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 …

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 …

South Huntington to Offer Free Covid-19 Tests to Students, Staff

The South Huntington school district said Wednesday night that it will offer free rapid Covid-19 tests to students and staff starting Saturday. Dr. David Bennardo, district superintendent, said that HouseMD will provide staff to conduct the voluntary tests on school grounds outside of class hours. Read More …

South Huntington Voters to Decide School Budget, 2 Board Members

South Huntington school district residents are voting on the school budget and re-election of two school board members by mail-in balloting, which is mandated by the state. Absentee ballots were sent out in the last few days to registered voters in the district to consider Read More …

Newsday Investigation Finds Extensive Housing Discrimination

An extensive Newsday investigation has found evidence of widespread discrimination in the real estate market against members of minority communities. Read More …

Ciappetta to Receive Public Service Award From King Commission

South Huntington school board president Nicholas Ciappetta will be recognized in January by the Suffolk County Martin Luther King Jr. Commission. He will receive the 2020 Public Service Award, which honors an individual who has shown a commitment to Dr. King’s principles. Ciappetta will receive Read More …

S. Huntington Residents Vote Monday on School Bond

Residents  of the South Huntington school district will vote Monday on a two-part bond proposal that education leaders say would transform and elevate the district. Called Vision 2020, the plan’s first proposal seeks $86 million to pay for renovations that would affect every building and Read More …

As Schools Reopen, New Leaders, Mandates

    Educators, parents and kids are out and about around Huntington, preparing for the start of school next week. Driving around town, you’ll see teams on practice fields, parents with kids in tow leaving stores with bundles of school supplies and bus drivers surveying Read More …