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Lakeland's Herzog Nominated for Special Education Work

August 16, 2017

SARATOGA, N.Y. – Mary Ellen Herzog, assistant superintendent of pupil personnel services at Lakeland Central School District, was nominated for Special Education Administrator of the Year by the New York Council of Administrators of Special Education (NYCASE). She was honored in Saratoga recently at the organization’s Summer Institute.

Herzog was nominated by Lakeland ...

New Schools Chief Has Lofty Goals for Yorktown

YORKTOWN, N.Y. – New Yorktown Schools Superintendent Dr. Ronald Hattar is not afraid to set the bar high.

“My goal is for Yorktown to be the absolute best school district in the world,” Hattar told Yorktown News in a sit-down interview last week.

Hattar was appointed last month to replace Dr. Ralph Napolitano, who retired in July after 11 years as the district’s ...

Yorktown Chamber Awards Scholarships to Seven College-Bound Students

YORKTOWN, N.Y. – Seven college-bound students from Lakeland, Yorktown and Somers schools were awarded scholarships two weeks ago by the Yorktown Chamber of Commerce.

Six of the scholarships were for $1,500, and one scholarship, the Constance C. Petri Award, was for $2,500.

The recipients were: Devyn Clifford, Lakeland High School; Sidney Ficarrotta, Yorktown High School; Alexa ...

Montero Resignation Creates Vacancy on Yorktown School Board

YORKTOWN, N.Y. – The Yorktown Central School District Board of Education is seeking candidates to replace Christine Montero, who resigned from the school board last week to avoid any potential conflict of interest with the newly hired superintendent of schools, Dr. Ronald Hattar, who is also her brother.

Montero, who was appointed to the school board in 2011 and re-elected twice after ...

Twenty Retire from Yorktown Schools; Milestones Also Celebrated

YORKTOWN,  N.Y. – Twenty retirees and 21 anniversaries were celebrated last month at the final Yorktown Central School District Board of Education meeting of the 2016-17 school year.

Dr. Ralph Napolitano, superintendent of schools, and Fio Nardone, athletic director, were among the retirees. A temporary plaque bearing Napolitano’s name was unveiled outside of the Yorktown High ...

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