Week in Review: Town's Only Supermarket Recives Falling Grade

A round up of the week's biggest news.

Kings Park Parade Participants Receive Awards

Colgan Tree and Landscape wins for best float and Sullivan and Kehoe for best decorations.

Great Week in Washington for Kings Park's Intel Finalist

17-year-old Mayuri Sridhar, one of just 40 Intel Finalists nationwide, meets Barack Obama, spends week in nation's capital.

In the two inspections the market had in 2012, and its most recent inspection in January, workers from the state's Department of Agriculture and Markets slapped the Key Food market with critical violations, deemed health hazards, leading to failed inspections. Most recently, the store failed due to dirty cutting boards that had food residue caked in the scoring marks and having a hot food holding unit that wasn't reaching a high enough temperature. The market was also cited for 29 general deficiencies, not considered health risks, for issues related store cleanliness, among others.

Board of Ed: Budget Cuts Will Mean Bigger Class Sizes

The Kings Park Board of Education continues to grapple with trying to close an approximately $2 million budget gap and on Tuesday evening said there is no easy solution.

The second draft budget, which was presented at the Tuesday meeting, shows a budget-to-budget increase of 4.19 percent, and a projected shortfall of  $2,056,151, with a tax levy of 3.5 percent.

18 teachers are expected to be excised if aid lost from the state is not recovered.

Kings Park Royalettes Kick Off Strong Second Season

Kickline team places third, narrowly misses March competition.


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