Teachers 'Coordinate' to Demonstrate Lack of Contract
Students returning to Hewlett-Woodmere schools on Tuesday may have noticed something about their teachers — many of them were wearing red.
The teachers wore the color to “symbolize solidarity” as their contract expired on June 30 without a new one set, according to Ric Stark, president of Hewlett-Woodmere Faculty Association. The most recent teacher contract was signed five years ago. All provisions signed under the previous contract remain in effect.
Nassau Cops Seek Burglary Suspect
A burglary suspect in Lynbrook may be connected to an assault and a rape nearby, according to Nassau County detectives.
"At this time Fourth Squad detectives are investigating and have been in contact with State Park Police to see if there may be a connection with the three incidents," NCPD released in a statement Thursday.
Just in the time for the Jewish New Year, Nassau County Executive Edward Mangano announced that Gourmet Glatt Emporium of Cedarhurst has been named the county's "Business of the Month."
Ronald Goldman, who has served as the president of the Lawrence civic association, has been tapped to be the Village of Lawrence’s new administrator.
The Lawrence Board of Trustees on Thursday opted to not renew the term of former administrator David Smollett, who was appointed in 2009 and had been criticized publicly by board members over the past year. Instead, the board voted to appoint Goldman, who had previously served as the village’s attorney.
A group of eight men on Friday beat a 47-year-old man and stole his phone and work bag in Inwood, police said.
On Aug. 30 at 10:27 p.m., the male victim was walking on Monroe Street when he two unknown male black subjects approached him. One subject, who was wearing a white shirt, asked for the time. The victim took out his phone, and saw the other man, who was wearing a black hooded sweatshirt, on a bike and stopping in front of him with the six other men.