It's been a lyric in Billy Joel and Cole Porter songs, the setting of the movie Meet the Parents, and the . And now it has a Patch.
Welcome to Oyster Bay Patch, your online news source for all things Oyster Bay. We'll be covering Bayville, Cove Neck, East Norwich, Mill Neck, Oyster Bay and Upper Brookville, but we'll need your help. Here is a mini orientation of Patch to make sure that you are aware of all its features, and how they can make life itself in Oyster Bay more user friendly.
Sign up for newsletters: Whether you want a daily rundown of headlines, a weekly overview of stories, or breaking news the minute it happens, you can customize your own newsletter to be sent straight to your email inbox. It's free!
Become a blogger: Whether you're , a , a , or , there is a blog with your name on it. You just haven't written it yet. Head to the Local Voices section and get writing!
Like, follow and friend: Like us on Facebook so you can read our latest headlines as they come in. Follow us on Twitter for quicker updates, headlines, and alerts. You can also send us photos, messages, and tell us about events in town.
Make Announcements: Need volunteers? Get married? Lose a pet? Post it in our announcements section so the community knows.
Invite Us: Whether you're hosting a blood drive, a triathlon, or a book club, you can invite everyone in town by posting an event in our Events Calendar.
Keep us in your pocket: Download the Patch mobile app for your smartphone and get top headlines, events, directory listings, and weather updates for Oyster Bay in the palm of your hand.
Shoot video: The community gallery is not just for photos — send clips of anything around town you think is newsworthy. If you also give us a heads up via email that you're uploading a video, we can feature it prominently on the homepage.
Share with friends: When we know about community news, we're on the case. From important announcements to power outages and crime, Patch is covering local news every day. See something you think others should read? All you have to do is click the Facebook "recommend" button above an article or blog to share it with your neighbors and friends.