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 …

Coltrane Day Highlights Musician’s Legacy

Coltrane Day is underway at Heckscher Park and vicinity Saturday afternoon, with jam sessions, jazz, rap, funk electronic music and food. It is scheduled to continue until 10:30 p.m. The legendary blues musician John Coltrane and his wife, jazz pianist Alice Coltrane, lived in Dix Read More …

Coltrane Home Earns African-American Heritage Grant from National Trust

The Coltrane Home in Dix Hills has been awarded a grant from the National Trust’s new African-American Cultural Heritage Action Fund. The grant recognizing the site where the late iconic jazz musician, saxophonist John Coltrane, and his wife, pianist Alice Coltrane,¬† lived in the 1960s Read More …