Michael Sussman http://wamc.org en Marlboro High School Students, Parents, Sue Coach, District http://wamc.org/post/marlboro-high-school-students-parents-sue-coach-district <p>MARLBORO – Several Marlboro High School students, who are or were members of the varsity football team, and their parents, have filed a federal complaint in US District Court calling for the head coach to be fired.</p><p>The lawsuit, against coach Richard Ward, School Superintendent Ray Castellani and the Marlboro Central School District, alleges Ward verbally and physically abused the boys on his football team and that Castellani and the school district knew about it and did nothing to stop it.</p> Thu, 05 Dec 2013 13:18:55 +0000 Hank Gross 79204 at http://wamc.org Marlboro High School Students, Parents, Sue Coach, District Orange lawmakers urged against redistricting plan http://wamc.org/post/orange-lawmakers-urged-against-redistricting-plan <p></p><p>GOSHEN – Top officials of Orange County NAACP chapters and a leading civil rights attorney, on Wednesday, called for the Orange County Legislature not to approve its redistricting plan when it meets on Friday saying it is purposely designed to keep minority representation in the City of Newburgh to a minimum.</p> Thu, 04 Apr 2013 11:39:02 +0000 Hank Gross 61415 at http://wamc.org Orange lawmakers urged against redistricting plan Sussman blasts state for dragging its feet on toxic site cleanups http://wamc.org/post/sussman-blasts-state-dragging-its-feet-toxic-site-cleanups <p>GOSHEN – The Orange County Democratic Alliance has released a report documenting some 40 toxic sites in the county, many of which have been on the state Department of Environmental Conservation’s cleanup list for years and have yet to be remediated.</p> Wed, 06 Mar 2013 13:47:08 +0000 Hank Gross 59214 at http://wamc.org Sussman blasts state for dragging its feet on toxic site cleanups