Schools: Pet Supply Roundup, Music Success

The Cold Spring Harbor Central School District Board of Education has recognized eight  student-musicians. Four students were chosen to perform at the Eastman School of Music during the New York State School Music Association (NYSSMA) Winter Conference in early December. Four students were selected as Read More …

Schools: Greenhouse Adds Weather Monitoring Station; Preschool Openings

South Huntington has half-day preschool seats available. afternoon sessions (12:30-3 pm.) seats are still available at Oakwood Primary Unchanged: South Huntington has half-day preschool seats available. afternoon sessions (12:30-3 pm.) seats are still available at Oakwood Primary Center and James Kaden Administrative Offices The district’s Read More …

State to Require Covid-19 Test for Unvaccinated School Staff

Gov. Kathy Hochul announced Tuesday that the state will require unvaccinated school staff to undergo weekly Covid-19 tests to combat the spread of the virus and its Delta variant. The new rule applies to public and charter schools. Hochul also said $65 million will be Read More …

Hochul Orders Masks for All Schools

Gov. Kathy Hochul ordered the state Department of Health on Tuesday to institute a universal mask requirement this fall in all public and private schools in the state to combat the spread of Covid-19. The Department of Health will issue the requirement through regulatory action Read More …

Bus Driver Shortage Strains After-School Transportation Schedules

With school reopening a week away, some districts are working to reconfigure bus schedules for after-school activities because of a serious shortage of drivers. Athletic events and other extracurricular activities appear to be the most likely to be affected in several districts because of the Read More …

Schools: Awards of Distinction; Recognition for Athletes

  Fourteen local students have been recognized as recipients of Distinguished Youth Awards, which they earned by completing a year-long program. They were each presented medals, certificates and proclamations in a special ceremony at the Suffolk County Legislature. Legis. Tom Donnelly, D-Huntington Station, said, “I Read More …

Updated: State Hands Back School Covid-19 Rules to Local Control

School districts will decide their own policies on Covid-19 masks and other school safety, the state Department of Health said Thursday. “With the end of the state disaster emergency on June 25, 2021, school districts are re-established as the controlling entity for schools. Schools and school Read More …

Covid-19 Mask, Vaccination Requirements Increasing

As the number of Covid-19 cases creeps higher in the Huntington area, businesses and employers are setting increased mask rules and vaccination requirements. At  Huntington Town Hall, Council members Joan Cergol, Ed Smyth, Mark Cuthbertson and Gene Cook all confirmed that they had been fully Read More …