Covid-19 Update: Remote Classes, Some Bus Routes Canceled

Silas Wood Sixth Grade Center will continue its remote-only schedule Thursday and Friday after some new positive coronavirus results were reported Wednesday evening, South Huntington school superintendent Dr. David Bennardo said. The school was remote Wednesday because of the need to complete contact tracing on Read More …

How Huntington Allocates LIPA Tax Revenue

With a settlement or judgment pending on LIPA’s tax challenge lawsuit against the Town of Huntington, here’s a look at the financial details of the town budget. LIPA picks up the tab for National Grid’s Northport power plant’s property taxes. Currently, it pays roughly $86 Read More …

Report: ‘Credit Negative’ Assessment on Northport Schools

Updated: A report from Moody’s Investor Service is warning that the closing of the Northport Middle School could drive down property values, Newsday wrote Monday. And with a possible negative decision in the LIPA tax challenge, Newsday quoted Moody’s as saying property taxes could simultaneously Read More …

Town Board Rejects Forming Committee on Northport School

The Town Board voted Tuesday against forming a committee to look into health concerns at Northport Middle School. Councilman Eugene Cook had proposed the committee but the board rejected the idea, 4-1, with the majority deciding to defer to the school district, which had opposed Read More …

Northport Board to Relocate Some Pupils for Roof Repair

Kindergartners and first graders at Ocean Avenue Elementary School will be relocated to another school for the fall semester because roof repairs are taking longer than expected. Superintendent Robert Banzer told parents in a letter that “What we initially hoped was a minor problem is, Read More …

Northport School Board Books 2 Emergency Meetings

The Northport school board has scheduled two emergency meetings for the coming week. The first is scheduled Tuesday. The board notice states that it will convene a public hearing to  “act upon a resolution, upon majority vote, to immediately convene into Executive Session to discuss Read More …