Shoreham-Wading River superintendent Steven Cohen (left) and school board members Bill McGrath and John Zukowski at last night’s school board meeting. (Credit: Jennifer Gustavson)
Less than a year after she was named principal at Miller Avenue Elementary School, Patricia Nugent was fired Tuesday night after the Shoreham-Wading River school board approved Superintendent Steven Cohen’s recommendation to deny her tenure. (more…)
The Briarcliff Elementary School in Shoreham. (Credit: Samantha Brix, file)
The Shoreham-Wading River school board is expected to formally shut down Briarcliff Elementary School at Tuesday’s meeting by voting on a resolution to officially close the building June 30.
School board members (L-R) Tom Carson, Amelia Lantz, Sue Koukounas, and Kim Ligon. (Credit: Jennifer Gustavson)
The Riverhead school board unanimously approved a study Tuesday night to determine if the district should reconfigure its elementary school boundaries in the wake of concerns raised by local residents about the demographic makeup of the schools. (more…)
Riverhead High School students working with a kiln and learning about Raku. (Credit: Courtesy photos)
Riverhead High School art teacher Selena Pagliarulo held a ceramics workshop May 16 where her students learned about a pottery-making process called “Raku.”
Traffic lights were out at the intersection of Cox Land and Route 48 Wednesday afternoon. (Credit: Cyndi Murray)
Update 2 p.m.: PSEG is reporting all power has been restored to the area.
1:15 p.m.: PSEG is reporting 1,837 North Fork customers are without electricity and power is expected to be restored by 1:50 p.m.
A power outage has left 3,800 North Fork customers without electricity Wednesday afternoon, according to PSEG’s website.
As of 12:30 p.m., power outages have been reported between Mattituck and Jamesport.
The company estimates power will be restored by 1 p.m.
No other information about the outage was immediately available.
Shoreham-Wading River High School. (Credit: Joe Werkmeister)
Shoreham-Wading River School District taxpayers will vote Tuesday on a proposed $67 million budget.
Overall spending is estimated to increase by about $1.15 million over the current school year. (more…)
Riverhead school district taxpayers will weigh in on more than just a hotly contested school board race this Tuesday.
In addition to the five-candidate election, the district has proposed a $121.2 million budget for 2014-15. Two propositions will also appear on the ballot. (more…)
The Riverhead School Board candidates. (Credit: Peter Waldner)
The five people running for three seats on the Riverhead Board of Education this year all agree that preparing a fiscally sound budget in the era of a state property tax cap is priority number one.
How to best accomplish that goal, however, is where the candidates differ. (more…)