NRCSD Board Meets to Tie Loose Ends Before School Year

BY SARA GILBERT On Tuesday, August 21, the North Rockland Central School District board met for the last time before the 2012-13 school year begins to discuss final reports, finance issues, officially establish tax rates and finalize appointments and resignations. The board unanimously the new tax rate for 2012. The board established a tax rate […]

East Ramapo Parents Sue School District

A class-action lawsuit is being brought by nearly 200 East Ramapo public school parents against the Board of Education for repeatedly misusing public funds. These residents claim that the board’s officials have repeatedly schemed to use public funds to support private religious institutions and have separated special education by race. With the help of the […]

Awards, Hellos and Goodbyes

North Rockland School Board moves through agenda quickly, approves unanimously BY SARA GILBERT The North Rockland Central School district met on Tuesday, June 5 at the North Rockland High School auditorium to honor award winners, welcome new teachers, say goodbye to retiring ones and approve funding and amendments. Megan Monteith, a first-grade teacher at North […]

Nanuet’s “Crazy Uncle” Seeks to Finally Win School Board Election

Scott Walters says he has some remedies for what ails the school system BY DYLAN SKRILOFF Scott Walters is running for a spot on the Nanuet School Board for the sixth time in nine years. That would mean he’s earned the dreaded designation of “perennial candidate.” Will 2012 mark a turnaround for the father of […]

The Calm Before the Vote

BY MICHAEL CAHILL No public comments on budget at this week’s NRCSD Meeting The North Rockland Central School district met on Tuesday evening at North Rockland High School to honor several students who had won essay contests, and hold a public hearing on the 2012 – 2013 budget. Once again the evening started on a […]

Clarkstown Board Candidates Stake Out Their Positions

Clarkstown Board Candidates Stake Out Their Positions

Clarkstown Taxpayers host candidates forum BY ALLAN GOLDSTEIN Candidates seeking to secure a seat on the Clarkstown School Board faced local residents last Thursday evening in the Nanuet Library.  The event was sponsored by the Clarkstown Taxpayers and drew an audience numbering close to 75 attendees Voters go to the polls on May 15 at which […]