During this winter storm I was quite concerned how I was going to clear the snow off my automobile.
Bonnie Lea Soldano, of Port Washington. died on Feb. 8, 2010. Beloved wife of Angelo. Loving Mother of Nick, Linda and Steve. Cherished grandmother of Christopher, Courtney, Patience, Cristina, Angela and Jack. Visitation at the Fairchild Funeral Chapel, 1570 Northern Blvd., Manhasset, Saturday (Feb.13) and Sunday (Feb.14) from 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m. Funeral service Tuesday (Feb. 16) at noon at the funeral home with interment to follow at Nassau Knolls Cemetery, Port Washington.
As many of you know, I will be leaving the Port News as of this Friday. My husband and I are doing a major renovation on our 82-year-old house and I have to be home. After much deliberation, I decided that there was no way I could have done both my job and house at the same time; I decided that while it is extremely rewarding, the job is quite demanding and I don’t think I could have continued to do it effectively.
(Ed.’s note: The following letter was sent to the Village of Manorhaven’s Board of Trustees and printed here at the writer’s request.)
I am deeply disturbed not only by the attempt to erect a 125-foot tower adjacent to our highest residential zone, but by the totally inept and illegal way that every aspect of this enterprise was conducted.
Now, how about three cheers and pats on the back for the under-staffed clerks at our local post office. There were no short tempers, smiles instead of scowls, and patience where there was a language problem. Hurrah for you!
The recent work completed within the Village of Port North truly beautifies the Shore Road area and nicely compliments the waterfront landscape of our peninsula. The general concept of the trail and dock refurbishment, including finished product materials, provides a tremendous aesthetic improvement over the general area.
It’s back. Some commissioners want to build a mausoleum. It’s a new headquarters building.
What is the cost? Why is it necessary? Is it the local “stimulus plan”?
I write as a 16-year community member of Port Washington, although I must disclose that I have been on the school board for eight years, including three as a past president.
Time magazine chooses its “Person of The Year,” and allow me to personally choose the “Local Organization of the Year,” namely the Port Washington Police Department.
(The following letter was sent to Gary Ackerman, 5th Congressional District, House of Representatives and Kirsten Gillibrand and Charles Schumer, New York State senators.)
Here’s why the presently enacted House and Senate health care bills will do nothing to expand health care to those who can’t get it now, and will reduce the quality of health care to those who presently receive it and, instead, will unnecessarily raise taxes and premiums for everyone and hasten the coming of devastating inflation:
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