The Family and Children's Association is losing a $2 million contract that has helped keep kids out of foster care for the past 20 years and boasts a 98-percent success rate, the group says.
The case got no news coverage but easily ranks as one of the weirdest, most macabre thefts in recent memory on Long Island.
With nearly 1,600 entries from more than two dozen high schools throughout Nassau and Suffolk, the 2015 contest was unprecedented in its scope and quality of submissions.
The suspects allegedly sold heroin laced with an additive linked to fatal overdoses.
Hempstead Town Supersivor Kate Murray and former Manhattan prosecutor Michael Scotto are running against Acting Nassau County District Attorney Madeline Singas.
The victim was gunned down in front of his family's home in January.