Protesters left in the dark at Hempstead School Board meeting

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Protesters attended the meeting, calling for President Betty Cross' resignation. (Credit: News 12 Long Island)

Protesters calling for the Hempstead school board president's resignation Thursday night found themselves in the dark.

The lights were shut off in the crowded auditorium after the school board left the meeting. Some people in the audience claim they heard school board President Betty Cross ordered the lights be turned off.

Cross adjourned the meeting shortly after the board voted for...

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