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Westfield resident

Dunkirk, NY

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Sep 27, 2013
 

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Just a word to the wise.

This is what I have been told from sources. The Westfield pro-merger group is telling people to vote for the merger and don't worry that it says the school is located in Brocton.

As soon as the merger is over, we will elect a new Board of Education and we will load that Board with more members then Brocton has. Westfield can then vote to have the school in Westfield.

And the great part about it is our NY State aid money will to to 98% so we can do a major million dollar project and have Westfield school 10 times better then Brocton.

We will then close the Brocton school.

Just a word to the wise.
about time

Buffalo, NY

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Sep 27, 2013
 
Your sources are about as dumb as you.
Brocton Buck

Dunkirk, NY

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Sep 28, 2013
 
I am wondering if this is a good idea
Marie

Dunkirk, NY

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Sep 28, 2013
 
da merger would b so good for westfield. btw da anyone no the price of tea in china?
Maria

Dunkirk, NY

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Sep 28, 2013
 
lets all sing "C u m B a Y a" vote for the merger and talk about how this will save us. Now everybody, C u m B a Y a
Maria

Dunkirk, NY

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Sep 28, 2013
 
Everybody sing now
medea

Dunkirk, NY

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#7
Sep 28, 2013
 
seriously Maria, learn how to spell..it is THAN, not THEN. The amazing part is that you think we should just vote for something and then, somehow Westfield will have the "upper hand", elect a Westfield board and have everything in Westfield. I don't want to lose the school in Westfield but I am sure the Brocton folks don't want to lose their school either. I would like a more concrete plan before I vote yes to any merger.
Branton

Stafford, VA

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Sep 28, 2013
 
This merger is not good for anyone and if passed will be ine more nail in the coffin for both communities. I am pro consolidation but this plan is just bad.

This is an opportunity for the schools and communities to turn things around but this plan is just terrible. With a merger you should see an increase in services as well as a reduction in expenses. This plan will increase expenses. This plan will result in an increase in taxes for both communities in the long run. Businesses and residents can't take that anymore.

The school board should have done the right thing, but they think we are all dumb. Very sad.
Westfield resident

Dunkirk, NY

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Sep 29, 2013
 
Brocton if you don't believe Westfield's plans on closing Brocton school go to

The Real Facts for the Westfield-Brocton Merger

Read the comment from Marie Post-Edwards who is a Westfield school board member. She says item 23 in the report says the reports states > close one school it doesn't mean which school.

What do you think that means Brocton residents.

To me it means close Brocton school.

Westfield pro-merger people are playing with you Brocton residents. They want to 1. pass the merger, then 2. they want to load the new school board with Westfield members then 3. they will use the 98% building aid to rebuild the Westfield school and close Brocton for good. Thanks what I have heard, and what it seems like.
Dave

Dunkirk, NY

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#10
Sep 30, 2013
 
Brocton get ready to close your school. If the merger passes the school will be in Westfield.
yea

Tonawanda, NY

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Sep 30, 2013
 
Gotta love all the scare tactics...
Foxy

Clarence, NY

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Sep 30, 2013
 
yea wrote:
Gotta love all the scare tactics...
I agree, all of the threats that the pro merger folks are throwing out there are ridiculous. It is hard to believe they are telling senior citizens there wont be a school tax any longer.
yea

Tonawanda, NY

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Sep 30, 2013
 
Sorry Foxy but I'm talking about all the anti-merger scare tactics...
westxpr

Buffalo, NY

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Sep 30, 2013
 
Foxy is correct. The pro merge people are the ones out there trying to scare people into voting yes.
Bliss Street Senior

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Sep 30, 2013
 
yea wrote:
Sorry Foxy but I'm talking about all the anti-merger scare tactics...
If you think telling the truth is a scare tactic, so be it, but personally I want the truth. The truth is scary, especially in terms of this project.

What is really scary is the lack of care these board if education folks have for these communities and their residents. Truly scary.
Foxy

Clarence, NY

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Sep 30, 2013
 
yea wrote:
Sorry Foxy but I'm talking about all the anti-merger scare tactics...
Oh I thought you were referring to the school administrators who are threatening their employees to support the merger or else. Now that is a scare tactic, and one that is going to get the school districts in a lot of trouble.
Westfield rez

Dunkirk, NY

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#17
Sep 30, 2013
 
Like Westfield resident said, its just a word to the wise.
Moving forward

Wallingford, CT

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Sep 30, 2013
 
THIS IS SO RIDUCULUS
Craig

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Oct 1, 2013
 
Moving forward wrote:
THIS IS SO RIDUCULUS
It is. Where is the morality in these school board members whom are literaly lying to our faces?
Westfield rez

Dunkirk, NY

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Oct 1, 2013
 
Craig wrote:
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It is. Where is the morality in these school board members whom are literaly lying to our faces?
Agree, agree, agree

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