As highlighted Monday, the influences of Myron Blumenfeld resonate throughout town. This much was evident when he was honored by as .
Walk along on Main Street, and you'll happen upon . Strollers along – a portion of which was once a municipal parking lot – can enjoy the view of Manhasset Bay, thanks to the efforts of Blumenfeld and others.
He is credited with planting most of the trees on Port Washington Boulevard, Main Street and Shore Road, according to Residents for A More Beautiful Port Washington, a group that he helped found.
In working with Residents and other groups and individuals, Blumenfeld was a driving force in battling the building of an incinerator on a site that now houses , senior housing and a planned industrial park.
Soon residents will be able to enjoy , which through the work Blumenfeld is a board member –recently underwent a $1 million reconstruction.
These kinds of transformation happen "because somebody created that momentum," Supervisor Jon Kaiman said, speaking of Blumenfeld.
According to The Community Chest, he has "also been involved in many other activities with the community that continue to improve the lives of all." That includes his work as .
Have you worked in the trenches with Blumenfeld? If you're new to town, were you aware of the impact he's had on the community? Tell us in the comments.