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February 27, 2004

  • News: Community Meeting on Reassessment 'Round Two' Held by Nassau County Legislator Craig Johnson

    Due to an overwhelming response by the public at the January meeting on reassessment, Nassau County Legislator Craig Johnson called a second meeting on Feb. 19. This meeting was held at the Landmark on Main Street in Port Washington. This forum lasted three and one-half hours with approximately 350 people in attendance. FULL STORY

  • News: TONH Zoning Change Should Help Mitigate Overdevelopment

    The North Hempstead Town Board voted unanimously at a town board meeting to change the zoning of Second and Third Avenues, between Main Street and Carlton Avenue, from multiple residence district to residence C districting. The zoning change will prevent multifamily high density dwellings and allow single family dwellings consistent with the surrounding neighborhood. FULL STORY

  • Sports: PAL Spring Program - 2004

    The Port Washington PAL will be offering the following activities for the Spring 2004 season. These programs are open to girls and boys in grades Pre-Kindergarten through 6th grade. The schedule is as follows: FULL STORY

  • Sports: On The Bay

    Six New Yorkers vied for spots on the United States Olympic Sailing Team, all of them women - Meg Gaillard from Pelham NY/Jamestown, RI; Kathleen Tocke from Buffalo, NY/Newport, RI; Hannah Swett, from New York, NY/Jamestown, RI; Debbie Copozzi, Bayport, NY; Jody Swanson, Buffalo, NY; and Cory Sertl, Rochester, NY. As of Tuesday, February 24th only one qualified for the U.S Olympic Sailing Team, in the "winner takes all" Olympic Trials. Meg Gaillard has gone from series leader to series winner in the Europe Class after crossing the finish line first in both races on Saturday, February 21st at the U.S. Olympic Sailing Team Trials being run from Lauderdale Yacht Club. That performance turned her lock on the lead position into a mathematically unbeatable low score with two races remaining in the planned 16-race event. Gaillard sat out the final two races of the series, even though doing so added 15 points to her score for each race in which she takes a DNS (did not start). Those penalty points got discarded courtesy of the scoring system that allows competitors to drop their two worst finishes. FULL STORY

  • Opinion: Parents Urge Senate Not to Vote on Special Education Law
  • Opinion: Response to 'Port Businesses Critical of Reassessment'

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