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Why School Districts should reject Jack Martins’ Fund Balance Argument
... wait a year to
the budget, or worse - cut student services to fund the emergency roof repair. So as Senator Martins attacks boards of education for maintaining useful reserve funds, many school ...
Thursday, 30 October 2014
Former Sewanhaka School District Superintendent John R. Williams dies
... served as superintendent in the Sewanhaka Central High School District between 2004 and 2006. During his short tenure Dr. Williams open the district to community input and use. He
Wednesday, 05 February 2014
More Liquor for Elmont - ECSD Plan
... to vote on a 23% school budget
and they passed it. Why, because it corrected a shortfall that adversely affected the delivery of academic instruction. Senator Martins (R) and County Executive ...
Monday, 09 December 2013
Bond Referendum Defeated
... gone...additionally, this administration and board has given some hefty wage
to an increasingly militant union rather than reinstate programs and do small capital improvements each year...when ...
Thursday, 05 December 2013
$219,022 Loss of Aid for Elmont and Sewanhaka Schools
... the Upstate v Downstate debate, the video is a clear representation of how Albany define "State Aid
" You do the math, local School are loosing over half a million dollars to sequestration ...
Monday, 04 March 2013
This Struggle Is A Foretaste Of Things To Come
... like Patrick Nicolosi of the East End Civic Association expressed some bewilderment. In a Facebook post Mr. Nicolosi said “Of all the 124 school districts Elmont had the highest tax
. It's ...
Monday, 25 June 2012
Vote Yes On June 19
... that the tax rate exceeded the state mandated Tax Cap of 2%. But what pleased me most was the majority community support of the modest 2.8%
. The voting Elmont community supported our schools and ...
Friday, 01 June 2012
Elmont Memorial High School Wins Big at Future Business Leaders of America State Conference
... experience and motivation gained from competing makes every participant a winner. However, members can
their chances by working with their advisors to ensure careful advance preparation. Elmont ...
Wednesday, 23 May 2012
What a Demockery - EUFSD Budget Fails
... required for passage of the modest budget
driven almost entirely by mandated expenses. So, how many PTSA Bake Sales will make up the short fall? How many Martins 3-on-3 Basketballs ...
Wednesday, 16 May 2012
60% Vote Undermines Our Schools
... Some school districts, in order to pass their budgets must have a sixty percent majority if their proposed budget
exceeds the two percent cap. The sixty percent mandate is triggered for the ...
Thursday, 03 May 2012
As the County considers the prospects of
... to answer these questions. I am also concerned about prospective local route cuts, fare
s and the lack of information surrounding the process. And, I expect that the administration will be prepared ...
Friday, 02 December 2011
We have made politicts a family business
... Holding the line on taxes sounds nice but it's not the reality. We didn't vote NO on the coliseum because of a tax
. We voted NO because it was a bad deal. WAKE UP! They still don't listen to us. ...
Tuesday, 20 September 2011
Tax Cap Widens Education Disparity
... 2%. The new state law mandates that school districts can only
the property tax levy to cover expenses by 2% or by the rate of inflation -- whichever is lowest. But that's not the end of it; ...
Friday, 09 September 2011
I know the admins won't let this through
... cuts through Floral Park on Plainfield Ave (they can't go on CIP) which means thats what the casino buses will use. Fact is that taxes will go up because of the
d public utility usage and public ...
Tuesday, 09 August 2011
What planet do people live on? I'm afrai
... in 2011, CEO salaries have
d 23% while the average worker who still has a job has seen their wages
by one half of one percent!!!! I understand that the wealthy would invite any form ...
Saturday, 30 July 2011
I wholeheartedly agree that a stadium or
I wholeheartedly agree that a stadium or some type of sporting venue would
the economic viability of the surrounding Elmont area. In the early 80's, I served as the mascot for my brothers Elmont ...
Tuesday, 24 May 2011
A stadium will be a great economic boom
A stadium will be a great economic boom to the Belmont area. Employment and new money will flow into the community and help
the property values as well. This idea should not be passed up under ...
Monday, 23 May 2011
Thankfully the author of the article is
... related to the upcoming budget, the board does not tell the community that the ONLY reason that there is a zero
is because money was taken from the reserve fund...OUR money that they are sitting ...
Friday, 15 April 2011
I am happy for the good work your are do
... to meet these
s. I hope something can be done soon. ...
Monday, 04 April 2011
Black History Month Roundtable Focuses on Economic Development
... are constantly looking for a way to
the tax base so people can stay and live here.” “A deteriorating community will not come back on its own,” noted Senator Martins, adding that community ...
Friday, 01 April 2011
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SEPTA Board Member Forgets ...
A Teen Champion with Multiple Sclerosis
Banning "Bossy" and Stopping Sexism at School
Projects Share provides holiday meals
Roslyn Landmark Society to talk host on ‘Jackie O’
Cohen Center gives Afghani boy life
Temple Sinai dishes out latkes, love
Koblenz honored with law leadership award
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