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The Hempstead school district has appealed a court ruling that found it had failed to comply with a state law when it fired three principals last year.
The school district filed a notice of appeal last week with the Appellate Division of the Supreme Court of the state of New York, after a Nassau County Supreme Court judge decided last month in favor of the fired principals -- David Evans,...Read more »
Moody’s Investors Service has upgraded the South Farmingdale Fire District’s general obligation bond rating from A1 to Aa3.
The action is a result of Moody’s new local government general obligation methodology and affects $3.6 million in debt.
The upgrade “reflects the district’s sizable tax base with high wealth levels, minimal debt burden, and stable financial position,” Moody’s officials...Read more »
North Amityville firefighters extinguished a vehicle fire Saturday morning in a parking lot on Sunrise Highway in Copiague.
Firefighters arrived shortly after 9 a.m. to find a Ford Expedition on fire. The blaze was brought under control in about 15 minutes, according to a fire official.
No injuries were reported....Read more »
Hundreds of people lined Mineola streets Sunday for the 64th St. Patrick’s Day parade.
The one-mile-long celebration included more than 50 participants, including Irish step dancers, pipe players, drummers, marching bands and a Portuguese folk dance group.
As the parade neared the grandstand, Eileen Schlittenhardt, 49, of Bay Shore, used her iPhone to proudly record her daughter, Kelly,...Read more »