52nd Blessing of the Fleet June 9
A North Shore tradition more than half a century old will be observed on Saturday, June 9. For the 52nd year the Manhasset Bay Sportsmen's Club is sponsoring the Blessing of the fleet on our bay.
To Build or Not to Build
The stretch of property on lower Main Street between Jackson and Covert Streets has become a point of disagreement between developers, who want to build senior housing, and community members, who object to many aspects. While some modifications were made to the proposed construction of a 30-unit, three-story, senior independent living facility on this spot by Putnam Developers, a number of concerned individuals remain critical of the plan, anticipating increases in traffic and parking problems and the loss of the historic nature of the waterfront area that many consider the "heart" of Port Washington.
Ports JV Girls Softball End it Big
It just doesn't get any better than this. The Port Washington JV girls softball team has had a sensational season with a 15-3 record. Dazzling their spectators, they ended it with a phenomenal 12-9 win over Lawrence.
On The Bay
Last week's column mentioned the Port Washington YC YRALIS Day Race and the winners in the various divisions. More information on this race has become available. William McFaul, skipper of Rainmaker, won the Buccaneer Trophy, awarded to a member of the Port Washington YC who completed the 20.3 mile race in the fastest corrected time. Bill and his crew crossed the finish line in 3 hours, 26 minutes, 11 seconds.
Allow Competent, Mature People to Run Our School Board
Zimmerman "Rethinks" Actions, Positions