June 4, 2008 RSS feed / Opinion

Public commentary

State aid and the public's ability to pay cannot keep pace with new school spending

Dear Editor: The price of gasoline is over four dollars a gallon, food items are all going up and there isn't a thing we can do about it. But the blockbuster expense, our local school tax is also going up, and we can do something about that. More...

Editorial

Schools should prepare for next year's budget now

With one exception, all school districts in our readership area have had their budgets, adopted, and are on to another year of educating young people. More...

Out in force this year

Large and enthusiastic crowds greeted those who marched in the Memorial Day parades last week. The responses from the public in the parades we covered in three communities were better than it has been in years. More...

One vote margin in election is lesson in Democracy

Dear Editor: I read your May 28, 2008 edition with much disappointment. The close Massapequa School Board vote is, in fact, a very important issue to be discussed. More...

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