Schools: Turf Field Vote Scheduled; Food Workers Needed

Elwood school district voters will be asked to decide on amending a 2017 bond project to allow for a turf athletic field at Elwood-John H. Glenn HIgh School. The project, scheduled for a vote Oct. 18, 6 a.m. to 9 p.m., would cost an additional Read More …

Libraries Lining Up Summer Programming

The libraries in the Town of Huntington are gearing up for special programming during the summer. Here are just a few of the many events, classes, lectures and more that are happening in the coming weeks. 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 …

School Budgets Pass; Most Incumbents Returned to Office

Voters approved school budgets, often by wide margins, and incumbent Board of Education trustees did well in voting Tuesday. One exception was Cold Spring Harbor, which ousted its school board president. South Huntington re-elected board president Nick Ciappetta and elected newcomer William Biangasso, both to Read More …

At the Library: Hatching Chicks, Star Wars Trivia

Public libraries are centers of activity for many residents, of all ages. Here are a few things you may have missed if you haven’t visited your library recently. Libraries are participating in the One Island, One Book launch. On May 1,  at 2 p.m., author Read More …

Schools: Tae Kwon Do Athlete Honored

The Huntington Town Board honored Stimson Middle School seventh grader Preston Park this week for his selection to the United States National Tae Kwon Do Team. Park has practiced Tae Kwon Do for nearly seven years and has participated in several competitions. This passion started Read More …

Covid-19 Stats, Reported in Public School Districts

Total Covid-19 cases reported for public school districts with the Town of Huntington, including Huntington, Cold Spring Harbor, South Huntington, Elwood, Northport, Harborfields, Commack and Half Hollow Hills. Most data are from Wednesday; some are based on reports from Tuesday. The state website said that, Read More …

Schools: Welcome to New Staff, Balloon Parade Tradition

  The Harborfields Central School District held its annual new and newly tenured staff reception, recognizing the addition of 22 educators and the accomplishments of 12 teachers receiving tenure. “Now more than ever, our kids need us,” Superintendent Dr. Rory Manning said to the assembled Read More …

Schools: Robotics Fundraiser, Elwood Honors

The Huntington High School robotics team will hold a fundraising event on Wednesday, Nov. 17 from 7-9:30 p.m. at the American Legion Hall in Halesite. Everyone is invited to attend. Elwood Honors Anson Kwan and Trinity Hausch have been named valedictorian and salutatorian, respectively, of Read More …

School Sports: Homecomings, Parades

An outbreak of Covid-19 amongst their opponents nearly benched the Huntington football team and the Blue Devils’ homecoming last weekend. Huntington athletic director Jim Hoops was notified Friday afternoon that some members of the West Babylon team had tested positive. Shortly thereafter, the Eagles announced Read More …