Campaign Finance Bill Passes Assembly
In an effort to open up the campaign process in New York State, Assemblyman Tom Alfano joined in a bi-partisan coalition to pass campaign finance reform in the state Assembly. Calling the package a sure-fire way to open up the campaign process, Alfano described the measure as "a positive step in getting everyone involved in the electoral process."
Budgets Pass All Around
Tuesday was a successful day for the Elmont, Franklin Square, West Hempstead and Sewanhaka Central High School districts as operating budgets for the 2001-2002 school year all met with voter approval. As a result, residents of these communities will see a tax increase. However, the schools will have the funds the boards of education deemed necessary to provide adequate educational services.
Elmont Girls' Basketball Team Honored
At the April Board of Education meeting, the Elmont Lady Spartans basketball team was honored by the Sewanhaka Central High School District. The Lady Spartans, Nassau County Champions this past season, were recognized for their hard work and determination. Along with the team recognition, two members of the Lady Spartans were singled out for individual recognition. Senior Natasha Lyons and junior Tiffany Daley were each lauded for their achievements during the past basketball season.
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