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Question Of The Day: Blumenfeld's Contributions

How many spots in Port Washington does your family enjoy, thanks to efforts spearheaded by Blumenfeld?

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.

Patricia Ryan Lampl May 09, 2012 at 12:12 PM
Mr. Blumenfeld is a role model for all of us! One of the reasons so many of us chose the town of Port to raise our families is because it has a real sense of community. My family has the pleasure of knowing and loving Mr. Blumenfeld - we are proud to call him our friend!
liz marx May 09, 2012 at 12:30 PM
A big thank you to Mr. Blumenfeld. I really appreciate all the beautiful improvements he has made to our town. My kids and I have also enjoyed so many of the kids shows he has helped bring to the library.
barbara ruemenapp May 09, 2012 at 04:59 PM
I have so much admiration for Mr. Blumenfeld. I am so,grateful to him for all he has done for our town. My one regret is that he didn't live on Manhasset Isle. Had he lived here it would be the gem it should be and there certainly wouldn't be a cell tower.
Steve Kaplan May 09, 2012 at 11:42 PM
1 (ONE) but the one is PORT WASHINGTON. All of Port has seen the skill and devotion of Myron. He has influenced all of Port and so many of those who have followed him and worked so hard to inhance our community. I am so grateful for Myron's friendship and support in helping many of us to have a place to call home for the enjoyment of our families. THANK YOU MYRON

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