More Cuts to School Facilities Plan, But Will It Be Enough?
Though a new total was not recalculated, the Board of Education (BOE) struggled to reduce the cost of the PW District's school facilities plan even further at its Jan. 18 meeting. (At the Jan. 13 meeting, Turner Construction announced the total cost was $64.5 million.) After reviewing these additional changes, some Board members, particularly school board president Richard Sussman, expressed great concern that a bond that exceeded $50 million would not pass. Still, others commented that with public education detailing the necessity and soundness of the current plans, a bond still $20 million less than last year's failed bond, and unanimous board support, the community would understand the need and support it. A public forum scheduled for Tuesday, Jan. 23, might shed some light on the community's sentiments.
Three Intel Semifinalists at Schreiber
Out of 1,600 applicants throughout the United States, 300 semifinalists are selected by the Intel Science Talent Search, formerly known as the Westinghouse. The contest is America's oldest and most prestigious pre-college science competition, and often considered the "Junior Nobel Prize."
On the Bay
There was no frostbiting last Sunday, Jan. 21, due to high winds. It's been a tough season for the frostbiters. Either there is no wind, too much wind, ice on the bay, or a huge snowstorm preventing traveling to the bay. Let's hope that next Sunday sailors will be able to haul out their dinghies and get in a full afternoon of exciting winter sailing before the start of the Super Bowl.
Manhasset Bay Sports Men's Clubs
Mayor Explains Village's Position and Actions
Issues With Long-Range Facilities Plan