Noted cartoon animator visits Oyster Festival

When you think of classic cartoons, you may think of the Flintstones, the Jetsons or Popeye. Or maybe you think of Scooby Doo, Rugrats or Winnie the Pooh. What you probably don’t think of is a man …

Godfrey Townsend, famous in his own right

Godfrey Townsend believes his career in music is similar to any other profession. He spent years practicing and working with various artists, similar to how a premed student spends years in school …

Heralds promote four to senior editor posts

Four Herald Community Newspapers editors have been promoted to senior editor, according to Publishers Cliff and Stuart Richner and Executive Editor Scott Brinton.  The new senior editors include …

Annual basketball classic boosts awareness of Alzheimer’s

To honor his all-star father, Gordon Thomas created the Alzheimer’s All-Star Basketball Classic, which was held at Oyster Bay High School last Saturday. Thomas’s father, Detective John Edward …

Showing love for Locust Valley at Homecoming

The theme was “I Love New York,” but fans at Locust Valley High School’s Homecoming on Oct. 28 showed that their true love was for Locust Valley. The bleachers were a sea of green as students, …

Oyster Festival comes to town in all its glory

The 34th annual Oyster Festival was the place to be last weekend not only for the food, but also to enjoy some great entertainment, crafts and rides. For some, it was a time to relax and enjoy the …

The apple of Mill Neck’s eye

The annual Mill Neck Apple Festival was a big success, as visitors from near and far crowded the manor grounds in search of tasty fall treats and festive fun last weekend. For over 50 years, …

Falling in love with a fabulous fall in Oyster Bay

The weather only recently turned chilly, and before it did there were many opportunities to enjoy the beauty of the hamlet and its surroundings. The nature trail at Sagamore Hill continues to burst …