High-Risk Scholastic Sports to Return Feb. 1

High-risk scholastic sports, including wrestling, basketball and cheer, will restart Feb.1, Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone announced Monday. The plan will allow about 21,500 students¬† to participate in their sports. ¬† It was worked out with the Suffolk County School Superintendents Association and Section XI, Read More …

UPDATE: Some Sports Suspended in Suffolk County

 2nd UPDATE: Several high school winter sports were indefinitely postponed Friday by the governing body of athletics for Suffolk County.  “Section XI is not cancelling we are following the State and indefinitely postponing until more information is received from the Governor,” the organization said. Earlier, Read More …

All Fall High School Sports Postponed Until January

Athletic officials Friday postponed all fall sports until January, citing concerns about the spread of Covid-19 and logistical problems. A statewide school superintendents association had opposed restarting sports in September, citing the need to focus on academic, transportation and other issues first. Section XI, which Read More …

COVID-19 Updates: 4 Cases in Huntington; Hospital Screening; PSEG Suspends Power Cutoffs

Updated 8:25 p.m. Closings and other news about responses to the COVID-19 epidemic. The number of cases of infection with COVID-19 is up to four in Huntington. Huntington Hospital has suspended its volunteer program until at least April 24. For those scheduled for elective surgeries Read More …