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Elected Officials Ignore Broken Tax System
... and residential property owners. These tax refunds
cost taxpayers upwards of $100 million annually. Instead of responsibly budgeting for this annual expense, Nassau County has bonded ...
Friday, 30 January 2015
How ‘bout them results, amazing?
... growing number of miss- educated “English speaking” citizens. But I digress, back to SCOTUS. The NY Times said “The [Supreme Court] decision will
immediate practical consequences. Texas announced ...
Wednesday, 12 November 2014
SEPTA Board Member Forgets ...
"Most of you like myself moved to Long Island because public education is far better than where we came from. For me, it was Queen's. I
always said we need to pay more attention to ...
Thursday, 30 October 2014
Why School Districts should reject Jack Martins’ Fund Balance Argument
When Senator Martins attacked the Roslyn School Board for maintaining a substantial reserve fund, he essentially showed his hand. His argument is an old one – “Public school districts
too much ...
Thursday, 30 October 2014
Oh, but the children
... dollars when school administrators and comatose school board members be
as if the less than one percent in grant money (our money) handed over to them by Senator Martins is educationally meaningful? ...
Wednesday, 15 October 2014
Letter to the Editor
It has been my distinct pleasure to
known and worked with Adam Haber over these past several years as Trustees of the Roslyn Board of Education. Adam has a positive energy with visionary ideas and ...
Tuesday, 01 July 2014
Campaign to boycott (Anheuser-Busch) Bud Light Lime T.H.O.T Juice
... resident told me about a drink geared towards young people called T.H.O.T Juice. He was very upset and feared the negative impact this drink can
on young women, who already are labeled and demeaned ...
Tuesday, 06 May 2014
Is Your HeartBleeding - Do You Even Know?
... Passport Information Credit Card number All of the above
the potential to affect your credit scores, employment and housing opportunities and more. In a worst case scenario you could ...
Thursday, 10 April 2014
A conversation with The Elmont Cardinals Sports Club President, Jon Johnson
... of the community. After 46 years the club points to numerous football players that
gone on to flourish at Elmont Memorial High School, Sewanhaka High School, Floral Park High School and many ...
Monday, 20 January 2014
Elmont Online Announces Black History Awardees for 2014
... than the rest of the state. “…if the government is not willing to do something extraordinary to take back these homes and help the homeowners, then this is what we
to do. We
to take [to] the ...
Wednesday, 15 January 2014
Elmont's Model UN Team Upholds Tradition of Excellence
... embarked on their journey to China representing the nation of Bolivia and the Russian Federation. The conference featured schools from 22 countries and approximately 1500 students who all
the potential ...
Friday, 16 August 2013
And what is it to cease breathing ...
... , but to free the breath from its restless tides, that it may rise and expand and seek God unencumbered. Only when you drink from the river of silence shall you indeed sing. And when you
Sunday, 23 June 2013
Community Objection to NY Cosmos' Belmont Proposal
... a LIRR station. Regrettably, the supporters of the soccer stadium
gone outside the community to organizations such as Long Island Junior Soccer league to garner support from individuals ...
Sunday, 12 May 2013
"SPIT" For A Chance To Win
... spoke with Michael Corelli, Executive Director of Urban Word NYC and both agreed to bring the writing workshops to Queens and Long Island. “Some teens
a hard time speaking to adults about what they ...
Saturday, 06 April 2013
All weekend, I
been fielding calls from community residents, talking to past members of the Elmont and Sewanhaka School Boards, and colleagues from other school district Boards of Education. We are ...
Monday, 17 December 2012
Elmont's Justin Andrews selected to All-American Model United Nations Team
... that it was Mr. Kohn’s class in the 7th and 8th grade that peaked his interest in MUN. He points out Mrs. Gilliam gave him a sense of reality and led him to
higher standards. Mrs. Gilliam when asked ...
Sunday, 22 July 2012
The Community Responds to another Health Mini-series
... Although the ‘mysteries’ surrounding the diagnosis of Alzheimer’s
been conquered, more research about the disease is yet to be done. Following the talk, the audience had the opportunity to ask the ...
Sunday, 15 July 2012
This Struggle Is A Foretaste Of Things To Come
The phones at Elmont Online
not stopped ringing since passage of the Elmont School Budget. Some residents like Tudor Manor Civic Association President and community leader Joyce Stowe said “I ...
Monday, 25 June 2012
Vote for Public Education
TUESDAY, JUNE 19 is an important day in Elmont. From 6 am to 9 pm, registered voters will
the opportunity to vote on the revised Elmont Elementary School District Budget for 2012-2013. ...
Sunday, 17 June 2012
Vote Yes On June 19
... 2 percent Tax Cap. Without those mandates, the budget would
increased by only one half of one percent (0.5%). Additionally, the tax rate exceeded the Albany Tax Cap because state aid was reduced ...
Friday, 01 June 2012
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