I applaud the residents for turning down North Babylon schools' cap-piercing budget ["School voters sent message," News, May 23].

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However, why would anyone elect to the school board two people, Heather Rowland and Geri-Ann McNamee, who have direct ties to school districts? The former is a school psychologist in Massapequa, and the latter is a teacher in Comsewogue. Where will their loyalties lie?

Richard Sisson, North Babylon