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Mark Kanarvogel won’t seek another term on the Board of Education.
After 11 years on the Shelter Island Board of Education, Mark Kanarvogel has decided the time has come to step down, meaning only one incumbent — Jason Lones — will seek re-election on May 21. Board President Thomas Graffagnino previously announced he would not seek another term. (more…)
50 YEARS AGO IN HISTORY
Haskell Karp received the first temporary artificial heart implanted by Dr. Denton Cooley at the Texas Heart Institute in Houston, but succumbed four days later.
Massive anti-Vietnam War protests occurred in many United States cities.
The Milwaukee Bucks signed Kareem Abdul-Jabbar.
Anthony Tucker, who was a forward for the New York Knicks, was born in Washington, D.C.
And on Shelter Island . . . (more…)
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Student Jade Samuelson inspired art teacher Stephanie Sareyani to work with her classes to create a large number of exhibits during this school year.
The Board of Education provided first readings of several policies at its March 11 meeting — admissions, child abuse and mistreatment and use of surveillance cameras in the district and on buses. (more…)
If the Board of Education had to put its budget to a vote this week, it would take $$965,460 from its reserve funds to avoid going above the state-mandated tax cap with its draft budget of $12.208 million. (more…)