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May 8,1998

  • NEWS: Three Candidates Vie for Two Seats on School Board

    This year's school board election has three candidates running for two seats on the seven member Board of Education. FULL STORY

  • NEWS: School Board Adopts $68 Million Budget

    After several budget meetings involving a line-by-line analysis, the school board finally approved a budget of $68,444,885 for 1998. This reflects an increase of $3,234,133, or 4.96 percent, over last year's budget of $65,210,752. Using current figures, the estimated Class I school tax rate would be an increase of $2.18 or 4.6 percent over the current rate of $47.362. However, Assistant Superintendent of Schools Larry Blake notes that the adjusted base proportion will not be available from the county till after June 1 and could change the estimate given. The vote to approve the budget was five to two, with board members Mirzoeff and Sussman voting against it. FULL STORY

  • NEWS: Longview Road Traffic Restrictions May Be Repealed

    The Town of North Hempstead has announced that a public hearing has been set for May 19 on a proposed amendment to repeal the traffic restrictions on Longview Road. This ordinance was adopted in November of 1994 and stopped motorists from using the road as a shortcut to points north via Port Washington Blvd. by prohibiting left and right hand turns onto Port Blvd. from Longview Road. Many view this action as an opening of a wound that is barely healed. Several recall how the issue created division and animosity in the community of Beacon Hill because residents from other streets in the area, especially those who lived on Beacon Hill Road, felt that their streets would be forced to bear the traffic overflow from Longview which had been a shortcut for decades. FULL STORY

  • SPORTS: On The Bay

    Commissioning time is here again. FULL STORY

  • SPORTS: Unofficial Conference Standings
  • OPINION: Your Attendance Is Required
  • OPINION: Issues With Senior Housing at Morewood

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