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 …

Presidential Descendants Group to Honor Doris Kearns Goodwin

 The Roosevelt School and the Society of Presidential Descendants Wednesday announced they will host an inaugural gala, honoring Doris Kearns Goodwin, a leading presidential historian, Pulitzer Prize winner and New York Times #1 best-selling author, for her career achievements. The inaugural event will be held Read More …

Hunting-Tonys Ceremony to Recognize Student Performers

Huntington Town Council members Joan Cergol and Dr. David Bennardo will host the 12th annual Hunting-Tony awards Monday, recognizing the top student productions and performances. The awards ceremony will take place at 7 p.m. at Huntington High School, with a red-carpet welcome that starts at Read More …

2 Half Hollow Hills Students Awarded Music Hall of Fame Scholarships

Two Half Hollow Hills students have been awarded scholarships by the Long Island Music Hall of Fame. Gioianna DiGiorgio and Andrew Arloro, both from Half Hollow Hills High School, were awarded two of the four Distinction in Music Award Scholarships; students from Great Neck North Read More …