Articles by

Jennifer Gustavson

04/08/14 8:00am
The Riverhead school board is set vote on a new agreement with the district's non-instructional union. (Credit: Jennifer Gustavson, file)

The Riverhead school board is set vote on a new agreement with the district’s non-instructional union. (Credit: Jennifer Gustavson, file)

The Riverhead school board is expected to vote on a memorandum of agreement with a district union that doesn’t include teachers at Tuesday’s meeting, according to the agenda.

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The Shoreham-Wading River tennis courts have been condemned. Replacing the courts will cost about $750,000. (Credit: Joe Werkmeister)

The Shoreham-Wading River School District closed its tennis courts late last month after the district’s insurance company deemed the facilities “hazardous” and “unsafe,” school officials have confirmed.

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From left, Shoreham-Wading River school board members Mike Fucito, Robert Rose and  Sean Beran at Tuesday's meeting. (Credit: Jennifer Gustavson)

From left, Shoreham-Wading River school board members Mike Fucito, Robert Rose and Sean Beran at Tuesday’s meeting. (Credit: Jennifer Gustavson)

The Shoreham-Wading River school board adopted Superintendent Steven Cohen’s preliminary $67 million budget Tuesday night, which carries a 1.9 percent increase to the 2014-15 tax levy.

The board also agreed to create a bond committee tasked with developing a capital improvement plan to address the district’s crumbling infrastructure.

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04/01/14 11:20pm
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A Holtsville couple allegedly sold these heroin packets stamped “HIGH OCTANE” to Riverhead drug dealers. (Credit: The Suffolk County District Attorney’s office)

Suffolk County District Attorney Thomas Spota is expected to hold a press conference Wednesday announcing the indictment of a Holtsville couple accused of supplying heroin stamped with the words “HIGH OCTANE” to Riverhead drug dealers, according to a press release.

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Superintendent Steven Cohen (left) has said  spending under his proposed budget for next year would increase by about 1 percent. (Credit: Jennifer Gustavson, file)

The Shoreham-Wading River school board meeting is at 7 p.m. in the high school library. (Credit: Jennifer Gustavson, file)

The Shoreham-Wading River school board plans to adopt Superintendent Steven Cohen’s preliminary $67 million spending plan Tuesday night, according to the meeting’s agenda.

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Shoreham-Wading River High School. (Credit: File)

Shoreham-Wading River High School. (Credit: File)

The Shoreham-Wading River School District is expected to receive nearly $9.42 million in state aid next fiscal year, which represents a 8.04 percent hike for 2014-15, according to data released Monday by state Senator Ken LaValle’s office.

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