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TOBAY Notebook: Winter Awaits

The town has a free brochure with safety tips for the winter.

residents can a free safety brochure on how to prepare for a blast of wintery weather.

The town has a brochure that explains snow removal procedures, offers safety tips and lists things residents can do to help," 

"While we hope we don’t get another winter like the last one, we need everyone to be prepared,” said Councilwoman , a Plainview Republican. 

Resident interested in the free brochure can pick up one at Town Halls North (Oyster Bay) and South (Massapequa), the Department of Public Works (Syosset), at major park facilities, or call or write to the Town of Oyster Bay Public Information Office, Town Hall East, 54 Audrey Ave., Oyster Bay, N.Y. 11771 (624-6380). A copy can also be downloaded from the Town’s Web site, www.oysterbaytown.com.

Residents can help town crews clear away snow by keeping their vehicles off the streets and out of the way of snow-clearing equipment. If off-street parking is not available, Town law stipulates that residents must park on the side of the street with odd-numbered houses in odd-numbered years, such as 2011, and even-numbered houses in even-numbered years, such as 2012.

Thanksgiving Sanitation and S.O.R.T information

The Town of Oyster Bay is reminding residents that there will be no sanitation or S.O.R.T recycling collection on Thanksgiving Day, Nov. 24. Residents who normally receive sanitation or recycling collection on Thursday will receive pickup on Friday, Nov. 25, and Friday customers will receive collection on Saturday, November 26.

Town offices will be closed on Thanksgiving, but all park facilities will be open.

Information on Tex Exemptions for Veterans

Receiver of Taxes James J. Stefanich is offering a free brochure to assist veterans in applying for a tax reduction program.  

“The Veteran’s Real Property Tax Exemption applies to all veterans, male and female, who rendered active military, naval or air service to the United States during a period of war,” Stefanich said.

Stefanich said the brochures containing the details are available at both town halls, the DPW office in Syosset and major park facilities. Veterans or their families can also call or write to the Town of Oyster Bay Public Information Office, Town Hall East, 54 Audrey Ave. Oyster Bay, N.Y. 11771 (624-6380).

A copy can also be downloaded from the Town’s Web site, www.oysterbaytown.com.

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