Maura Vernice

Maura Vernice is the former editor of Port Washington News.

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Saving For College Takes Time

Private college tuition costs are increasing at a rate that far exceeds the rate of inflation. Many parents forgo sending their children to private college because the price tag is daunting. The best way to...

Packing For Camp

We all know that packing camp trunks for the summer can be an overwhelming process. Whether it’s two weeks or eight, it’s essential to keep the packing process both organized and fun. Jane Abrahams, owner of...

Alan Cumming Sings At The Landmark

Alan Cumming is performing his show, Alan Cumming Sings Sappy Songs, at the Landmark on Main Street in Port Washington on Saturday, May 14, at 8 p.m. The show is an eclectic evening of songs...

Tommy Tune At The Landmark

Tommy Tune will be performing in his one-man show, Taps, Tunes & Tall Tales, at the Landmark on Main in Port Washington on Friday, April 15, at 8 p.m. Tune is accompanied in the show...

A Financial Introduction For Kids And Teens

Author David W. Bianchi wrote Blue Chip Kids: What Every Child And Parent Should Know About Money, Investing, and the Stock Market as a tool for parents and kids to start the discussion about money...

The Witches: Salem 1692

The Witches: Salem, 1692, by Stacy Schiff, is a historical work of nonfiction that reads like a twisting, turning mystery. Schiff pulls back the curtain on this bizarre episode in American history to reveal the underbelly...

I’m Ready For My Closeup

Juried Photography Competition & Exhibition The Art Guild of Port Washington’s juried photography competition and exhibition is on view until Feb. 28. The winners of the competition were announced on Sunday, Feb. 7, at an artists’...

Ray Of Light At St. Peter’s

Luke LaRosa is a student at St. Peter of Alcantara School in Port Washington. In many ways he’s like all the other students in his kindergarten class. But he’s not like any other student. Luke...

Vegas With The Family

Las Vegas is traditionally considered a romantic getaway, a great bachelor/bachelorette party destination or, of course, the gambling capital of the world. But more and more travelers are bringing their children with them to Las...

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Editor’s Pick: End-Of-Summer Planning

Back to school, back to work, one more vacation, one final project in the garden, as if you haven’t got enough to do in...

Weird Al’s Fave Accordion Players

Accordions may not possess the sexy élan of an electric guitar, but they’ve nonetheless come to occupy an important and overlooked part of the...

Art League Hosts LGBT+ Workshop

Recently, the Art League of Long Island hosted the first of three LGBTQIA+ workshops taking place over the next few months. The classes, hosted...

Metal Masters’ Mastodon Horrify Huntington

For a night dedicated to mischief and mayhem, who better than hard rock juggernauts Mastodon to tear the roof off of the Paramount Theater...

Expand Your Palate This Summer With Exotic And Obscure Fruits And Veggies

Specialty stores and even your grocery store are regularly adding to their produce selections and while it might seem like your produce aisle is...
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