DEC Holds Public Meeting on Former Munsey Cleaners Site
About 50 Port Washington residents attended a meeting at the library to comment on the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation's (DEC) current plans for the former Munsey Cleaners site at 1029 Port Washington Boulevard. The site, located near the southeast corner of the intersection of the Boulevard and Main Street, has been a subject of controversy and community concern for many years.
After Over 100 Years, Trunz Closes Its Doors
After more than 100 years in business, over 20 of them in Port Washington, Trunz Food Stores is closing the last of its food stores. August 11, 2005 is the last day for the supermarket on Port Washington Boulevard. "It's like a wake around here," said Ed Wallace, store supervisor and operations manager, who has been with the company for almost 25 years. "Customers and staff were crying and hugging. One woman with two children came up to me and said, 'I've known you since I was 5 years old.' Other customers have called from the Hamptons where they are summering." He added, "The Altar Guild from St. Stephen's even brought two beautiful vases of flowers."
Calling All Interested Kayakers
Port Washington Twin Pines Kayaking Club
On the Bay
The Port Washington YC was a bevy of activity on July 25-26 as the club hosted the 2005 Blue Jay Race Week According to Joan MacInnes, chair of the event, who comes back to Port Washington from Massachusetts just to volunteer for this event, "We had 56 boats registered for the event, had really good wind, got in four great races. The level of sailing was very high and the instructors did very well.
Edith Spivack Will Be Missed
Teachers Respond to BoE Column