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December 2, 2005

  • News: New Info Site: www.safeschools

    A new information site has been created that brings together a wealth of information for residents of Port Washington. Barbara O'Donnell, school counselor at Daly Elementary School and Larry Tietz, Safe and Drug Free School and Community Task Force member, collaborated their ideas. It is a link off the port net website. On the Port webpage, go to www.portnet.k12.us and click safeschool for information. It will include all programs, resources and special activities that will help to keep our children safe. Some of the topics offered include: drug prevention, good parenting, strategies to healthy eating. All the schools, private and public, religious establishments and a host of other organizations can post their activities. Any special event that compliments education and culture is listed. Each listing will include its topic, target audience, date and time. FULL STORY

  • News: Vision Plan Becomes Zoning Law

    Supervisor Jon Kaiman and Councilman Fred L. Pollack announced recently that, with unanimous support, the town board has taken two actions to incorporate the Port Washington Shared Vision Plan into the town's planning process. FULL STORY

  • Sports: Busby to Be Inducted Into the National Wrestling Hall of Fame

    Coach Robert Busby former head wrestling coach at Schreiber High School in Port Washington will be inducted into the National Wrestling Hall of Fame Friday April 21, 2006 at the Huntington Hilton. Coach Busby is being inducted into The National Wrestling Hall of Fame in Stillwater Oklahoma for a lifetime of service to wrestling. He has been sponsored for this very prestigious award by Hofstra University and The Friends of Long Island Wrestling. Coach Busby, who wrestled for Hofstra University, has lived in Roslyn Heights for 36 years and coached high school wrestling as well as youth wrestling for 38 years. He has been an active member of Roslyn Rescue Fire Company for 35 years and has served many terms as president and on the board of trustees. Following his successful tenure at Port Washington where he earned top 10 honors in NYS history for wins, he worked as an assistant coach to the Hofstra Pride Wrestling Team. If anyone is interested in attending the dinner or would like to purchase an ad for the journal to honor this achievement you may e-mail wrestlingdinner@hotmail.com all ads must be submitted by Dec. 5. FULL STORY

  • Sports: Lightning Strikes Second Place in Division One

    Finishing the season in second place with four shut outs in the last five games, the Port Washington Lightning more than held their own playing in division 1, the most competitive of the Long Island Junior Soccer League. Dominating teams from much larger towns, the Lightning have become one of the best teams on Long Island for their age group. The team is comprised of keepers Joe Gil and George Racanelli, defenders Brandon Robilotti, Mark Catanzaro, Erik Schroeder, Josh Greenberg, Pierce Wezenaar and Johnny Marks. Midfielders include Ryan Goldstein, Robbie Grabher, Ebube Abara, Scott Bergman and Diego Lopez. Finally our strikers include Stephan Brossard, Brennan Spreitzer and Joe Barrett. The coaching staff consists of Phil Schools and Peter Wezenaar. FULL STORY

  • Opinion: Giving Thanks
  • Opinion: PWSD Loses State Aid

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