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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Applebee’s Announces 2nd Annual Above And “BEE”yond Teacher Essay Contest

Applebee’s Neighborhood Grill & Bar has launched its 2nd annual Above and “BEE”yond Teacher Essay Contest, which will recognize top teachers—as nominated by their...

Long Island Fire Departments Recruiting Volunteer Firefighters

Fire companies from Woodmere to Westhampton Beach welcome the public Long Island volunteer firefighters, the Firemen’s Association of the State of New York (FASNY),...

Forest Hills Stadium: More Than Just Music

Nestled within the cozy confines of a sleepy bedroom community a few blocks off of Queens Boulevard is Forest Hills Stadium. With summer 2018...

The Long Island Children’s Museum Celebrates 25 Years Of Fun

For it's 25th birthday season, the Long Island Children’s Museum searched for a theme that best represented the creativity, ingenuity and problem-solving the museum...
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