April 13, 2007

  • News: From Afghanistan, Schreiber Grad Commander John F. Wade Thanks Port

    Former Port Washington resident and 1986 Schreiber HS graduate, Commander John F. Wade, United States Navy, is nearing the end of a year- long deployment to Afghanistan. CDR Wade commands a Joint Provincial Reconstruction Team in Khost, Afghanistan which is located on the eastern border with Pakistan. The team is composed of 150 Army, Navy, and interagency personnel (Department of State, US Agency for International Development, and the Department of Agriculture). Their mission is to enhance security; strengthen the reach, influence, and capacity of the Afghan government; and, to facilitate economic growth and development for the people. FULL STORY

  • News: Authors Alice Hoffman and David Nasaw to Be Featured at Annual FOL Luncheon

    The Friends of the Port Washington Public Library are pleased to announce that best-selling novelist Alice Hoffman and award-winning historian/biographer David Nasaw will be featured at the 38th annual Richard D. Whittemore book and author luncheon on Friday, May 11, at the George Washington Manor. Reservations are required. Look for the event brochure available now at the library or for further information visit www.pwpl.org/fol or call the library's Community Relations Office at 883-4400, X130. FULL STORY

  • Sports: Attention All Kayakers...

    Port Washington Twin Pines Kayaking Club FULL STORY

  • Sports: On the Bay

    On Saturday, April 7, seven IC dinghy sailors were out on Manhasset Bay practicing for the upcoming Nationals which will be held this coming weekend. The wind was up and the weather was cold. Racing was quite competitive with much jockeying at the start for good position. The Race Committee was busy all afternoon, as the wind shifts forced the committee to change their starting line and course marks throughout the day. No capsizes, but at one point one aggressive sailor looked like his team might take a swim in the bay, but got control of the boat quickly. While these scores do not count toward the year's total, they are noted here: 1. #66, John Baxter/Mary Baxter (Ralf Steitz skippering two races) 2. #536, Pedro Lorson/Donna Marie Chipallone, and 3. #17, Paul-Jon Patin/Anne Patin. FULL STORY

  • Opinion: The Best of Hearings and the Worst of Hearings
  • Opinion: Feels Town Unresponsive to Residents

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