The Locust Valley Central School District budget passed on Tuesday, while Matthew Barnes, Holly Gaddy Esteves and Nicholas DellaFera were elected to the board of education, and Lauren Themis was re-elected. The vote came after a tumultuous year for the district, which lost both its superintendent and board president in just two months.
Voters resoundingly approved the Oyster Bay-East Norwich Central School District’s budget of just over $64.4 million on Tuesday, and gave a collective thumbs-up to all of the propositions on the ballot as well. This will help the district move forward with what Superintendent Francesco Ianni described as a mission to continue making Oyster Bay one of the best and most innovative school districts in the nation.
From afar, the May 6 baseball game at John Maccarone Memorial City Stadium between the Long Island Bombers and the Sunset Mets looked like any other game played there. The bases were loaded, friends and family filled the stands, and athletes were patiently waiting for their turn to get their hands and bats on the ball. But the players in this baseball game were all visually impaired.
Since Congressman George Santos took office in January, his constituents have demanded his resignation. Santos has drawn deep, bipartisan scrutiny from falsehoods around his work experience, biography, and his financial statements, leaving many feeling misrepresented in the House. For four months his constituents organized protests outside his Queens office with others contacting elected leader’s offices to voice concerns.
A video released on May 11 by former Democratic State Sen. Anna Kaplan was an official kickoff for her candidacy as a challenger in the 3rd Congressional District primary. The video has already had …
Capital reserve fund also passes
The Locust Valley Central School District budget passed on Tuesday, while Matthew Barnes, Holly Gaddy Esteves and Nicholas DellaFera were elected and Lauren Themis was reelected to the Board of …
Voters resoundingly approved the Oyster Bay-East Norwich Central School District’s budget of $64,414,491 on Tuesday, also giving a thumbs up to the propositions on the ballot, allowing the …
U.S. Rep. George Santos pleaded not guilty to a 13-count federal indictment in a Central Islip court on Wednesday, where he faced charges of wire fraud, money laundering, theft of public funds, and making materially false statements to the U.S. House of Representatives.
If found guilty, Santos could face 20 years in prison
Diana Mueller waited for hours on Wednesday to enter the Central Islip federal courthouse to see U.S. Rep. George Santos arraigned. The Glen Head resident was relieved to hear that the embattled …
When he ran for congress last year, there was rarely a question George Santos left unanswered. He rode a red Long Island wave straight to Capitol Hill, helping to lock a slim Republican majority in …
Fans of classic rock and psychedelic art got the chance to enjoy and buy original examples of 1960’s posters during the opening of the Bahr Gallery in Oyster Bay’s newest exhibition, …
There are all types of numbers associated with politicians. Pollsters are constantly bombarding us with numbers. Defeated candidates keep complaining that they won, and say they have the numbers to prove it.
Don’t mess with puppies, George. From what I’ve read and what I’ve heard in statements coming out of your very own mouth . . .
More than 50 million sports fans in the United States had more invested in last Sunday's Super Bowl than pride in their favorite team. They wagered as much as $16 billion on the game.
Viewing the American political scene today, I can’t help thinking about what Yeats wrote more than a century ago: “Things fall apart; the centre cannot hold; Mere anarchy is loosed upon the world.”