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Friday, July 3, 2015
Politics
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I want to enumerate the many reasons I’m so against making test scores count for 50 percent of the ratings. more
Claudia Borecky, a Nassau County Board of Elections worker and president of the North and Central Merrick Civic Association, will challenge Nassau County Legislator Steve Rhoads for his seat this November. more
After five years in which Nassau County has not reassessed property values, the county is moving toward refiguring all Nassau properties’ worth for 2019-20. The eventual reassessment could lead to higher property-tax bills for some residents, according to one expert. more
A federal judge last Friday sentenced Dave Denenberg, the former Nassau County legislator who pleaded guilty to cheating a law client out of $2.3 million and resigned from office earlier this year, to three months in jail and three months of house arrest. more
Madeline Singas, Nassau County’s acting district attorney, continued her push for greater restrictions for registered sex offenders last week at a North Merrick civic group meeting. The setting was significant. Weeks earlier, police arrested a North Merrick man ... more
Gov. Andrew Cuomo renewed his call for an extension of the tax cap during a visit to Long Island on Wednesday. The legislation, which limits property tax increases, is set to expire next year. more
A federal judge will wait an extra two weeks to sentence Dave Denenberg, a former Nassau County legislator from Merrick, for defrauding a legal client of $2.3 million. His sentencing was scheduled for May 22, but the judge granted a requested delay until June 5. more
Four incumbents and one newcomer are running for election to the Merricks’ school boards this year, and they are just about certain to win. All are running unopposed. more
The budget for next school year would sustain funding for the district’s functions and programs, according to Superintendent David Feller. more
The district would add one English as a new language teacher, who would rotate between Birch, Chatterton and Levy-Lakeside, and two special education teachers, who would work at Birch and Levy-Lakeside. more
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