Jules Feiffer Visits Port Washington Library
Jules Feiffer, the popular, award-winning cartoonist, playwright and author, recently addressed an overflow crowd at the library. Using slides, anecdotes and a lot of humor, Feiffer shared the people and events that have shaped him as a man and as a cartoonist. Following the presentation, Feiffer met with a group from the Schreiber High School drama group, who were getting ready to present his play, Feiffer's People.
Johnson Secures Funds for PW-BID Downtown Projects
Legislator Craig Johnson recently presented a check to the Port Washington Business Improvement District for its Streetscape Improvement Project. Plans include paving the sidewalk with bricks along Main Street in front of the railroad station and using part of the funds for seed money for brick paving on the corner of Herbert Avenue.
On The Bay
It's hard to believe that the sailing season is over, boats are filling up local boatyards, and the start of the frostbiting has begun. The instant wintry weather over this past weekend gave all of us a wakeup call to get out the warm gloves, hats, and coats. But for the hearty group of frostbiters it is not a sad, long and lonely time waiting around until next May when they can launch their boats for another sailing season.
Port Soccer Reaches Finals, Falls Just Short
Many months ago, in late August, a dream was thought of by a group of aspiring soccer players in Port Washington. The dream was to win the first county championship for their town in the history of high school sports. At the time, it was seen as just a far-fetched fantasy, but with a group which gelled so well, it turned into reality by the start of November. Port Washington varsity soccer had somehow fallen under the radar and reached the Class A County Finals to play Long Island powerhouse Massapequa for the Nassau County Championship. However, isn't the simple fact that the boys were one win away from making school history, but rather the events and games that led up to this monumental opportunity.
Take Guggenheim Preserve Off the Table for Athletic Fields
A Special Night in Port