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Ride For A Cause

Close to 200 riders participated in the fourth Annual Lauri Strauss Leukemia Foundation Ride on Sunday, 17, for either a 3.3, 14 or 21 mile bike tour. The event raised over $30,000, with donations still coming in. The majority of the funds will be disbursed towards research to help find cause and cure for leukemia and … [Read More...]

Holiday Safe & Sober Campaign

The Port Washington Police District has announced that they are participating in New York’s Holiday Safe & Sober Campaign.  This campaign will run from Friday, May 22 through Monday, May 25. In 2013, 290,000 Americans were injured and 10,076 deaths were caused by drunk driving accidents. In an effort to reduce this … [Read More...]

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Grand Marshals for Parade

The Memorial Day Parade kicks off at 10 a.m. on Monday, May 25. Port Washington has a wonderful tradition of remembering all who have served and are serving. The parade honors the nation’s military, merchant marine and first responders. The multitude of marchers will include community groups, girl scouts, boy scouts, … [Read More...]

Vincent Drzewucki, Urban and Community Forestry Resource Educator, Cornell Cooperative Extension, NYS Dept. of Environmental Conservation Urban and Community Public Outreach, with Flower Hill Trustee Karen Reichenbach and Mayor Elaine Phillips

Flower Hill Named Tree City USA

The Village of Flower Hill celebrated Arbor Day on May 8 in a ceremony at which the village was named "Tree City U.S.A." The designation was awarded by the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation and the National Arbor Day Foundation. … [Read More...]

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Manhasset Bay Sportsmen’s Club Flounder Derby

The Manhasset Bay Sportsmen’s Club held its annual flounder derby on the Port Washington town dock on Saturday, May 2. This year, they renamed the derby the Robert "Skip" Campbell Flounder Derby in honor of Skip Campbell, the event organizer. About 25 children turned out to fish at the flounder derby. Though none of the … [Read More...]

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Crowdfunding Helps Local Third Grader

One of Port Washington’s third graders has been fighting a serious battle. She was diagnosed with Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia (ALL) and is on a long road of chemotherapy and treatment. Seraphina O’Brien is being treated on an outpatient basis at North Shore-LIJ Cohen Children’s Medical Center. The Port Washington … [Read More...]

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Varsity Lacrosse Advances To Semi-Finals

The Schreiber High School boys varsity lacrosse team has advanced to the semi-finals in their bid for the county championship. After a 13-10 win against Oceanside in the first playoff round, they are now set to meet Syosset in the semi-finals. The Vikings’ regular season ended with a 12-3 record, putting them in third … [Read More...]

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