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 …

Schools: Pre-School Reading; Captains Named

Dawn Valle has been named director of math, science, technology and federal grants for the Elwood School District. She had served since 2014 as assistant principal at Elwood Middle School. Valle previously worked as a principal for the New York City Department of Education, an Read More …

Schools: Merit Seminfinalists, Literacy in Elwood

  Half Hollow Hills had 16 students named finalists in the prestigious 2021 National Merit Scholarship Program academic competition. They are: Hills West’s Jason Bruckner, Simran Chaudhry and Kyra Ramonetti, and Hills East’s Victoria Albanese, Benjamin Goldfried, Michael Han, Kevin Hoxha, Juliana Josinsky, Dylan Keskinyan, Read More …