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Town Focus: Village of Bayville

In the heart of Bayville's downtown area, a

In the heart of Bayville's downtown area, a small passive park on the corner of Bayville Avenue and Ludlam Avenue features benches, a large clock and a kiosk that displays upcoming local events. (July 10, 2013) Credit: Tara Conry

  • Some Bayville residents, their pooches and an Olympian 'Rock scrambling run' honors late friend

    With his dog, Penny, following his lead, Dave Gugerty scaled a large mound of rocks Thursday morning along the shoreline ...

  • D.R. Finley, owner of Bayville Adventure Park and Park a hidden gem in 'old-fashioned town'

    D.R. Finley, 51, and his wife, Anne, own four adjacent businesses on Bayville Avenue in Bayville across from the Long Island Sound. The couple, who have four children, operate Bayville Adventure Park, an amusement park located at 8 Bayville Ave. that is converted into Bayville Scream Park in the fall and Bayville Winter Wonderland in the winter. They also own the adjacent arcade, Beaches & Cream ice cream parlor, and a full-service restaurant, The Shipwreck Tavern, that are opened year-round.

  • A harbor seal was lounging at Stehli Beach Seal spotted sunbathing on Bayville beach

    As the first visitor to Stehli Beach in Bayville arrived around 9 a.m. Thursday, lifeguards Haydon Taylor and Eamonn Boyd made their way to the lifeguard stand to assume their post. That’s when they discovered that there was already a bathing beauty that slipped in before they arrived.

  • Susan Rust, 32, is celebrating the anniversary of Cupcake queen finds recipe for success

    Suzie Cakez Cupcakes marked its anniversary on Wednesday.

  • Bridge Marine is located near the Bayville Bridge. Bayville’s history, present all about water

    Community journalist Tara Conry is headed back over the Bayville Bridge today as Newsday’s “Town Focus” of the community continues.

  • Librarian Jill Abbatangelo reads stories to kids gathered Bayville library brings storytime beachside

    Weaving her way through the families lounging under umbrellas at Bayville’s West Harbor Beach Tuesday morning, librarian Jill Abbatangelo summons as many of them as she can over to the picnic area.

  • Lena McAree, 18 months, of Bayville, enjoys Storytime Bayville maintains sense of old and new

    Today, Tara Conry is venturing west to the part of the neighborhood that locals refer to as “The Stands.”

  • Longtime resident, comedian and radio personality Jackie Famous Bayville resident’s pastime: swimming nude

    Jackie “The Joke Man” Martling, 65, is a stand-up comedian, radio host, actor and a former writer and radio personality for “The Howard Stern Show.” Martling, a native of East Norwich and a graduate of Oyster Bay High School, has lived in Bayville since 1976.

  • After crossing over the Bayville Bridge, residents and In summer, the 'Bayville shuffle' returns

    Today kicks off Newsday’s five-day “Town Focus” in the waterfront village of Bayville. Although Bayville may be small -- only 1.5 square miles in size and home to roughly 6,600 residents -- there is plenty to see and do here, and there are quite a few characters.

  • Bayville Village Hall at 34 School St. on History of Bayville

    This story originally ran in “Long Island: Our Story” on Feb. 22, 1998 Beginnings: In 1658 Daniel Whitehead of Oyster ...