The Veterans of Foreign Wars, #1819 of Port Washington has selected James B. Duncan to serve as co-Grand Marshal of this year's Memorial Day Parade. He brings to the designation an impressive background of military service, involvement in civic affairs and life in the Port community.
The Boys Varsity Lacrosse team's season ended with a quarterfinal loss to Hicksville. But for those who witnessed the game at Hofstra, the valiant effort could be called anything but "a loss."
On the Bay
One hundred years ago aboard the schooner Atlantic, Frederick Hoyt wrote, "After sunrise we kept looking up all the time and by 8 a.m. were heading east by standard compass of N 80deg E true and with large jibtopsail and two staysails on we were doing between 11-12 knots. At 1000 a schooner was made out on the leebeam which later proved to be Hamburg, and when at noon she bore two points abaft the beam the faces of the watch on deck wore an expression of delight. The gods were good to us, for at noon, the sun broke through long enough for us to get a latitude sight.