The RECON Lacrosse team was officially recognized by the Town of Oyster Bay for their dedication to helping others. The TOBAY-based travel lacrosse team participated in the 2012 Town of Oyster Bay Supervisor's Cup Tournament to benefit the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation.
In addition to raising funds for the Juvenile Diabetes and Leukemia & Lymphoma Societies, the team plays in honor of members of the US Military. Recon Coach Dave Jacobs' brother is a Captain in the US Army Rangers.
"Recon Lacrosse deserves a special commendation for taking on a worthy cause, putting character above competition, and representing the very ideals this nation was founded upon," said TOBAY Town Clerk Steve Labriola, who presented them with their commendation.
Town Bond Rating Downgraded; Questions Loom
A credit rating service's decision to downgrade the Town of Oyster Bay's bond rating could have both fiscal and political implications as the year progresses.
Newsday reported Wednesday that Standard & Poor's Rating Services had downgraded the town's bond rating to A from AA. In its report, Standard & Poor's cited the town's "failure to make the necessary budget adjustments to offset declining revenue" as its reasoning.
Town Holds Hearing on Woodbury Shopping Area
Owners of a Woodbury shopping strip are asking the Town of Oyster Bay to help them get more breathing room.
The town held a hearing Tuesday on a request by the owners of 8025 Jericho Realty Corp's request to remove a buffer area near the intersection of South Woods Road and Jericho Turnpike.
Mark Your Calendars:
TOBAY Planning Advisory Board meeting
When: Thurs., 7 p.m.
Town Clerk's Office Open Late
When: Tues., until 7:30 p.m.
Last Day to Pre-Register for Summer Recreation Program
Where: Call Parks and Recreation at (516) 797-4125, ext. 1