It looks like Syosset residents are going to have to wait a little longer for the fresh-paved, safer incarnation of Jackson Avenue that they’ve been promised for so long.
This month, customers of the Jericho Water District received emergency notification phone calls telling them of a serious drought situation and asking them not to water their lawns until they received further notification.
Syosset Central School District is proud of the Syosset High School Class of 2010 graduates and their record of academic excellence.
This year, 541 high school students graduated from Syosset High School, including three students in out-of-district placements.
While many other little girls were playing princesses and ballerinas, future Syosset Library director Judith Lockman and her friends dedicated their time to decidedly more literary pursuits: they played library on her front steps.
On Thursday, July 1, the Syosset Central School District Board of Education held the board’s annual reorganizational meeting. All board members re-took the oath of office, and new trustee Stephanie Avidon took the oath for the first time. Avidon has filled the seat vacated by Patricia Maschio, who celebrated her last meeting with the board at the June meeting.
Recent advances in technology have made it difficult to stop the distribution of child pornography, which has flourished due to the anonymity of the Internet. However, technology is usually a double-edged sword. “We actually want to use the technology against the pornographers,” said New York State Attorney General Andrew Cuomo on Tuesday, June 29. Cuomo held a press conference at Jericho Middle/High School to discuss his initiative to protect children from pornographic images online.
On Monday, June 28, Senator Charles Schumer came to the Long Island Association Small Business Council Executive Breakfast at Crest Hollow Country Club in Woodbury to discuss the economy- both on a national level, and to address issues specific to Long Island.
At the Monday, June 14 Syosset Central School District Board of Education meeting, the excitement of the upcoming summer break was tempered with sadness, as members of the board said their goodbyes to longtime trustee and former board vice president Patricia Maschio.
At the Board of Education meeting on June 17, 15 retirees from the Jericho School District were honored and congratulated for their many years of dedicated service. Those honored were as follows: Mary Bauer (JHS English and reading), Paula Cardias (JHS art), Kathy DeFina (Cantiague elementary teacher), Barbara Harris (JHS math), Phyllis Kasow (learning center), Dolores Katzenstein (clerk typist), Francis Koppeis, (music), Josephine Langone (French), Michael Malkush (technology), Kathleen Maurer-Rittel (library), Andrea Messinger (social work), Janice Raphan (Spanish), Nancy Sammis (physical education), William Wuest (athletic coach), and Beverly Young (learning center). Board President Barbara Krieger personally thanked the retirees and wished them well in their future endeavors.
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