2019-05-24

2019-05-24 E-Edition

Bethpage Library to hold program on Vanderbilt Parkway


On Thursday, May 30 starting at 7 p.m. Garden City Village Historian William Bellmer and Town of North Hempstead Historian Howard Kroplick will present on the iconic Long Island Motor Parkway’s stretch in Garden City, which dates back approximately 111 years. The presentation will feature rare photos of the construction of the Motor Parkway from the Garden City Archives and […]

Vaping industry speaks out about Town’s new regulations


In a Town Hall meeting last month, the Town of Oyster Bay proposed a legislation on vaping stores within the Town, restricting their base of operations. Earlier this month, representatives of the vaping and e-cigarette industry spoke out about the unfair limitations of the proposed legislation. Cheryl Richter, Executive Director of the New York State Vapor Association, attended a Town […]

Town honors Ann Albertson as Woman of Distinction

The Town of Oyster Bay has honored Ann Albertson of Bethpage as a Woman of Distinction. Ann, a longtime resident of Bethpage, is an original founder of the Central Park Historical Society, which documents Bethpage’s proud history. Several years ago, Ann noticed that her beloved community was changing, so she joined fellow residents in preserving artifacts, pictures and personal memories […]

College Notes

On May 16, Rebecca Gofter of Levittown was one of New York Institute of Technology’s 56 nursing students from the Class of 2019 who were welcomed into the profession with a pinning ceremony. Nursing school pinning ceremonies are a rite of passage celebrating the completion of a student’s training as he or she graduates and goes on to pursue a […]

New State Sen. Thomas hosts town hall meeting


The Levittown Public Library was another stop in a series of New York State Senator Kevin Thomas’s Town Hall meetings. Over thirty people attended the meeting, which took place on Thursday, May 16th. Topics at the meeting included everything from legalizing recreational marijuana in the County to the expansion of the underground plume in Bethpage. One Levittown resident asked about […]

Summer positions working with special needs children, adults

Town of Oyster Bay Supervisor Joseph Saladino and Councilman Steve Labriola today announced that the Town is accepting applications from experienced individuals interested in working as Activities Specialists at the Town of Oyster Bay Group Activities Program (GAP) Summer Day Camp, which provides a unique social-recreational experience for developmentally disabled town residents in a well-supervised setting over the course of […]