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May 12, 2006

  • News: Manhasset School Districts Internal Auditor Answers Questions About GASB 45

    Ken Cerini, Cerini & Associates, LLP, Manhasset School District's internal auditor, was asked questions by the Manhasset Press regarding GASB 45, which has been the subject of many letters to the editor, school superintendent's column, and LIFER topic at community meetings. Members of the community have said the Manhasset district's health care obligation to its employees and retirees is around $280 million (and growing). Cerini said determining the cost involves "a lengthy calculation that considers mortality, present value of money, years of service, etc." and said "the job of determining the cost is a job for actuaries." FULL STORY

  • News: LIFER Organization Tackles Island-Wide Problem of School Taxes

    On Wednesday, May 3, the library community room was the setting for the second Manhasset forum sponsored by Long Islanders for Educational Reform or LIFER. The program consisted of four speakers: Jack Vivinetto, 'Health Benefits Crisis": Paul Drezner, "Escalating School Costs": Bob Berest, "Compounding the Problem" and Frank Russo, "A Legislative Agenda." FULL STORY

  • Sports: MHS Crew Dominates LI Champs In their best performance ever at the Long Island Scholastic Championships, the Manhasset Crew team dominated their opponents by winning 12 medals out of the 17 boats entered-a feat rare in any level of competition. It was inspiring to see that a team that is less than six years old could not only be competitive with other formidable programs but out-row them to become Long Island champions.


  • Sports: Mike Vaccaro at Manhasset Day of Baseball

    On Saturday, May 13, Mike Vaccaro, author of Emperors And Idiots, The Hundred-Year Rivalry Between the Yankees and the Red Sox, From the Very Beginning to the End of the Curse will be at Manhasset Sporting Goods to sign copies of his book. Vaccaro will be on hand from noon until 2 p.m. and then he will be at the Manhasset Day of Baseball to sign copies of his book. Books will be available for purchase. FULL STORY

  • Opinion: Manhasset School Districts Internal Auditor Answers Questions About GASB 45
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