County Executive Blasts Ramapo for Allowing Private School to Open without Adequate Water or Electricity

The county executive took aim at the town of Ramapo for allowing a private school in New Hempstead to open in temporary trailers without a water source, its own electricity, a functioning fire hydrant and with ongoing construction close by. At a press conference yesterday at the Yeshiva at the Summit Park Road School, Ed Day scolded the town and its monitor for allowing the school to permit children in such shoddy conditions, and said it was a disaster waiting to happen…

Audio clip: Ed Day

Judi Hunderfund, the county’s director of Consumer Protection, said the department will take strong action against the contractor who put together the school’s inadequate electrical system. The school serves 400 students at $13,000 tuition per student.

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