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Along with colleague Emily Ngo, I cover Oyster Bay Town, its 16 incorporated villages and the City of Glen Cove. My connection to the town began when I was one year old and my mother bought a summer bungalow in Bayville. I have covered the town on and off for 38 years, first as a part-time reporter for an Oyster Bay weekly newspaper while in college, then as editor of the weekly and periodically in my 31 years at Newsday.
The first boating safety bill spurred by the fatal accident in which three children drowned last July Fourth in Oyster Bay has passed one house of the state Legislature.
A bill requiring all operators of motorized craft to take a boating safety course passed the Assembly on Wednesday. It was sponsored by Assemb. Sandy Galef, a Democrat from Westchester. The same bill is being sponsored in...Read more »
With no one on the ballot Tuesday for the one available school board seat in Massapequa, filling the three-year term came down to write-in votes, which were counted manually until about 1 a.m. Wednesday.
When the tally was done, local tree service company owner Tim Taylor had been elected with 702 votes. No surprise there: He has served on the board for the past six years but hadn’t filed...Read more »