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Official: Mahopac Players Used Racial Slurs At Basketball Game Against Mount Vernon

Five more students have been suspended in connection with racist Twitter rants at a high school basketball game in Westchester County, and allegations were mounting Friday that players used racial slurs too.

03/07/2014

Nassau County School Relocation

Hundreds Of Nassau County Students Forced To Switch Schools — With 2 Days’ Notice

Parents in Nassau County were furious Tuesday night, upon learning that due to damage from Superstorm Sandy more than two months ago, thousands of students will be moved to new schools later this week.

01/15/2013

Statue Of Liberty

Statue Of Liberty Stands Sad And Lonely Amid Destruction

The Statue of Liberty survived Sandy unscathed, but the island she lives on was so severely ravaged that it remains unsafe for visitors more than a month later.

12/04/2012

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Study: High-Stress Jobs Could Pose Health Risk To Working Women

A new study suggests that women in high-stress jobs might be risking their health simply by going to work.

08/08/2012

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Building Superintendent Gets Prison Term For Thefts

Mihaly “Mike” Kovacsezics didn’t speak at his sentencing Tuesday.

04/03/2012

Newark Mayor Cory Booker

Officials Back Newark School Closings Proposal

“Your children are going to be getting into environments that are better for their future. It’s as simple as that,” Newark Mayor Cory Booker said.

02/11/2012

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NJ District Plans To Sue Superintendent For Over Alleged Salary Overpayments

“Asserting a legal claim in furtherance of your order is the only viable corrective action available,” interim district Business Administrator Mark Resnick said.

02/04/2012

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NYCLU Criticizes Central Islip School District Suspensions

The NYCLU said in a letter to the Central Islip district that the students who walked out of class to protest budget cuts were exercising their constitutional rights and “should be praised for their idealism.”

04/25/2011

N.Y. Gov. Andrew Cuomo

Report: Cuomo Aims To Cap School Bosses’ Pay

Gov. Cuomo’s proposal, should it be passed by the Legislature, could force lower salaries for 319 superintendents, nearly half of the top district administrators in the state.

02/28/2011

New York Governor-elect Andrew Cuomo (Michael Nagle/Getty Images)

Cuomo Picks Investigator To Head NY State Police

Joseph D’Amico, who oversees 300 criminal and civil investigators, joined the attorney general’s office in 2007.

12/22/2010

Can money buy happiness?

Council Urges Schools To Sue Accused Ex-Superintendent

Michael Ritacco was accused of taking as much as $2 million in a bribery kickback scheme involving his leadership of the Toms River Regional school district.

11/26/2010

NJ School Superintendent Pleads Not Guilty

Michael Ritacco retired last month after he was arrested on fraud and bribery charges stemming from an alleged insurance-kickback scheme that federal officials called “staggering” in its scope.

11/10/2010

Arion Road in Ozone Park (Photo/Google Street View)

2 Charged With Murder In Superintendent’s Death

Police have charged Deevan Jagnarine and Alex Gobardhan with murder in the death of 58-year-old Park Slope building superintendent Ramnarain Matadin.

08/18/2010

Brooklyn Superintendent Found Dead In Queens

Police say the 58-year-old victim was found around 1:30 a.m. on Arion Road in Ozone Park with trauma to the back of his head.

08/17/2010