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On Tuesday, Sept. 5, 2017 the Elwood Union Free School District started the 2017-18 school year. Students were all smiles getting off the buses, greeting new teachers and both old and new friends.
At James H. Boyd Intermediate School, students unpacked their school supplies into their desks and got acclimated with their classmates through “getting to […]

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Dear Editor,
 It has come to my attention that there are grumblings that I, Lisa Cook the wife of Town of Huntington Councilman Eugene
Cook, was the reason he dropped out of the race for Huntington Town Supervisor.  I feel compelled to set the record straight.
The truth of the matter is that my husband withdrew from the […]

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It was a day of preparation for Elwood Union Free School District’s 15 newest teachers as they gathered in the Elwood Middle School library on Aug. 28, 2017 for the first day of their New Teacher Orientation. The two-day orientation program allowed the new staff members to be officially introduced to the district through key […]

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Before the start of the new school year, students and families in the Elwood Union Free School District were invited to a special meet and greet with Elwood Middle School’s newest Principal, Dr. Christina Sapienza, on Aug. 24, 2017.
The district appointed Dr. Sapienza over the summer where she began her new position. The community arrived […]

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The Suffolk County Red-light Camera Program is unconstitutional and ineffective. By the county’s own admission, rear-end collisions have increased 30%. In total, the program has fined Suffolk residents more than $30,000,000, with an average of 30-40% of these fees going not to the county, but Maryland-based Xerox, the vendor whom records and processes all fees […]

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On Monday, Sept. 18, 2017 Elwood Union Free School District’s Superintendent of Schools Dr. Kenneth Bossert will host a community forum to update residents on the potential bond referendum that is being considered by the board of education. The forum will begin at 7 p.m. in the Elwood Middle School auditorium.
This meeting is a follow-up […]

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Dear Friends and Neighbors,
By now we’ve all heard about the devastation that Hurricane Harvey has brought to Texas and the surrounding areas. Not so long ago, we were the ones in need of assistance in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy; lets pay it forward! Community member George Schwertl has rented trucks to be driven to […]

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Annual Event in Honor of Scott Martella, Former Communications Director for Suffolk County Executive Bellone
 
Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone today announced the Scott Martella Back-to-School Drive in partnership with the Long Island Coalition for the Homeless to provide supplies for underprivileged students before the start of the school year.  The donation drive will be held […]

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Incoming Elwood-John H. Glenn High School junior, Iván Andrade recently traveled to Italy as a result of his first-place win on the level three 2017 American Association of Teachers of Italian’s National Italian Exam. Iván and former high school senior Michael Hermanns, who placed first on the level five exam, were placed in a drawing […]

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Huntington Town and top Suffolk County officials will implement a comprehensive strategy focused on attacking gangs and reducing violent crime in the Town.
The commitment to devising a multi-pronged, multi-agency approach followed a meeting at Huntington Town Hall called by Councilwoman Tracey A. Edwards that included Supervisor Frank P. Petrone, County Executive Steve Bellone, Police Commissioner Tim […]

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