Editorial: ’Tis the Season Of Red and Green

School speed zone cameras have quickly become the main money maker for Nassau County, raking in more green than a Christmas tree farm.  The...

Letter: Keep Our Community Clean; Please Don’t Litter

Our counties on Long Island as well as the state are trying to cut back on certain expenses. It is very apparent that one...

Editorial: We Are Disgusting

In celebration of Earth Day on April 22, the Department of Transportation (DOT) reached out to a handful of media outlets to admonish the...

New York to Seek NCLB Waiver, Improve Test Security

Statement of the New York State School Boards Association (NYSSBA) Executive Director Timothy G. KremerToday’s decision by the state Board of Regents to seek...

From The Desk Of Dr. Charles Murphy

America is the land of opportunity. Unfortunately, these opportunities have diminished in recent years; however, with a little hard work they’re still out there...

Letter: On Profiling

To begin with, I’m white. Not really. Fresh-fallen snow is white and I don’t resemble fresh-fallen snow. Ethnically and/or racially speaking, I’m Norman/Saxon/Celt/Teuton but...

Letter: The Showroom

The recent rancor, ballyhoo, and donnybrook over the enormous salaries of school superintendents, police chiefs, fire commissioners, and other upper echelon civil servants  (and...

From The Desk Of Dr. Charles Murphy

The district continues to cultivate a strong partnership between our parents and teachers. We realize communication is an important component of this relationship.  ...

Letter: Stunned at Legislator Schmitt’s Pay Raise

I am beyond stunned that Republican legislative leader Peter Schmitt has given himself a hefty pay raise, going from $63,000 to $99,000, while Nassau...