Monthly Archives: August 2015

Receiver Stefanich Advises Residents of Last Change to Submit Tax Bill

Receiver Stefanich advises Town of Oyster Bay property owners who missed paying their 2015 General taxes by the August 10th deadline, that they can still avoid additional interest and fees beyond the standard 2% late payment penalty.
Late payers should immediately contact the Receiver’s office at 624-6400, if they did not receive a second notification with a delinquent tax bill.  Payments postmarked after August 31st cannot be accepted since the collection warrant will have expired. [Read More]

Councilman Muscarella Announces Registration Open for 30th Annual Bluefish Tournament

If hours of fishing followed by a tailgate party with hot dogs, beverages, snacks, raffles, awards and prizes sounds like a perfect day to you, then you’ll want to sign up for the 30th Annual Town of Oyster Bay Bluefish Tournament, scheduled for Sunday, September 20, according to Councilman Joe Muscarella.
“The Town’s Bluefish Tournament is a great all-day sporting event with wonderful prizes and great camaraderie,” Councilman Muscarella said, adding that the tournament runs [Read More]

Supervisor Venditto Advises Residents to be Aware of Rip Currents

With summer upon us, it’s time to hit the beach and take in some swimming and fun in the sun. Before you dive into the ocean it’s important to be cautious about dangerous flows of water that drag swimmers away from the shore known as “rip currents”. Oyster Bay Town Supervisor John Venditto encourages residents to educate themselves about the precautions that should be taken when venturing into the ocean so as to prevent [Read More]

Councilwoman Alesia Announces Free Adoptions at Town Animal Shelter This September

The Town of Oyster Bay is hosting its annual “Free Adoption Month” through the end of September at the Town Animal Shelter in Syosset, according to Town Councilwoman Rebecca M. Alesia.

During September, the Town will waive the usual adoption fee of $80 for dogs and $84 for cats. The standard $10 spay /neuter license fee still applies. For seniors, the license fee is $5. Dogs will receive both a rabies and a 5-in-1 shot, [Read More]

Supervisor Venditto Invites Residents to Make the Town of Oyster Bay their “Staycation” Destination

A quality of life that is second to none makes the Town of Oyster Bay an ideal place to spend a “Staycation” with the family, according to Oyster Bay Town Supervisor John Venditto.
“The summer months provide a great opportunity for many of us to relax outdoors with friends and family,” Supervisor Venditto said. “While some prefer travelling to faraway vacation destinations, many local residents have told me that they enjoy the outstanding amenities available [Read More]

Councilwoman Johnson 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]

Sanitation Reminders for Oyster Bay Town Residents

Oyster Bay Town Councilman Anthony D. Macagnone reminds residents that there are some important rules to remember when it comes to putting out the garbage.
“In order to preserve the suburban appeal of our neighborhoods, the Town has in place several ordinances regarding the placement and collection of garbage,” Councilman Macagnone said.
The Councilman noted that some of the regulations the Town has in place include garbage containers being placed at the curb, not in the [Read More]

Town of Oyster Bay Offers Guide to Coastal Resources

Remarkable marine and coastal resources, including one of the last viable shellfishing harbors on Long Island, have helped shape the Town of Oyster Bay’s economy, culture and history and provide countless opportunities for recreational use, according to Town Councilman Joe Muscarella, who announced that the Town has available to residents an informative brochure about Oyster Bay’s coastal and marine resources.
“With Long Island Sound on its north shore and South Oyster Bay on its south [Read More]