Week in Review: School Budget Adopted, Big LAX Win, Teacher Laid To Rest

Take a look back at some of the top stories from the past week.

The West Islip Board of Education adopted the proposed 2012-13 budget of $110 million Thursday night at its monthly meeting at the high school.

The proposed budget includes a 3.15 percent budget-to-budget increase which will translate into a tax increase within the new desiganted cap of 2.27 percent.

The West Islip teacher, coach and alumni was laid to rest Wednesday at Pinelawn Memorial Park in Farmingdale.

Letters outlining the West Islip School District's revised boundary map for elementary students will be mailed home next week, Superintendent Rick Simon announced.

Three straight goals, two late in the fourth quarter and the game winner by Jon Reese in overtime, gave West Islip an improbable 7-6 win.

, a staple in downtown Babylon Village for more than 50 years, debuted an updated look Thursday afternoon at a special reception and blessing ceremony.


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