05/26/16 6:00am
05/26/2016 6:00 AM

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Gathered in a circle in Lorene Custer’s classroom are more than a dozen Riverhead Middle School students, some holding hands and leaning on each other for support. The group often goes from laughing at a joke to somberly discussing how society treats members of the LGBT community.  READ

05/17/16 8:00pm

Greenport superintended David Gamberg celebrates the district's budget approval Tuesday. (Credit: Nicole Smith)

You’d have to go back more than 25 years to find the last time a budget was rejected by voters in the Greenport School District.

But with administrators proposing the second largest tax levy percentage increase in Suffolk County, there was a wave of uncertainty surrounding the district heading into Tuesday’s budget vote.

Then they announced the results, and like just about every year, the spending plan was approved by a wide margin.  READ