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 …

Schools: Chess Champs; Master Teachers Named

Northport students finished first recently in the Suffolk County Chess League County Championship Tournament. The team contended against a competitive field of players from schools including Hauppauge H.S., Sachem, Half Hollow Hills East  and the Stony Brook School. Varsity members included Bryan Avila, Maxim Nikitorov, Read More …

Schools: Soccer All American; County Champions

Walt Whitman High School senior Gianna Paul has been named to the United Soccer Coaches Fall High School Girls All American team with players from across the country. Paul was able to achieve this award with her academic performance and  soccer talent. Before playing soccer Read More …

Super Bowl Sunday: How to Celebrate

Activities around Super Bowl LVI get underway Sunday hours before the 6:30 p.m. kickoff of the game between the Los Angeles Rams and the Cincinnati Bengals. The Super Bowl 5k will go off at 9 a.m. at Dix Hills Park, with a prize to the 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: Trustee Resigns; Kindergarten Registration Open

Some parents in the Northport-East Northport school district are joining their children in music class. The district has invited parents to learn and play alongside their children four times per month in the newly expanded third-grade string program. By including parents, the hope is that Read More …

Schools: Perfect Game; History Champ

Two Northport High School seniors have been named valedictorian and salutatorian for the 2020-21 school year. Griffin Crafa has been named salutatorian and will be attending Georgetown University, and Ian Kaish has been named valedictorian and will be attending Northeastern University. Northport High School Principal Read More …

Schools: Kindergarten Registration, Art Display

Kindergarten registration is well underway at Half Hollow Hills, and the on-site kindergarten screening is quickly approaching. New kindergarteners must be registered by Friday, April 2, in order to be on the mailing list for the welcome newsletter and to receive the link to sign 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 …

Schools: Good Deeds, Math Teachers Recognized

‘Operation Christmas Child’ Members of Elwood-John H. Glenn High School’s World Language Honor Society and International Club assembled holiday-decorated shoeboxes for “Operation Christmas Child.” Operation Christmas Child is a project of Samaritan’s Purse, an international relief organization whose mission is to provide local partners around Read More …