John Riordan Appointed Town Supervisor: The North Hempstead town board voted 4-2 on Tuesday to appoint John B. Riordan town supervisor — filling the vacancy left by Jon Kaiman's recent resignation..
Gas Station Convenience Store Plan Approved by Town Board: The North Hempstead town board on Tuesday unanimously approved a special use permit to allow construction of a 24-hour convenience store at the Shell gas station at 601 Port Washington Blvd.
Gift of Life Given to Two Young Russian Girls at St. Francis Hospital: Two Russian girls have a fresh lease on life after undergoing a new minimally-invasive heart procedure at St. Francis Hospital this week in Roslyn.
Nerf Footballs Only For Weber Students at Recess: An increase in the amount of recess injuries caused by flying footballs at Weber Middle School has prompted school officials to slightly modify schoolyard rules in the name of safety
Tilles: State Ed Standards Will Take Time: Regent Roger Tilles says he thinks the Common Core Standards make sense but have negatively impacted what should never have been linked to teacher evaluations and test scores.
Local Gift Shop to Donate 100 Percent of October Profits to Charity: Wit & Whim, a unique philanthropic gift shop located in Port Washington, will donate 100 percent of their profits after expenses during the month of October to the Port Washington Education Foundation, according to Laurie Scheinman the store's creator.
Commended Students Recognized at Schreiber: Eighteen Schreiber High School seniors have been named Commended Students in the 2014 National Merit Scholarship Program.
Port Washington Defeats Great Neck South on Homecoming Day: Port Washington defeated Great Neck South 55-28 in front of a large homecoming crowd at Schreiber on Saturday.
Port Washington Real Estate Executive Beth Lamport Dies: Beth L. Lamport, who spent 20 years as a marketing executive for Federated Department Stores before switching to retail real estate in the late 1980s and who over two decades became one of the leading tenant representatives in the New York metropolitan area, died Sept. 27 at her home in Port Washington. She was 70.
Port Washington Football Off to Hot Start: Coach Jamel Ransey says there's work to be done for 3-0 Vikings.
Pride In Port Day: Full day of activities draw big crowds.