February 26 - March 4, 2017: Issue 302

Articles This Week: 

Front Page Issue 302

Community Concerns Over Future Of Mona Vale Hospital Grow Apace With Frenchs Forest Developments: Parkway Concerns - Two videos put together by John Illingsworth and Phil Walker

Aquatics: Grommets Shine As The 2017 Australian Open Of Surfing Kicks Off At Manly by Surfing NSW

Demise Of Democracy by  Selena Griffith


Pictures: Summer 2017 in Pittwater: Videos and Stories and Pictures of the Season

Collector's Corner: Dicken's The Old Curiosity Shop bought at The Old Curiosity Shop

Food: Autumn's Feast of Fresh Produce Brings What's Best for Your Body's Health 

Around The Bends Newport To Avalon Ocean Swim Challenge - March 19, 2017: don't miss out on being part of History, join the Inaugural First Swim 

ROD MILGATE: Tribute Exhibition at Manly Art Gallery & Museum - with studios at Bilgola, Newport and Avalon, this award winning Artist's works reflect being inspired by his locale - Plus what's coming up at MAG&M: Express Yourself 2017; the Child Artist Response Project; Bernd Heinrich; Gabriella Hirst; SharingStories Foundation - Liz Thompson’s photographs from her A Song for Country series as part of the 2017 Head On Photo and Guringai Festival; and Instrumental: Chuck Bradley

Pittwater Online News Photo Albums Website

Artist of the Month: February 2017 Meredith Rasdall B (Ed) Art is an artist living on Scotland Island on Sydney's Northern Beaches. She has been exhibiting for over 25 years and her work is included in both local and overseas collections.


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ProfileCONVICTS NYC: Avalon GROMS - Founded by Australians living in the USA, Convicts is a global brand with an Australian spirit. This week they published a great Profile called ‘Avalon GROMS’ put together by former Avalon local Peter Maiden, a founder of Convicts, and one of those ‘Aussies now living in New York’. They’re allowing us to share it with you so you can get a taste of how good something can be when it’s done right – this is dynamic, fresh and unabashed celebrations of this next generation of artists in all walks of life who are clearly right here right now, using the platforms that back up that credo through text, images and high quality video. 

History: A Historic Catalogue and Record of Pittwater Art I – of Places, Peoples and the development of Australian Art and Artists; first - the Pittwater Estuary

Reflections by George Repin 

This week: COLONIAL WILLIAMSBURG

Aquatics:  Grommets Shine As The 2017 Australian Open Of Surfing Kicks Off At Manly by Surfing NSW


PicturesSummer 2017 in Pittwater: Videos and Stories and Pictures of the Season

Park Bench Philosopher The Manly, Beacon Hill and Narrabeen Prose and Poems of Roderic Quinn

Books: February 2017 Shady Acres: Politicians, Developers and Sydney's Public Transport Scandals 1872-1895 by Lesley Muir, A New Year Of Publishing At NLA!, 

The Brilliant Outsider by Robert Wainwright, Mrs Kelly by Grantlee Kieza, The Scandalous Life of Sasha Torte by Lesley Truffle, Urban Farmer by Justin Calverley, Clarrie's Pig Day Out by Jen Storer

Old Booksread in full online!  

At dawn and dusk. [Poems] by Daley, Victor J. (Victor James), 1858-1905, Published 1913

A manual of the grasses of New South Wales by Maiden, J. H. (Joseph Henry), 1859-1925 Published 1898

DIY Ideas DIY: Storm Preparation And Home Protection - what you can do to look after and protect your home during high winds and severe downpours

Inbox News: Risk Of Ross River Virus Global Epidemic, ASEAN-Australia Special Summit 2018, Australian Desks Join Internet Of Things, Nash Welcomes ACCC Involvement On The Speed Of Broadband Plans, Tumor Protein Could Hold Key To Pancreatic Cancer Survival, Our Focus-Bullied Project Launches, Is Back Pain Killing Us?, Ten Year Roadmap Released For Energy Resources Sector, NASA: A Treasure Trove Of Planets Found, Action To Deliver Faster Supply Of Medicinal Cannabis Products, Israeli PM's Visit Cements A Warm Old Friendship, Funding Delivered To Open Gut Research Centre in Sydney, New CEO For Food Standards Australia And New Zealand, Agriculture In 2050: Recalibrating Targets For Sustainable Intensification, Queensland Research finds Online Daters Ignore Wish List When Choosing A Match, Popular Heartburn Drugs Linked To Gradual Yet 'Silent' Kidney Damage, Golden Whistler - Chiltern Track Biodiversity

Collector's Corner: Dicken's The Old Curiosity Shop bought at The Old Curiosity Shop This 1953 edition of Charles's Dicken's The Old Curiosity Shop was purchased from the shop of the same name in 1957. Due to its origin collectors value these more than similar editions not bought from this shop. 

Community NewsSuccessful Day For Champion Lifesavers, Vale Shelagh Champion OAM, Apology,  Surfboard Record Attempt, Avalon Beach RSL Sub-Branch AGM, Ausgrid Working In Pittwater After Recent Storms, Sea Eagles Season Launch, Northern Sydney fox baiting program will be in place until the end of March, Jude Rose - Alcehmy Exhibition At Rust, Manly Junior Rep. Teams Round 3, Congratulations!, Pittwater Ocean Swims Winner For 2016-17 Swims, Development Application (DA) Service Integration, Friends Of Narrabeen Lagoon Catchment February forum on Monday, Environmental Planning And Assessment Amendment (EPlanning) Regulation 2017: Have your say on online development applications for homes and businesses, ABHS First Meeting of the Year, Dee Why Development To Go Ahead, Have Your Say On The Proposed Mona Vale Road West Upgrade, NSW Wins 2017 Surf Boat Interstates + 2017 ASRL Open Results, Cliff Side Fun Run, Petition: Keep Maternity Services In Mona Vale, Aussie Heroes Founder To Speak At Rotary, The 2017 Community War Memorials Fund (CWMF) Is Offering Grants Of Up To $10,000, EOI For Carers Day, Vanuatu Soccer Gig, More Than $2.6 Million For Local Heritage, Little Wings - A Great Story And We Need Your Support, Express Yourself 2017, Please adopt Zara, Mona Vale Hospital Auxiliary Stalls 2017, Newport Breakers 2017 Player Registration, Rotary NB Charity Golf Day 2017, Recreational Fishing Trust Grants Open, Board Collector Surf Swap at Avalon Beach in April; Aussie Heroes Founder to Speak At Rotary, Donations Of Body-boards and Surfboards Needed, Win A Harley – Support Local Surf Life Saving Clubs, Draft Education And Child Care SEPP, Clean Up Australia Day 2017: Pittwater sites, Sydney Wildlife: February 2017 - Rescue, Rehabilitate And Release,  Avalon Boomerang Bags 2017, Zonta Women's Day 2017 Breakfast, Musos needed, Pittwater Bushcare 

EnvironmentClean Up Australia Day 2017 Sunday March 5: Pittwater sites, Climate And Water Outlook; March–May 2017, Environmental Planning And Assessment Amendment (EPlanning) Regulation 2017, The Final Push For The Pilliga, Department Seeks Community Views On Narrabri Gas Project Proposal, Release Of Santos EIS For Narrabri Gas Project Galvanises Farming Communities, Gas Power Company Admits Gas Is Not Economic For Future Energy, The Great Western Woodlands – The Largest Intact Temperate Woodland On Earth, Volunteers Invited To Compete In Local Tree Planting Project To Save Koalas, How Cathedral Termites Got To Australia To Build Their 'Sky-Scrapers', Have Your Say On Horse Riding Opportunities In Weddin Mountain National Park, Broken Hill North Mine Recommencement Project, Have Your Say On A Modification To Hunter Valley Operations South, $1 Million In Grants To Support Enviro Research, Federal Senate Inquiry: The Rehabilitation Of Mining And Resources Projects As It Relates To Commonwealth Responsibilities, NSW Water Resource Plan Consultation, Comment Invited On Draft Lower Namoi Valley Floodplain Management Plan, Cape Byron Visitor Master Plan Open For Consultation, Bird Walks And Talks 2017: PNHA, Threat Abatement Plan For The Impacts Of Marine Debris On Vertebrate Marine Life: Comments Invited, Myna Action Group, Petition: If Victoria Can Ban CSG NSW Can Too!, Petition: Ban Balloons Release, New Approach For Assessing The Social Impacts Of Mining: Have Your Say, Draft NSW Marine Estate Threat And Risk Assessment Report Released: Comments Invited, Planning Reforms To Boost Housing Supply: Have Your Say, Av. Green Team Back At Work, Iconic Koala Project: Comments invited,  Pittwater Community Gardens, Environment Groups and Bushcare Days 

Lynda Hill (Astrologer): 

REALISATIONS, RESOLUTIONS AND REVOLUTIONS: FEBRUARY 2017 SOLAR ECLIPSE



Artist of the Month: February 2017 Meredith Rasdall B(Ed) Art is an artist living on Scotland Island on Sydney's Northern Beaches. She has been exhibiting for over 25 years and her work is included in both local and overseas collections. 

The founder and coordinator of the Pittwater Artfest, a highly successful bi-annual children's art festival (1998, 2000, 2002, 2004, 2006, 2008, 2010, 2012) where children can exhibit their work and work directly with artists.

In 2012 and 2013 Meredith gave an Encouragement Award for students as part of the Royal  Motor Yacht Club's annual Marine Art Exhibition.

One of the founders of ArtSpot , the 2013 and then again in the ArtSpot 2015 was another very successful event - 

Children: Grommets Shine As The 2017 Australian Open Of Surfing Kicks Off At Manly, Special Profile this Issue, Wilfrid Gordon McDonald Partridge Read By Bradley Whitford: a Mem Fox story, Trying to Teach our Matilda Photography This Week,  Rare 1901 Cricket Footage Brought Back To Life By NFSA, NASA Telescope Reveals Largest Batch Of Earth-Size Planets Around Single Star, Peppa Pig - February Activites, Yoga, Long Reef Guided Walks, Bayview Cubs, Mona Vale Scouts...

Youth: Our Focus – Bullied Project Launches, Sanya; China Awarded 2017 Youth Sailing World Championships, AFMA’s New School Of Fish, Rare 1901 Cricket Footage Brought Back To Life By NFSA, NASA Telescope Reveals Largest Batch Of Earth-Size, Habitable-Zone Planets Around Single Star, ASIC Launches First Business App To Help Young People Starting A Small Business, Newport Breakers 2017 Player Registration, O&E Junior dates for 2017, Board Collector Surf Swap at Avalon, At Manly Art Gallery: Express Yourself 2017 - March 3rd To April 2nd, Teen Yoga, Party in the Park 2017, Rotary Global Grant Scholarship In 2017, New Vocational Education Loan Program + ...

SeniorsSeniors Festival Right Here In 2017, Roadmap Roundtable Considers Next Steps In Aged Care Reform, Changes Bring More Choice In Aged Care At Home, Macquarie University Launches Access Program For Patients Most In Need, AvPals Newport Courses 2017, Rare 1901 Cricket Footage Brought Back To Life By NFSA, AvPals Newport: Free Seniors Week Lecture on the NBN, Seniors Festival 2017 In Pittwater: Discover The Pittwater Youth Hostel at Morning Bay, Premier's Gala Concerts 2017, Seniors Week Comedy debate, Board Collector Surf Swap at Avalon, Zonta 2017 Int. Women's Day Breakfast, NSW Seniors Festival 2017: Grow Young, 2017 Senior Card Discount Directory, Musicians wanted, Local Groups and Services 

Food: Autumn's Feast of Fresh Produce Brings What's Best for Your Body's Health - In Australia Autumn brings all those crunchy apples, lemons and oranges, sweet figs and great peaches, asparagus, earthy mushrooms, beetroot and broccoli, cauliflower, zucchini, turnips, pumpkin, tomatoes and eggplant will be at their peak in quality, and with great prices as the crops come into shops. Combine some of these fruits with nuts and seeds or the vegetables with legumes and beans and your body will have the boost it needs to head off those colds and flus the changing of seasons brings and expel some of those toxins too much indulgence over Summer helps stick around in your system - Naturally!

Events:  Bard on the Beach, Country Music at Pittwater RSL, Celibate Rifles and You am I at Narrabeen RSL, Paddling, Golf, White Light Essence Workshop, Music x Music, Community Events, Zonta NB Women's Day Breakfast, Bird Walks, Pittwater Camera Club 2017, Bayview Cubs, Bridge at Warriewood +Lots More

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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  

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