BBS News

Improvements Coming To Florida School District

Florida, NY – The Florida Union Free School District (FUFSD) Board of Education met on Thursday, February 20 to discuss updates on the capital improvement project. The project proposes several structural upgrades and renovations to various parts of the District, and will include improvements to the school grounds and buildings such as safer entryway vestibules […]

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Solar Project Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony at Clinton Elementary

Port Jefferson Station, NY – On Monday, February 3, 2020, a ribbon-cutting ceremony was held on the roof of Clinton Avenue Elementary School to officially announce the completion of the solar project. A process that began in May 2017, almost 1,200 solar panels were installed on Clinton’s roof over the past few months, providing a […]

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Project Progress: Bay Shore Armory Conversion

Bay Shore, NY – In the new year, construction is moving forward at the site of the former Bay Shore Armory which is being converted into a modern, state-of-the-art pre-K facility for the local school district. A unique example of re-purposing existing community buildings for alternative use, the BBS team fully embraced sustainability as a means of delivering 21st-century education environments – while bringing […]

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Voters approve 8 new classrooms in Great Neck Public Schools District

Great Neck, NY – The unofficial votes have been tallied and according to Public Information Specialist of the Great Neck Public Schools District, Colleen Bowler,  voters have approved eight new classrooms to be constructed in two schools. On Tuesday, Dec. 3, qualified residents of the Great Neck Public Schools authorized a proposed $9,749,469 Capital Projects […]

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$20M bond proposal includes replacing high school grass field

Greenlawn, NY – The Harborfields Central School District is poised to vote on a $20 million bond that includes replacing the high school’s grass field with synthetic turf. If approved on Tuesday, the bond would lower residents’ school tax bills by an estimated $150 a year because of debt restructuring. A $52.7 million bond used […]

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Bayport-Blue Point Library Phase 1 Approved

Blue Point, NY – The former Ursuline Center renovation project, the new Bayport-Blue Point Library home, is making its way through the journey of critical approvals. The library has received a green light to start the Middle Road location’s Phase I site work. “We heard Sept. 30 from New York State Education Department Facilities Planning,” […]

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Lindenhurst Residents OK $9.4M Bond to Update, Expand Library

Lindenhurst, NY – A $9.4 million bond to update and expand Lindenhurst Memorial Library was given the green light Wednesday by voters. The spending for the library on Lee Avenue was approved by a vote of 474-399. The 15-year bond will add $64 per year to the tax bill of residents with a home assessment […]

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School board reviews summer projects

Garden City, NY – At the Board of Education’s regular meeting held August 13 inside the Garden City High School library, the Board discussed the latest progress in renovations and improvements to school buildings from Gary Gonzalez of Park East Construction and Gary Scheide, a partner with the district’s consulting architecture firm, Patchogue-based BBS Architects, […]

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Final stages of Bayport-Blue Point Library construction package

Blue Point, NY – Bayport-Blue Point Library director Mike Firestone said the construction package for the new library location, the former St. Ursula Center, is nearing completion. BBS Architects, Landscape Architects & Engineers PC is preparing the paperwork for New York State Education Department Facilities Planning. “After they approve it, the work goes out to […]

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