Weekly Round-up: Election Misdeeds and New Science program

Top headlines during the week of June 4.


East Quogue resident Brad Murphee, hoping to eventually develop a year-round science program in East Quogue Elementary School coinciding with the Westhampton Beach robotics team and Long Island Aquarium in Riverhead, is seeking donations to get an introductory version off the ground.


The Quogue Village Board approved a contract with the village's police union late last month after nearly two years of negotiations, according to an article on 27East.


A former Westhampton Beach School District Board of Education president is alleging that illegal electioneering took place on school grounds during this spring's school board race,according to an article on 27East.


The road to stardom is never an easy one, and Jessica Leigh, who works days at  in Westhampton Beach and sings nights at area bars, restaurants, and at fundraisers knows that all too well. But, she says when she falls, she gets right back up and just works a little harder.


The Suffolk County Board of Elections has denied a nominating petition challenge filed by former Westhampton Beach Trustee and resident Joan Levan, ruling Deputy Mayor Toni-Jo Birk did in fact submit her petitions in time to qualify for the ballot.



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