After a shelter for homeless families opened this summer within the borders of the Hauppauge school district, a decision by the school superintendent to place all of the shelter’s elementary-age students into Forest Brook Elementary has parents on edge.
At a nearly four-hour public school board meeting on Tuesday, dozens of angry Forest Brook parents grilled superintendent Patricia Sullivan-Kriss over her decision. Among the parents' concerns is overcrowding at the school, which parents already described as full to the brim.
From Commack: Police: Motorcyclist Seriously Injured by Drug-Impaired Driver
A motorcyclist was seriously injured on the eastbound side of the Long Island Expressway in Commack Monday when she was rear-ended by a drug-impaired driver, Suffolk County police said.According to police, the crash occurred at 12:10 a.m. when D.A. Magalhaes-Lemos, 22, of Farmingville, who was driving a 2002 Mitsubishi sports utlity vehicle, rear-ended motorcyclist Jinah Kim, 37, of Blue Point. Police said she was ejected from her bike and suffered critical injuries.
From Three Village: Car Crashes Into Stony Brook Medical Park Building
A driver at the Stony Brook Medical Park on Nesconset Highway is OK after crashing into building seven at the medical park late Wednesday morning. According to Brian McAllister, assistant chief of the Stony Brook Fire Department, the crash was caused by an "accidental foot slip" with the car in the wrong gear. It’s the second time in the span of a month that a car has hit a building in this medical park.