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April 13, 2001

  • NEWS: School Board Committee Makes Recommendations for Changes In Mathematics

    Part of the March 27 board of education meeting was devoted to a report of the board's curriculum committee, and their findings included some recommended changes with regard to middle school mathematics. In a vote of four to three, the school board adopted the recommendations made by this group, but judging by visitors' comments, not all were in favor of these modifications. FULL STORY

  • NEWS: Port Landmark Bay Bootery To Close

    Another piece of "Old Port Washington" will disappear sometime this month when Bay Bootery closes its doors for the last time. The classic mom-and-pop operation, the little freestanding shoe store on Shore Road has become a local landmark by catering to Port's feet since the mid-1960's. Owners Emil and Betty Schaefer are retiring to spend more time with their family and three grandchildren. FULL STORY

  • SPORTS: On The Bay

    The weather forecast for Sunday, April 8 - the last day of frostbiting - was mid 40s, overcast skies, with fog and a constant drizzle, and wind out of the NE at 8-10 knots. Most sailors would not be eager to race in dinghies that tend to capsize easily, but this type of weather is to be expected if one is a "frostbiter". Only four teams of sailors were available to compete. FULL STORY

  • SPORTS: Weekly Kicks

    The Port Washington Stingrays (girls U13) had an outstanding 3-1 victory over New Hyde Park. Maya Silbert scored an aggressive goal nine minutes into the game followed up by a world class left-footed kick on goal by Kendra Bigl that sailed past the NHP goalie only to be saved on the goal line by a NHP teammate. Then at exactly nine minutes into the second half Stingray Natalie Brilliant came down the left side of the field, shot and scored making the score 2-0. NHP then scored a lengthy penalty kick. FULL STORY

  • OPINION: Re: School Board "Do Not Let a Collective Speak for All of Us"
  • OPINION: Still Businesses at Delco

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