Monthly Archives: October 2015

Councilwoman Alesia Announces Town Leaf Collection Program

Oyster Bay Town Councilwoman Rebecca M. Alesia announced that the Town’s Annual Leaf Collection Program began on Monday, November 2nd.

“The Town’s Annual Leaf Collection Program will run from Monday, November 2nd through Friday, December 4th,” Councilwoman Alesia stated. “The men and women of the Highway Department will be working together with the Department of Public Works-Sanitation & Recycling Collection Division to collect bagged leaves on residents’ regular S.O.R.T. recycling collection days.”

Councilwoman Alesia went on [Read More]

Town of Oyster Bay to Build Challenger Baseball Field in Plainview

Special Ground Breaking Ceremony Held on Saturday, October 24th
The Town of Oyster Bay hosted a ground breaking ceremony on Saturday, October 24th to officially begin construction of a new Challenger Baseball field on the grounds of the Fern Place School in Plainview. The specially designed field will provide a venue for disabled youngsters to play a game they love.
“We constructed a similar field at John J. Burns Park in Massapequa several years ago and [Read More]

DEC Changes Designations of Shellfish Harvesting Areas in Nassau and Suffolk Counties [Read More]

DEC Changes Designations of Shellfish Harvesting Areas in Nassau and Suffolk Counties to Protect Public Health, Comply With National Standards – NYS Dept. of Environmental Conservation

Citing recent bacteriological surveys, the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) announced emergency regulations to change the designation of underwater shellfish lands in Nassau and Suffolk counties.

Read more at the DEC website…

Normal Sanitation & S.O.R.T. Collection Schedules for Election Day

 
Oyster Bay Town Councilman Chris J. Coschignano reminds residents that there will be normal sanitation and S.O.R.T. recycling collections for Election Day, Tuesday, November 3rd.
“Residents who normally receive Town sanitation and recycling collection on Tuesday will receive their usual sanitation collection on Tuesday, November 3rd,” Councilman Coschignano said. “Residents should be aware that all Town offices will be closed on Election Day, but all parks will be open and there will be extended hours [Read More]

Supervisor Venditto Announces Nomination Forms Available for 18th Annual ‘Women of Distinction’ Awards Program

Oyster Bay Town Supervisor John Venditto announced that the Town is beginning to accept nomination forms for the 18th annual “Women of Distinction” awards program.
“Each year, the Town has the privilege of honoring designated ‘Women of Distinction’ in each of eight categories,” Supervisor Venditto said. “Winners will be recognized at a special ceremony early next year.”
The Supervisor noted that anybody who would like to submit a candidate for the “Women of Distinction” need only [Read More]

Councilman Pinto: Residents Reminded to Clean Up After Their Dogs

Oyster Bay Town Councilman Joseph G. Pinto reminds residents of the importance of cleaning up after their dog.
“There are four main reasons residents should make sure to clean up after their dogs,” Councilman Pinto stated. “Dog waste pollutes our groundwater and bays, it is hazardous to human health, it is a nuisance for you and your neighbors, and, most important, it is illegal not to in the Town of Oyster Bay.”
The Councilman noted that [Read More]

Councilman Pinto Offers Brochure on Town of Oyster Bay Animal Shelter

If you’ve been thinking about adding a four-legged friend to your family, the Town of Oyster Bay Animal Shelter has kittens, puppies, dogs and cats all waiting for a home, according to Town Councilman Joe Pinto.
“Pets can add so much to our quality of life,” Councilman Pinto said. “In addition to providing us with unconditional love, studies have shown they can even help reduce stress levels. I encourage anybody who has been considering adopting [Read More]

Syosset Street Ceremoniously Renamed in Honor of Variety Child Learning Center Founder (VCLC), Judith Bloch

Oyster Bay Town Supervisor John Venditto announced that on Saturday, October 17th at 4:00 p.m., the Town of Oyster Bay will ceremoniously rename Humphrey Drive in Syosset as “Judith Bloch’s Way” in honor of the late Judith Simon Bloch, a pioneer and activist in the field of child development and the CEO and founder of Variety Child Learning Center (VCLC). The street sign dedication ceremony and unveiling will take place across from the Variety [Read More]

Councilman Macagnone Announces Youth Ice Hockey Program Registration

Oyster Bay Town Councilman Anthony D. Macagnone announced that registration for the Town of Oyster Bay Youth Ice Hockey Program will take place on Sunday, October 11th (8:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.), Monday, October 12 (7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.) and Thursday, October 15 (7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.) at the Town of Oyster Bay Ice Skating Center located at 1001 Stewart Avenue, Bethpage (in Bethpage Community Park). Ice hockey schedules will be distributed [Read More]

Normal Sanitation & S.O.R.T. Collection Schedules for Columbus Day

Oyster Bay Town Councilman Joseph G. Pinto reminds residents that there will be normal sanitation and S.O.R.T. recycling collections on Columbus Day, Monday, October 12th.
“Sanitation collection schedules for Columbus Day will proceed as usual. Residents who normally receive Town sanitation and recycling collection on Monday will still receive collection on Monday, October 12th,” Councilman Pinto said. “It is important for residents to be aware that all Town offices will be closed on Columbus Day, [Read More]