THE COUNTDOWN... Once the
Memorial Day break hits, it's all a waiting game for the students
at Onteora High, who are fast coming down on their Regents and
final exams, not to forget graduation in just about a month
Praying For Whom?
Onteora Students Question National Policy As Board
Passes Required Mandate
By Eric Hersey
The Federal Government has decided to ensure that each of the
country's public schools follows guidelines protecting the student
right to pray. But at Onteora High, and other schools around
the country, students are wondering whether the new mandates
are for their benefit... or someone else's.
Planning The Summer
Town Road Crew Sets Its Sights On Road & Bridge
Repairs For The Coming Months
By Tree McElhinney
With Memorial Day upon us and the lilacs blooming, the blizzards
of this past Winter are far from our thoughts as we give ourselves
over to the rhythms of Spring. But for the town Highway Department,
the heavy snow fall and freezing temperatures are still at
play. "We used a lot of sand on the roads this Winter
and now we've got to remove it from places where it got built
up," said Highway Superintendent Jimmy Fugel last week.