Monthly Archives: May 2014

Supervisor Venditto Offers Safety Tips on Gas Grills

Hamburgers, steaks, hotdogs…no matter what you cook, it always seems to taste better when it’s barbecued, according to Town Supervisor John Venditto. With May designated as “National Barbecue Month,” the Supervisor offers some safety tips for residents who use propane/ gas grills.
“People love to barbecue for reasons that run the gamut from the great taste of the food, to keeping the kitchen cool to it’s just plain fun, which accounts for the growing number [Read More]

Supervisor Venditto Issues Precautions to Combat Lyme Disease

Oyster Bay Town Supervisor John Venditto issued his annual advisory to residents urging them to educate themselves about the precautions that should be taken when venturing into the outdoors so as to prevent contracting Lyme Disease.
“Lyme Disease is a potentially serious infection that can produce skin, arthritic, cardiac and neurological illness,” Supervisor Venditto explained. “Once the temperature rises above 40 degrees, the deer tick becomes active and is a prime carrier of the disease. [Read More]

Councilman Muscarella: Blood Drive Collects 101 Pints

Oyster Bay Town Councilman Joe Muscarella announced that the Town collected 101 pints of blood at its April 24th drive, and thanked Town employees and local residents for their assistance in making the drive a success. Originally slated for March 6th, the Town of Oyster Bay was asked to move their date by the New York Blood Center to accommodate other blood drives affected by the recent snow storms. Despite the move, the Town’s [Read More]