Students Awarded National Merit Scholarships

Several local students from schools in the Town of Huntington were awarded funds Wednesday by National Merit Scholarship Corporation. The 2,500 Merit Scholar designees were chosen from a pool of more than 15,000 outstanding Finalists in the 2024 National Merit Scholarship Program. National Merit $2,500 Read More …

Family Says School District Suspected Drugs When Girl Fell Ill From Allergy

A Half Hollow Hills family whose daughter suffered an allergic reaction to peanuts while attending her junior prom say adults on scene accused her of  using drugs. Arianna Varghese, 17, said her throat closed up after she took a bite of a cookie at the 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 …

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 …

Hometown Helpers: Teens Promise to Help Other Teens

With winter holidays  in full swing, many fundraisers and projects aim to help those in difficult situations. Ashley Kalb, age 14, and Morgan Mandel, age 13, of Dix Hills created a project geared specifically toward helping teens. “Over the holidays we have students contribute gift Read More …

Then and Now: Richard Pino, HHH West

HuntingtonNow.com takes a look at local high school graduates and what they’re doing now. Name: Richard Pino III High School: Half Hollow Hills High School West Year Graduated: 2011 Comment about your high school experiences: High school was a very fun time in my life. Read More …

Tourette Group Names Local Teen as Ambassador

A local teen has been named the official ambassador to the Tourette Association of America’s National Awareness 5k run/walk in Queens. As their ambassador, Blaise serves as a spokesperson to help educate people on Tourette Syndrome (TS) and Tic Disorders, and to encourage participation in Read More …

Legislators Present Teams With Proclamations

Suffolk County Legislator Susan A. Berland (D-Huntington, Babylon, and Islip) and Legislator Tom Donnelly (D-Huntington Station) presented members of the Half Hollow Hills High School East and West sports teams with proclamations. Members of the high school East Basketball team were honored for being the Read More …