Monthly Archives: June 2015

Councilwoman Alesia Invites Residents to Send Photos For Consideration for Town Publications

Town of Oyster Bay residents are invited to send in their photos for consideration for use in future Town publications. According to Town Councilwoman Rebecca M. Alesia, the summer season presents many opportunities for photos to be taken.
“If you flip through the pages of the 2015 Summer Program, recently mailed to all Town households, you’ll see some of the many great photos submitted by our residents,” Councilwoman Alesia said. “I encourage everyone to start [Read More]

Town Of Oyster Bay And Island Harvest Food Bank Mark Milestone In Efforts To Feed Long Island’s Hungry

Town Of Oyster Bay And Island Harvest Food Bank Mark Milestone In Efforts To Feed Long Island’s Hungry
Town of Oyster Bay Supervisor John Venditto announced that since 2007, through a partnership between the Town of Oyster Bay and Island Harvest Food Bank, more than 35,000 pounds of food has been collected to help feed people who are hungry on Long Island. The milestone, which was officially recognized prior to the Oyster Bay Town Board [Read More]

Sanitation and Recycling Collections Normal for Independence Day Weekend

Oyster Bay Town Councilwoman Rebecca M. Alesia alerts residents that sanitation and S.O.R.T. recycling collections will not be modified this year as Independence Day falls on, Saturday, July 4.
“While Town Hall will be closed in observance of the Independence Day holiday on Friday, July 3, sanitation and recycling collections will remain as normal,” Councilwoman Alesia stated. “Residents who do not have Town sanitation or recycling should check with their carters to see what their [Read More]

Receiver Stefanich: Second Half General Taxes Due

Oyster Bay Town residents are reminded that the Second Half of the 2015 General Tax Levy is due on July 1st, but can be paid without penalty through August 10th. Please be certain to sign your check, payable to James J. Stefanich, Receiver of Taxes. Indicate your property’s S.D. Code, Section, Block, Lot and Phone number on the check.
“By law, a taxpayer has a 40-day penalty free period from the date the tax is [Read More]

Councilman Macagnone Offers Guidelines on Pool Safety

With the start of summer, many homeowners will take the cover off of their backyard pool, and go for a swim. Oyster Bay Town Councilman Anthony D. Macagnone reminds homeowners to make sure that their pools are maintained in a responsible way to reduce and eliminate safety risks.
“On a hot summer day, it is so refreshing to enjoy a backyard pool,” Councilman Macagnone said. “It’s a great way to beat the heat, and backyard [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 Coschignano Gives Tips on Preventing Spread of West Nile Virus

Oyster Bay Town Councilman Chris J. Coschignano encourages residents to take simple but effective steps to protect themselves from the West Nile virus. The potentially serious illness is spread through mosquito bites, and the Councilman reminds residents that they can take precautions to reduce the mosquito population, and lower the risk of being bitten.
“The Town of Oyster Bay offers many fun-filled outdoor activities to enjoy, however, the return of warmer temperatures also brings the [Read More]

Supervisor Venditto: Remember Korean War Veterans on Upcoming Anniversary

Oyster Bay Town Supervisor John Venditto is asking residents to join with him in remembering and commemorating the U.S. service members who served in the Korean War. The Korean War began on June 25, 1950, when the North Korean People’s Army crossed the 38th Parallel which divides Korea into North and South to this day. The fighting stopped three years later with the Armistice Agreement.
“We will never forget the hard work and sacrifice of [Read More]

Councilman Muscarella Announces Town Pools Open Daily

The Town of Oyster Bay’s Community Park Pools and Harry Tappen Pool officially opened for the 2015 summer season on Saturday, June 20th, according to Oyster Bay Town Councilman Joe Muscarella.
“Pools are enjoyable at any age,” Councilman Muscarella said. “Swimming is one of the most enjoyable activities of the summertime, and we have excellent facilities in the Town.”
The Councilman said that Town of Oyster Bay Community Park Pools, located at Bethpage, Marjorie R. Post [Read More]

Councilwoman Alesia Announces Return of ‘One Town, One Book: Oyster Bay Reads’

Summer Reading Program Celebrates ‘Alice in Wonderland’

For the past few years, ‘One Town, One Book,’ the well-established, national program that seeks to challenge communities to read the same book and discuss reactions with friends and families has been a summertime fixture in the Town of Oyster Bay. This year, Town Councilwoman Rebecca Alesia excitedly announces that in the coming summer months, participants will celebrate the 150th anniversary of Alice in Wonderland.
“For the past few [Read More]