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The resignation of board members
Mary Motta was accepted
at last Thursday's District 18
school board meeting. Motta's
resignation was effective immediately.
School Board president
Robert Mackreth paid tribute
to Motta's nine years of
service to the school district.
Michael Lan/ arone, school
board trustee- elect was appointed
to fill the unexpired term of
Mrs. Motta. Lanzarone had defeated
her in the May 3 elections
and was to be seated on 1 July.
Trustee William Lally also
tendered his written resignation
to be effective at the end of
August. Lally withdrew his resignation
with the Boards permission
and is substituting instead,
a letter of intent. Lally's
resignation would have had to
become effective within 30 days.
School attorney LeRoy Van
No strand stated that the board
was now soliciting bids for the
two buildings currently on the
proposed new library site.
The Board is seeking to extend
the site of the new administration
building. Negotiations are
now under way with the owners of
the desired land.
During public participation
Mrs. Eileen Hotaling asked the
Board whether they were unanimous
in their vote to resubmit
the identical budget for voter
approval. The answer given was
that trustees James Ackley and
William Lally voted against resubmitting
the same budget but
when queried further they announced
publicly they would support
Various aspects of an austerity
budget were discussed. It
was pointed out that Little League
Boy Scouts activities or any use
of school or school grounds could
be used during an austerity.
Herbert M. Goldstein offered
a compromise budget because of
the recent budget defeat and his
not wanting an austerity budget,
Van Nostrand stated that at a
special district meeting for a
specific vote called for by die
board, the required voter petitions
that would be required would
be in line with State Education
The District 22 Board of Education
voted on Monday to place a
$ 15,394,843 school budget before
the voters on Saturday, June 10.
The figure does not represent a
cut in the budget.
The new amount represents a
reduction in the tax levy of $ 186,-
000 due to improved attendance
figures, additional text book aid
money and transportation due to
more recent available figures.
A $ 60,000 reduction in the expenditure
column is based on a
recent state law regarding the
deficiency in the retirement
system for the non professional
The reduced budget will reduce
the previous school tax in
the Town of Oyster Bay from the
May 3 estimated figure from
7.875 to 7.678 or a 20( 5 reduction.
In the Babylon Town area, the
amount will drop from 12,849 to
12.527. Registration will be held
on June 3 at the W. E. Howitt
Junior High School.
Contingent on the budget approval,
the school board approved
the use of school buildings as
polling places for Nassau County
and regular elections later in the
A Senior trip to Massachusetts
and a Weldon E. Howitt Junior
High student trip to Philadelphia
The Board accepted the resignations
of 16 teachers and paid
special tribute to Main Street
school principal Harold Switts
for 15 years of service and to
Louis Freeman, business education
chairman at the Senior High
for 11 years since.
Karl Wright who has served the
district for 29 years and 32 years
in teaching received a special
citation in the form of a board
resolution on the occasion of his
Miss Helen Cooke, High School
Guidance Counselor made a report
on a recent survey of grad-
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In honor of Founders Day of the National Council of Jewish Women, officers of the South Bay section
witnessed the change of sign on Merrick Road and Park Boulevard to " National Council of Jewish Women
Boulevard" by Town of Oyster Bay workman. Reading from left to right is Mrs. Kurt Mayer, President,
Mrs. Henry Goldschmidt, Vice President for Community Affairs, Mrs. Henry Mart, immediate Past
President and Mrs. Gerard Paterno, Corresponding Secretary.
uates of Farmingdale High School,
class of 1965. A sampling of 238
graduates including those in 37
colleges, in military service and
those who are working.
70% of the non college bound
felt they were well prepared. A
total of 17 students stated they
needed more training. 70% of the
non college graduates would take
the same courses again while
74% of the college bound stated
likewise. The college group would
have liked to have been trained
better to take good notes in preparation
The non college group would
like to have made more of their
high school years.
Better than 50% of both groups
stated they could have worked
harder. The non college group
asked for more human relationship
courses, more on the job
training programs and District
22 courses are good but it's
up to the kids to take advantage.
The college bound stressed that
more concentration be placed on
economics, more English
courses, a speed reading courco,
more far- Eastern studies, particularly
Following the regular agenda at
the Massapequa Board meeting
last Thursday, an unidentified
woman asserted that she was
" proud to be a Massapequan"
where " we still consider education
a prime consideration."
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Mrs. Chris Tromblay, 50 McKinley Place, Massapequa,
was awarded a wiglet donated by Style Master Coiffures
of 1099A North Broadway, North Massapequa. The occasion
was a fund raising function for the Massapequa
American Little League. It was their first Military Bridge,
which was held at Ziegie's Restaurant, Alhambra Road.
Placing the wiglet on Mrs. Tromblay is John Marsala,
one of the owners who has studied hairstyling at Leon
Amendola Advanced Hair Styling School, New York City.
Not pictured, is Mr. Frank, partner and manager of the salon.
END OF THE YEAR
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