2021-09-03

Free activities for seniors begin Sept. 13

The Town of Oyster Bay has announced a variety of free weekday senior citizens fall activities offered by the Department of Community and Youth Services (CYS) in community centers and parks throughout the Town.  Book Club, music, bingo, rummikub, line dancing, and tai chi are just some of the activities seniors can enjoy as part of this year’s program, which runs […]

Hicksville man charged in elder scam

A Hicksville man has been charged with allegedly scamming an elderly woman out of $86,000 in a scam. According to Nassau County Police detectives, on Friday, July 9th an 87-year-old Westbury woman received a letter through US mail claiming she had won the Publishers Clearing House Sweepstakes. The female victim contacted the phone number listed on the mailer and was instructed […]

Foundation helps promote positivity, kindness through dance


The organization is known as ‘This Is My S.W.A.G Foundation, and its goal is to help students become stronger versions of themselves through arts, movement, and leadership programs. the not-for-profit was founded by Kershel Anthony, a Levittown resident, who has helped create dance and fitness programs for school districts. “I established this foundation in 2019, because I wanted to help raise money […]

Town announces fall sports programs

The Town of Oyster Bay invites residents to take part in Fall Athletic Programs for basketball, badminton, and volleyball, beginning on October 5th at the Town of Oyster Bay Hicksville Athletic Center. All athletic programs are co-ed and open to individuals 18 and over. “The Town’s athletic programs offer a great opportunity for residents to take to the court, improve their skills […]

Cultural enrichment workshops through Town of OB

The Town of Oyster Bay Department of Community and Youth Services, Cultural and Performing Arts Division (CAPA) will offer exciting Cultural Enrichment programs for the fall 2021 season, and registration for all programs is now open. “I am pleased to announce that the Town’s Cultural Enrichment Program will return this fall, as these enrichment programs offer residents the opportunity to […]

Fatal accident at town garage

An employee at the Town of Oyster Bay garage in Old Bethpage was killed when he fell through a roof on Thursday, August 19th at 10:55 a.m. According to Nassau County Police, Felix Chicas, 56, of Brentwood, suffered severe body trauma do to the fall at the facility, which is located at 101 Sweet Hollow Road. He was pronounced dead […]

Registration for Youth Ice Hockey program

The Town of Oyster Bay has announced that registration for the Town’s 2021-2022 Fall/Winter Youth Ice Hockey Program will begin on September 8. This youth hockey program features hockey development, skill programs in ice skating, stickhandling and shooting, and education in the advanced concepts and subtleties of the game. It is open to boys and girls ages 3-14. “The Town […]

Man charged in Hicksville occupied burglary

Nassau County Police arrested an Elmont man for allegedly burglarizing an occupied home in Hicksville on Friday, November 27th at 7:30 p.m. According to detectives, two male subjects forcibly entered a Cedar Street residence through the door to a basement, which was occupied by a 26-year-old male victim.  Once inside the residence, one of the subjects allegedly began punching the […]

Plainview teen organizes film festival for good cause


A teenager from Plainview came up with the idea to create a film festival to benefit St Jude’s Children’s Hospital and to focus a spotlight on independent filmmakers and actors. Jesse Sheps, a junior at Plainview-Old Bethpage JFK High School, held the event at the Ocean Beach Community Center in Fire Island this past weekend. The event was entitled the “Fire […]

Postal inspectors make arrests for mail theft

Nassau County Police and United States Postal Inspectors arrested two men for allegedly stealing mail from the West John Street Post Office on Monday, August 30th at 4 a.m.. According to Nassau County Police detectives, the Second Squad was assisting the United States Postal Inspectors investigation regarding larcenies of mail from their Hicksville location. During their investigation two male suspects […]