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Memories of the Oyster Festival Cycling Classic: a Great Bike Race

Written by Dagmar Fors Karppi Friday, 22 October 2010 00:00

Bill Bauer of Bayville suggested honoring the late Tom Reardon with a bicycle race. He hopes maybe they will bring back the bike race in the 30th year in memory of Tom Reardon.


Christeen Hospitalized for Keel Surgery: Send Funds

Written by Dagmar Fors Karppi Friday, 22 October 2010 00:00

The Oyster Sloop Christeen Is Ashore for Needed Repairs

The oyster sloop Christeen is now safely ensconced in her new berth – Building J on the Western Waterfront, and was welcoming visitors during the Oyster Festival.


Tall Ships and Vessels Here for the Annual Oyster Festival

Friday, 15 October 2010 00:00

Oyster Bay’s remarkable maritime past comes alive through the magic and splendor of the visiting tall ships. Docked at the newly renovated Western Waterfront, accessible from West End Avenue, the historic vessels evoke an earlier era that was both glamorous and gritty, a time when going out to sea required fortitude, solid navigational skills and a willingness to trust Providence.


The WaterFront Center Hosts its JSA’s Optimist Alternate Regatta

Friday, 08 October 2010 00:00

The WaterFront Center (WFC) of Oyster Bay a not for profit marine and sailing community center held its Junior Sailing Association’s Opti Alternate Regatta, on Wednesday, Aug. 11, under bright and hot conditions. The Race Committee was able to get off three-fair races in the regatta. Making it even more fun, some parents took in the scene from the WFC spectator boat, the Christeen.


27th Oyster Fest Annual Opener Supervisor’s 5K Run, October 16

Friday, 08 October 2010 00:00

The annual Supervisor Venditto’s 5K Run, will be held on Saturday, Oct. 16 to kick off the 27th annual Oyster Festival. Supervisor’s Venditto’s 5K Run is conducted under the auspices of Town of Oyster Bay Department of Parks, with race management services provided by the Greater Long Island Running Club (GLIRC). This year, the presenting sponsor is the law firm of Sahn Ward Coschignano & Baker, PLLC (SWCB) in which Town Councilman Chris Coschignano was recently made a partner. The town council jobs are considered part time positions.


Fall Sports at the Boys & Girls Club!

Friday, 01 October 2010 00:00

The Boys & Girls Club of Oyster Bay-East Norwich announced its Fall sports schedule. The first of four exciting sports programs kicks off Monday, Oct. 18 with Indoor Co-Ed Indoor Soccer. The six-session program will be held Mondays from 6 to 6:45 p.m. The fee for Indoor Soccer is $40. Beginning Thursday, Oct. 21 the Club will hold a six-session Co-Ed Kickball Program for grades K-2. Games will be on Thursdays in the Gymnasium from 6 to 6:45 p.m. The fee for Kickball is $40.


Fundraiser Swim for Brain Aneurysm Awareness

Friday, 01 October 2010 00:00

A group of 20 swimmers dived into the water at Oyster Bay Cove beach to celebrate life and swim a mile to raise awareness and funds to support brain aneurysm research and education, on Saturday, Aug. 21. All proceeds support North Shore University Hospital Manhasset Brain Aneurysm Center and Long Island Volunteer Center, an affiliate of HandsOn Network. Joanne Turnier was there representing the hospital.


Top Women Athletes Take to the OB Harbor Waters

Written by D.F. Karppi Friday, 24 September 2010 00:00

Top women athletes tested their mettle under America’s best female sailor on Tuesday, Sept. 18. “We will be involved in team building with the Women’s Sports Foundation staff. This is the type of team building and corporate training that we provide for businesses and organizations,” said Oakcliff Sailing Center Executive Director Dawn Riley. She is the first woman to have an active role in a winning America’s Cup team and former president of the Women’s Sports Foundation - she opened their doors and sails for the Women’s Sports Foundation’s top-tier athletes.


A Game to Remember… September 11, 2010

Friday, 24 September 2010 00:00

Both team’s lined up side by side, walked to the center of the field and then turned in a perfect line, Team Avalanche with USA flags on their left shirt sleeve and USA flags in hand. Coaches Gallego and Van-Patten stood proudly alongside their team. The referee asked that all parents stand and a moment of silence was observed, followed by the Pledge of Allegiance.


Letter: An Open Letter to the Residents of Oyster Bay, Oyster Bay Cove, Mill Neck and Bayville for the Triathalon

Friday, 17 September 2010 00:00

Thank you to all our friends and neighbors who ensured the success of the 23rd annual Runner’s Edge - Town of Oyster Bay triathlon. It was our most successful yet (the weather helped!) and — thanks to your cooperation — it was our safest ever, with no reported accidents on the course.


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