Port Washington Passes 2017-18 School Budget


Port Washington residents went to the poles on Tuesday, May 16, and approved the 2017-18 school district budget. Voters approved the budget 2,453 to 624.

This enables the school district continue to provide a full academic and co-curricular program while also funding important instructional and instructional support positions to accommodate the growing student population.

Resident elected Rachel R. Gilliar and David. C Kerpen to seats on the Board of Education. Vote totals are: Gilliar– 1,998 and Kerpen – 1,750 Pete Smith – 1,191


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Elizabeth Johnson is editor of Manhasset Press and Manhasset Press Magazine. Growing up in nearby Garden City and attending New York University, she is well-versed in the locale and knowledgeable about the beat she covers. Her community involvement is extensive and includes the Manhasset SCA, Kiwanis International, Manhasset Chamber of Commerce, St. Mary’s Church, and various civic and local charitable organizations. Curious by nature, her travels, community service, love of the arts as well as local sports give her the inside view to unique content. During her time at Anton, she has received several awards from the New York Press Association and the Press Club of LI, including the coveted "Best Community Newspaper" several years in a row.


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