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On the same day the baseball season kicked off for most big league clubs, state lawmakers threw a curveball of their own to school administrators and boards of education preparing to pierce the property tax levy cap. more
Never think and act like you’re the best — you always have something to learn. Those were the words of Edson Arantes do Nascimento, more commonly known as Pele’, who was given an honorary … more
Nassau County veterans who thought they would see their school taxes reduced in 2014-15 have another think coming. Though dozens of school boards around the county voted in recent weeks to ease veterans’ tax burdens, the county’s Department of Assessment has postponed enactment of the tax breaks until 2015-16. more
The Baldwin Board of Education will hold a special meeting on Tuesday at 8 p.m. in the district office to discuss the potential impact of the recently passed state budget on the district’s proposed 2014-15 budget. more
With heroin claiming the lives of hundreds in Nassau and Suffolk counties over the past two years, police are stepping up enforcement measures. In February, nine were arrested in the so-called … more
Coming off a remarkable 53-win season that brought a second NCAA Division II East Super Regional softball title in four years, as well as a third consecutive East Coast Conference crown, Molloy College returns seven position players but is faced with the task of replacing a dynamic pitching duo. more
The College Board announced major changes to the SAT exam last week that will begin in the spring of 2016, including a return to the 1600 grade scale, and questions that will be more aligned with current middle and high school curricula. more
Residents of the 8th State Senate District, which stretches along the South Shore from Baldwin to Lindenhurst, do not now have a representative in the New York State Legislature’s upper chamber. This troubles some as Albany legislators and Gov. Andrew Cuomo negotiate this month over how the state will allocate its more than $100 billion budget. more
Hempstead Town Clerk Nasrin Ahmad, seated, right, back row, served as a guest reader for Sister Marian Mulvey’s kindergarten library class at St. Christopher’s School on Pershing Boulevard. Ahmad … more
Hats off to us [Photo gallery]
Baldwin High School sent off the class of 2013 in grand style last week. The beautiful weather made it possible for the ceremony to be held outside, which left plenty of room for tossed mortarboards. more
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