Port Turns Out for Community Day
On Thursday, April 27, State Senator Michael Balboni hosted a day-long Port Washington Community Day to highlight the many positive attributes of Port Washington and to give residents and local officials another opportunity to meet with their state representative and discuss the issues that are important to them.
Batboy, The Musical, plays to Cheering Audiences at Schreiber
Running from April 6 to 9, a totally-over-the-top performance of Batboy, The Musical played to amazed, riveted, wildly applauding audiences in Schreiber Auditorium. The story of a freakish outsider trying to gain a place in society, the show was directed, choreographed, and polished into brilliance by Cam Gelb, assisted by student director Elyssa Jakim, with inspired musical direction by Allison Shapiro, orchestral direction by Mark Brenner and technical direction by Victor Gelb.
On the Bay
A new and interesting book about containerization has just been published by local sailor and Port Washington resident, Arthur Donovan. Donovan, U.S. Merchant Marine Academy Professor Emeritus of Maritime History, just released The Box That Changed the World: Fifty Years of Container Shipping - An Illustrated History. This is Donovan's second book and it is a coffee-table book, heavily illustrated and printed in color. The book covers four themes: the transformation of maritime liner service; the development of intermodalism (combining trucks, trains and ships); greater global economic integrations; and trade and wealth creation.
Vikings Stun Baldwin 6-5
Playing with heart and hustle, the Boys Varsity Lacrosse team turned in an outstanding performance and upset a tough Baldwin team 6-5 at The Pit.
The Money Machine
'Don't Let PWEA Ruin Our Kids' Education'