School Facilities Bond Passes This Time!
It's been a long haul for everyone involved in the school facilities bond, which will expand and improve the school buildings in the district. Starting about three years ago, discussions began, ranging from finding reliable enrollment projections and maintaining or improving educational programs to looking at various equity issues in the schools and . Three different school boards considered many different and varied conceptual plans, with larger and smaller elementary and middle schools and one even including the construction of a new middle school. Two former school board presidents lost their bids for re-election because, essentially, they supported more expensive bonds.
Angelo Ferrara to Run for Supervisor of North Hempstead
Republican North Hempstead Town Councilman Angelo Ferrara announced last Saturday that he will be a candidate for the office of supervisor of North Hempstead in November. Mr. Ferrara made his announcement on the steps of Town Hall, flanked by family members and fellow Republicans, including State Senator Michael Balboni, Assemblywomen Maureen O'Connell and Donna Ferrara (no relation) and Councilman James O'Connor.
On the Bay
On Saturday, March 24, six teams of sailors enjoyed a glorious afternoon on Manhasset Bay. The sun was bright, the sky blue with scattered white clouds adding interest and the winds varying from 6-8, with higher gusts. It was a great day to be on the water. Race Committee kept the sailors happy (translate busy) with seven races and one crew race. Results for the day: 1. Fee Mitropoulos/Amelia Amon (#121), 2. Matt Kelly/Susan Kinsey (#769) and 3. Bob Kirtland/David Cornachio (#707). Susan Kinsey won the crew race.
The Port Washington Lightning (Boys, U10) have started the season with two impressive victories. In State Cup actions, they defeated Commack in a tight 1-0 game. They then opened their league play with a 4-0 defeat of Rockville Centre. Backfielders Josh Greenberg and Johnny Marks led the Lightning defense.
A Letter From the Superintendent of Schools
"Here We Go Again"