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The race for two Board of Education seats has already taken a turn, with one contender pulling out, and two others officially declaring their candidacy. Last week, the Herald reported that Board … more
Never think and act like you’re the best — you always have something to learn. Those were the words of Edson Arantes do Nascimento, more commonly known as Pele’, who was given an honorary … more
n a trustee for 12 years and is the board’s longest-serving member, announced last week that he would not seek re-election in this year’s school board election. Both Gallagher’s and Trustee … more
Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed the final 2014-15 state budget last week, which provides hundreds of millions of dollars more in state education aid than the original proposal. The budget provides … more
Those who attended Tuesday’s Board of Education meeting entered the middle school auditorium unsure of what the 2014-15 district budget’s final spending and tax levy numbers would be, even … more
Nassau County veterans who thought they would see their school taxes reduced in 2014-15 have another think coming. Though dozens of school boards around the county voted in recent weeks to ease veterans’ tax burdens, the county’s Department of Assessment has postponed enactment of the tax breaks until 2015-16. more
Long Beach High School sophomore Charlotte Kasper won a first-place award in the ninth- and 10th-grade category in the Professional Women Photographers 2014 Student Photo Exhibition. Charlotte … more
Talk about overdue. The Long Beach High School library received an unusual package recently, when Amy Sue McPartlan returned a library book titled “American Arts,” by Rilla Evelyn Jackman, … more
With heroin claiming the lives of hundreds in Nassau and Suffolk counties over the past two years, police are stepping up enforcement measures. In February, nine were arrested in the so-called … more
School officials floated a $130 million school budget for 2014-15 at Tuesday’s Board of Education work session, which maintains all school programs and raises the tax levy 3.75 percent. The … more
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