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Manhasset Bay Yacht Club is hosting the 2014 Knickerbocker Cup.

Knickerbocker Cup Happenings

The 32nd annual Knickerbocker Cup gets underway with an opening ceremony and All-American BBQ on Wednesday, Aug. 27, at 6:30 p.m., at the Manhasset Bay Yacht Club. Racing begins Thursday morning, Aug. 28, and continues through Aug. 31. … [Read More...]

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Port Girl Helps Cancer Victims

Anne Penha, a second grader at Sousa Elementary School, donated eight inches of her hair to Pantene Beautiful Lengths—an initiative to help girls and women fighting cancer receive real-hair wigs. Anne said she wanted “to help someone who is sick to feel better.” Marco, from Commisso and Company Salon in Port, performed the … [Read More...]

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Bridge At EAC Senior Center

Starting on Aug. 5, the Port Washington Senior Center at St. Stephens Church will be offering free beginners Bridge instructions. The classes will be conducted by certified instructor Jo-ann Damato. They start at 12:30 p.m., and will run for eight consecutive Tuesdays. … [Read More...]

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Crosswalk Checkpoints Planned

The Port Washington Police District is having a “crosswalk safety event” Thursday, July 31, as part of its Pedestrian Education, Enforcement, and Traffic Solutions (PEETS) program. The event will involve police ticketing drivers who don’t yield to pedestrians at crosswalks. The police are not disclosing the locations … [Read More...]

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Mick Jagger In Port Washington

Port Washington and Sands Point are packed with A-listers as filming of an HBO pilot takes place in the area. Port Washington News Editor Karen Talley was on the set Friday, and spoke with Mick Jagger, who sources had reported was involved as a writer. Jagger was leaning against a truck, watching the actors and crew … [Read More...]

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SHS Grad Gets ROTC Scholarship

Paul D. Schreiber High School Class of 2014 graduate Luke Johnston (c.) celebrates the $180,000 scholarship he was awarded through the Navy ROTC Program. Johnston will be attending Fordham University. He is joined by (l. to r.) guidance counselor Jessica Ludwig, Principal Ira Pernick, and parents Diane and Douglas Johnston. … [Read More...]

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Senior Center Seeks Small Visitors

Summer is here, and the EAC’s Port Washington Senior Center is looking to enhance the lives of seniors by having children come and visit. The center asks for children who have talents they would like to share, such as playing a musical instrument, singing, dancing, or reading poetry. Scout troops that would like to … [Read More...]

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K-Cup At Manhasset Yacht Club

Port Washington’s Manhasset Bay Yacht Club will host the 32nd Knickerbocker Cup, or K-Cup, Race, which will include three of the top-10 world-ranked match racing skippers. The racing competition will be preceded by an opening ceremony and welcome cocktail party, followed by an All-American BBQ Wednesday, Aug. 27 at 6:30 … [Read More...]

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Port LIRR Parking Lot To Close

MTA Long Island Rail Road announced that the removal of the Port Washington Station’s closed Haven Avenue pedestrian overpass – shuttered in April for safety reasons –  will require the temporary closure of the Haven Ave. commuter parking lot for 48 hours during  the weekend of Saturday, August 2 and Sunday, August … [Read More...]

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Bye Bye Birdie Lands At JCC

Luna Romero, 6, Margit Tess Romero, 8, and Lola Barbalat, 9, are the Port Washington thespians in the Sid Jacobson Jewish Community Center theatre group’s presentation of Bye Bye Birdie on Aug. 5 and 6 at 7 p.m. A satire on American society in 1958, Bye Bye Birdie focuses on the chaos that ensues as chart-topping rock … [Read More...]

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