After a decade of renovations, the Raynham Hall Education Center opened last Sunday. Located in the former Lincoln Market building on Audrey Avenue in Oyster Bay, the center is adjacent to Raynham …
Evelyn Ortiz, 18, a senior at Oyster Bay High School, was named the 2021 New York State Boys & Girls Club Youth of the Year on May 24. Ortiz was selected after three years of volunteering and working at the Boys & Girls Club of Oyster Bay-East Norwich Bahnik Youth Center, and dedicating herself to improving the club.
It’s been a considerable season of growth for Oyster Bay softball despite the absence of a JV program and a varsity roster consisting of only two seniors and a handful of newcomers to the sport.
An empathetic and intellectual achiever who strives to give back to her community, Oyster Bay High School’s salutatorian, Riya Gupta, graduates with a 111.65 average. The 17-year-old Muttontown …
Zosia Lemaitre, 17, a senior at Locust Valley High School, was named the salutatorian for the Class of 2021. The Locust Valley resident holds a 109.09 weighted GPA and a perfect score of 36 on the …
An osprey couple recently moved to a new home in the marsh next to West Harbor Beach. The surroundings are ideal — a 360 degree view of the Long Island Sound where dinner is a stone’s throw away. They arrived the day after the osprey nest platform, atop a 20 foot pole, was driven roughly 4 feet into the marsh in Bayville. The couple immediately began crafting their nest and a day later, the male was seen flying over their new home defending it.
Spies and spying have been a fascination among even the most conventional among us for generations. The intrigue has no boundaries of timeline or locale: Witness the popularity of Bond movies, the FX series “The Americans,” “Mission Impossible” — the TV series and the movies — and more recently, “Turn: Washington’s Spies.” But it is rare that viewers can say they live where Revolutionary War spying took place, except in the case of “Turn,” in which some members of the Culper Spy Ring lived in the hamlet of Oyster Bay and Setauket.
Nancy Widman said that when she first noticed the rash on her neck, she didn’t think anything of it. But it got worse, spreading down her throat onto her chest. Widman’s doctor attributed her condition to the cloth masks she had been wearing to avoid getting Covid-19. She recommended that she switch to paper masks, and gave her a prescription for medication.
Arianna Chetram, who graduated from Oyster Bay High School in 2018, celebrated the release of her EP “Love Letters” on May 22, with her family, friends and colleagues. The pop-rock artist released the EP under her stage name Victoria Kingz.
The Oyster Bay-East Norwich Central School District’s budget of roughly $61.4 million passed on Tuesday with 445 residents voting “yes,” and 170 voting …
Lester L. Wolff, who was elected to the House of Representatives in 1964 and served as a U.S. congressman for 16 years, died Tuesday at 102 years old. He had lived the last 21 years in East Norwich, where he remained active until his death.
Peter Thais, 17, a senior at Oyster Bay’s St. Dominic’s High School, has been named a 2021 Coca-Cola Scholar, an honor that comes with a $20,000 college scholarship. He is the only student from Long Island among the 150 awardees, and one of only five New York state seniors chosen from nearly 100,000 applicants by the Coca-Cola Scholars Foundation.
The Central Long Island Chapter of the Surfrider Foundation recently constructed an “ocean-friendly garden” at Pennsylvania Avenue and Ocean Beach Park in Long Beach . . .
There is a trifecta of trouble deep in the heart of Texas: Gov. Greg Abbott, the Texas legislature and the state Board of Education.
I must confess that I’m an old-fashioned guy who honors certain customs. I hold doors open for women and people with packages. I put my hand over my heart . . .
Our brave firefighters risk their lives every day to keep our communities safe. The least we can do is protect them from dangerous, cancer-causing chemicals.
Prom 2021 is an act of faith. It is kids needing to shake off more than a year of lockdowns, shutdowns, sickness and isolation. It is a down payment on good times ahead after an avalanche of disappointments.