School officials discuss racist tweets between Mahopac and Mount Vernon teams

Mount Vernon officials are calling on the state

Mount Vernon officials are calling on the state to recognize the situation as a civil rights violation. (March 7, 2014 6:58 PM)

School officials and political leaders met in Mount Vernon Friday to address racist rants involving high school students after a recent basketball game between Mount Vernon and Mahopac.

Mount Vernon officials are demanding a full investigation and are calling on the state to recognize the situation as a civil rights violation.

Five more Mahopac students were suspended because of the...

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