Legislator Johnson Honors Barbara Faticone as 2002 Woman Trailblazer
In a special ceremony at the Nassau County Executive/Legislative Building in Mineola, Nassau County Legislator Craig Johnson (D-Port Washington) honored Barbara Faticone as the 2002 Woman Trailblazer from the 11th Legislative District. The "Woman's Trailblazers of the New Millennium" awards ceremony, now in its fifth year, celebrates Women's History Month by recognizing the extraordinary accomplishments and contributions of women throughout the county.
A Century of Hard Work, Fond Memories and Bon Ami
"Oh what a night!" says Janet Burke, who worked at Louie's when she was growing up here in Port and who is the organizer of the farewell parties for Louie's Shore restaurant. Of special interest to her was the party held for the employees on March 8. "It was probably one of the greatest evenings I have ever had, and I don't think I am alone in saying that." The party had an amazing turnout, especially considering the fact that former employees came from out of state (California, Vermont, New Hampshire and Florida to name a few).
Port Opens Season With 11-10 Stunner Over Chaminade
Forget spring training. Forget March Madness. The biggest sports story of the month happened right here at The Pit last week when the Boys Varsity Lacrosse team started off their season with a bang, beating Chaminade 11-10 in a tight, tense, action-filled contest.
On The Bay
The Yacht Racing Association of Long Island Sound, Inc. (YRALIS) and the United States Merchant Marine Academy will co-host the 2002 LIS Safety At Sea Seminar on Saturday. April 13 from 9 - 5 at the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy at Kings Point. Ralph Naranjo, chair, US SAILING Safety-At-Sea Committee will be the moderator. The goal of the seminar is to make skipper, crew and boat better prepared for the challenges of sailing offshore. Whether you are sailing on the LI Sound or off to Bermuda, valuable information can be obtained from attending this seminar. Topics include: Hypothermia and Medical Emergencies, Weather Routing Through Storms, Boat and Crew Preparation and USCG Rescue. The USMMA Varsity Offshore Sailing Team and rescue teams from USCG Activities New York and Air Station Cape May will provide on-the-water demonstrations. This US SAILING sanctioned seminar will fulfill the requirements of the Cruising Club of America and the Royal Bermuda Yacht Club for the Newport Bermuda Race. Attendees may also qualify for insurance discounts. For more information, call the YRALIS office at 516-767-9240.
Heretic or Sage?
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