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.
Sunday, 23 November 2014 00:00Driving rain and an early start time did not deter 600 people who arrived at Crest Hollow Country Club recently to celebrate the Women’s Fund of Long Island’s 20th year and to honor four exceptional women.
The breakfast started with a meet and greet and a chance to showcase Women’s Fund contest winner Patti Hogarty, designer of “Women as Bamboo.” Inspired by her neighbor’s bamboo, she entered the contest drawing a design of the bamboo, which Ambalu Jewelers of Roslyn then turned into various pendants of which 40-percent of the profits would go to WFLI. Hogarty wrote a short essay comparing women to bamboo in that they are strong and can weather difficult storms, yet remain graceful and continue to grow sending out new shoots.
Saturday, 22 November 2014 00:00
Oyster Bay High School Principal Dr. Dennis O’Hara addressed the board of education at Tuesday night’s meeting about offering a summer school program at the high school. It would be the first time the district had a summer school program in more than 12 years.
Dr. O’Hara explained that with the institution of the Common Core state standards, students are faced with a greater level of academic rigor and more challenging coursework. The program would offer remedial and enrichment classes for students both in and out of district.
Thursday, 20 November 2014 09:27
In the history of Oyster Bay High School athletics, no one has ever won a Girls’ Tennis New York State Championship. Celeste Matute and Courtney Kowalsky became the first when they won the 2014 New York State Doubles Championship in Latham on Nov. 3. What makes this tremendous achievement even more remarkable is that Matute is a junior and Kowalsky is a sophomore.
The girls, who are usually singles players, teamed up to take on the very best players in Nassau County and New York State. They won all 10 matches in the section XIII and NYSPHSAA tournaments and left Latham as the 2014 New York State doubles champions.
Thursday, 13 November 2014 10:17
The conditions were as fierce as the competition earlier this month at Oakcliff Sailing’s Halloween Invitational.
Ten teams from the U.S., Canada and Bermuda battled 30-knot-plus winds, heavy rain and biting cold to see who would take top honors at Oakcliff’s final match racing event of the 2014 season.