This is the first of a four-part installment of our annual Port in Headlines piece.
Wide-Range of Issues Covered at Education Meeting/ Praise and Suggestions From LWV 70th Anniversary Speaker Dolores Kazanjian O'Brien/ Annual "Make a Child Smile" Toy Drive a Huge Success/ Child Safety Bill Passes in the House; Put on Hold in the Senate/ 1st Annual SOUPer Bowl on Feb. 2/ Get our Updated TONH Map/ Comptroller Howard Weitzman: Special Districts Costing Taxpayers Money-Calls for Elimination of Commissioner-Run Garbage Districts/ Happy Montessori School Turns 10/ Continuing Ed Program: Providing Lifelong Learning for Over 50 Years/ Kaiman to Speak at LWV Luncheon/ Fifth Annual Christmas Lights Showcase/ Author Transports Library Audience to Mid-20th Century Cairo/ Cell Phones for Soldiers Supported by the PW Rotary Club/ HKNC Accepts Unique Painting Donations/ Great Celebration for Port North's 75th/ G'Heim Students Learn About Port Past Through Port Seniors/ LWV of Port Washington/Manhasset Continues Its Study of Immigration/ Beloved Pets and Homeless Dogs Get A Special Blessing-All Creatures Great and Small/ Weber's Studio in Art Class Experiences Nassau County Museum of Art/ Daly and Guggenheim "Get a Voice" Program to Stem Tide of Violence, Bullying/ Intel Comes to Schreiber to Announce Its Six Semifinalists in Science Talent Search-Winning Schreiber Record Continues in Contest/ Lions Club "All You Can Eat Pasta Dinner"/ Port Washington Honors Beloved Coach, Teacher, Dan Biro/ Senior Art Exhibit at SOUPer Bowl/ And What Does the State Comptroller Do?-Tom DiNapoli Discusses His New Job/ Vandals Destroy Car Windows/ Adults Rock and Roll to Raise Funds-Children's Health Fund Will Benefit/ Sgt. Bernard Dunn (Schreiber' 87) Will Serve Afghanistan/ Recycle This Paper - It's a Start/ Holiday Season Decorations in Port Washington's Public Buildings/ Autism and the Arts Launched at Nassau County Museum of Art
Assemblywoman Michelle Schimel Holds Community Forum in Port Washington/ Finest vs. Bravest Basketball Game Feb. 29-Thrills for All and Money for Health Fund/ Intel Science Talent Search Finalists Announced-Schreiber Has Two/ Former TNH Building Department Plans Examiner Gets Jail Time/ Tava Restaurant Opens on Main Street/ Update on Campus Drive Parking Committee/ Nassau County Comptroller Weitzman on Governor Spitzer's Budget Reforms/ Foreign Languages Introduced in the Port Elementary Schools?/ PWEF Classroom Resource Guide, Focus on Architecture/ Local Officials Discuss Tax Issues/ Gambol Kicks Off Fundraising Plans and Sets Theme/ Port's Chamber of Commerce's 1st Annual SOUPer Bowl Draws Raves/ Port Washington Children's Center Dedicates New Office to Barbara Kramer/ Nassau County Comptroller Weitzman: Reform Special Sanitation Districts-Wants Town Management, Elimination of Commissioner Salaries/ School Arts Director Marc Greene Named to Executive Council/ Sousa School's Annual Book Exchange Starts New Year Reading Right/ Tolerance Day Impresses Weber MS Students/ Supervisor Jon Kaiman Talks About Town's Progress and Challenges/ State Consumer Website Helps Find Least Expensive Prescription Drugs/ Sands Point Mayor Wurzel Turns 90/ Chamber Notes: Mixed Agenda and Defibrillator Presentation/ G'Heim Elementary Connects With West Africa/ Three Village Elections March 18/ Students Learn Commitment, Concentration and Cooperation-Salem's Cultural Arts Performance/ Traffic and Safety Concerns Addressed on Route 101/ Debra Daniels and George Vecsey to Be Guidance Center Honorees/ Port Helps Sponsor New Baseball Program for Kids With Autism-The Yankee Doodles Opening Day Coming Soon/ Senate Passes Cameron Gulbransen Kids Transportation Safety Act/ Mothers of Infants Support Group at the Parent Resource Center
LWV Continues Immigration Discussion/ Introducing Section Two/ Author Laton McCartney on March 11 Speaking on Big Oil Scandal of the 20s/ Official Guzzello Promoted to Detective/ Judge Ayres Visits Salem Elementary- A Trial for the Big Bad Wolf/ Oscar Party at Sullivan's Quay Lights Up Port Boulevard/ Kickoff for 2008 American Cancer Society's 'Relay for Life'- Will Honor Port's Jackie Spielman/ BID Update at February Meeting of Chamber/ Breton Honored by Community Chest/ PW BOE Invites Community to Forum/ PWEF Celebrates an Evening of Art/ School Tax Relief Sought-Hearing Held by NYS Commission on Property Tax Relief/ Election for Flower Hill Village Justice/ TONH 2008 May W. Newburger Women's Roll of Honor-Port's Barbara Faticone and Judy Otruba to Be Honored/ Battle of the Bands for Grownups? Rock Out and Make a Difference!/ Port Washington North Planning Board Approves Subdivision-44 Units Planned on Valley Road/ "What Might Have Been-Spitzer Resigns as Governor/ Library Budget Available to Public/ Local Author Cullen Thomas to Discuss Brother One Cell April 3/ Freezin' for a Reason at the Polar Plunge-Town Raises Over $200,000 for Special Olympics/ Suozzi Gives 7th State of the County Address-Calls for Consolidation of School Services, Creation of 'Cool Downtowns' to Reduce Property Taxes, Expand Tax Base/ Guggenheim Students Feast at Nutrition Buffet/ In Their Own Words-Survivors Speak to Us!-Community Synagogue Presents Unique Program/ Kathleen Rice Visits Green Vale School/ BOE Shooting for 5.9 Percent Budget Increase for '08-'09/ Weitzman Explains Consolidation Rationale/ Directory Helps Schreiber Alumni Reconnect/ Assemblywoman Michelle Schimel Brings Guilt Free Green to Port/ Manorhaven Holds Public Hearing on Verizon Franchise/ Port Washington Children's Center to Honor Donna and Tim Rice/ Schreiber Students Participate in Alzheimer's Activity Program at LIAF