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Hewlett-Woodmere candidates night, May 5

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The Hewlett-Woodmere Central Council PTA is hosting a Candidate’s Night on Wednesday, May 5 from 7 to 9 p.m. in the Hewlett High School auditorium with the Board of Education candidates in-person and a total of 100 people. For attendees it will be  first come, first served. The event will also be livestreamed on the school district’s website.

There are seven candidates for five board seats: Dr. Jon Altus, Shari Amitrano, Ramsha Ansari, Dr. Tatyana Kopp, incumbent Trustee Judy Menashe, Board President Debra Sheinin and Francois Tenenbaum. Altus, a former trustee, Amitrano, Menashe, Sheinin and Tenenbaum are running as a bloc. Voting takes place at the Woodmere Education Center, 1 Johnson Place, Woodmere on Tuesday, May 11 from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m.

Invitations to the candidates were being sent on April 16.

To submit questions, send to askthe7candidates@gmail.com.  

All the questions that are submitted will be given to the Regional PTA , who will be moderating. 

Questions can be submitted until Sunday, May 2 at 11:59 PM. Regional PTA will then choose which questions to ask depending on content and available time, Central Council PTA officials said.  

Any general questions regarding Candidate’s Night can be sent to the Central Council at hwccpta0@gmail.com.

The Hewlett-Woodmere School District's website is https://www.hewlett-woodmere.net/