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: ‘Patchwork Friends,’ Forensic Science Study

Shortly after schools began closing because of the COVID-19 pandemic, the student and staff members of “The Hut” school store club at West Hollow Middle School decided to donate $500 to local restaurants owned by a West Hollow alumnus so that he could provide meals Read More …

Huntington Now on YouTube

If you haven’t seen our Youtube channel, check it out. While we don’t cover sports regularly, we have shot a lot of photos and turned them into slideshows. So far this year, we’ve shot photos of volleyball, football, boys and girls soccer and field hockey, Read More …

Northport Students Host Exchange Program to Tackle Social Issues

Students from diverse communities are working together this week to combat  common issues: the opioid epidemic and other social problems affecting communities across the country. Fifteen students from Tug Valley High School in Kermit, W. Va., arrived in Northport Sunday night after a tiring journey Read More …

Otto Kahn Scholarship Award Winners Announced

Friends of OHEKA recently announced the winners of the 2019 Otto Kahn Awards,  named in honor of the philanthropist and original owner of OHEKA castle. The award has been given to five high school students who will receive $3,500 scholarships to continue their education in Read More …

Local Students Named Regeneron Scholars

Two students from Half Hollow Hills East and students from Commack and Northport were honored Wednesday as Regeneron Scholars, part of the top student research contest in the country. The top 300 scholars were chosen from 184 high schools in 40 states and 2 American Read More …

Proposal Would Add Turn Lane to Northport High School

The Town Department of Transportation and Traffic Safety has proposed adding a Laurel Avenue left turn lane into Northport High School and other changes to improve safety after a student was seriously injured on his way to cross country practice in September. The town plan Read More …

Arts Roundup: From Vaughan Williams to George III

Live music and theater are among the happenings this week in the Huntington area. What: Northport Symphony Orchestra Fall 2018 Concert Where: Northport High School When: Friday, Nov. 16, 8:00 pm – 9:30 pm About: “Pastoral Moods” is the theme. You will enjoy works by Read More …

3 Northport Students Named Scholarship Semi-Finalists

Northport seniors Madeleine Kestler-DeWan, Katie Sierra and Nathaniel Wang were named semifinalists in the National Merit Scholarship program. To qualify for this program, students were required to take the Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying test along with 1.6 million other students last year. The three Read More …

Accident Victim’s Family Raising Funds

The family of a teen hit by a car Tuesday morning in Northport has created a fundraising campaign to help cover the costs of his serious injuries. Miles Lerner, 14, was hit as he crossed the road at Laurel Hill Road and Pine Hill Court, Read More …

3rd UPDATE: Driver Arrested After Striking Teen Pedestrian

3rd UPDATE 3:05 p.m. Suffolk County police arrested an East Norwich woman after  her car struck a student Tuesday morning near Northport High School. The teenager was airlifted to Stony Brook Medical Center for treatment of his serious injuries, the police said. Police said Janet Read More …