UPDATE: Eastport-South Manor School Superintendent Placed On Paid Administrative Leave
Dr. Patrick Brimstein. PRESS FILE
Dr. Patrick Brimstein. PRESS FILE
Anisah Abdullah on Apr 16, 2019
UPDATE: 4:30 p.m. Tim Laube, the district’s assistant superintendent for business and operations, said in an email that Dr. Patrick Brimstein was placed on paid administrative leave indefinitely Monday night... more
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