Long Beach schools reopening creates problem for displaced families

LONG BEACH - Displaced Long Beach families are questioning how they will get their children to and from schools when they reopen next week.

One displaced mother in Bethpage says getting her children to Long Beach each day is a logistical nightmare.

Superintendent Dave Weiss is still working on the transportation issue and says one option could be large bus stops at LIRR train stations.

"Who's going to pick them up and will they still have after-care," asked Jill Brennan. "What about friends that used to take care of them that are not in the area anymore?"

Three Long Beach schools will house all students next week at the high school, East Elementary School and Lindell Elementary School. They will be opened Tuesday.

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