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EoL Articles: budget
Elected Officials Ignore Broken Tax System
... and residential property owners. These tax refunds have cost taxpayers upwards of $100 million annually. Instead of responsibly
ing for this annual expense, Nassau County has bonded ...
Friday, 30 January 2015
Why School Districts should reject Jack Martins’ Fund Balance Argument
... wait a year to increase the
, 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
Oh, but the children
... than 1 percent of the annual
s for the Sewanhaka Central High School District and the Elmont School Districts combined! Yes – this is true, but you wouldn’t know it if you talked with the boards ...
Wednesday, 15 October 2014
Elmont's Justin Andrews selected to All-American Model United Nations Team
... youth. However, because of the current economic malaise, many such vital extra-curricular activities are in danger of getting cut as public schools struggle to pass
s and maintain their educational ...
Sunday, 22 July 2012
This Struggle Is A Foretaste Of Things To Come
The phones at Elmont Online have not stopped ringing since passage of the Elmont School
. 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 have the opportunity to vote on the revised Elmont Elementary School District
for 2012-2013. ...
Sunday, 17 June 2012
Vote Yes On June 19
... as a resident and parent of children in the Elmont School District, I respectfully urge you vote "yes" to pass the Elmont School
scheduled for a revote on June 19, 2012. Much was made of the fact ...
Friday, 01 June 2012
What a Demockery - EUFSD Budget Fails
... Then there is sequestration - “Because Congress failed to identify the $1.2 trillion in
ary savings” mandatory automatic cuts to the federal
will take effect on January 2, 2013. ...
Wednesday, 16 May 2012
60% Vote Undermines Our Schools
Why Elmont residents should come out in large numbers to support public education. Superintendents Al Harper and Dr. Ferrie are busy informing the community about the upcoming 2012-13
Thursday, 03 May 2012
It's pretty sad that Ed Ra is this out o
... the economic development summit. He says nothing about revitalization and Belmont. He voted against the education
for our children. He voted against health care for Franklin Hospital. He voted against ...
Sunday, 09 October 2011
Not this again.... "republican committe
Not this again.... "republican committeeman, closely tied to the 2011 Ciotti re-election campaign... The Famigliettis voted illegally in the 2004 School and
vote" I'm tired of the corruption ...
Monday, 19 September 2011
The super majority vote (60%) reminds me
The super majority vote (60%) reminds me of the dysfunctional senate in Washington where sadly, passing gas requires a super majority vote. If school districts can honestly justify their
s to the ...
Friday, 09 September 2011
Tax Cap Widens Education Disparity
... let's clarify one thing. Contrary to what your state legislators, the Governor and the news media have been trumpeting, the 2% tax cap doesn't necessarily mean that your school
will go up a tidy ...
Friday, 09 September 2011
I dont understand voting no, when the is
... vote no people say " i voted no, why did my taxes go up anyway" Next year the school
will pass and my taxes will go up $450.00 again, When is it going to end? I can barely afford to live here a ...
Sunday, 14 August 2011
What planet do people live on? I'm afrai
for the Federal government is preposterous and shows a marked and facile understanding of economics. While it's true states have to balance their
s, they don't have the externalities of Medicare, ...
Saturday, 30 July 2011
Boy Mr Medera plays semantics very well.
... him on numerous occasions to conduct forensec audits of all taxing districts. I have also pointed out the different size library
s and asked Why? Also pointed out the problems of the boards plus ...
Friday, 01 July 2011
As we have come to expect, Mr. Nicolosi
As we have come to expect, Mr. Nicolosi is guilty of selective hearing and , now apparently, reading as well. I never said
s don't matter Patrick! I said the SIZE of the
does not matter in ...
Thursday, 30 June 2011
Mr. Madera claims the budgets doesn't ma
Mr. Madera claims the
s doesn't matter. Really? Tell that to the state comptroller. Mr. Madera, How do you know the library spent 20 thousand to conduct a witch hunt on the business consultant? ...
Tuesday, 28 June 2011
As usual, Mr. Nicolosi, husband of Mrs.
... Mr.Nicolosi has placed a dollar amount on integrity, transparency and adhering to comptroller regulations and, in some cases, the library's own policies. The size of the
does NOT matter. In my opinion, ...
Wednesday, 22 June 2011
If you were to audit many school distric
... how it went down but that business manager( name withheld) still went on and did it to another school district( name with held) Sad but true. As for the library 3 million dollar
as Tom Madera husband ...
Sunday, 19 June 2011
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