Monthly Archive:: December 2013

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Fuschillo-Birch Reading Day

NYS Senator Fuschillo steps down

Above, Senator Fuschillo reads to the children at Birch Elementary School. “Tomorrow, we begin a new year which brings with it new beginnings, new opportunities, and new challenges. With that in mind, I have decided that it is time to begin

Central High School District Helps with Toy Drives

Calhoun and Mepham High Schools, and Merrick Avenue Middle School helped state Senator Charles J. Fuschillo Jr. collect toys as part of the senator’s Extend the Holidays Toy Drive this month. It was part of a district-wide effort among all schools

Chatterton Elementary Celebrates Its 90th Anniversary

by Sharon G. Jonas When construction of the 10-room Merrick Avenue School was first completed in 1923, it welcomed 275 students from kindergarten-to-eighth grade. Th e cost of the school, including equipment, was $135,000. Th e first year’s budget was $9,000.

STAR tax exemptions must be filed by Dec. 31

State Senator Charles J. Fuschillo, Jr. Republican of Merrick, reminds residents who receive the Basic STAR exemption that they must register with New York State in order to continue receiving the exemption in 2014 and future years. The registration requirement is
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Deadline for new assessment reductions Jan. 24

County Legislator Dave Denenberg explains assessment reduction form to an attendee Those whose homes were uninhabitable for a period of time after Superstorm Sandy hit on October 29, 2012, still have time to apply for reductions to their assessments, Legislator Dave

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