Monthly Archives: January 2016

Normal Sanitation and Recycling Collection Schedules For Presidents’ Day & Lincoln’s Birthday

Oyster Bay Town Councilman Anthony D. Macagnone advises residents that there will be normal sanitation and S.O.R.T. recycling collections on the observance of Lincoln’s Birthday and Presidents’ Day, Friday, February 12, and Monday, February 15, respectively.
“Residents who normally receive Sanitation or S.O.R.T. recycling collection on Mondays and Fridays will receive collection as normally scheduled on Lincoln’s Birthday and Presidents’ Day,” Councilman Macagnone said. “Residents should note that all Town offices will be closed for [Read More]

Councilwoman Alesia Announces 2016 Arts Council Talent Competition

Application Deadline for Entries February 16
The Town of Oyster Bay and the Town of Oyster Bay Arts Council will hold the 2016 Talent Competition on Saturday, March 5, at the Seymour Weiner Theatre at the LI High School for the Arts located at 239 Cold Spring Road, in Syosset, Oyster Bay Town Councilwoman Rebecca M. Alesia announced.
“The Talent Competition is open to all students from kindergarten through 12th grade who reside in or attend [Read More]

Receiver Stefanich Reminds Residents Assessment Grievance Period Ends March 1st

Oyster Bay Receiver of Taxes, James J. Stefanich, reminds taxpayers that they have the right to challenge their property tax assessment for the 2017-2018 property tax year. Grievances may be filed with the Nassau County assessment Review commission during the “grievance period”, occurring January 4, 2016 to March 1, 2016.
Receiver Stefanich noted, “Any taxpayer who wishes to challenge their property assessment must complete the necessary forms and return them to Nassau County Assessment Review [Read More]

Councilman Pinto Reminds Residents About ‘Seniors for Seniors’ Pet Adoption Program

Senior residents living in the Town of Oyster Bay who are looking for a ‘furever’ friend can look no further than the Town of Oyster Bay Animal Shelter. According to Councilman Joseph G. Pinto, adoption fees are waived for senior citizens through the Town’s ‘Seniors for Seniors’ program.
“Oftentimes people look to adopting a puppy or kitten when considering a new pet, however there are many advantages to taking home a ‘senior’ furry friend,” Councilman [Read More]

Councilman Coschignano Announces Children’s Magical Music & More Performance for March

The Town of Oyster Bay Children’s Magical Music & More program continues this March with the Darlene Graham and the Shades of Green Band performing “A Musical Celebration of Reading” at the Plainview-Old Bethpage Public Library, located at 999 Old Country Road, Plainview, on Saturday, March 5. The performance will take place at 3:00 p.m. and is free to all Town residents, Town Councilman Chris J. Coschignano announced.
“Come sing and dance to the enchanting [Read More]

Town of Oyster Bay to Host Sixth Annual Long Island Blues Winter Classic

Public is Invited to Attend Event for Hockey Players with Special Needs; Popular Event is scheduled for Saturday, January 30, 2016
Oyster Bay Town Supervisor John Venditto and the Town Board are once again welcoming the LI Blues, as well as three other hockey teams, to the Town of Oyster Bay Ice Skating Center in Bethpage for the 6th Annual LI Blues Winter Classic. This special event showcases hockey players with special needs enjoying a [Read More]

Councilman Coschignano Announces Town of Oyster Bay & Village of Greenport Friendship Series Ice Hockey Games

Oyster Bay Town Councilman Chris J. Coschignano announced that the Town will once again partner with the Village of Greenport, and to additional youth hockey programs, to present a special youth hockey showcase called the “Friendship Series Ice Hockey Games.”
“Building on the popularity of ice hockey games being played outside, the two-day event allows youth hockey players ages to take to the ice for a series of friendly youth hockey contests and experience playing [Read More]

Councilwoman Alesia Announces Town to Put Board Minutes, Resolutions Online

The Town of Oyster Bay, with the start of the new year, will begin putting minutes and resolutions of Town Board meetings on its website, Councilwoman Rebecca M. Alesia announced.
“With the new year upon us, me and my colleagues on the Town Board have been working towards providing more open and accessible government to our residents,” Councilwoman Alesia said. “Making Town Board minutes and resolutions available online through the Town’s website is one way [Read More]

Receiver Stefanich: 2016 General Tax Bills Have Been Mailed

Oyster Bay Town residents are reminded that the First Half of the 2016 General Tax Levy is due on January 1st, but can be paid without penalty through February 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]

Councilwoman Johnson Announces Arts Council Scholarship Competition Applications Now Available

High school seniors looking to pursue an education in the performing, visual, or literary arts will be pleased to learn that registration for the annual Town of Oyster Bay Arts Council Scholarship Competition is currently underway, Councilwoman Michele M. Johnson announced. The Arts Council Scholarship Competition encourages high school seniors to submit work in categories such as music, dance, visual arts and literary arts for the chance to be awarded a scholarship.
“The Arts Council’s [Read More]