2023: A Year of Triumph, Change for Huntington Residents

The year concluding at midnight brought its share of triumphs and tragedies to Huntington. Amid the fights over zoning, politics and parking struggles. it’s easy to overlook the stories of the many Huntington residents who put their hearts into making the lives of others easier, Read More …

Polansky Bids Farewell to Huntington Schools

James W. Polansky retired as superintendent of the Huntington school district on Friday, after 12 years in that role, as well as two decades in other districts. Here is what he had to say. What are your favorite memories from your career in e ducation? Read More …

Nassau Educator to Succeed Polansky as Superintendent

Christian Bowen, an educator in Valley Stream, was named superintendent of the Huntington school district on Tuesday, succeeding the retiring James W. Polansky. Bowen, who is currently the assistant superintendent for curriculum and instruction of the Valley Stream Central High School District,  will become deputy Read More …

Schools: End of Term Brings Leadership Changes

As the school term comes to an end, several districts are in the midst of picking new superintendents for the coming years. Northport’s Board of Education will convene Tuesday night and is expected to go into executive session to “discuss matters leading to the appointment Read More …

Educators, Officials Prod Hochul on Free School Meals for All Students

Leaders of hunger-relief efforts, medical experts, educators and elected officials Friday called on Gov. Kathy Hochul to fund free meals for all students in her next state budget. Gathered at Jefferson Primary School in Huntington, the assemblage of leaders said that $280 million should be Read More …

Huntington Schools to Go Remote Next Week

The Huntington school district will go fully remote next week, Superintendent James W. Polansky said Wednesday. He cited recent positive Covid-19 test results in multiple schools, as well as the skyrocketing infection rate of 12.8 percent reported Wednesday by Suffolk County. “While there has been Read More …

Huntington Schools Going Full Remote Next Week

The Huntington school district will go fully remote three days next week as the quarantining of students and staff because tracing Covid-19 cases has reached a critical point, Superintendent James W. Polansky said Thursday. This Friday’s schedule is unaffected by the decision to go remote. Read More …

Op-Ed: Adults Need to Set the Example on Social-Media Behavior

Dear Huntington School Community Members, We exist at a time when our region, nation and the world face challenges like few experienced before in our lifetimes. Public health concerns and political divisiveness continue to grab the headlines each and every day. As I have stated Read More …