Friday, 30 November 2012 00:00
Joseph Herman “Buster” Carl died at age 88, on Saturday, November 17, 2012 in Bullhead City, Arizona. He was born in Norristown, Pennsylvania on April 2, 1924. A 17-year resident of Palm Gardens, Nevada, Mr. Carl spent most of his adult life in and around Long Island, New York.
Mr. Carl was a World War II Veteran, having served with the United States Navy. A retired bar owner, Joe loved his horse racing and playing Bingo!
Mr. Carl was preceded in death by his parents, Daisy and Joseph Carl.
He is survived by his wife of 30 years, Jane Carl of Palm Gardens, Nevada; two sons, Joseph Carl and Joseph Nix, both of New York: step-son, John Leath of New York; sister Peggy Carl of New York, four granddaughters, and his beloved felines, Adam and Eve.
A funeral service was scheduled for Saturday, Nov. 24 at 10 a.m. at Oyster Bay Funeral Home, 261 South Street, Oyster Bay, New York with burial to follow at Pine Hollow Cemetery, Oyster Bay, New York.
For further information visit: oysterbayfuneralhome.com.
Saturday, 08 March 2014 00:00
Local author Rajdeep Paulus of Locust Valley is living the writer’s dream. After having her first young adult novel published last year with positive reviews, she has just released her second novel, and will be holding a book signing at The Book Revue in Huntington on March 12.
Her first book, Swimming Through Clouds, is about a high school transfer student and her friendship with the basketball captain during their senior year. The sequel, Seeing Through Stones, was released March 1.The mom of four girls only recently tried her hand at novel writing; an English major in college who then taught for a few years, says, “I spent about a decade doing the mom thing...then as my youngest got to be school age, my husband asked me, ‘What do you want to do with your life now?’”
Friday, 07 March 2014 00:00
February, Black History Month, was celebrated by the Hood A.M.E. Zion Church of Oyster Bay with a series of special events.
“The whole month was inspiring, so I am looking forward to doing it next year,” said Black History-Harriet Tubman Committee Chair Diane Cortes-Evans.
The month included a visit from Assemblyman Charles Lavine, who attended the Feb. 9 service and presented Pastor Linda Vanager with a citation from the NYS Legislature for the church’s work in preserving the Pine Hollow Cemetery, and a lecture by historian Simon Rutledge.
Thursday, 06 March 2014 12:01
On Saturday, Feb. 22, as temperatures rose to well above freezing for the first time in weeks and the melting snow created a thick fog, the Oyster Bay High School Varsity Lady Baymen Basketball Team showed up at Long Island University ready to play.
Thursday, 27 February 2014 11:48
The Winter Varsity Sports Season is into post-season play in Oyster Bay. Many fine young athletes have excelled this season and were chosen by the Oyster Bay High School coaches as Athletes of the Month for February.
Cassidy Exum has been a member of the varsity wrestling team since his freshman year. Since that time, he has achieved All-County honors, which includes a Nassau County Small School County Championship. This year, Exum started his competitive season with success. He was a place winner in the annual Locust Valley Tournament, a Hank Paris Tournament Champion and a Bethpage Tournament Champion, where he was presented with the Champion of Champions Award. Exum’s success is due to his work ethic, dedication and discipline.; he is a fierce competitor which will help him as he competes for his second Nassau County Championship. Exum is coached by 2012 Coaches of the Year Jay Davis and Doug Axman.