10.11.12 Long Island’s Threatened Water Supply

Two joint legislative hearings regarding Long Island’s water supply have been held.  Both of these hearings were co-sponsored by Nassau County Legislator Judi Bosworth and Suffolk County Legislator William R. Spencer.  The purpose of these hearings was to seek public input on local and regional groundwater conditions and concerns, and to discuss problems of water […]

International Coastal Cleanup

Thanks to the great volunteers who came out this week to clean the harbors and beaches in Oyster Bay and Bayville.  Many commented that there did not seem to be a lot to clean up.  There was a total of 1.76 tons collected, including two floating docks and a small boat cart.  Those big items […]

9.12.12 Come to the Beach Cleanup!

Come down and lend a hand to the volunteers who will be cleaning the beaches and bays this Saturday, September 15th.   Friends of the Bay, the Oyster Bay Sail and Power Squadron, the North Oyster Bay Baymen’s Association and the Town of Oyster Bay are going to be working together to clean debris that may […]

8.29.12 Save the Sound visits Oyster Bay

Sometimes, you just have to get out of the office, and renew yourself by enjoying the habitat you are working to preserve.  Curt Johnson, Senior Attorney and Program Director of Save the Sound was doing just that this past week, sailing around the Sound and visiting harbors and bays he doesn’t normally get to see.  […]

8.22.12 TOB Tree Ordinance

Concerned residents and organizations appeared at the Town Board Hearing on Tuesday, August 14 to express their opposition to the repeal of the Town Ordinance requiring a permit for tree removal.  Supervisor Venditto expressed his concern for balancing the need to protect our tree cover with balancing individual property owner’s right to maintain their property […]