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View Poll Results: Oyster Bay vs Massapequa
Oyster Bay 19 51.35%
Massapequa 18 48.65%
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Old 11-09-2011, 12:54 PM
 
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Thats part of the attraction for many on the north shore.
that's all well and good if you're Dr. RosenRosen and you don't have to travel far for work.

But if you have to get into the city with any frequency or somewhere else where you're now dealing with a commute before your commute (15-20 minutes to a major highway/parkway) it can be problematic.
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Old 11-09-2011, 12:55 PM
 
Location: Nassau, Long Island, NY
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Default Theodore Roosevelt ...

... would be disgusted if he could see what's going on in Oyster Bay, location of his "Summer Whitehouse," today:

Theodore Roosevelt on Immigrants and being an AMERICAN

"In the first place we should insist that if the immigrant who comes here in good faith becomes an American and assimilates himself to us, he shall be treated on an exact equality with everyone else, for it is an outrage to discriminate against any such man because of creed, or birthplace, or origin. But this is predicated upon the man's becoming in very fact an American, and nothing but an American...There can be no divided allegiance here. Any man who says he is an American, but something else also, isn't an American at all. We have room for but one flag, the American flag, and this excludes the red flag, which symbolizes all wars against liberty and civilization, just as much as it excludes any foreign flag of a nation to which we are hostile...We have room for but one language here, and that is the English language...and we have room for but one sole loyalty and that is a loyalty to the American people."
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Old 11-09-2011, 12:58 PM
 
Location: Nassau, Long Island, NY
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Oyster Bay. Less congested,small town feel. The problem with the illegals is confined to a small area and was blown out of proportion. The picketing regarding the town ordinance prohibiting day laborers from standing in the street stemmed from an incident on the Locust Valley/Glen cove border, not in the Hamlet of Oyster Bay itself. Locust valley and Massapequa are both within the Town of Oyster bay. (a little Walterish, I know.)
The location of the picketing was IN Oyster Bay at town hall. The problem with the illegals may look "small" to you but it will just grow and grow like it does everywhere else they can play their economic shell games on the taxpayers with no penalties, just handouts.

You think Glen Cove was always an illegal alien sanctuary city with more of them than American whites, blacks, etc.? No. It wasn't. Now its school district is worth shyte compared to the others around it. Oyster Bay's is not that hot either for the so-called hoity toity "North Shore" (but I will not elaborate because Crooks didn't want to focus on schools).

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Old 11-09-2011, 01:00 PM
 
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... would be disgusted if he could see what's going on in Oyster Bay, location of his "Summer Whitehouse," today:
Teddy's house is in Cove Neck. BIG difference!

My college roomate came from money and never really made a big deal about it except for one time. Someone made the mistake of referring to his hometown as Oyster Bay and he politely corrected them, "I'm not from Oyster Bay. I'm from Oyster Bay Cove".
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Old 11-09-2011, 01:01 PM
 
Location: Smithtown, NY
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that's all well and good if you're Dr. RosenRosen and you don't have to travel far for work.

But if you have to get into the city with any frequency or somewhere else where you're now dealing with a commute before your commute (15-20 minutes to a major highway/parkway) it can be problematic.
Plenty of commuters on the North Shore do it every day. Must not be that bad.

Did it myself for a long time, not that bad.
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Old 11-09-2011, 01:05 PM
 
Location: Nassau, Long Island, NY
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Teddy's house is in Cove Neck. BIG difference!

My college roomate came from money and never really made a big deal about it except for one time. Someone made the mistake of referring to his hometown as Oyster Bay and he politely corrected them, "I'm not from Oyster Bay. I'm from Oyster Bay Cove".
So you think Teddy wouldn't care what is going on then because of a geographical name variance?

It's close enough to be known as "Oyster Bay" for the rest of the world who see it as a tourist attraction, Walter, Jr.

Sagamore Hill National Historic Site - Theodore Roosevelt's Home (U.S. National Park Service)

20 Sagamore Hill Road
Oyster Bay, New York 11771

BTW, for those of you who haven't seen it and would like to visit, do so before Dec. 4, 2011 because it is closing after that for a restoration!
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Old 11-09-2011, 01:08 PM
 
Location: Nassau, Long Island, NY
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Teddy's house is in Cove Neck. BIG difference!

My college roomate came from money and never really made a big deal about it except for one time. Someone made the mistake of referring to his hometown as Oyster Bay and he politely corrected them, "I'm not from Oyster Bay. I'm from Oyster Bay Cove".
Was there an illegal alien problem in OB back then too? Otherwise, who do you think he made sure to disassociate himself from Oyster Bay? (Except to point out he was filthy rich, but you said he wasn't that type.)
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Old 11-09-2011, 01:08 PM
 
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Plenty of commuters on the North Shore do it every day. Must not be that bad.
depends on the line. You can get to Ronkonkoma faster than Oyster Bay.

Port Washington line, on the other hand, is a dream.
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Old 11-09-2011, 01:10 PM
 
Location: Nassau, Long Island, NY
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depends on the line. You can get to Ronkonkoma faster than Oyster Bay.

Port Washington line, on the other hand, is a dream.
Except if you want to go to Brooklyn. How do you do that from PW?
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Old 11-09-2011, 01:13 PM
 
Location: Massapequa Park
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Crooks...You'll be moving there soon.
Yes, we'll be seeing you soon Crooks ; ) along with Gps' girl. Get back in the game man, it's never too late.
Massapequa Park is Wonderful

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Italian bread.
or Vollkornbrot & Irish soda bread

On the issue of Oyster Bay's out of control illegal problem, I_Love is spot on...go spend some time there or go to a few of the festivities during the summer and see what's going on. English is quickly being reduced to the minority..and it's showing in their school performance. Also 106 is a PITA.
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