04/17/17 5:06pm
04/17/2017 5:06 PM

At least three newcomers will be elected to school boards in Riverhead and Shoreham-Wading River this year.

Riverhead board member Kim Ligon, who has served since 2011, is not seeking re-election and her seat is up for grabs, as are those of incumbents Chris Dorr of Baiting Hollow and Greg Meyer of Calverton.

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04/13/17 12:05pm

The Shoreham-Wading River Board of Education is scheduled to appoint a new school district superintendent at Tuesday’s meeting.

Gerard Poole, who currently works as assistant superintendent for curriculum and instruction for the Freeport School District, will replace interim superintendent Neil Lederer on July 1.

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04/06/17 6:00am

A photo of John Anderson rests on the windowsill of his parents’ Riverhead home. (Credit: Joe Werkmeister)

Two poster boards covered with photos rest on the windowsill in the dining room of Dennis and Carmel Anderson’s Riverhead home. More posters are scattered throughout the house, on tables and the floor. The photos provide a glimpse into the life of their son, John. There are shots of the family in Ireland, John in his No. 63 Blue Waves football uniform and groups of friends dressed up before a school dance. READ

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03/31/17 6:00am

A member of Shoreham-Wading River’s Wildcat Athletic Club is wondering why the school district doesn’t provide helmets for its boys lacrosse teams.

During last Tuesday’s Board of Education meeting, the club’s second vice-president, Jim Daly, said he believes the district should join the 25 other Long Island school districts that do provide helmets.

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