2019 Special Olympics

It was nothing but gold for Special Olympics athlete, Michelle “Angel “ Athenas, as the powerlifter earned four gold medals during the competition in the United Arab Emirates last month. The 34 year old, who is a resident of FREE (Family Residence and Essentials Enterprises) in Old Bethpage, medaled in three separate events, including the bench press, squat and deadlift. […]

Supervisor Joseph Saladino (front row left), Councilman Joseph D. Muscarella (back row third from right), Councilman Anthony D. Macagnone (back row right), Councilwoman Michele M. Johnson (back row right), Councilman Louis B. Imbroto (back row second from left), Councilman Thomas P. Hand (back row fourth from left), Councilman Steve Labriola (back row third from left), Town Clerk James Altadonna Jr. (back row third from right) and Receiver of Taxes James J. Stefanich (back row left).

Town honors Bethpage HS Kickline

Oyster Bay Town Supervisor Joseph Saladino recently joined with colleagues on the Town Board and recognized Bethpage High School Varsity Golden Girls and Company Kickline for winning the National Championship in Small Varsity Kick, as well as other high honors at the 2019 National Dance Alliance Championship recently held in Orlando, Florida. Locally they were the Regional Champions in Small […]

How to avoid late tax payments

Oyster Bay Town Receiver of Taxes, James J. Stefanich, reminds residential property owners that it is essential and mandatory to notify his office upon satisfying their mortgage.  In addition, Receiver Stefanich encourages residents who recently purchased a home, condominium or co-op unit, or just refinanced or transferred the mortgage on their property, to be sure that notification in writing is […]

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Employee arrested for illegal videotaping at salon

Nassau County Police arrested a Wantagh man for allegedly secretly video taping a customer in a private room at a tanning salon. According to detectives, on Tuesday, Jake Gabler-Colotti, 22,  who was employed by Beach Bum Tanning, 3151 Hempstead Turnpike, was observed by a female customer using a camera to video tape her while she was in a private tanning […]

Hicksville business: closed because of compliance problems

There will be no more bow and arrows at the C&B Archery Center in Hicksville, as the business recently shut its doors after operating  in the town for more than a decade. The Town of Oyster Bay helped to spur that decision along after enforcing requirements in 2016 that the business needed to adhere to. “After operating illegally for more […]

Town demolishes Bethpage “zombie home”

The Town of Oyster Bay demolished a so-called “zombie home” on Warwick Place on April 1st, with the consent of the homeowner, after a judge allowed inspectors to access the property last fall. At that time, water was seen coming out of the home due to burst pipes, the Town said. The Town said the property violated many requirements of […]

Second half school taxes due

Town residents are reminded that the Second Half of the 2018-2019 School Tax Levy is due on April 1st, but can be paid without penalty through May 10th.  Please be certain to sign your check, payable to James J. Stefanich, Receiver of Taxes.  Indicate your property’s S.D. Code, Section, Block, Lot and telephone number on the check. “By law, a […]

Students at Central Boulevard Elementary School participated in a Dr. Seuss-themed reading celebration on March 22.

Celebrating reading with Dr. Seuss

The primary remedial reading teachers at the Bethpage Union Free School District’s Central Boulevard Elementary School held a Dr. Seuss-themed reading celebration for students on March 22. They welcomed students to a set of four activities set up in the school’s all-purpose room. Students rotated stations that featured Dr. Seuss’ famous books and characters. They created hats from Dr. Seuss’ […]

Town honors “Employer of the Month”

Oyster Bay Town Supervisor Joseph Saladino (right) recently joined with CEO Raj Bhatia, COO Murali Krishnan (left) and President Nidhi Bhatia (second from right) of New York Belt Corporation of Hicksville which was honored as the Town of Oyster Bay “Employer of the Month.” New York Belt Corporation is an outstanding leather goods manufacturer with an unparalleled reputation for creating […]