Library Budget: It's Not Just Books Anymore
The second draft of the proposed library budget for 2002 was presented at a public meeting on March 20. Rather than proposing an increase of 2 percent in the tax appropriation revenues, business manager Neil Zitofsky suggested that the surplus of $80,800 in the current budget be applied to 2002. The projected budget for 2002 would weigh in at $6,567,400.
State Mandates Force School Budget Increase
Faced with an ever-growing list of unfunded state mandates, the Great Neck Public Schools board of education has proposed a 6.45 percent increase for the 2001-2002 budget. If adopted, next year's budget will go from this year's $110,823,000 to $117,980,000. Of this total, 6.84 percent will have to be raised by real property tax.
SPORTIME Honors Major League Tennis Champions
A smashingly successful season of Women's Indoor Tennis welcomes 42 top female athletes to the extraordinary ranks of Major League Champions at SPORTIME, formerly known as Roslyn Racquet Club. At every league orientation sportsmanship is top priority. One outstanding woman in each of the 15 leagues is nominated by their own league members to receive the prestigious Sportsmanship Award.
Kings Point U.S. Merchant Marine Academy Weekly Sports Wrap-up
The Kings Point baseball team stands at 3-6 overall and 2-2 in the Knickerbocker Baseball Conference following two wins and a loss this past week. On March 24, the Mariners hosted the Valiants of Manhattanville in a Knickerbocker doubleheader and walked away with their first two Conference victories. In the first game, the Blue and Gray prevailed by a final score of 9-2. Kings Point opened up a 1-0 edge in the bottom of the second before the Valiants tied it (1-1) at the start of the third.
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