The Building Conditions Survey was the first item on the agenda at the school board meeting held at Munsey Park Elementary School on March 11. The community had approved a bond referendum and over the past three years needed repairs in the amount of about $16 million have been made to the two elementary schools and the secondary school complex. In addition to the referendum the repairs were funded by a capital reserve fund of about $5 million that has now been depleted, and money for capital projects.
Saying the Senate Democrats have put an additional burden on New York State residents during the country’s worst recession in the last 80 years by overspending and overtaxing, Republican Jack M. Martins announced he will be running for New York State’s 7th Senate District in order to protect the interests of the residents and taxpayers.
A new year is with us, one that hopes to see the completion of the protracted renovation of the Roslyn Viaduct.
The project began in 2005 with a 30-month renovation timetable. As any motorist can tell you, that time frame was not even close to being met, even though for the past year, the new north half of the Viaduct is open to traffic.
Saying that recurring expenses are outpacing recurring revenues in Nassau County, Nassau County Executive Ed Mangano plans to cut county spending by outlining a plan he believes will save the county $49 million, the bulk of which will come from cuts to management and support positions in the county.
Years ago North Hempstead Town Supervisor Jon Kaiman hosted the community in the high school cafeteria, as he did once again Tuesday, Feb. 23, to discuss improvements to Plandome Road. Years ago the community was asked what they envisioned for Plandome Road and while safety and appearance were main concerns, Kaiman remembered, both funding for the project and what specific changes to make were never determined.
Submitted by the Manhasset School District
The Manhasset Board of Education and the Manhasset Education Support Personnel Association (MESPA) have reached a global settlement of all issues relating to the July 23, 2009 Public Employment Relations Board (PERB) Order.
Elections in most Manhasset villages will take place on Tuesday, March 16 from noon to 9 p.m. All elections are uncontested. Elections will be held in June in the Village of North Hills.
A gabion is a series of rocks wrapped in a steel cage or a caged block of rocks that acts as a wall or barrier against the tide. It is a preventive erosion tactic, often used in a coastal tidal area, to protect structures from the forces of nature in breaking apart land mass and structure.
The last words from a 20-year-old resident came from a text message sent to his dealer. It read, “i’m diggin’ this — my dude, best I had in a while. 4 real. Save my number, peace.” That was sent before he was found by his mother dead in the bathtub.
In office for just a few weeks, Nassau County’s new comptroller George Maragos reports that he has “taken charge” and is eager to make the job his own. A long-time Great Neck resident, Comptroller Maragos met recently with Anton Community Newspapers editors. Much of the interview focused on taxes and assessment.
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