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NOVEMBER 17, 2006

  • News: Schreiber High School Completes Middle States Reaccreditation Process

    After almost 15 months of preparation, a Validation Team assembled by the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools in Philadelphia, PA visited Schreiber High School from Oct. 24-27. This visit was the culminating activity of the reaccreditation process that started with the school organizing its self-study in the fall of 2005. FULL STORY

  • News: Annual Community Thanksgiving Eve Service

    Members of the Port Washington Clergy Association gathered recently to plan this year's Community Interfaith Thanksgiving Eve Service, a Port tradition since the 1940s. This year's service will be held at St. Peter of Alcantara Roman Catholic Church, 1327 Port Washington Boulevard under the leadership of the newly installed pastor, the Reverend Fr. Patrick Whitney, associate pastor the Reverend Fr. Robert Romeo, Deacon Frank D'Angelo, and Sr. Peggy Tully. The service begins at 8 p.m. FULL STORY

  • Sports: Be a Part of the Port Washington Thanksgiving Day Run

    Registrations are pouring in, runners and walkers are getting ready....... all in preparation for next week's Port Washington Thanksgiving Day 5 Mile Run sponsored by the Community Chest of Port Washington and the Town of North Hempstead. Register and be among the people enjoying Thanksgiving morning at the Run! The Run starts at 8:30 a.m. at Manorhaven Park. Visit and register online until Nov. 20 at 4 p.m. For more information, call the Chest office at 767-2121. See you at the Thanksgiving Day Run! FULL STORY

  • Sports: On the Bay

    The Moosehead Awards, aka, International Society for the perpetuation of Cruelty to Racing Yachtsmen, that annual "beat up on the Race Committee" event was as clever and funny as ever, presented by MC Bill Sandberg and his committee of spies to make Sunday afternoon, Oct. 29 at Larchmont YC a most entertaining affair. Each year, Race Committee on both sides of Long Island Sound, are subject to dubious awards, such as Moosehead First Class or Moosehead Supreme. These awards, always delivered with the perfect comedic timing (one wonders if Sandberg and his band of marauders have taken lessons from Comedy Central), depict egregious mistakes by RC during the previous sailing season. How they gather this stuff is open to question, but there must be moles rampant in the ranks of sailors. Could it be that one disgruntled team, wishing for a perfect racing record, but was OCS and furious to be actually caught, ratted on their very own RC? Actually nothing as clandestine as this - most likely. But it is all great fun - especially hearing the bloopers that august yacht clubs managed to accomplish in just one season. If felt like the outtake of a movie, only better, because each of us attending had "been there and done that." FULL STORY

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