It was a “very Oyster Bay day” on Saturday, Oct. 30, as the Proctor statue of Theodore Roosevelt was re-dedicated at its new location, and the TR Triangle Park was dedicated for the first time. It still has some details to be added – the bronze plaques are still to be put in place, the pedestals at the trees will be different.
Carla Panetta called to identify the mystery picture in the Oct. 28 issue of the Enterprise Pilot as: “It’s my favorite spot. It’s behind Chrison & Bellina, the lady’s gift shop on Audrey Avenue. Catherine Drabin maintains the little patio with flowers, has restored the fountain and pays for the electricity to keep the water flowing. It is a lovely place, and the store is known for its great eclectic shopping. It is located at 24 Audrey Avenue.
Jessica Craft correctly identified the photo in the Oct. 21 issue of the Enterprise Pilot. She said, “ It’s the empty lot on Pine Hollow Road adjacent to the Coach Grill.” Perfect.
One of our favorite songs – of all times – is What’s the Use from Leonard Bernstein’s Candide. It talks about life being “just passing money along.”
Belle Santora called to identify the mystery picture in the Oct. 14 issue of the Enterprise Pilot. “I think it’s Roosevelt Beach looking across to Centre Island. I hope it’s right,” she said.
Dear readers, this is the Oyster Festival issue. We are all getting ready for the weekend of Oct. 16 and 17. Volunteers are getting ready to spend two days working to create funds for the non-profits in town.
Colleen Bagan of the Village Gourmet Deli identified the mystery picture in the Oct. 7 issue of the Enterprise Pilot’s column, on how well do you know the area. She said, “It’s the Atlantic Steamer Fire Department on 9/11 at the Western Waterfront Memorial. The firefighters are: Chick Maiorana, Vinnie Aquilino, Mike Fitzgerald, Bob Walles and Frank Ozol.
Wow, this was a hard one but two loyal readers aced the mystery picture from Sept. 30. Tony Pilla emailed us his answer saying, “I think it is one of the oyster boats that is usually docked by the Bayville Bridge.
Mayor Michael Bloomberg announced recently that he is proposing a new law to keep people from smoking on all New York City beaches. We are all for it. Not only is it annoying to be sitting on a beach while smoke from a nearby blanket wafts by your nose – but the butts are littering our beaches.
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