Candidates Seek Election to the Nassau County Legislature
The Republicans and Democrats have made their choices for County legislator for the 11th District: Linda Green for the Republicans and Craig Johnson for the Democrats. The special election, which will be held on May 2, seeks to fill the position held by Barbara Johnson until her death last month. The Democratic candidate for the office is Ms. Johnson's son.
Tentative 7.63 Percent Tax Increase in First Draft of School Budget
The school district reviewed its tentative proposed school budget for the 2000-2001 school year. The tentative figure, which the board cautioned is preliminary and still under review, is $76,354,598, up $5,410,445 from the current year's budget of $70,944,153, or an increase of 7.63.
On the Bay
Twelve boats completed seven races and a crew race on Sunday, April 2. The skies were overcast with threats of thunderstorms that never materialized. A southerly wind of 8-10 knots provided the sailors a nice tune-up for the upcoming IC Nationals (April 15-16). Competition was excellent, as the second, third and fourth place finishers were only one point apart. Teams were jockeying for a place at the start line, and many, eager to get the perfect start, were over early and had to round to end buoy before receiving an all clear from the RC.
Nat Francis Is New York HS's Gatorade Soccer Player of the Year
Nat Francis, a senior at Schreiber High School, was selected as the 1999 Gatorade New York High School Boys Soccer Player of the Year. As a state winner, Nat becomes a member of the prestigious Gatorade Circle of Champions and qualifies for consideration at the national level. Nat was nominated for this award by Roger Winter, the varsity soccer coach at Schreiber.
County Cuts Affecting Working People, Not Affluent Ones
Keep the Sixth Grade in the Middle School