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Thursday 08/25/2016
Pulse Of The Peninsula: Obama backs, GOP undermines parks
Posted: August 25, 2016

It is beyond infuriating that Republicans, who every four years call themselves the “Party of Lincoln,” can claim the Clean Air and Clean Water acts and the EPA which were signed when Richard Nixon was president, and that on this, the 100th anniversary of the National Park Service, we all can thank President Theodore Roosevelt, a (Progressive) Republican, for America’s “best idea” — our national park system.

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The Dolphin Bookshop keeps independent tradition alive
Posted: August 25, 2016

In a time when independent bookstores are scarce, the Dolphin Bookshop & Café has remained a staple in Port Washington, supplementing its book sales with a diverse range of products.

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Sousa Elementary School to implement new conflict management program
Posted: August 25, 2016

John Phillip Sousa Elementary School will implement a new program this fall that will provide students and staff with the tools to better understand emotions and conflict management as part of the school’s social and emotional learning initiative.

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Car accident on Shore Road
Posted: August 25, 2016

A portion of the northbound side of Shore Road was closed for over an hour on Thursday when a car crashed into a brick structure after being clipped by an SUV.

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Business owners still pushing for bus route on West Shore Road
Posted: August 25, 2016

Nassau County Legislator Delia DeRiggi-Whitton and business owners met with the executive director of Nassau Inter County Express  last Tuesday to discuss the possibility of extending a bus line along West Shore Road in Port Washington.

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‘A wonderful place to...just hang out’
Posted: August 25, 2016

When Ed Balcourt was 85, his son, Barry, took him to the Port Washington Senior Center to register for a membership, he said.

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Thankful patient donates to hospital stroke unit
Posted: August 25, 2016

North Shore University Hospital in Manhasset announced last Friday that it had finished upgrades to the stroke unit after receiving a donation from a former patient and his family.

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