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Questioned by a resident, board members said nothing about accusations leveled by two longtime colleagues yesterday, which Superintendent Nancy Carney called 'misinformation' and declined further public comment.
In an undated letter to board president Sue Koukounas, Ann Cotten-DeGrasse complained that “the BOE has acted contrary to New York State Education Law and the Open Meetings Law in appointments made outside of the regular BOE meetings.”
The State Board for Historic Preservation approved the addition of the Second and Ostrander historic district to the state and federal registers of historic places, opening up opportunities for large tax credits for improvements to buildings within the district.
The history of the American flag was the topic of the day today at ceremonies outside Pulaski Street School, where the Suffolk Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution helped students celebrate the 240th birthday of the flag.
Richard and Mildred Loving were convicted of felonies for violating Virginia's Racial Integrity Act. In 1967 the U.S. Supreme Court in a unanimous decision invalidated laws banning interracial marriage.