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Ryan Barnes and New Rochelle Mayor Noam Bramson. Photo credit: Contributed
sayitsnotsojack July 5, 2014 at 12:03 pm
How telling about your reporting having a picture of give it all away and tax them Bramson Why notRead More give Astroino credit for attempting to encourage kids to do well, and help this kid and others whose parents did not follow the rules set forth get a special pass. Instead you are bashing Rob for trying. Talk about yellow journalism.
TC July 5, 2014 at 11:24 pm
Much luck and success is wished for Ryan. I admire your strength and courage. I hope that ryan andRead More the other students are awarded the pass. I pray for Ryan's continued success
lisakyer July 7, 2014 at 09:14 pm
My daughter actually received the Playland pass on that wonderful day and her school had nothing toRead More do with her receiving the award. I read about the program in the paper and followed up. The program is fairly new (this is the second summer) and the staff working the program have a genuine interest in seeing the program succeed. They are warm and welcoming to the children and County Executive Rob Astorino genuinely makes the children feel special. I sincerely hope the program continues for years to come, drawing in many more deserving children each year.
Charlie Cheswick July 3, 2014 at 12:34 pm
Agreed. While the rantings of caps-lock crazed conservatives whose sources are links to otherRead More ranting conservatives might make a compelling argument, consulting with your pediatrician is probably the wiser choice...
Laura July 3, 2014 at 01:26 pm
"Caps-lock crazed conservatives" ??? Come on now Charlie. That's not nice.
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Dina Check of Staten Island sued the city for denying her daughter exemption from vaccination laws. Photo credit: New York Times
Terry P June 27, 2014 at 09:00 am
I love how these morons' claims of freedom to practice their religion always involves puttingRead More innocent children's lives at stake. I suppose our right wing friends would call this nanny state interference, but I say thank GOD the gov't is willing to step in when a whack-job parent purposely puts their kids' lives in danger.
Laura H June 27, 2014 at 09:57 pm
These poor children. I hope that they remain healthy. I would be a nervous wreck if my child wasRead More unvaccinated.
Chen Jiangwei July 7, 2014 at 12:13 am
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EG June 26, 2014 at 03:40 pm
School isn't supposed to be day care. People need to pay for their own day care.
Debbie Forsyth June 27, 2014 at 01:17 am
@GW6----Teachers do NOT get paid for the summer. They get paid for a 180 day school year. The Dept.Read More Of Education decided to dole it out in 24 payments. Some schools in other counties in NYS have the option of getting paid in 20 payments or 24 payments. It's still the same annual salary divided by different numbers. Comes out the same either way. You get vacation time and it's part of your salary, not extra vacation pay, am I right?
Sticks60 June 27, 2014 at 03:05 pm
No matter how the money goes out they get paid in Smithtown, on average, $100,000 with a benefitRead More package of almost $40,000. So maybe there should be a little more time spent working in the summer and making it more of a full time job like the rest of us seeing they get paid like us.
Layla June 16, 2014 at 11:10 am
It s a great Idea. My only question is who makes up the shortfall in the taxes? Now people whoRead More already have some of the highest taxes in the country need to take on even more?
shakemdown June 6, 2014 at 11:39 pm
@David Hodson, No David, taking a kid to the doctor is not a crime, but taken someone else'sRead More daughter to get birth control without the parents consent could be especially when that kid is a minor, you see that's the problem in this country just because the person is a teacher,policeman or woman, or is a professional in their field of work does not mean that you can trust them, and i'm not saying that all teachers, public service workers etc. are perverts or have sinister ways of dealing with kids, but it pays to be cautious especially with girls. That's just me, a father of three with two girls.
shakemdown June 7, 2014 at 11:40 pm
@leesther brown, yes i heard that they are going to use the Uriah Hill building for that purpose,Read More now there are a lot of questions about the condition of that old building, a couple years back the district spent x amount of money fixing that building but what was done, no one knows because if you look at the building it looks like sh--, and from what i understand there is also asbestos and mold, mildew from the roof that was leaking for years, i sure hope that if this building is going to be opened for students the mayor get some inspectors in there to really inspect that building and not let the school district bring their own inspectors in, cause if they do, i will bet that they will say that the building is in excellent condition when it's not. i didn't here about the stabbing in the middle school.
shakemdown June 8, 2014 at 12:22 am
the Journal news had a article today headlined in big bold letters "DISTRICT ACCUSES DAD OFRead More ASSAULT", the article states that MR. Jackson was accused by the district of assaulting the colleague who allegedly help his daughter get birth control pills. first of all there is no alleged,Tosto took that young lady and from what i'm gathering she wasn't the only one to the health center where his wife works to to give these young ladies birth control pills without their parents consent or knowledge, the aricle goes on to say that Mr.Jackson is on paid administrative leave pending an investigation. now like always i have some questions that come to mind,this happened in 2011 why is this surfacing now in 2014, why was everything a hush hush, and if Mr.Jackson is being investgated for assault, why aren't Tosto and his wife being investigated for pushing drugs to minors, yes birth control pills are considered drugs, they are just as bad as the local drug dealers, the only difference is you have to pay the dealer to get your drugs , Tosto and his wife were giving them away, and another question i have is , who wrote the prescriptions out for them, because if i remember, you need a prescription to get birth control pills. "INQUIRING MINDS WANT TO KNOW".
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Kirsten Berger June 6, 2014 at 02:00 pm
Joshua Tanner, not all responsible parents are not leaving the district. We are staying andRead More fighting. There had a been a meeting about some aspects of the curriculum for parents just this last week, partly to quash some rumors going around and we parents who were there were very outspoken, passionate, badass and not willing to back down from making things better. There are many problems and much secrecy and we suffer no fools. So just wanted to let you know, we're not leaving and we really want the schools to perform better. Letters are being written, meetings are being held and we are staying tough. I'm starting to think the admin doesn't quite know what to do with parents like us, usually they just leave the district. As for this situation with the Tostos and Jacksons, WTF? I am speechless.
donaldo June 8, 2014 at 10:38 am
Seems pretty serious. Isn't this some sort of sexual crime if proven?
donaldo June 8, 2014 at 04:29 pm
Would like to see more focus on providing better practical opportunities for our people instead ofRead More "Pied Piper" type stuff.
peter s. June 9, 2014 at 03:15 pm
How about teaching them spelling and grammar? Geography and History would also be good for them toRead More learn. So many children complete school while lacking in basic skills.
Skinny June 10, 2014 at 07:57 am
I'd like to see CPR and AED training offered as an elective. I agree with Mark's suggestion that ALLRead More kids take business math. There are too many economically illiterates exiting HS and college.
Aidan June 11, 2014 at 11:23 am
STOP asking schools to do everything … their primary mission has already been compromised byRead More the insertion of every possible social remedy into the school day.
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Dawn Urbanek June 10, 2014 at 10:01 pm
We have to make people aware that our State is run by public employee Unions and we need court casesRead More like today which ruled that the California Teacher Tenure rules are unconstitutional so that we can change laws and vote people out of office who do not represent the interests of the public who pay the taxes.
Spencer James July 11, 2014 at 04:19 pm
Something that is interesting to note is that high school grads are going to four year universitiesRead More and studying subject that isn't marketable. While on the other hand you have people getting vocational training at vocational schools that essentially guarantees them a job out of school that will make them 'x' amount of money. So it isn't that college degrees are worthless, some are. It is also said that sometimes trade school is the right choice! Spencer James | <a href='http://www.newmexicodentalassisting.com/' > http://www.newmexicodentalassisting.com/home.html</a>
Spencer James July 11, 2014 at 04:20 pm
Something that is interesting to note is that high school grads are going to four year universitiesRead More and studying subject that isn't marketable. While on the other hand you have people getting vocational training at vocational schools that essentially guarantees them a job out of school that will make them 'x' amount of money. So it isn't that college degrees are worthless, some are. It is also said that sometimes trade school is the right choice! Spencer James | http://www.newmexicodentalassisting.com
Theresa Flora May 27, 2014 at 11:40 am
I heard city teachers talking about a third party candidate. This isn't shocking. LiberalsRead More cannot, under any circumstances, vote for a prolifer. It really all boils down to that one issue. The whole charter school debate will be the stated reason they can't back Astorino, but some know better. I hate the idea Astorino scrubbed his charters school ideas from his website, because they weren't gonna vote for him anyway. Stand firm by your beliefs, Astorin. No waffling. If you're gonna go down, go down proud.
Theresa Flora May 27, 2014 at 11:41 am
Oh, and I'm sure Cuomo is gonna do right by the union. Those assessments will get untied to evalsRead More one way or another.
Theresa Flora May 28, 2014 at 07:20 pm
Yo, "Say No": here comes Ravitch. When she came to Fox Lane to speak, I was against it.Read More Hated it. For SO many reasons. Called her a book shill. And now I see a NY Daily News piece that she's being courted by Working Families. I'm not shocked. They (the Left) need...no, NEED, someone besides Cuomo, and definitely besides Astorino. He's too Tea Party-ish. C'mon! Where are you?? You have all these blog posts.... the poetry thingy...probably cursive too.... Come back!!! Please tell me I've been right all along.
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J April 30, 2014 at 10:17 am
Yik yak is awesome, its the kids who are using it that are not. There is no issue with the app justRead More the people using it.
Mels Ditties April 30, 2014 at 11:21 am
J...What is the positive objective of the app?...
Krista Cole April 30, 2014 at 01:30 pm
J, Awesome or not, it's being "used" for a really bad purpose. I say to the school: Get aRead More firewall and block the ports of Yik Yak--just like you block hackers, people. Then, hire a Java guy, who will come in and give a talk to the science classes on Java development and hold a contest for creating a Java application that does the most good to solve a REAL community issue. Hold a MySkoolTechAwards Show and sell tickets to pay for prizes and for the network firewall router. ;-) DONE.
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