August 20 - 26, 2017: Issue 326

Front Page Issue 326

On-Demand Public Transport Trial In Pittwater

Funds For Pittwater Foreshore And Pedestrian Improvements: Palm Beach (South) Landscape Masterplan, Careel Bay Foreshore Masterplan (Stage 2) and extension of the Hudson Parade Footpath Project between Clareville Beach and Taylors Point

Pictures: Mermaids Of Palm Beach Pictures From The 2017 Variety The Children's Charity B To B - Report and Photos by Viktorija McDonell

Vietnam Veterans Day (Northern) 2017 Commemorative Service

NSW To Stage The First-Ever Couta Boat Nationals Outside Victoria by Lisa Ratcliff

Waratah And Flint & Steel Track Problems Quickly Addressed by NPWS

Melinda Schneider Joins Northern Beaches Orchestra For Rotary 2017 Spring Concert: Wednesday, September 20th

Step Two For Kialoa II by Lisa Ratcliff & Marina Johnson

Reflections by George Repin: AUTUMN IN NEW ENGLAND USA

Whale Beach SLSC AGM 2017 - held August 13th, 2017

Aquatics: Freemantle To Pittwater And On To Paradise With Stealth by Lisa Ratcliff

Pittwater Greens Candidate Urges Rethink On Ingleside Plans, Calls for Council to Sign Climate Action Pledge - from Northern Beaches Greens

Local Government Election 2017 Candidates pages: Issue 326

Friends Of Pittwater- Local Government Election 2017: Peter Bosley, Jenny Stone and John Lettoof

Group B Independent Team Narrabeen Ward -Local Government Election 2017: Vincent De Luca OAM, Tammy Cook and Tony Biasi

Independents For Pittwater- Local Government Election 2017: Selena Griffith, Dr Suzanne Daly, Peter Middleton, Marcia Rackham and Lorrie Morgan

Your Northern Beaches Independent Team - Local Government Election 2017: Ian White, Katinga Schroeder and Bill Gye OAM 

Local Government Election 2017 CandidatesDisclaimer: The content of Editorials in this Publication have been provided by a number of independent sources. Any opinions expressed are not necessarily those of Pittwater Online News, and no responsibility is taken for the accuracy of the information, or any factual errors contained within items published. Readers should make their own enquiries directly to any organisation prior to making any plans or taking any action. 

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Lunch in the Garden: Come Along to Coomalong for Cambodian charity, ‘Build Your Future Today’ - food by Leang and Touch Khun, Mona Vale Bakery, known for their traditional Cambodian fare, Bikes 4 Life Brookvale collect second-hand bikes and ship them to Cambodia - attending event, also renowned children’s author, Louise Park, will be discussing her Cambodian Literacy Project at the lunch - Sunday September 24th

Artist of the Month:  August  2017: Adriaan van der Wallen  Many will have seen his great photographic skills featured here as one of our regular contributors. A brilliant photographer who likes the shots that capture 'energy, fire and life' or those beautiful 'quiet reflections' of this place, this month Adriaan shares some of his favourites.

Profile: Roland Luke
Roland Luke, winner of the NSW Premier's award in 2011 for Community Service, is really really great at looking out for and doing for others, and is known for getting on with it. There is so much this gentleman has done for our community and continues to do, and he keeps it so quiet, that many don't realise this humble man is that bloke behind a lot of great things that have happened here - not that he's scared to tell you off if he thinks you're acting up!

He's a straight talker who clearly believes actions speak louder than words, generous with his time and knowledge but still, is just getting on with it.
For all those who think they know this gentle giant, and have requested this small insight, a slightly deeper look 

History: Early Pittwater Surfers Palm Beach I: John (Jack) Ralston and Nora McAuliffe - the man who went out to try and save people in 1920, the incident that led to the formation of PBSLSC, and the man who is said to be the first to bring a surfboard to Palmy, was a good wave rider too. He married a Manly born girl who had a passion for the waves and surfing on a board in Nora...

Reflections by George Repin 

This week: AUTUMN IN NEW ENGLAND USA

Park Bench Philosopher 
Avalon Beach North Headland Indian Face 'Falls': An Everchanging Coastline

Books: August 2017 The Crying Years: Australia's Great War, Last Great Australian Adventurer: Ben Carlin's Epic Journey Around the World by Amphibious Jeep, The Fairy Dancers - Dancing Days, Short Cuts to Glory, Ghost Empire, For The Love Of Grace - The Next Generation, A Rightful Place

Old Booksread in full online!  Diary of ten years eventful life of an early settler in Western Australia; and also A descriptive vocabulary of the language of the aborigines by George Fletcher Moore, Published 1884  and Clever Criminals, Or, Recollections Of Botany Bay By John Lang, 1816-1864; James H. Graff, , Published 1870

Inbox News: NSW Health Encourages Mothers To Take Iodine For Baby Brain Development, Surfing Australia Appoints National High-Performance Director, Human Intrusion On Fruit Bat Habitats Raises Exposure Risk To Hendra Virus In Australia, Victory In The Pacific Day, ABC Announces New Head Of Investigative And In-Depth Journalism, Teen Career Dreams Fit Gender Stereotypes, Community Safety Drives Smarter Disqualification Laws, Premier’s Teacher Scholarships, Meadow Of Dancing Brittle Stars Shows Evolution At Work, David Attenborough Gains New Species Namesake, Why Expensive Wine Appears To Taste Better: It's The Price Tag

Events:  Bobby Sox at Palmy, Blue Velvet at The Mill, Avalon PS 2017 Fete, Newport Family Dash, Go Wild Gala For Sydney Wildlife 2017, Music, Warriewood Markets, Great sounds at Church Point, Golf, Bird Walks, Art Classes, Pittwater Camera Club 2017, Permaculture NB, + 

Community News: Principality Of Pittwater, Warringah Rats Into Shute Shield Final, Mona Vale SLSC AGM: New Life Member, Newport Surf Life Saving Club - Building Extensions, Pittwater Greens Invitation, The Informal Limerick Vote, Newport To Coffs Coast Yacht Race Update, Funding For Surf Club Upgrades closes Aug. 31, Book A Mini-Bus On Demand, Submariner Memorial Dedication at ex-HMAS Platypus, Please adopt Onyx, CCNB Is On The Move!, Alrema Becke Is Next, NBI Carers Cafe: 2 Years Young, Pittwater And Narrabeen Candidates, Petition: Save Ingleside From Over-Development, Nippers Registration Days 2017-2018 Season, Rotary Spring Concert Tickets Now On Sale, SNB Interbranch Golf Day, Avalon Beach Market Day 2017 stalls, Nominations Open For NSW Carers Awards, Fundraiser For Marty Campbell, Pesticide Notification, Sydney Wildlife August 2017: What Makes Echidnas So Unique?, Turimetta Headland- Warriewood Proposed New Walkway, Mona Vale Cemetery Conservation Management Plan, eSafety Community Seminar, Breakwater Ball 2017, Free Workshop In Mona Vale On NDIS Disability Funding, 2017 Mosman Art Prize, Veterans And Community Day, Avalon PS 2017 Fete, Pittwater Offshore Newsletter, Go Wild Gala For Sydney Wildlife 2017, Candidates To Speak To Electors, Narrabeen Boys High 1967 50 Year Reunion, MVHA Stalls, +

Environment; Asparagus Fern, PNHA Birdwatching August 2017, Adding Silicon To Soil To Strengthen Plant Defenses: Hawkesbury Institute for the Environment, Urban Floods Intensifying Countryside Drying Up, Call For Community Comment On Mawson’s Huts Management Plan, New Guinea's Yoda Bat Gets Happy: New Species Officially Recognised, Mystery Of How First Animals Appeared On Earth Solved: ANU, Seven Complete Specimens Of New Flower All 100 Million Years Old, Look Out For Those Below During Whale Season, Innovative Technology Converts Commercial Vehicles To Run On Electricity, Gear Up For The Tour De Gorge, Wetlands Reconnection Flow Murrumbidgee River And Yanco Creek, Free Guided Bush Walk at Dundundra Falls Reserve Terrey Hills, Call For Submissions On Water Management Regulation, Giant Lobster Ale, Update On Baleen 2D HR Seismic Survey, Pittwater YHA Envirofun weekend: Aug. 25-27, Muogamarra Season 2017, Have Your Say On Marine Park Draft Plans, Department Seeks Community Input On Improving Environmental Impact Assessments, It’s Nearly Magpie Swooping Season, Planning For The Future Of Royal National Park: Have Your Say, Navigation Warning - NSW Coastal Waters: Whale Migration Season, Petition: Rescind Adani's Unlimited Water License And Support Aussie Farmers!, Bushcare’s Major Day Out At Mona Vale 2017, Energy Locals For 100% Carbon Neutral Plans, Pittwater  Community Gardens, Environment Groups, PNHA Bird Walks and Pittwater Bushcare calendar

Aquatics:  Freemantle To Pittwater And On To Paradise With Stealth by Lisa Ratcliff

Lynda Hill (Astrologer): 

Rebooting - Relationships, Revelations And Revolutions: August's Total Solar Eclipse 2017


PicturesMermaids Of Palm Beach Pictures From The 2017 Variety The Children's Charity B To B - Report and Photos by Viktorija McDonell

Artist of the Month: August  2017: Adriaan van der Wallen  Most people know Adriaan as a great surfer, or as the gentleman who teaches their Nippers as a Member of Avalon Beach SLSC or a part of the Masters Team at Palm Beach SLSC, or as the teacher who educates their children.

Others will have seen his great photographic skills featured here as one of our regular contributors. A brilliant photographer who likes the shots that capture 'energy, fire and life' or those beautiful 'quiet reflections' of this place, this month he shares some of his favourites of the essence of here.

Children: PNHA Birdwatching next weekend: family friendly, Beach Blast 2017: Mona Vale, Avalon PS Fete drums circle, Brave Irene Read By Al Gore, Peppa Pig Fancy Dress Compilation, Wallace And Gromit: A Grand Day Out, Australian Junior Surfing Team Ramps Up Preparations Ahead Of Vissla ISA World Junior Surfing Championships, New Guinea's Yoda Bat Gets Happy: New Species Officially Recognised, Mystery Of How First Animals Appeared On Earth Solved by Australian National University, Nippers On ABC Me, Nippers Registration Days 2017-2018 Season, Young Archie 2017, eSafety Community Seminar, Newport Family Dash, The Sea Fairies By L Frank Baum; also illustrated,  HIF Clip of the Season online comp., Littlies Yoga, Touch Footie, Lego and ...

SeniorsHome Care System Needs More Work To Prevent Failure, Help Speed Up The NBN, New Study Provides Insight Into Residential Care Costs, NSW Grandparent Of The Year Award Nominations Open, CCNB Is On The Move!!, Applications Open For 2018 NSW Seniors Festival Grants, NFSA Calls On Music And History Buffs To Have Their Say!, 19th Australian Computer Conf. For Seniors, ASCCA Creative Writing Competition, Nominations Open For NSW Carers Awards, AvPals Term 3 2017, Photography Competition Open, Country Pensioner Excursion Ticket: $2.50, Boating Anthology Seeks Contributors, Hearing Devices For Seniors,  Local Groups and Services +

Youth: Ready Steady Go, PNHA Birdwatching August 2017, The Size Of Heart!, International Youth Day 2016 Census – A ‘Selfie’ Of Young People In Australia, Australia Indonesia Youth Exchange Program: Applications Now Open, Av. Fete BIG Wave comp., Anzac Portal Brings Australia's War History To Life, Junior Surfing Team Ramps Up Preparations Ahead Of Vissla ISA World Junior Surfing Championships, Surfing Australia Appoints High-Performance Director, New Guinea's Yoda Bat Gets Happy: New Species Officially Recognised, Mystery Of How First Animals Appeared On Earth Solved by Australian National University, Summer Scholarships At National Library Of Australia, Nominations Open For NSW Carers Awards, Narrabeen Sports High 2017 Visual Arts + Design & Tech., eSafety Community Seminar, Access Taronga, Young Archie 2017, Photography Competition Open, YHA Bush Regen. Envirofun, 2017 HIF Clip of the Season comp, The Simpson Prize 

DIY Ideas DIY Bathroom Refresh: Zing For Spring - a few simple things you can do to make your bathroom all brand new and on a budget!

Food: 10 Minute Desserts: Pancakes - our secret? Use Self Raising Flour - some melt in your mouth chocolate, caramel banana and berry ideas + that old favourite - Crépes Suzette!

Collector's Corner: Cyclops Vintage Toys - 'For Health and Happiness''- these icons of many a childhood are still in good condition and still being collected.

Some company History will help you find your choice!

Previous Profiles:

Profile interviews, unless otherwise indicated, are by A J Guesdon

Barton Lynch  Shane Withington Commodore Graham Sloper Herminie Swainston Teresa Cutter Joanne Brigden-Jones  Tamara Sloper Harding  Katie Spithill Chris Salisbury Doug Crane Henry MacPhillamy Aim for the Stars Foundation Broken Bay Marine Rescue Pittwater Environmental Foundation  Rotary Club of Pittwater  Sophie Haythornthwaite Joan Fisher  Mark Ferguson Veteran   Carolyn McKay  Christine Hopton  Ian White  Jack Elsegood  Robert Grace  Colin Casey  Bob Waterer  The Surfers Group  The Palm Beach Yacht Club  Pittwater Natural Heritage Association Pittwater Friends of Soibada  Pam Bayfield  Denise Casey  Lynda Hill  Belinda Grundy  Paul Christie  Neil Evers  Andrew Holder  Ian Curlewis  Lange Theory  Phil Colman-Peter Mitchell and Exploring tidal waters on Australia’s temperate coast  Geoff Clarke  Palm Beach Sailing Club  The Bopulaters  Pittwater Camera Club  Dragonfly Environmental  Pittwater Community Hub  Pittwater Community Arts   Hayley Turner   Samantha Shaw Danielle Du Bois  Mumpreneurs  Neil Johnston  Simon Hyland  Paul Wheeler  Ian McGiffen Brian Friend  Pittwater Council Zonta Club of Northern Beaches  Sydney Northern Beaches Symphonic Wind Ensemble Bei Loon Dragon Boat Club   Margaret Molloy OAM   Patricia Giles OAM   Doreen Cherry   Cindy Goode Milman   Stephen Marr  Bob  (Robert) Hamilton  Simon Abbott  Peter Rumble  Graham Spong  Sailability Pittwater  Mona Vale Hospital Auxiliary  Avalon Active Seniors Group  Northern Beaches Orchestra  Sonja Elwood  June Lahm  Valerie Vickers  Karen Draddy  Betty King  David Hanley  Les Ball  Paul Webb  Malo Legardinier  EGConstructions   Integrity Candles  Monatones  The Narrabeen Lakes Ladies Probus Club Nina Curtis   Robyn McWilliam  Gretel Pinniger  Ted Blackall  Edwin Barnard  Doug Elliott  Anthony Patrick Chandler Walter 'Wal' Wardle  Avalon Beach RSL Fishing Club  Avalon Voices  Surfing Mums Inc. Northern Beaches Social Riders  Stephanie Brown  Judith Bennett  Gemma Rasdall  Gwynneth Ross  Peter Verrills  Tom Gilbert  Tony Carr Gwenyth Sneesby  Bobbie Squire Philip Bond  Save Mona Vale Hospital Committee  Southern Cross Wildlife Care Wingala Lapidary Club  Surfers Against Suicide  Tracy Ponich Katerina Cosgrove  Christina Stewart  Mermaids of Palm Beach  Rob Romer   Bert King OAM   John L Gordon  Jackson Davies  Mona Vale Mountain Cub Scouts  Sydney Wildlife  Henry John Chisholm  Easy Transport Manly - Warringah - Pittwater  John and Bob Johnson - The Johnson Brothers  Meredith Scott Shelagh Bokenham  Brenda Allsop  Elly Willan  Cade Turner  Jervis Sparks  John Black  Gary Cook  John Ogden  Doggie Rescue  Marine Rescue Sydney - Terrey Hills Radio Base  Manly Warringah Radio Society Pittwater Model Yacht Club  Jan Roberts Romilly Madew  Elizabeth (Liz) Daly  Karen Baldwin Kate MacDonald Owen Ravenscroft Hon. James Joseph Macken (Jim)  Allan Collins  Narrabeen Youth Club Northern Beaches Creative Leisure and Learning Inc. Couta Boat Club - Pittwater Chapter Mums For Mums Inc. Rob Brown OAM  Nick Carroll Ray Gascoigne  Reginald Charles Wood Roper Lars Scott (Buster) Brown Q.C.B.C.  Northern Beaches Mums Market   Northern Beaches Youth Bands Crew With Me Avalon Quilters Palm Beach SLSC Surf Boat Crews 2014  Geoff Searl Tony Edwards  Ken Beashel Rick Millar  Lucinda Rose  Lynleigh Grieg Beryl Driver The Antiques Masters Womens Boat Crew of Avalon Beach SLSC John Stephen Ayliffe Woolly Wednesday Community Knitting Group at Mona Vale Library Royal Motor Yacht Club Broken Bay - Multihull Division Community Care (Northern Beaches) Peninsula Music Club Takashi Tachibana Bryan Webster Harry Bragg Ken Davidson Andrew (Andy) Cross  Carol and Don McManus Gordon Lang  Graham Howard  June King  Nada Herman Virginia Head Patrick McGrath  Frances Black  Pittwater Community Gardens  Veterans Centre Sydney Northern Beaches (VCSNB) Barrenjoey Breakers Swim Group Michael King The Maritime Model Museum at Mona Vale  Avalon Palm Beach Business Chamber Inc.  Roger Sayers  Adriaan van der Wallen  Bob Head  Robert Berry  Ed Wells  Louise Lindop  Sandy Menzies Debby Waters  Katherine Roberts   Marian Purvis  Warren Young OAM   Matthew Sheridan  Richard Stewart OAM Whale Beach SLSC Julie Janson  Jamie Nilsson  EcoTreasures   The Palm Beach & Whale Beach Association Inc.  Nan Bosler Tim Hixson   Martin Lynch  Fiona Rae, Annabelle Chapman, Diane van Ooi and Karen Begg: Palm Beach SLSC – Ladies Masters  Adrian Boddy  Reese Halter  Avalon Art Gallery  Manly Warringah Netball Association  Daniel Fitzgibbon and Liesl Tesch  Lisa Wilkes-Hunter  Traudi Line  Michael Stringer AM  Jane Rosenson Ann Howard  Cedric Vincent Williams Peter Carter  Nat Bromhead Four New Presidents and A New Club Captain in our Sydney-Northern Beaches Branch: Andy Cross, Richard Cole, Frank Traugott, Peter Kinsey, Alex Tyrrell  Pittwater Outrigger Racing Club  Pittwater Dragon Boat Racing Club  Palm Beach Longboarders Club  Katarina Wells Computer Pals for Seniors Northern Beaches  Christopher Chubb  Jason Waterhouse  Michelle Ball    Brett Crowther    Richard Cole   Mona Vale SLSC Boat Club   Antonia Hoddle  WestPittwater.com.au - West Pittwater Community Association Website   Thomas Victor Carroll - Tom Carroll  Kayleigh Grieg Linda Haigh  Northern Beaches Concert Band  Michael Stanley-Jones  Paul Collins  Jessica b Watson Louise Park Warriewood SLSC Boat Section  Liz Muir  Anne Sargeant OAM  Alexandra Tyrell  Lorrie Morgan  Permaculture Northern Beaches  Cottage Point Rural Fire Brigade  Penel Bigg  Isabelle Wise Julie Hegarty   Peninsula Community Gardens: Woolcott Reserve Newport   Sydney Wildlife Rehabilitation Facility at Waratah Park Sydney Northern Beaches Woodturners Inc  Megan Webster John W Stone  The  Green Team   Michael Kitching  Avalon Boomerang Bags  Jools Farrell  Blaze Roberts Newport Arms Fishing Club Sarah Tait  Avalon Bulldogs 2016 Premiership Teams Celebration Elanora Players Kurt and Robin Ottowa  David Whiteman Avalon Computer Pals (AvPals) Narrabeen RSL Fishing Club Pittwater Pinks Dragon Boat Team and Club Mignon Parker  J. L. Lennard Pty Ltd.   Pumped for Life  Russell Lamb  Linda Buchan  Bill Phillips  Kamikaze Corner Roundabout Pop Up Art  Jacqueline Andronicus Bob Langbein  Paul Hughes Christine Hopton OAM: 2017 Reprise  Meredith Rasdall  Issue 300: Everyone So Far on one page  Stephan Jacek  By Convicts NYC: Avalon Groms  Jude Rose Volker Klemm  Bayview-Church Point Residents Association  Bungan Boardriders  Christopher John Raggatt  Ron Turton Walter (Wal) Williams  John Seaton MBE  William (Bill) Fitzgerald OAM  Pittwater Artists Trail 2017-2018: The Artists Pearl Turton   Trent Morgan  Chuck Bradley  Living Ocean Surf Collective  Ingleside Riders Group Pam Bayfield 2017 Early Bayview - insights courtesy Don Taylor and Margaret Tink   Newport Residents Association Clareville & Bilgola Plateau Residents' Association (CABPRA) John McInerney OAM  Roland Luke

Previous History Pages:  

Marie Byles Lucy Gullett Kookoomgiligai Frank Hurley Archpriest JJ Therry Sir Patrick Gordon Taylor Bowen Bungaree W. Bradley 1788 Journal  Midholme Loggan Rock Cabin La Corniche La Corniche II Lion Island Bungan Beach Botham Beach  Scarred Trees  Castles in the Sand Dame Nellie Melba lunches at Bilgola Spring, 1914  First to Fly in Australia at North Narrabeen  Mona Vale Golf Club's Annual Balls  Governor Phillip camps on Resolute Beach  Ruth Bedford  Jean Curlewis  Mollie Horseman  Charlotte Boutin  May Moore  Neville W Cayley  Leon Houreux  Frederick Wymark  Sir Adrian Curlewis  Bilgola Heron Cove  Mullet Creek  Shark Point  Woodley's Cottage  A Tent at The Basin Collin's Retreat-Bay View House-Scott's Hotel  Bilgola Cottage and House  The First Pittwater Regatta  Women Cricketers Picnic  Filmed In Pittwater  Governor Phillip's Barrenjoey Cairn  Waradiel Season The Church at Church Point  Governor Phillip's Exploration of Broken Bay, 2 -€“ 9 March 1788   Petroglyths: Aboriginal Rock Art on the Northern Beaches  Avalon Headland Landmarks  Steamers Part I  Pittwater Aquatic Club Part I  Woody Point Yacht Club  Royal Motor Yacht Club Part I  Dorothea Mackellar  Elaine Haxton  Neva Carr Glynn  Margaret Mulvey Jean Mary Daly  Walter Oswald Watt Wilfrid Kingsford Smith John William Cherry George Scotty Allan  McCarrs Creek  Narrabeen Creek  Careel Creek Currawong Beach Creek  Bushrangers at Pittwater Smuggling at Broken Bay  An Illicit Still at McCarr's Creek  The Murder of David Foley  Mona Vale Outrages  Avalon Camping Ground  Bayview Koala Sanctuary  Ingleside Powder Works  Palm Beach Golf Course  Avalon Sailing Club  Mona Vale Surf Life Saving Club  Palm Beach SLSC Part I - The Sheds  Warriewood SLSC  Whale Beach SLSC Flagstaff Hill Mount Loftus Pill Hill Sheep Station Hill  S.S. Florrie  S.S. Phoenix and General Gordon Paddlewheeler   MV Reliance The Elvina  Florida House  Careel House Ocean House and Billabong  Melrose-The Green Frog  The Small Yacht Cruising Club of Pittwater  Canoe and I Go With The Mosquito Fleet - 1896  Pittwater Regattas Part I - Dates and Flagships to 1950  Shark Incidents In Pittwater  The Kalori  Church Point Wharf  Bayview Wharf  Newport Wharf Palm Beach Jetty - Gow's Wharf  Max Watt  Sir Francis Anderson  Mark Foy  John Roche  Albert Verrills  Broken Bay Customs Station At Barrenjoey  Broken Bay Water Police  Broken Bay Marine Rescue - Volunteer Coastal Patrol  Pittwater Fire-Boats  Prospector Powder Hulk at Towler's Bay  Naval Visits to Pittwater 1788-1952  Pittwater's Torpedo Wharf and Range Naval Sea Cadets in Pittwater S.S. Charlotte Fenwick S.S. Erringhi  P.S. Namoi  S.Y. Ena I, II and III  Barrenjoey Headland - The Lessees  Barrenjoey Lighthouse - The Construction Barrenjoey Broken Bay Shipwrecks Up To 1900  Barrenjoey Light Keepers  Douglas  Adrian Ross Newport SLSC 1909 - 1938 Part I Overview  North Narrabeen SLSC - The Formative Years  First Naval Exercises by New South Wales Colonial Ships –The Wolverene at Broken Bay  Bilgola SLSC - the First 10 years  North Palm Beach SLSC  A History of Pittwater Parts 1 and 4 Pittwater Regattas - 1907 and 1908  Pittwater Regattas - 1921 - The Year that Opened and Closed with a Regatta on Pittwater Pittwater Regatta Banishes Depression - 1933  The 1937 Pittwater Regatta - A Fashionable Affair  Careel Bay Jetty-Wharf-Boatshed Gow-Gonsalves Boatshed -Snapperman Beach  Camping at Narrabeen - A Trickle then a Flood Pittwater's Parallel Estuary - The Cowan 'Creek' RMYC Broken Bay Boathouse and Boatshed Barrenjoey Boat House The Bona - Classic Wooden Racing Yacht Mona Vale Hospital Golden Jubilee - A Few Insights on 50 Years as a Community Hospital Far West Children's Health Scheme - the Formation Years  The First Scotland Island Cup, Trophy and Race and the Gentleman who loved Elvina Bay  Royal Motor Yacht Club Broken Bay NSW - Cruiser Division History - A History of the oldest division in the Royal Motor Yacht Club   Royal Motor Yacht Club€“ Broken Bay€“ Early Motor Boats and Yachts, their Builders and Ocean Races to Broken Bay, the Hawkesbury and Pittwater  The Royal Easter Show Began As the Royal Agricultural Society of New South Wales   The Mail Route to Pittwater and Beyond  The Wild Coachmen of Pittwater - A Long and Sometimes Bumpy Ride on Tracks Instead of Roads  The Fearless Men of Palm Beach SLSC's Surf Boats First Crews - A Tale of Viking Ships, Butcher Boats and Robert Gow'€™s Tom Thumb 'Canoe'   Furlough House Narrabeen - Restful Sea Breezes For Children and Their Mothers   From Telegraphs to Telephones - For All Ships at Sea and Those On Land Mona Vale Training Grounds - From Lancers on Horses to Lasses on Transport Courses Fred Verrills; Builder of Bridges and Roads within Australia during WWII, Builder of Palm Beach Afterwards   Communications with Pittwater  Ferries To Pittwater  A History of Pittwater - Part 4: West Head Fortress  Pittwater's Lone Rangers - 120 Years of Ku-Ring-Gai Chase and the Men of Flowers Inspired by Eccleston Du Faur  Early Pittwater Launches and Ferries Runs Avalon Beach SLSC - The First Clubhouse Avalon Beach SLSC The Second and Third Clubhouses  From Beneath the Floorboards at Hyde Park Barracks Bungaree Was Flamboyant  Andrew Thompson - 'Long Harry' Albert Thomas Black John Collins of Avalon Narrabeen Prawning Times - A Seasonal Tide of Returnings  Oystering in the Pittwater Estuary - Oyster Kings and Pearl Kings and When Not to Harvest Oysters  Yabbying In Warriewood Creeks  Eeling in Warriewood's Creeks (Includes A Short History of community involvement in environmental issues/ campaigns in and around Narrabeen Lagoon - 1974 to present by David James OAM)  Eunice Minnie Stelzer - Pittwater Matriarchs  Maria Louisa Therry - Pittwater Matriarchs Manly's Stone Kangaroo, Camera Obscura,  First Maze and 'Chute' - Fun Days in Sea Hazes from 1857 On  A Salty Tale of the Kathleen Gillett – A Small Reminder and Celebration of Our 70th Sydney to Hobart   Katherine Mary Roche - Pittwater Matriarch  Sarah A. Biddy Lewis and Martha Catherine Benns Pittwater Matriarchs A Glimpse of the Hawkesbury.(1883) By Francis Myers. Illustrated by J C Hoyte   Pittwater's New Cycle Track of 1901 Manly to Newport  The Rock Lily Hotel  Barrenjoey House The Pasadena Jonah's St Michael's Arch  The First Royal Visitor to Australia: the Incident at Clontarf March 12th, 1868  Pittwater: Lovely Arm of the Hawkesbury By NOEL GRIFFITHS - includes RMYC Wharf and Clareville Wharf of 1938 + An Insight into Public Relations in Australia George Mulhall First Champion of Australia in Rowing - First Light-Keeper  at Barranjuey Headland  Captain Francis Hixson - Superintendent of Pilots, Lights, and Harbours and Father of the Naval Brigade  The First Boat Builders of Pittwater I: the Short Life and Long Voyages of Scotland Island Schooner the Geordy  The Marquise of Scotland Island  Boat Builders of Pittwater II: from cargo schooners and coasters to sailing skiffs and motorised launches  130th Anniversary of Australia’s Sudan Contingent - Local Connections of the first Australians to Serve  The Riddles of The Spit and Bayview/Church Point: sailors, boat makers, road pavers and winning rowers The Currawong: Classic Yacht VP Day Commemorative Service 2015 –  at Avalon Beach RSL Cenotaph: 70th Anniversary   Captain T. Watson and his Captain Cook Statues: A Tribute to Kindness  Pittwater Reserves: The Green Ways; Hordern or Wiltshire Parks to McKay Reserve – From Beach to Estuary  Pittwater Reserves, The Green Ways: Clareville Wharf and Taylor's Point Jetty Pittwater Reserves: The Green Ways Bilgola Beach - The Cabbage Tree Gardens and Camping Grounds - Includes Bilgola - The Story Of A Politician, A Pilot and An Epicure by Tony Dawson and Anne Spencer  Pittwater Reserves - The Green Ways: Mona Vale's Village Greens a Map of the Historic Crown Lands Ethos Realised in The Village, Kitchener and Beeby Parks Pittwater Regatta Air Race Trophies: from 1934 and 1935 and The Pilot Who Saved William Hughes  Pittwater Reserves: The Green Ways; Bungan Beach and Bungan Head Reserves:  A Headland Garden  Early Pittwater Paddlers,  Oarsmen, Rowers and Scullers: The Green Family  Elanora - Some Early Notes and Pictures  The Stewart Towers On Barrenjoey Headland  Early Pittwater Paddlers, Oarsmen, Rowers and Scullers: The Williams Family  Early Cricket in Pittwater: A small Insight Into the Noble Game from 1880's On  The Pacific Club's 2016 Carnival in Rio Fundraiser for Palm Beach SLSC Marks the 79th Year of Support  Bert Payne Park, Newport: Named for A Man with Community Spirit  Early Pittwater Paddlers, Oarsmen, Rowers and Scullers: The Fox Family  Surf Carnivals in February 1909, 1919, 1925, a Fancy Dress Rise of Venus and Saving Lives with Surfboards  Early Pittwater Paddlers, Oarsmen, Rowers and Scullers: The Paddon Family of Clareville  Mermaid Basin, Mona Vale Beach: Inspired 1906 Poem by Viva Brock  Early Pittwater Schools: The Barrenjoey School 1872 to 1894  The Royal Easter Show and 125th Celebration of the Hawkesbury Agricultural College: Farmers Feed Us!  The Newport School 1888 to 2016  Pittwater's Ocean Beach Rock Pools: Southern Corners of Bliss - A History  The Royal Botanical Garden Sydney Celebrates 200 Years in 2016 The Porter Family of Newport: Five Brother Soldiers Serve in WWI  Church Point and Bayview: A Pittwater Public School Set on the Estuary  The Basin, Pittwater: A Reprise: Historical Records and Pictures  Lighthouse Cottages You Can Rent in NSW - Designed or Inspired by Colonial Architect James Barnet: Includes Historic 'Lit' Days records   Bayview Days Ships Biscuits - the At Sea Necessity that Floated William Arnott’s Success  Mona Vale Public School 1906 to 2012    St Johns Camden: 176th And 167th Anniversaries In June 2016 - Places To Visit  Narrabeen Lagoon And Collaroy Beachfront: Storms And Flood Tides Of The Past  Avalon Beach Public School - A History   Muriel Knox Doherty Sir Herbert Henry Schlink  Shopping And Shops In Manly: Sales Times From 1856 To 1950 For A Fishing Village  Sir Edward John Lees Hallstrom   Royal Prince Alfred Yacht Club's 150th Sailing Season Opening: A Few Notes Of Old  A Few Glimpses Into Narrabeen's Past Beauties   Dr. Isobel Ida Bennett AO   Taronga Zoo 100th Birthday Parade: 1000 Reasons To Celebrate  War Memorials: Manly, October 14, 1916  Avalon Beach Golf Links: Pittwater Fields of Dreams II  War Memorials - Mona Vale, November 14, 1926  Annie Wyatt Reserve Palm Beach: Pittwater Fields of Dreams II Tumbledown Dick Hill  Waratah Farm and Narrabeen Plums: Pittwater Fields of Dreams II  Mark Twain, J.F. Archibald And Henry Lawson - Did They Go Fishing At Narrabeen In The Spring Of 1895?: Probably!  Bayview Baths Centenary Celebration in November 2016 hosted by Bayview-Church Point Residents Association  Dr. Jenny Rosen's Historical Timeline  Palm Beach RSL - Club Palm Beach Celebrating 60 Years  Early Years At Narrabeen: The Plane Sailing Day Of 1944 The  Five Ways- Six ways Junction; Kamikaze Corner - Avalon Bilgola  RPAYC Season on Pittwater and coming of Jubilees in Summer of 1938 Local Explorers’ Modern Day Discovery - Governor Phillip’s First Landing site, Campsite and contact with Local Aborigines in Pittwater: The Case for West Head Beach  Rendezvous Tea Rooms Palm Beach: links with 1817 and 1917: Palm Beach Stores  and Fishermen St Cloud's Jersey Stud: Elanora Heights: Pittwater Fields of Dreams  Roderic Quinn's Poems And Prose For Manly, Beacon Hill, Dee Why And Narrabeen  A Historic Catalogue And Record Of Pittwater Art I – Of Places, Peoples And The Development Of Australian Art And Artists: The Estuary Celebrating World Radio Day: The Bilgola Connection With The Beginnings Of Radio In Australia  Emile Theodore Argles - champion of all Australians without a Voice - a very funny Satirist, Manly Poet and Pittwater Prose Writer and Litterateur  Sydney Harbour Bridge Celebrates 85th Birthday: A Few Pittwater Connections  Victor James Daley: A Manly Bard And Poet who also came to Pittwater and the Hawkesbury  Let's Go Fly A Kite !: Palm Beach Whistling Kites Inspire sharing How to Make Standard, Box and Whistling Boy Kites - school holidays fun with a bit of Australian and Narrabeen history  Clifton Gardens Mosman: An Eternal Green and Saltwater Space, and Of Many Captains  Historic Catalogue And Record Of Pittwater Art I: Coastal Landscapes and Seascapes  The Bayview Tea Gardens 1920 to 1923 When Run By Thomas Edward And Annie Newey (Nee Costello) An Australian and RPAYC Commodore Aboard an America's Cup Challenger of 1908 and 1914   Henry Lawson - A Manly Bard and Poet: on his 150th Birthday  Historic Catalogue and Record of Pittwater Art I: Artists and Artists Colonies  Opportunity To Visit Submarine War Grave Renews Memories Of 75 Years Ago  Early Bayview - insights courtesy Don Taylor and Margaret Tink Retracing Governor Phillip's Footsteps Around Pittwater: The Mystery Of The Cove On The East Side   Early Pittwater Surfers – Palm Beach I: John (Jack) Ralston and Nora McAuliffe  Patrick Edward Quinn: A Manly Prose writer who gave us A Run To Pittwater (1889) and Songs for the Federation of Australia  Avalon Beach North Headland Indian Face 'Falls': An Everchanging Coastline  Nautical Treasure In Suburbia    Narani, Captain Cook Celebrations At MVPS And Elvina Bay Memories - 1970s 

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