Community collects school supplies, clothing for needy kids

Nassau County Legislator Joshua Lafazan (Woodbury) and a team of community partners joined forces to gather hundreds of donations for the Youth and Family Counseling Agency (YFCA) of Oyster Bay-East Norwich during a successful back-to-school clothing and supply drive on Saturday, Aug. 7. Organizers gathered new and unused backpacks, sneakers, socks, school supplies, clothing and other back-to-school essentials. The drive […]

Casino bus trip

The Catholic Daughters of the Americas will be hosting a bus trip to Wind Creek Bethlehem (formerly Sands) Casino in Bethlehem, PA on Tuesday, September 28th. Cost of $44 per person includes the driver’s tip and a $35 give back for slots play. Please arrive at 8:30 a.m. Return at approximately 8:30 p.m. Parking is at 999 South Oyster Bay […]

Plainview sophomore goes for gold

While many students are spending their summer vacations at the beach or working a summer job, things look a little different for Plainview-Old Bethpage John F. Kennedy High School (POBJFKHS) sophomore, Michael D’Ambrosio. The rising baseball superstar recently made the roster for the 15U Team USA Baseball Team for the South Region of the NTIS (National Team Identification Search) for […]

Children’s Cancer Awareness Month

Town to hold 9/11 Remembrance Ceremony

The Town of Oyster Bay will hold a Remembrance Ceremony for the victims of the September 11, 2001 Attacks on America on Thursday, September 9th at 7 p.m. at TOBAY Beach.  A 9/11 Light Tribute will illuminate the skies along the shoreline in memory of those lost that tragic September morning. At the ceremony, the Town will unveil new names inscribed […]

Town offers Toddler Arts and Crafts Program

The Town of Oyster Bay has announced that the popular Toddler Arts & Crafts Program will be offered again this Fall, beginning on September 28. This 8-week program offers classes at the Town’s Ice Skating Center Community Room in Bethpage and at the Hicksville Athletic Center, and is open to children ages 2 through 4. “The Town’s Toddler Arts & […]

Book Drive to support The Book Fairies

The Town of Oyster Bay has announced the launch of a Children’s and Young Adults Book Drive to benefit The Book Fairies, a not-for-profit organization that collects reading materials for people in need throughout Long Island and the metropolitan area. Collection bins will be located at Town Hall North in Oyster Bay, Town Hall South in Massapequa and at the […]

Town offers emergency rental assistance

The Town of Hempstead and the  Long Island Housing Partnership, Inc. (LIHP), are reminding residents they still have an opportunity to apply for the Emergency Rental Assistance Program (ERAP), as the second round is set to begin on August 17th. ERAP is a program directed to tenants and landlords who are facing housing insecurity because of the COVID-19 pandemic. Town […]

Town unveils historical marker celebrating ‘Swedetown’

Oyster Bay Town Supervisor Joseph Saladino joined the Central Park (Bethpage) Historical Society and the family of Bob Albertson to unveil a historical marker celebrating the immigrant community of Swedetown in Bethpage. Placed at the corner of Flamingo Lane and Caffrey Avenue, it marks the heart of what was once Swedetown Village, a community of Scandinavian immigrants who formed a […]

Levittown students learn marine life lessons

Students entering grades 5-8 took in the Levittown Public Schools explored Long Island’s marine life and received hands-on science lessons as part of the district’s Marine Biology summer program this summer. Facilitated by Director of Science Kevin McDermott, General Douglas MacArthur High School science teacher Dr. David Friedman, and naturalists from Nassau BOCES Outdoor and Environmental Education Program, the students […]