Long Island School Board Elections: Tuesday, May 17, 2011

2012 Update: 2012 School Board Election Results (budget pass/fail): here In 2012, HS Senior Josh Lafazan wins in Syosset School Board election. Story and links at onthewilderside: here. _________________ 2011 Update: Some budget vote/election results – You can look at your school district’s website where they may have posted results. Newsday has a chart with […]

Summer 2009: Long Island and NYC Beach Closings

KW: I can’t seem to find a way to get automatic alerts or updates. Seems like a need to fill. Because, when I search, Newsday and our blog are the only place to find that info. For now, the only way I have been told to check on Long Island beach closings is to call […]

Environmental concern in Bethpage

(excerpt) from Newsday Mysterious trucks, barrels in Bethpage prompt concern BY SUSANA ENRIQUEZ 7:36 PM EDT, September 6, 2008 Since testing wells were installed on her street last year, Bethpage resident Margaret Cavaliere has seen unmarked trucks come and go and large, black barrels accumulate on the block. Concerned, she said she has called Oyster […]