Board renames school after late Nassau legislator Judy Jacobs


The Plainview-Old Bethpage Board of Education on Monday night unanimously voted to rename Parkway Elementary School in honor of longtime Nassau County Legislator Judy Jacobs.

Jacobs, who died in September at age 77. She was an 11-term Democrat representing Woodbury at the time of her death.

The 7-0 vote represented the first time in the district’s history that the board named a school after an elected official, said President Debbie Bernstein.

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