BBS News

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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School Construction Has Begun at Scarsdale

Scarsdale, NY –  …  At Greenacres Elementary School the work has begun and the construction and staging fencing is up. The excavation for the addition on Huntington Avenue is in process. Inside the school, workers have begun demolition and the asbestos removal is largely complete. There will be additional demolition later on. The interior work […]

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Voters in Florida, NY, approve 2019 Capital Project

Florida, NY – Voters in the Florida Union Free School District approved the 2019 Capital Project on Tuesday, February 26, 2019. The official results of the vote were 187 “yes” and 112 “no” ballots cast. The $7,985,804 million capital improvement project will address necessary building repairs, enhance learning spaces, and make Golden Hill Elementary and […]

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Bayport-Blue Point Residents Agree to Convert the St. Ursula Convent into a New Community Library

Blue Point, NY – A $16.85-million bond proposal to purchase and convert the existing St. Ursula Convent into a new public Library was decisively approved by local residents on December 6, 2018 (Y:1,758 – N:835). In September 2018, the Library Board of Trustees reached an agreement to purchase the St. Ursuline Convent for $3.65 million from the Ursuline […]

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LI Companies Find Rising School Demand for Security

The plague of school shootings has boosted demand for security products and services from Long Island manufacturers, software developers, security installation specialists and staffing companies. High-resolution cameras, social media monitoring, remote-locking technology, shatter-resistant glass, emergency preparedness training and round-the-clock monitoring services have become increasingly commonplace here and around the country as school districts seek to […]

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Energy Performance Contract (EPC) Vote in Bayport-Blue Point

Bayport, NY – As part of its commitment to ensure the proper allocation of district resources and  fiscal responsibility, the residents of Bayport-Blue Point School District approved a $12.5 million Energy Performance Contract (EPC) on October 23, 2018. After the successful vote, the district representatives thanked the entire Bayport-Blue Point School District community for the participation in […]

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