Monthly Archives: November 2016

Town Outdoor Ice Skating Rinks Open for Season

Town Outdoor Ice Skating Rinks Open for Season
Town of Oyster Bay residents looking for a fun winter activity will be pleased to learn that outdoor ice skating at the Marjorie R. Post (Massapequa) and Syosset-Woodbury Community Park ice rinks will officially open for the 2016-17 season beginning the day after Thanksgiving on Friday, November 25, 2016, according to Oyster Bay Town Councilman Joseph D. Muscarella. “As winter approaches, Town residents will once again be [Read More]

Sanitation and Recycling Collections Modified for Thanksgiving Day

Oyster Bay Town Councilman Anthony D. Macagnone reminds residents that there will be no Town sanitation or S.O.R.T. recycling collection on Thursday, November 24, in observance of Thanksgiving Day.

“During the week of Thanksgiving, residents who usually receive sanitation or S.O.R.T collection on Thursday will have a special pickup on Friday, November 25 and Friday customers will receive sanitation and S.O.R.T collection on Saturday, November 26,” Councilman Macagnone said.

Councilman Macagnone added that all Town offices will be [Read More]

Councilwomen Alesia & Johnson Announce Nomination Forms Available for Town’s Annual ‘Women of Distinction’ Awards Program

Oyster Bay Town Councilwomen Rebecca M. Alesia and Michele M. Johnson announced that the Town is accepting nomination forms for the annual “Women of Distinction” awards program.

“Each year, the Town recognizes exceptional recipients in each of eight categories,” Councilwoman Alesia said. “Since the program’s inception, the Town is privileged to have honored more than 140 designees.”

“The Town Board recognizes the winners at a special ceremony held in honor of women’s history month,” Councilwoman Johnson [Read More]

Town of Oyster Bay Announces Annual ‘Toys for Tots’ Drive

Oyster Bay Town Councilman Anthony D. Macagnone joined with Town Councilman Chris J. Coschignano to announce the annual kick-off of this year’s “Toys for Tots” collection drive, which will run through December 15th, in an effort to collect new, unwrapped toys to be used as gifts for children throughout the community.

“Under the direction of the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve, the ‘Toys for Tots’ Drive follows a mission  to help ensure that children in need, [Read More]

Receiver Stefanich Reminds Residents to File for Property Tax Exemptions

Oyster Bay Town Receiver of Taxes James J. Stefanich reminds Town of Oyster Bay residents that the tax exemption application period ends on January 2, 2017.  Homeowners wishing to receive exemptions on their 2017-2018 School taxes and 2018 General taxes must file with the Nassau County Department of Assessment or New York State before the January 2nd deadline.

Exemptions, resulting in property tax savings, are available to qualified residents for the following categories:

School Tax Relief [Read More]

Councilman Pinto Encourages Residents to Get a Free Home Energy Audit Today

Oyster Bay Town Councilman Joseph G. Pinto is proud to announce that the Town has partnered with Long Island Green Homes; a trusted non-profit energy efficiency project, to provide homeowners with a FREE comprehensive home energy assessment.

“The energy assessment helps identify areas in your home that might be wasting energy, and offers affordable energy improvements to fix any problems,” Councilman Pinto explained. “Taking advantage of this free energy assessment is the first step towards [Read More]

Councilman Pinto Announces Final 2016 Town Homeowners Cleanup Date Scheduled for November 20

The eighth and final Homeowners Cleanup Program date for 2016 will take place on Sunday, November 20, according to Town Councilman Joseph G. Pinto.

“This is the last chance of the year for Oyster Bay Town residents within the Town’s Solid Waste Disposal District to take advantage of the Homeowners Cleanup Program. Residents who are looking to properly dispose of any garbage or clutter in their home can do so by taking any unwanted, non-hazardous [Read More]

Councilwoman Johnson Encourages Residents to GET PUMPED!

Oyster Bay Town Councilwoman Michele M. Johnson encourages homeowners to check out a multimedia outreach campaign that teaches homeowners how to properly maintain their cesspool or septic home wastewater system. The campaign, GET PUMPED! Long Island, is the culmination of a five year effort supported by the C.E.S.S.P.O.O.L.   (Coordinated Environmental Solutions for Septic Problems Occurring On Long Island) Project and funded by a grant from the New York State Department of State Local [Read More]

Councilwoman Johnson Invites Residents to ‘Learn to Skate’

Town of Oyster Bay residents are invited to “Learn to Skate” this winter by registering for skating lessons at the Town of Oyster Bay Ice Skating Center, located at Bethpage Community Park, according to Oyster Bay Town Councilwoman Michele M. Johnson.

“The ice skating center offers skating classes for residents throughout the year. These ‘Learn to Skate’ lessons are perfect for anyone looking to skate recreationally or interested in sharpening their abilities,” Councilwoman Johnson said. [Read More]

Councilman Muscarella Announces Final 2016 S.T.O.P. Collection for Town Residents

The eighth and final 2016 Household Hazardous Waste Disposal (S.T.O.P.-Stop Throwing Out Pollutants) and Electronic Waste (e-waste) for Oyster Bay Town residents is scheduled for Sunday, November 6, at the Town of Oyster Bay Department of Public Works Garage, 150 Miller Place, Syosset (North Service Road of the Long Island Expressway), according to Councilman Joseph D. Muscarella.

“This is the last S.T.O.P. program date for 2016 for residents looking to dispose of any potentially harmful [Read More]