Some of the news from other Long Island communities this week.
The Kings Park Board of Education is set to file a petition to the New York State Commissioner of Education that could remove trustee Liz Barrett amidst allegations that she shared confidential school information with an undisclosed third party.
Barrett would not comment on the petition, and referred all questions to her attorney John Bracken from the firm Braken Margolin Besunder.
A Long Beach resident was among 14 sales agents charged by the Securities and Exchange Commission for allegedly misleding investors and illegally selling securities for a Long Island-based investment firm at the center of a $415 million Ponzi scheme.
Lindenhurst residents learned earlier this week that the deteriorating main firehouse of the Lindenhurst Fire Department will, in fact, need to be torn down and rebuilt at an approximate cost of $6 million.
Hundreds of alumni, families, students and other members of the West Islip community gathered on the field of Thursday evening to wish the school farewell. Westbrook, along with , will close next week. The West Islip Board of Education as a method of cutting costs and dealing with declining enrollment.
For Jessica Cianciotto and her father, Dennis Rosenblatt, construction on the home of their new performing arts venue is a dream come true. After moving from one location to another, the Patchogue family has finally set up shop in a more permanent structure.