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SUMMER 2017


Pamela McCullough's house on rails 8/21/2015

Pamela McCullough's house on rails August 21, 2015
[Bill Janeway]


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  • In memory of Gus Trowbridge - August 14, 1934 - July 09, 2017 New York, NY Dear Friends, After a long struggle with vascular dementia and cancer, Gus Trowbridge died peacefully today at home with family. We are comforted by the support of all those who have shared stories about how Gus affected their lives. We will miss him as a husband, father, grandfather, uncle, teacher, and friend. In the months to come, the Trowbridge family will host a celebration in New York City commemorating Gus' life. Details will be announced at a later date. If you are considering a contribution, it was Gus' wish that any gifts be directed to: The Gus & Marty Trowbridge Forum - a community dialogue on diversity and equity in education. The purpose of the Forum is to perpetuate the model of ...
    Posted Jul 10, 2017, 10:16 AM by Ned Peirce
  • HOT DOGS at the Wharf in support of the Sailing Program - Saturday, July 15th!   Sailing students will be selling tickets door-to-door ahead of time. Tickets will also available at the boat house on the day of the event. HPVIS Yacht Club fundraiser event Hotdog Roast Saturday, July 15th 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM Ticket Price: Children $5.00 / Adults $7.00 Includes: Hotdog and fixings Cold Beverage Ice cream sandwich Donations of SIDE-DISHES at this event KINDLY WELCOMED Note: If you have to miss this chance you get another chance at the last fundraiser sailing program event for the season in August. HPVIS dock and pier mugs will be sold at door. Other donations welcomed. 
    Posted Jul 7, 2017, 12:14 PM by Ned Peirce
  • Esther Peirce Esther Mumford Peirce, aged 88, died quietly in her son’s home on Tuesday June 6, 2017.  Throughout her life, she was a spirited, compassionate, light of love for all who knew her and she will be sorely missed.Esther was born in Louisville, KY on April 1, 1929 and married Carey G. Mumford Jr. in 1952.  Following their divorce, Esther raised her four children as a single mother, while attending graduate school at Atlanta, GA’s Emory University School of Nursing to earn her Master’s degree in psychiatric nursing. She pursued a successful career in psychiatric nursing, initiating and directing the first Atlanta area Suicide Prevention Center into the late 1960’s. She was married to Dr. E ...
    Posted Jun 17, 2017, 7:14 AM by Ned Peirce
  • HPVIS membership mailed packet information is on the website now The 2017 mailed information is here!
    Posted May 24, 2017, 5:07 PM by Ned Peirce
  • 2017 Sailing program note from Robert Waldner Summer 2017 HPVIS Sailing Program  We look forward to another summer of the sailing at Hancock Point.  The HPVIS Sailing Program will run from July 3 to August 11 this summer.   We will have morning sessions for younger sailors 8 years old and older.  We will have afternoon sessions for more advanced and older sailors.  On Friday we will have our customary Day sail.  This year the program will be led by Kyle McKernan as Sailing Master.  Derry Costigan, Lily Cusick and Harrison Thompson will be our instructors.  They all have long experience with the HPVIS Sailing Program and will be certified as instructors by US Sailing.  Look for more details and enrollment forms in the HPVIS Mailing.  The Sailing ...
    Posted May 10, 2017, 4:34 AM by Ned Peirce
  • Friends of Frenchman Bay petition regarding the proposed cruise ship pier This is a link to the change.org petition created by Sarah Steinhardt - petition site
    Posted Apr 23, 2017, 10:18 AM by Ned Peirce
  • Summer Rentals etc I have already received several inquiries regarding available summer season rentals.  Please send me any updates you have for the "Summer Rentals etc" page.-- Ned  nedpeirce@gmail.com
    Posted Jun 14, 2017, 12:10 PM by Ned Peirce
  • 2016-2017 HPVIS Winter Address List has been posted Sorry about the delay ...  Note - The HPVIS Winter Lists are on the member site.  If you don't have access - send me your Gmail account and I will set you up.   I scanned it as an image this year which has made it huge so I divided it into two still pretty huge parts.  -- Ned nedpeirce@gmail.com
    Posted Mar 16, 2017, 1:37 PM by Ned Peirce
  • In Memory: Godfrey Crowe - October 8, 2016 CROWE J. GODFREY CROWE Colonel, U.S. Army (Ret.)Beloved husband, father, father-in-law, and grandfather, passed away suddenly on October 8, 2016. Godfrey was born into a Navy family on January 6, 1930, in Long Beach, CA. He was residing in Pearl Harbor when it was bombed on December, 7, 1941 and was evacuated with his mother to California while his father remained on duty in Hawaii. After numerous assignments, the family settled in Washington, DC. Godfrey graduated from the Landon School and received an appointment to the United States Military Academy. He graduated in 1951 and entered the Armor branch of the U.S. Army. He married Patricia Bell Barr on November 5, 1954 and she accompanied ...
    Posted Oct 13, 2016, 4:18 AM by Ned Peirce
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