Schools: Wildcat No-Hitter; Honors in Harborfields

  View this post on Instagram A post shared by Axcess Baseball (@axcess_baseball) Whitman sophomore Jaden Grose threw a no-hitter last week against Patchogue-Medford, as the Wildcats won 6-0. Grose, who played up as an eighth-grader, is 1-1 on his third season as a Wildcat. Read More …

Smile Train CEO Honored at Islanders Game

Susannah Schaefer, a Huntington resident and CEO of Smile Train, was honored Tuesday night at a New York Islanders game. She received the  Charles B. Wang Community Service Award and was presented with a silver hockey stick by Jon Ledecky, a co-owner of the NHL team. Read More …

Schools: Awards for Athletic, Robotics Teams; Music Scholarships Available

The Long Island Music and Entertainment Hall of Fame is accepting applications for its 2024 Student Scholarship program. The deadline is May 10. LIMEHOF will award $500 scholarships to graduating students. These scholarships will provide funding to eligible graduating high school students from Nassau, Suffolk, Brooklyn, Read More …

Martial Arts Master Ray Longo Still Going Strong

Despite unfolding nearly 17 years ago, Matt Serra’s knockout win over Georges St-Pierre to capture the UFC Welterweight Championship is still regarded by most mixed martial arts fans as the biggest upset in the sport’s history. Six years later, Chris Weidman broke Anderson Silva’s 17-fight Read More …

Town Board Gives Go-Ahead for Team Contracts

The Huntington town board recently authorized Supervisor Ed Smyth to agree on contracts with various sports teams for the use of town parks. The fee is $200 per team. The teams and the parks are:  Commack North Little League, Cedar Rd. Park Huntington Tri Village Read More …

Whitman Girls Head for Semi-Final Game

Students, staff and families wished members of Walt Whitman’s girls basketall team well as they left Friday morning for the state seminfinal game upstate. Led by vehicles from the Huntington Manor Fire Department, the team walked the circle in front of the high school which Read More …

Parade to Send Off Whitman Team to State Basketball Finals

Walt Whitman High School will host a parade and celebration Friday to send off its girls basketball team to the state finals. The Wildcats beat Syosset, 38-29 Sunday to capture the Long Island championship. They are scheduled to play Saturday against Our Lady of Lourdes Read More …

Lacrosse Coach Inducted Into Hall of Fame

Paul McDermott, who over his long career, coached championship lacrosse teams and impacted the sport around the region,  was recently inducted into the Long Island Metro Lacrosse Foundation Hall of Fame. Among his many achievements was coaching the Huntington HIgh School team to 63 consecutive Read More …

E-Sports Training Center Opens in Huntington

The world of competitive league e-sports is expanding in Huntington with the opening of Valhallan Esports Training Center  in West Hills. Owner David Glick said he expects to have his new center at 400 West Jericho Tpke. fully operating by mid-January. “Esports is huge now, Read More …

Schools: Presidential Scholar Nominee

The State Education Department has nominated 25 New York State high school seniors for the U.S. Presidential Scholars Program. Commissioner Betty A. Rosa said that Presidential Scholar recognition is one of the nation’s highest honors for high school students who represent excellence in education and Read More …

UPDATE: Funding Available for Youth Team Sports

UPDATE: The Suffolk County Youth Bureau is accepting applications from nonprofit, community-based organizations to fund programs that provide youth team sports  in Suffolk County. YTS is a new funding system to support team sports for underserved youth. The deadline to apply has been extended to Read More …