Monthly Archives: March 2014

Next Phase of Massapequa Station Platform Rehabilitation Project Begins

Massapequa Station Platform Replacement – Phase 1B: Summer 2013 – Spring 2014
Project Begins Changes in Parking/Platform Access

How Will This Affect Your Commute?
The next phase (1B) of the Massapequa platform project begins on Wednesday, August 21. Phase 1B is
expected to continue through early spring 2014. Customers should expect the following during this phase
of the work:

An additional section of the western half of the platform will be closed for demolition and reconstruction.
6 cars will platform instead [Read More]

Town of Oyster Bay Reminds Residents to Hire Licensed Landscapers

With fall right around the corner, many residents may be looking into hiring a landscaper to take care of yard work. Oyster Bay Town Clerk James Altadonna Jr. reminds residents that for their own protection, they should make sure they hire only Town-licensed landscapers.

“In 1997, the Town approved a local law mandating that all persons, companies or corporations doing landscaping for hire in the Town of Oyster Bay be licensed by the Town,” Town [Read More]

Receiver Stefanich Reminds Residents of How to Avoid Late Tax Payment Penalties

Oyster Bay Town Receiver of Taxes James J. Stefanich reminds residential property owners that it is essential and mandatory to notify his office upon satisfying their mortgage.

In addition, Receiver Stefanich encourages residents who recently purchased a home, condominium or co-op unit, or just refinanced or transferred the mortgage on their property, to be sure that notification in writing is sent to James J. Stefanich, Receiver of Taxes, Town of Oyster Bay, 74 Audrey Avenue, [Read More]

Town Clerk’s Office a One Stop Passport Facility

Town Clerk James Altadonna Jr. reminds residents that the Town Clerk’s Office is a designated Passport Acceptance Facility.

“Citizens may apply for their United States Passports at both Town Clerk offices, 54 Audrey Avenue, Oyster Bay, and 977 Hicksville Road, Massapequa, Monday through Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.,” Town Clerk Altadonna said. “The Clerk’s office is also open until 7:30 p.m. on the 2nd Tuesday (Town Hall North) and the 4th Tuesday (Town Hall [Read More]

Councilman Coschignano Offers Brochure on S.O.R.T. Program

Oyster Bay Town Councilman Chris J. Coschignano advises residents that the Town has an informative, free brochure entitled “How To Be A Good S.O.R.T., which gives a comprehensive overview of the Town’s curbside recycling program.

“Oyster Bay’s S.O.R.T. (Separate Oyster Bay’s Recyclables Today) program is one of the most successful curbside recycling programs in the nation thanks to the enthusiastic cooperation of Town residents,” Councilman Coschignano stated. “However, a successful recycling program depends on the [Read More]

Supervisor Venditto Offers Tips on Preparing Taxes

April 15: Ask almost any American adult about the significance of that day and they will tell you that is when their income tax is due. For 2014, the due date for filing all income taxes, April 15 falls on a TUESDAY. It may seem a long way off, but please don’t wait until the last minute to prepare your taxes, advises Oyster Bay Town Supervisor John Venditto, who offers some advice for those [Read More]