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I cover the town of Oyster Bay, its 16 incorporated villages and the city of Glen Cove, alongside my fellow reporter Bill Bleyer. You’ll find me hitting the streets from the North Shore to the South Shore for news, trends and developments that impact you. You can help me in that cause with story tips. I worked previously for Newsday in New York City, covering the Dominique Strauss-Kahn proceedings and the Occupy Wall Street protests, among other stories.
The Town of Oyster Bay this summer will again host Russian diplomats on its beaches free of charge.
Town officials this week approved an annual request from the Permanent Mission of the Russian Federation to the United Nations for its diplomats to have parking and beach access fees waived for the summer season.
The diplomats — usually just one family associated with the permanent mission...Read more »
A struggling hookah bar in downtown Farmingdale has received village permission to seek a state liquor license that might revive the business.
The village board voted, 4-1, on Monday to amend Mystique Gardens’ special permit to restrict admission to those 21 and older and to allow alcohol to be served, paving the way for owners Maurice and Maged Eldeiry to obtain a liquor license.
The...Read more »
A North Massapequa family of wildlife rehabilitators and the town that sought to oust the rescue operation from their suburban home have come to an amicable agreement, both parties said.
After talks with Oyster Bay Town Supervisor John Venditto, Bobby and Cathy Horvath have been steadily downsizing the menagerie they kept in their North Wyoming Avenue home.
They were preparing to release...Read more »
A specially scheduled Oyster Bay Town hearing regarding a 143-acre residential and commercial development proposed in Plainview and originally set for Monday has been postponed indefinitely, town officials said yesterday.
Residents of the area surrounding the site at Old Country and Round Swamp roads said they need more time to digest a recently released draft environmental impact statement...Read more »