One incumbent and four challengers are running for two Riverhead school board seats that are up for grabs Tuesday night.
Incumbent and board vice president Susan Koukounas is facing former board president Ann Cotten-DeGrasse, past candidates Greg Fischer and Laurie Downs and newcomer Brad Harnig. (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…)
Polish Town resident and Riverhead school board watchdog Laurie Downs publicly announced Thursday she’s running for a seat on the district’s Board of Education.
A Riverhead School District-owned school bus. (Credit: Barbaraellen Koch)
A lot of questions and concerns bounced around this little brain of mine after hearing that the River-head School District is looking to purchase the TS Hauler property on Edwards Avenue in Calverton for the future location of a bus lot and garage.
Riverhead School District Superintendent Nancy Carney, standing, gave a budget presentation Tuesday night. (Photo by Jennifer Gustavson)
The Riverhead School District’s first debt service payment for the 2011 voter-approved capital improvement bond is due next fiscal year and is expected to increase the 2014-15 budget by about $2.8 million, Superintendent Nancy Carney said Tuesday night.