State Sets Public Meeting to Review Findings of Northport Cancer Study

The state health department will hold a virtual public meeting July 7 to discuss the findings of a cancer study of people living in the Northport-East Northport School District. The study, released last week, noted a “statistically significant” number of cases of leukemia and other Read More …

Scholarships Awarded to Descendants of Slaves

The Episcopal Diocese of Long Island has awarded scholarships to eight students who are  descended from African slaves. At a Juneteenth celebration on Sunday at the Cathedral of the Incarnation, the Right Rev. Lawrence C. Provenzano, bishop of Long Island, awarded $10,000 scholarships to eight Read More …

Schools, Banks to Close for Juneteenth

Juneteenth, the federal holiday commemorating June 1865 when enslaved African-Americans in Texas learned that they were free, will close most banks, schools and other offices on Monday. Because the date fell on Sunday this year, the holiday wil be recognized on Monday. In New York, Read More …

Students Collect ‘Hunting-Tony’ Honors

Students from Huntington high schools were recently awarded “Hunting-Tonys,” for their work in plays and musicals. The awards were given out at a ceremony at Huntington High School. The Hunting-Tony Awards”  originated in 2011 by Huntington resident Joyce Ianniciello honor the casts, crews, and school Read More …

Students Graduate From Lehigh, William James, Clarkson

Gabrielle Phee of Dix Hills has graduated with a Doctor of Psychology in Clinical Psychology as a member of William James College’s class of 2022. Students at William James College, a leading school of psychology in Newton, Mass., train to become culturally responsive professionals in Read More …

Students Graduate From York, St. Lawrence, Hartford, Bryant

More than 500 members of St. Lawrence University’s Class of 2022 took part in the University’s commencement ceremonies, which were held  May 22, at Newell Field House in Canton, New York. Emily Barrick from Huntington graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in biology. Barrick attended Read More …

Schools: Graduation, Elwood Science Awards

One hundred forty five students graduated June 12 from Cold Spring Harbor High School. Student speakers Thomas Tsekerides, Michael Keschner and Sarah Kiefer addressed the crowd at the 59th commencement ceremony. Superintendent of Schools Jill M. Gierasch welcomed her first graduating class as superintendent and Read More …

Schools: Summer Reading, Internship Program

  Summer Reading at Birchwood Students at Birchwood Intermediate School in the South Huntington district hauled away a selection of books to read this summer and beyond this week. Families were asked to bring a non-perishable food item to help stuff a bus to take Read More …

Graduations From DeSales, Clark, Moravian, Alabama

DeSales University Northport resident Matthew C. Brown graduated from DeSales University with a master of science in cyber security during the university’s 53rd Commencement ceremony at the PPL Center in Allentown, Pa. Father James Greenfield, OSFS ’84, University president, encouraged graduates to be in awe Read More …