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Northport Senior Named Distinguished Finalist In Community Service Program

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Northport High School senior Zoe Perles was named one of eight distinguished finalists in the 2018 Prudential Spirit of Community Awards in New York. This program is the nation’s largest youth-recognition program that is based on volunteer and community service alone.
Perles, raised in a home where serving the community and the less fortunate was a […]

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District Attorney Sini Announces Major Gang Initiative

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LAUNCH OF NEW GANG UNIT &
INCREASED COLLABORATION BETWEEN REGIONAL LAW ENFORCEMENT

New Gang Unit Comprises Team of Attorneys and Investigators Dedicated to Prosecuting
All Crimes Committed by Gang Members in Suffolk County

Unit Will Employ Multipronged Strategy with Focus on Collaboration between Local,
State and Federal Law Enforcement Partners to Target and Eradicate Violent Street
Gangs like MS-13
Suffolk County District […]

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Northport Track Team Suffolk County Champs

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Northport High School’s boys winter track and field team defeated Brentwood High School on February 5, 2018, making them this season’s Suffolk County champions. 
Team members Isaiah Claiborne, Elijah Claiborne, and Dan O’Connor contributed to this victory with high placements in the 1000, 1600 and 1200 meter runs. 
“It was a great team victory, anchored by the […]

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Northport English Teachers Honored For Statewide Excellence

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Northport High School English teachers Pamela Uruburu and Elizabeth Sherwood were recently named Educators of Excellence by the New York State English Council for the 2016-17 school year. Uruburu and Sherwood were honored at the NYSEC’s conference in Albany this past fall.
“I’m deeply honored by this recognition,” said Ms. Uruburu, “and after 28 years as […]

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New York School Bus Contractors Association Calls on Legislature to Increase Fines

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New York School Bus Contractors Association Calls on Legislature to Increase Fines for Illegally Passing a School Bus and to Provide Sales Tax Exemption for School Buses in the 2018-2019 Executive Budget
The New York School Bus Contractors Association is renewing its call for budget initiatives that will help taxpayers and school districts save millions of […]

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Supervisor Lupinacci Reminds Residents to Sign Up for Telephone Alerts

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Those without listed landline phones need to opt in for emergency calls
          Huntington Supervisor Chad A. Lupinacci is reminding residents who do not have listed landline phones or who prefer to receive notifications on their cell phone to sign up for the Town’s Huntington Alert system by visiting the Town’s website.
         The […]

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Huntington Fire Chiefs’ Council Installation and Awards

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The Town of Huntington Fire Chiefs’ Council recently held their annual installation of officers and award ceremony for 2018. Huntington Town Clerk Jo-Ann Raia administered the oath of office to the Executive Board members who are: President John McDonough of Northport, First Vice President Dan McConnell of Halesite, Second Vice President Chuck Brady of Huntington […]

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New York School Bus Contractors Association Joins Governor Cuomo in Calling for an Increase in Penalties for Drivers Who Illegally Pass a Stopped School Bus

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The New York School Bus Contractors Association is renewing its call for the passage of legislation to stiffen the penalties for drivers who illegally pass a stopped school bus.   This follows Governor Andrew Cuomo’s proposal made during his recent State of the State Address to increase fines on drivers who continue to ignore the law […]

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New Supervisor Chad Lupinacci Outlines New Direction for Town at Inaugural

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Chad A. Lupinacci was sworn in as the Town of Huntington’s 81st Supervisor January 2, detailing in an inaugural address how he plans to take the Town in a “new direction” over the next four years.
“This night has been a long time coming, a night when we return Town government to the control of those […]

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Nicholas Ciappetta Appointed as New Huntington Town Attorney

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The Huntington Town Board, at its January 3, 2018 organizational meeting, appointed South Huntington School Board president Nicholas Ciappetta as the next Town Attorney.

In a resolution sponsored by Supervisor Chad A. Lupinacci, the Town Board unanimously selected Mr. Ciappetta, who has served for the past 13 years in the New York City Corporation Counsel’s office, […]

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