Town launches bike safety poster contest

The Town of Oyster Bay has launched a new poster contest on bike safety,open to 5th grade students in the Town of Oyster Bay. “Many residents have shared their concerns about bike safety here in the Town of Oyster Bay with us, as drivers and youngsters alike are often unsure of safe biking practices,” Town Supervisor Joseph Saladino said. “We […]

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County legislator seeks to establish ‘Harry Chapin Day’

Nassau County Legislator Arnold W. Drucker (D – Plainview) joined Harry Chapin’s son, Josh, and leaders of Long Island Cares – The Harry Chapin Food Bank at the organization’s Essential Market in Bethpage on Monday, May 2 to unveil legislation that would designate July 16 as Harry Chapin Day in Nassau County. Not only would recognizing the acclaimed musician and […]

76 year-old pedestrian hit by 82 year-old driver

A 76 year old man was struck by a car on Hempstead Turnpike at Emerson Avenue, Levittown, on Monday, May 2nd at 1:13 p.m. According to Nassau County Police detectives, a 2022 Hyundai, driven by an 82-year-old woman struck the pedestrian while traveling eastbound on Hempstead Turnpike. The driver remained at the scene. As a result of the collision, the […]

Queens man arrested in stabbing

Nassau County Police arrested a Queens man on Monday, May 2nd, after he allegedly stabbed a man in a Plainview parking lot. According to police, officers responded to a 911 call at 7 pm for a man who had been stabbed in the parking lot of 170 Express Street.  Upon arrival, officers found a 42 year-old victim with a severe laceration […]

Bethpage school budget information

The Bethpage School District will hold its budget vote and trustee election on Tuesday, May 17, from 7 AM – 9 PM  at the Bethpage High School gymnasium, located at 10 Cherry Ave., Bethpage. The regular meeting of the Board of Education will take place on Tuesday, May 31, at  7:30PM at Bethpage High School Auditorium

‘Art in the Park’ Craft Sale

The Town of Oyster Bay will be holding a new “Art in the Park” Craft Sale on Saturday, May 21st at Theodore Roosevelt Memorial Park & Beach in Oyster Bay. At the event, local artists and artisans will sell hand-crafted goods, ceramics, watercolors, and more, while live music, food trucks, and activities for kids will also be available for families. “We are […]

Winners of Town’s Environmental Poster Contest recognized

Oyster Bay Town Supervisor Joseph Saladino, along with Councilman Tom Hand and Receiver of Taxes Jeff Pravato, joined with The Waterfront Center to congratulate the winners of the Town of Oyster Bay’s 2022 Environmental Poster Contest ‘How Plastic Pollution Harms Our Waterways.’ Recognized were 1st Prize Winner Victoria Waqar of Mrs. McGarvey’s 4th Grade Class at Charles Campagne Elementary School […]

Town celebrates Arbor Day with tree plantings

Officials from the Town of Oyster Bay joined with environmental advocates to plant trees in celebration of Arbor Day. The trees were purchased as part of a grant awarded to the Town by the New York Urban Forestry Council. The Town worked with Friends of the Bay, Cornell Cooperative Extension – Nassau County, and the Nassau County Soil and Water Conservation […]

Irish History forum on civil war

On Saturday, May 21st, the Irish Family History Forum will hold a presentation at the Bethpage Public Library “The Effect of the Civil War on Irish Immigrants.”  Presenter Patrick Young, Special Professor of Immigration Law, Hofstra University will discuss the effect of the Civil War on Irish Immigrants; their participation in the military; the effect of the massive loss of […]

2022-05-06 E-Edition