Northport School Board to Vote on Finalized 2nd Budget Proposal

The Northport school board will vote Thursday on the finalized budget  that it will send to voters on June 15. The new proposal  of $174.69 million, with a zero tax increase for residents,  is about $14,000 less than the one rejected by voters on May Read More …

Lighthouse Guild Scholarship Awarded; College Students Graduate

Twenty visually impaired students, including a Northport resident, have been awarded college scholarships by the Lighthouse Guild. Lighthouse Guild scholarships of $8,000 are based on strong academic accomplishment and merit to help students who are legally blind make a successful transition to college and graduate Read More …

Health Tips for Students Preparing for Finals

School is almost out, but before students hit the finish line, there is one more hurdle: final exams. In a year where many navigated remote learning, preparing for finals can seem particularly challenging. But  Dr. Michael Green, associate medical director of Northwell Health-GoHealth Urgent Care, Read More …

Schools: Llamas Visit; New Turf Field

Students at Washington Drive Primary School in the Harborfields School District were greeted by two llamas as part of a celebration of clocking over 2,000 hours of reading. Principal Kathy McNally also read “Llama Llama Red Pajama” by Anna Dewdney to the students. The llamas Read More …

Schools: Perfect Game; History Champ

Two Northport High School seniors have been named valedictorian and salutatorian for the 2020-21 school year. Griffin Crafa has been named salutatorian and will be attending Georgetown University, and Ian Kaish has been named valedictorian and will be attending Northeastern University. Northport High School Principal Read More …

Newcomers Elected in Huntington, Harborfields; Elwood Picks Incumbents

2nd update: Huntington residents chose two newcomers, Theresa Sullivan and Thomas Galvin, and board president Christine Biernacki, to serve on the school board Tuesday night, while ousting one incumbent. South Huntington’s Board of Education will add a non-voting student member after residents approved the proposal. Read More …

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 …

Harborfields: 6 Candidates for 3 Seats

Six candidates are vying for three spots on the Harborfields school board, one of the more competitive local school races in the May 18 election. Running for three-year terms are  incumbents Steven Engelmann, Suzie Lustig and Joseph C. Savaglio, with challengers Susan Broderick, Dr. Eve Read More …