Westhampton Beach Board of Education member Beecher Halsey, who has sat on the board since 2002, has decided not to run for reelection next month. Seeking his seat are Gordon A. Werner of Westhampton and Joyce Donneson of Quiogue—both former board members. The open seat is a five-year term.
Mr. Werner has been the owner of Follett & Werner Funeral Home on Mill Road in Westhampton Beach for the past 23 years. He served on the School Board from 1992 until 2002, and had five children attend the district.
“Education is very important to me because I believe education for children is a great... more