Lindy BOE Candidates Debut at PTA Council Meeting

Two Lindenhurst Board of Education 2012 candidates speak at the PTA Council's annual Meet the Candidate Night at Harding Avenue Elementary School.

Two of three candidates for the Lindenhurst Board of Education met the public this week at a meeting.

At the same meeting a powerpoint presentation of the board’s proposed budget was presented to voters, parents and residents in attendance by Superintendent Richard Nathan.

This was one of the first in the superintendent's annual budget presentations to the community at various venues. Information could be found on the district's website.

(Read more about the adopted budget . Click , and for additional information about it, and take these polls about it and .)

The Candidates Speak
and introduced themselves with brief comments at a public meeting held at on , and Nathan spoke at length about the , which features a .

, , did not attend the night meeting, due to "personal matters," according to Superintendent Nathan. She's running for her third term on the board.

and - both completing their first three-year term on the school board - detailed their experience as residents of the district whose children had gone through the school system.

Asked by the board what would be the one thing they might like to see change for the , Ames said she’d like to see “ from the amount we have to spend.”

Cunningham said she’d like to see the district “maintain the level of excellence in education provided to our children.”

All three incumbents are running unopposed this year. 

Cast Your Ballots
Voters will be able to for the candidates and the budget on , .

Polls will be open to voters that day from 6 a.m. to 9 p.m.

include the elementary schools at , (replacing ), , and Harding (replacing E.W. Bower).


Editor's Note: Don't forget to weigh in with your thoughts and concerns about this year's budget process for the with Lindenhurst Patch on the site by taking these by clicking , and and by sharing your thoughts in the comments section of articles about the topic, and on Facebook and Twitter, and by e-mailing barbara.loehr@patch.com with an opinion piece like these:


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