Civic Assn. launches program to install license plate readers

The Birchwood Civic Association has launched a fundraising campaign to install twenty license plate readers at ten entrances to the East Birchwood community. Following up a discussion by Second Precinct police officers in October on crime in Jericho, the BCA Board voted to contribute up to $35,000 for funding the program, if the community donates a marching amount of funding.  […]

Ladies Night Out benefits Boys & Girls Club

The Second Annual Ladies Night Out event will be held on Tuesday, March 14th, from 6 p.m. to 11 p.m., at the Crescent Beach Club, in Bayville, to benefit the Boys & Girls Club of Oyster Bay-East Norwich. The Crescent Beach Club is situated on one of Long Island’s most spectacular waterfront venues, providing an unparalleled experience and setting. The […]

Water District collects over 100 Toys for Tots

The Plainview-Old Bethpage community once again showed its generosity by contributing to the toy drive at the Plainview Water District. As it has done in years past, the Plainview Water District partnered with the Toys for Tot’s Foundation, sponsored by the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve. The District headquarters serves as an official drop-off location for the foundation and collected more […]

Oyster Bay Museum receives $50,000 grant 

The Raynham Hall Museum in Oyster Bay received a nice holiday gift of $50,000 in grant money to help further their nonprofit arts and cultural center. The award will be given to them in three separate checks at the end of this month from the NYSCA (the New York State Council on the Arts.)  Harriet Gerard-Clark, executive director at Raynham […]

Town: First half taxes due

Oyster Bay Town Receiver of Taxes Jeffrey Pravato reminds residents that the First Half of the 2023 General Tax Levy was due on January 1, but can be paid without penalty through February 10.  Please be certain to sign your check, payable to Jeffrey P. Pravato, Receiver of Taxes.  Indicate your property’s S.D. Code, Section, Block, Lot, and Phone number […]

Syosset schools to consider new name for sports teams

Making their debuts in 2022 were the Cleveland Guardians of Major League Baseball, formerly the Cleveland Indians, as well as the NFL’s Washington Commanders, after over a year of the Maryland-based team abandoning “Redskins” but not using a name and being referred to as the Washington Football Team. For Syosset Central School District, a discussion on changing the name of […]

Syosset-Woodbury Chamber lights menorah

Legislator, Library thank community for coat donations

Nassau County Legislator Arnold W. Drucker (D – Plainview) visited the Jericho Public Library on Tuesday, Dec. 20 to thank Jericho Public Library Director Angela Cinquemani and PR/Program Coordinator Phyllis Cox for their partnership in Legislator Drucker’s highly successful districtwide winter coat and clothing drive for the Long Island Coalition for the Homeless. The drive, which ran from Nov. 18 to […]

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