Voters to Take On School Board Votes, Budget Proposals

Residents will be voting Tuesday on school budgets and candidates for school boards with a variety of issues to consider, from the sale of land, adding a student to the board, to roof and boiler replacements. The elections come as school districts are coming out Read More …

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: Desire Lahoz/Woodhull Intermediate Read More …

At the Libraries: Borrowing Seeds for Home Gardens, Resident Survey

The South Huntington Public Library has a seed library that allows people to borrow packets of organic, non-GMO heirloom seeds for planting at home. Visit the Seed Library in the Adult Reference area on the main floor of the Library and choose up to five Read More …

Schools: Merit Scholar Finalists, Equestrian Success

Despite limited in-person classes and other challenges, school districts are carrying on. Here are a few highlights of what is happening in and out of the classroom. Northport National Merit Scholars All three Northport High School National Merit semifinalists have gone on to be named Read More …

Ex-Elwood School Board Members Complain About LIPA Letter

Four former members of the Elwood school board are complaining about the way two current members decided to send a letter supporting the LIPA tax settlement case to the Town Board. Rebecca Marcus, Andrew Kaplan,Dan Ciccone and Joseph Fusaro said that that the decision by Read More …

Elwood District, Teachers Union Agree to Pay Freeze

The Elwood Board of Education and Elwood Teachers Alliance have agreed on a pay freeze for the next school year, and extended the contract through June 30, 2025. The district said the contract will save about $500,000 in the coming school year.    “In light of Read More …

Schools: Silver Key Award Winner, Medical Marvels

Classes are not in session but there is still plenty of a school-related activities going on. Here are a few things you might want to know about. Harborfields High School senior Daniel White recently earned a Silver Key award in the 2020 Scholastic Art and Read More …