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Statement on Alarm This Week

Late in the afternoon of November 13, smoke in a resident’s apartment triggered an alarm to area first responders at our Continuing Care Retirement Community at 300 East Overlook, Port Washington. Approximately 280 senior residents live at the community. In …

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The Amsterdam Pays Tribute To First Responders

The Amsterdam at Harborside held a Thank You Barbecue for Port Washington police, fire and emergency medical technicians as an expression of gratitude for their support. Director Sam Guedouar wants to make the barbecue an annual event and stated, “Port’s …

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Resident Discusses Life at The Amsterdam

The Amsterdam at Harborside Resident Dr. Constance Miceli recently appeared on “A Senior Moment” radio program broadcast by WHLI. The show is centered on home solutions for aging well. Hear Dr. Miceli talk about her decision to move to The Amsterdam …

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Fifth Anniversary Party At The Amsterdam

The Amsterdam at Harborside Senior Community celebrated its fifth anniversary on Sept. 9 with a party. About 150 residents and guests attended for dinner and dancing. “The majority of residents showed up,” said Sam Guedouar, executive director of the Amsterdam. …

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Winter Storm Juno Hammers New York

Forecast at The Amsterdam: Cozy and Comfortable Last year it was the polar vortex. This year it’s a powerful nor’easter threatening to pummel our area with up to two feet of snow and bone-chilling winds. And winter is far from …

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Amsterdam Residents Give Back to Local Charity

Residents of The Amsterdam at Harborside recently took time during the holiday season to give back to the community by making donations to The INN, a local charity and soup kitchen. The INN, founded in 1983, serves the needy and …

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Henry Winkler Visited The Amsterdam

Famed actor and author Henry Winkler visited with local seniors at The Amsterdam at Harborside last week. During the presentation, Winkler discussed his struggles with dyslexia, his career in film and television, his second career as a children’s book author …

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Gold Coast International Film Festival

The Amsterdam at Harborside is proud to sponsor the upcoming 4th annual Gold Coast International Film Festival next month. The festival, held November 3 – 9, will feature an impressive roster of film screenings as well as workshops and seminars …

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Styling At The Harborside Amsterdam

I didn’t know what to expect when I received an invitation to a fashion show sponsored by Ann Taylor at the Amsterdam at Harborside, the continuing care facility in Port Washington.

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