Hempstead school board names new president

Hempsteads school board ousted Betty Cross as president Tuesday, July 1, 2014, choosing Lamont Johnson to lead the board. They also approved a budget that hires back some of the teachers laid off two weeks ago. (Credit: Newsday / Chuck Fadely)

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