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Silenced East Ramapo public's only recourse is the polls
The East Ramapo School Board president called community activists miscreants and labeled students the pawns of adults Tuesday, just before taking a step toward effectively silencing public comment with a policy change. And there's not much frustrated parents can do about it.
Daniel Schwartz said those folks had chosen to use public comment as "a vehicle of both intimidation and to harass,...