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Salerno Named Chief Of Police

After serving as Acting Chief since May of last year, James Salerno will be promoted the 10th Chief of the Port Washington Police District. Salerno last spring replaced Chief William J. Kilfoil, who retired after nearly 40 years of service, the last 20 as chief of police. Salerno has been with the Port police 29 … [Read More...]

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Step Back In Time At Country Fair

It was a festive day at the Sands-Willets House, as the Cow Neck Peninsula Historical Society hosted an old fashioned fair that brought residents back a couple of centuries to enjoy an interlude that included yarn spinning, a petting zoo, a classic racing car and, the highlight of the day, a pie eating contest. The pie … [Read More...]

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Clean-Up At Town Dock

It may be drizzly, but that isn't stopping employees from the town's Department of Parks and Recreation from getting down to business at Town Dock. A crew was out weeding, raking and generally sprucing the area up Wednesday morning. … [Read More...]

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Gambol 2015 Committee Kick-Off

Gambol 2015 is revving up, holding its first social event of the year, on Friday, Oct. 10, from 7-10 p.m. at LaMotta’s Waterside Restaurant, 10 Matinicock Ave. Join friends and neighbors in celebration of Gambol 2015. For $30 a person, an extended happy hour includes a complimentary drink, bar fare and live music by … [Read More...]

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Offices, Apartments For Main Street

One of the last remaining vacant properties on Main Street may not remain that way for long. The owner of Whit & Whim and her husband want to turn the empty lot on lower Main—next to the Good Year auto shop and across from Manhasset Bay—into a three story building. There would be professional offices on the first … [Read More...]

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Friends Of Library Host Sheehy

Gail Sheehy, author of Passages, a New York Times bestseller, returns with her inspiring memoir—a chronicle of her trials and triumphs as a groundbreaking “girl” journalist in the 1960s, who became one of the premier political profilers of modern times. Friends of the Port Washington Public Library invite residents to … [Read More...]

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Manhasset Bay Clean-Up Planned

The Ocean Conservancy International is sponsoring a beach clean up Saturday, Oct. 4, from 9:30-11 a.m. at the Manorhaven Beach Park boat ramp. Scout groups are welcome. This is the 18th year that data has been collected for Manhasset Bay. Locally collected information has shown that the bulk of the debris in the bay comes … [Read More...]

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