Shoreham-Wading River Schools Consider Princeton Plan
Plans to adopt a Princeton Plan model for the Shoreham-Wading River School District are under further consideration as the board of education continued discussion on the topic at their Tuesday evening meeting.
According to a report on the Village Beacon Record, Superintendent Steven Cohen laid out details for the plan, which would group students in schools by their grade level and not on where they live.
Mt. Sinai's Spota Cleared to Run for Fourth Term as DA
County District Attorney Thomas Spota, of Mt. Sinai, has been cleared to run for a fourth term following a New York Court of Appeals ruling on Thursday.
Suffolk voters had OK'd a measure in 1993 setting term limits on the position, however a 6-1 vote upheld the same ruling made by two lower courts, stating that the DA is a state constitutional officer, not subject to county laws.
Historic Wading River Home Slated for $200k Rehab Next Month
After years of efforts, over $200,000 worth of work is expected to commence by mid-September to clean up the Woodhull House in Wading River, considered to be the oldest standing home in the Shoreham-Wading River area.
The Town of Brookhaven owns the home, which was once the home of Josiah Woodhull, a grandson of one of the founders of Brookhaven Town.
North Shore Library Open Through Construction Phase
While backhoes and Bobcats hum around during the day at Shoreham-Wading River High School and the North Shore Public Library, the library remains open for business during normal hours, as the work is expected to be completed before the end of the summer.
According to the school district's website, work in front of the library – new curbs and sidewalks at the court yard where buses turn around – is just one project expected to be ready for the new school year.
After Chopper Search, Cops Find Man Wanted on Warrant
While a helicopter search for a man in the Rocky Point area proved unsuccessful on Sunday, Suffolk County Police eventually picked up a man wanted on a bench warrant who had fled police earlier in the day.
One Patch reader had heard that there was an armed robbery at 7-Eleven, and while that's where the man was first spotted, no robbery was reported. As it happened, according to Suffolk Police, the man was spotted by an officer who knew that there was a warrant out for him.