Blind Brook School District to close for extended time period

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The Blind Brook School District in Rye Brook will close for an extended period beginning Monday.

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The district had already closed Thursday and Friday to prepare for distance learning protocol.

School officials say they hope the move will contribute to "flattening the curve" as the region combats coronavirus.

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