07/02/15 2:00pm
JULIE LANE PHOTO Thomas Graffagnino was elected president of the Board of Education Wednesday night.

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Thomas Graffagnino was elected president of the Board of Education Wednesday night.

The man who just two years ago chose not to seek re-election, but continued to serve after a write-in campaign, was all smiles Wednesday night as he was elected president of the Board of Education. (more…)

04/27/15 10:00am
JULIE LANE PHOTO | “It’s an arduous journey we’ve been on,” said Board of Education President Stephen Gessner on the recently completed budget deliberations.

JULIE LANE PHOTO | “It’s an arduous journey we’ve been on,” said Board of Education President Stephen Gessner on the recently completed budget deliberations.

After three months of pouring through numbers, determined to keep educational programs intact while not piercing the state-imposed tax cap, the Shelter Island Board of Education April 22 adopted a $10.99 million budget. (more…)

04/21/15 8:00am
JULIE LANE PHOTO Side by side at last year’s Gift of Life fund raiser, Susan Binder (left) and Kathleen Lynch will likely be side by side on the Board of Education after the May 19 vote.

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Side by side at last year’s Gift of Life fundraiser, Susan Binder (left) and Kathleen Lynch will likely be side by side on the Board of Education after the May 19 vote.

Barring a write-in candidate, Susan Binder and Kathleen Lynch will be elected to Shelter Island’s Board of Education on May 19. (more…)