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07/17/17 5:55am

The New Suffolk Board of Education is looking to appoint someone to fill the vacancy left on the board after Jason Cooper died last month.

President Tony Dill said the school board is in the process of compiling a list of interested individuals, who they will then interview for the position. They hope to appoint someone near the start of the upcoming school year.

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04/29/15 7:00am
04/29/2015 7:00 AM
From left, New Suffolk school district's curriculum writer Martha Kennelly with Cutchogue-based attorney Frank Blangiardo at Tuesday's school board meeting. (Credit: Jen Nuzzo)

New Suffolk school district curriculum writer Martha Kennelly with her Cutchogue-based attorney Frank Blangiardo at Tuesday’s school board meeting. (Credit: Jen Nuzzo)

The New Suffolk Board of Education has decided the best way to cover a looming $160,000 gap in its elementary school district’s budget is to eliminate the position of the teacher whose return to the district helped cause it.

Now that teacher, tenured 21-year veteran Martha Kennelly, is fighting to keep her job.  (more…)

03/18/15 12:00pm
03/18/2015 12:00 PM
New Suffolk parent Mary Steinfeld expresses concern during the district's meeting Tuesday night.  (Credit: Jen Nuzzo)

New Suffolk parent Mary Steinfeld expresses concern during the district’s meeting Tuesday night. (Credit: Jen Nuzzo)

Facing a budget gap of nearly $160,000 for 2015-16 caused by a unique situation involving a teacher who decided to return to the tiny district from a special assignment, the New Suffolk Board of Education wants input from the community on how best to handle the looming shortfall.

About 40 residents packed the elementary school during a special meeting Tuesday night, during which school board president Tony Dill fielded questions and suggestions after outlining how the projected deficit developed.  (more…)