Monthly Archives: February 2014

Oyster Bay Offers Brochure on Hazardous Material Alternatives

Hazardous materials can be found in almost all households, according to Oyster Bay Town Councilwoman Michele M. Johnson, who announced that the Town has available to residents an informative brochure entitled Hazardous Material Alternatives.

“Some chores around the house require using products containing hazardous substances,” Councilwoman Johnson said. “There are many instances, though, when we can choose a non-hazardous or less hazardous alternative product to get the same result. This brochure provides a list of [Read More]

Supervisor Venditto: Residents Reminded to Register for SWIFT911

Town of Oyster Bay residents are reminded to register for emergency notifications from the Town, sent out through the SWIFT911 service, Town Supervisor John Venditto announced.

“The Town’s SWIFT911 system has proven instrumental in the last few years in distributing emergency notifications to residents, specifically in events such as the several recent snow storms we’ve experienced,” Supervisor Venditto said. “Through our SWIFT911 notifications, the Town is able to communicate effectively to our residents before, during, [Read More]

Reminder: Don’t Feed Wild Fowl On Town Property

Oyster Bay Town Councilman Joe Pinto reminds residents that feeding migratory waterfowl on Town property is prohibited and may result in a fine.

“Many people think they are helping migratory waterfowl, including ducks, geese, seagulls and swans, by feeding them, but in reality, they are not,” Councilman Pinto said. “Food handouts often result in large numbers of birds competing for very limited food supplies in small areas. Such crowding and competition for food, combined with [Read More]

Supervisor Venditto Offers Energy Conservation Tips

With gas and oil prices still high, many people are trying harder than ever to conserve energy. Oyster Bay Town Supervisor John Venditto reminds residents that high prices are just one reason to conserve energy.

“Anyone who owns a home or drives a vehicle has been impacted by the high energy prices,” Supervisor Venditto stated. “Our energy resources are not infinite, and in the long run, energy conservation is good for the environment, as well [Read More]