04/02/2014 4:00 PM

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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04/01/2014 11:00 AM
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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03/28/14 7:00am
03/28/2014 7:00 AM
The Riverhead NJROTC drill team in 2012. (Credit:  Courtesy, file)

The Riverhead NJROTC drill team in 2012. (Credit: Courtesy, file)

The Riverhead NJROTC is hosting its annual fundraiser April 5 between 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the high school.

Nearly 100 gift certificates and 60 gift baskets are expected to be included in the raffle. Over 150 gifts will be available, including: autographed NY Islanders and Jets memorabilia, winery tours, hotel stays, ferry tickets and jewelry.

The total value of the prizes is about $9,000, officials said. Proceeds from the raffle will go toward  new equipment and drill meet travel expenses. Riverhead High School, 700 Harrison Ave, Riverhead.

The drawing is scheduled for 2 p.m.

For more information, visit http://www.corwincorner.com/NJROTC/auction.htm.