If you drove down to the hamlet you saw the area of the Audrey Avenue extension blocked off on Saturday, June 12, and Sunday, June 13, to create a pedestrian plaza. It was to give the community a chance to consider what could happen in that area in the future.
Rosemary Mavros identified the June 3 picture in the Enterprise Pilot as being taken at the end of South Street, past Fiddleheads; on the left hand side going down, it’s the old house. There are boats there, it is right next to Bay Marine, going down toward Commander, on the left hand side.”
We really appreciated the letter to the editor from Mark Doxey. We appreciated his passion for the Muttontown Preserve and that he gave his personal remembrances of being there – showing how important it was to him growing up. It also gives an insight into the importance of the Muttontown Preserve to children today.
Isaac Luckman called to identify the mystery picture in the May 27 issue of the Enterprise Pilot. “It’s Marino Field,” he said. “I know because I played there all year. My team is the Sand Gnats. I play second base.” Isaac is in the third grade at the Vernon School.
We just wanted to let you know that the St. Rocco Festival is coming back to Oyster Bay, and it is back in the hands of the people who originally started the feast.
The Mystery Picture in the May 20 issue of the Enterprise Pilot is still a mystery. It is located on a thoroughfare in town and we still think someone will identify it.
Last Saturday, May 22, we attended the second meeting held by Saratoga Associates on the Muttontown Preserve. Years ago, when life was slower, we used to walk in the Muttontown Preserve and remember an old dead tree that we were told was valuable in that owls like to nest in their interiors.
“It’s the walkway by Townsend Square, the old Foodtown building. They re-did it,” said Patty Mavros Brexel of the May 13 mystery picture in the Enterprise Pilot. “I used to be in Oyster Bay and now live in Bayville. “I was a paste up artist at Community Newspapers in Glen Cove.” She remembered the art director, Rick Brunner. She went on to work in advertising.
Congratulations to everyone involved in the restoration of the Italian Garden at Planting Fields Arboretum State Historic Park in Oyster Bay. It is wonderful to see how they have continued to take care of the site – in the most historically accurate way. The New York State Office of Parks Recreation and Historic Preservation is holding a special ribbon cutting ceremony to commemorate the opening of the Italian Garden in June.
Paige Dawson called to identify the May 2 mystery picture in the Enterprise Pilot. She said, “You’re going to get lots of calls on this one. It’s the building annexed to the Oyster Bay Library. It was the office and home of Dr. Dwight Bishop on the corner of East Main Street and the corner of Florence Avenue.”
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