Schools: Tennis for a Cause; Choir to Open Radio City Christmas Spectacular

The Huntington High School chamber choir will open for the Radio City Christmas Spectacular on Nov.19. They will perform between 4 and 5 p.m., with the program beginning at 5. Cost per ticket is $90. See the flyer for details on how to purchase tickets. Read More …

Schools: Hispanic Scholar Named; Security Booth at Whitman

 Huntington High School senior Evan Spagnoletti has been recognized as a national College Board Hispanic Scholar. He earned this recognition by excelling on his PSAT/NMSQT, PSAT 10 or Advanced Placement exams and in his classrooms. Scholars are required to have a minimum 3.5 grade point Read More …

White Coats for Students at 2 Colleges

Several local students have been awarded their white coats in recognition of their entrance into the next phase of their medical training. Erin Levitsky from Commack was one of 126 students who received their nursing white coat in a ceremony held by the Bloomsburg Department Read More …

Schools: Football Food Drive; Artist Awards

  Football teams from Huntington, Walt Whitman, Harborfields, Elwood and Northport collected food  Sunday afternoon for donation to local food pantries. Whitman coach Robin Rosa, who showed up to oversee the Wildcat effort at the Dix Hills Stop& Shop, said he had 60 players scheduled Read More …

Football Teams Take Up Rivalry to Collect for Food Pantries

HIgh school football teams will be competing Sunday, not on the gridiron but on the grounds of grocery stores around Huntington. Organized by Kevin Thorbourne, director of minority affairs for the Town of Huntington, and Town Councilman Sal Ferro, the teams will compete to collect Read More …

Northport Beats Huntington 6-0 in Girls Soccer

Northport beat Huntington 6-0 Friday in gils soccer. Midfielder Alexa  Meinen (17) scored two goals for the Tigers, who boosted their record to 6-1. Mairead Gayer, Marryn Gruhn, Lili Romano and Sarah Winnegar scored one each for Northport. Goalie Reese Rinaldi had 15 saves for Read More …

Schools: Perfect AP Scores, Help for Athletes

Two students at Half Hollow Hills  East earned perfect scores on Advanced Placement exams, the school district has announced. Colin Campbell and Alice Wang earned the scores in the spring, scoring every point possible on an AP exam. Campbell was one of only 306 students Read More …

Schools, Northwell Partner on Student Mental Health

Northwell Health and several local school districts have partnered to offer students who need urgent mental health care an alternative to a visit to a hospital Emergency Room. The Cohen Children’s Northwell Health Behavioral Health Center at Commack  is Northwell’s first pediatric behavioral health urgent care Read More …

Schools: New Principal at Elwood; Student Wins Scholarship

Corey McNamara became principal of Elwood-John H. Glenn High School, effective this week. He succeeds Carisa Burzynski, who became the new assistant superintendent for curriculum and instruction for the Babylon School District. McNamara previously served as John Glenn’s assistant principal since July 2018. He previously Read More …

Child Approached at School Bus Stop

A girl waiting at a school bus stop was approached Tuesday morning by someone driving a minibus and invited to board the vehicle, Huntington school superintendent James W. Polansky told parents. According to his message sent out over the district’s ParentSquare system, the minibus driver Read More …

Students Named Semi-Finalists in Merit Scholarship Program

The National Merit Scholarship Corporation announced the names Wednesday of over 16,000 semi-finalists in the 68th annual National Merit Scholarship Program. All eight public high schools in the Town of Huntington had at least one semi-finalist. The high school seniors will be eligible to go Read More …