Articles Tagged ‘Gov. David Paterson’

Cyberbullying on Long Island

For Jamie Isaacs, the torment began in second grade at Wenonah Elementary School. A group of girls would repeatedly yank her hair and stab her with sharpened pencils. Sachem Central School District officials did nothing to stop the abuse, her family alleges.



Long Island School Budgets: Tax Dollars Go to Work

By Spencer Rumsey Threats of job cuts and wage freezes. An onslaught of school budget repudiations of historical proportions. That’s what happened in New Jersey…



Consolidation Allies Demand Special District Audits

Holding signs and demanding action, a consortium of civic organizations and residents from throughout Nassau County gathered Thursday in front of a county government building in…



Mangano Delivers First State of the County Address

In his first State of the County address since becoming its top-elected official, Nassau County Executive Ed Mangano delivered a somber, yet hopeful speech Monday at the Morrelly Homeland Security Center in Bethpage that both highlighted its current financial challenges and outlined his administration’s plans to meet them.



Paterson Faces Ethics Charge Over Yankees Tix

New York Gov. David Paterson, trying to hold onto office in the face of one scandal, was accused Wednesday of violating state ethics laws when…



Top 10 Long Island News Stories of 2009

There have been countless news stories impacting Long Island this year, but only a few that stand out as the defining moments of 2009. We…