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February 16, 2001

  • NEWS: Late June Still Targeted for Library Re-Opening

    Construction is progressing well at the Port Washington Public Library, according to Library Director Nancy Curtin. In a telephone conversation on Feb. 12, she explained that the glass-extended portion of the building has been completed, with the exception of the front portion. The steel for this front section has been erected, however. FULL STORY

  • NEWS: Public Faces/Private Lives

    "It takes a village to raise a child" and Monica Westin, a former registered nurse and flight attendant, who hopes that the village of Port can help another small village in Ghana called Odumese. Monica is on a personal quest to raise funds and asks for our help because the children there are in such great need. She believes that all children should have hope and that "to whom much is given, much is required." Her childhood dream while growing up in Sweden was to work in Africa . Upon the death of her physician husband in 1991, Monica channeled her energies and grief by starting a clinic and preschool in Ghana through connections her sister had with a medical group. She began the village's medical clinic and preschool. FULL STORY

  • SPORTS: On The Bay

    One hundred fifty-one fully rigged boat models and approximately 1,200 builders and half models live in the Model Room of the New York Yacht Club. As one enters this august room, a sense of the history and traditions of the sea is overwhelming - it is a room where one can almost smell the salt air, feel the caress of ocean spray on one's face, and experience the power of these magnificent yachts as they power through rough open waters. FULL STORY

  • SPORTS: Port's JV Holds on in Nail-Biter Over Valley Stream, 64-63

    A tight contest goes a long way in promoting the value of hard work, drive, and all around persistence. And in every game there will be one instance where the ball will take a funny bounce (off of a teammate, the rim, or even off of an opponent's head) to offset or highlight the logistics of all of those traits. Yet even with those traits in tack, a team cannot guarantee a victory. In the case of Port's junior varsity, the hometown fans were able to witness all of the above with the added bonus of a victory. The hustle and fast break alacrity permitted the Junior Vikings to move easily to their big gun, Ira James who had nine first half points. Port's young guns held a 32-24 first half lead, but as play progressed the second half theatrics made the finale worth waiting for as the junior varsity held on to surpass the JV Eagles. FULL STORY

  • OPINION: Wants Club to Allow Non-Member Kids There
  • OPINION: Issues With Shopping Center Expansions

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