Schools: Foundation Donations, Impressive Haircuts

The Huntington Foundation for Excellence in Education has donated nearly $31,000 to the Huntington School District to fund six separate grants in five different buildings. Huntington school board members voted to accept the funds at a recent public meeting. The grants include: Teacher:┬áDesire Lahoz/Woodhull Intermediate Read More …

Students Nominated for Hunting-Tony Awards

Huntington Town Council members Mark Cuthbertson and Joan Cergol have announced the nominees for the 11th Annual Hunting-Tony Awards, which celebrate the works of high school theater students. The ceremony will again be held virtually because of the COVID-19 pandemic. The nominees are: Best Female Read More …

UPDATED: Missing Dix Hills Woman, Daughter Found

Suffolk County Police Second Squad detectives said Wednesday that a missing Dix Hills woman and her daughter, had been found, unharmed. There were no further details. Kristen Moore, 41, and her daughter, Alyssa Scott-Moore, 2, left their residence in Dix Hills at approximately 4:30 p.m. Read More …

Dix Hills Psychologist Accused of Filing False Insurance Claims

A Dix Hills psychologist has been arrested and charged with filing false health insurance claims in his job at Pilgrim Psychiatric Center, Suffolk County District Attorney Tim Sini said Thursday. Arrested was Joseph Gottesman, 43, the associate director of operations at Pilgrim. Sini and New Read More …

Man Charged in Fatal Dix Hills Hit-and-Run

A man was arrested Sunday morning and charged with leaving the scene after a pedestrian was killed in Dix Hills, police said. Arrested was Romero Crossman, 22, of Dix Hills. Police said Crossman was driving a 2009 BMW 528i north on Straight Path/Seaman Neck Road Read More …

Chai Center to Host ‘Jew Q’ Championship

More than 500 students are expected to compete Sunday in the Long Island Regional Jew-Q Championship at the Chai Center in Dix Hills. Students ages 9-13, from 16 schools in the area, will be tested on their knowledge of Jewish history, heritage and practice. Participants Read More …

Dix Hills Rabbi Outlines Plans in Response to Anti-Semitism

A Dix Hills rabbi Monday laid out his plans for the new year in light of the rise in anti-Semitism. Rabbi Yakov Saacks, director of The Chai Center, said that his plans include working on relationships with non-Jews. But they also include hosting courses on Read More …

Blaze Damages Home in Dix Hills

Police and the Town of Huntington are investigating the cause of a  fire that damaged a home in Dix Hills Sunday night and forced the evacuation of a group home next door. The first of about 75 firefighters and emergency medical personnel to arrive to Read More …

Schools: News Literacy in Elwood, Multicultural Night in Huntington

Howard Schneider, former editor of Newsday, and executive director of Stony Brook University’s Center for News Literacy, talked with Elwood teachers this week about understanding what information is trustworthy and what is not. Elwood Superintendent of Schools Dr. Kenneth Bossert invited Schneider to speak at  Read More …