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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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All-Long Island Girls Soccer Team Member Signs National Letter of Intent

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All-Long Island athlete commits to Fairfield University  
 
A special ceremony was held for Elwood John-H. Glenn senior Stephanie Tsangaris on Feb. 7, 2018. In front of family, coaches, and Elwood administration, Stephanie signed a National Letter of Intent (NLI) for Fairfield University, where she will be attending and playing soccer in the fall.
Stephanie has scored […]

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Huntington’s 31st Annual Black History Month Program Will Highlight Contributions by Women of Color

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The Town of Huntington will mark its 31st annual Black History Month celebration February 15, 2018 by focusing on achievements and contributions women of color have made to scientific research, social service agencies, government and business.
The program will give special recognition to Huntington resident Margaret Breland, who spent nearly two decades as the director of the […]

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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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Huntington Station Man Arrested for Stalking 13-year-old Female

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Suffolk County Police have arrested a Huntington Station man for stalking a teen while she was walking to her bus stop for more than a month.
Celso Garcia Mendez approached a 13-year-old female and handed her a note as she was walking to her bus stop on Sixth Avenue in Huntington Station on February 8, 2018 […]

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Cotton: An Interactive, Musical Presentation Honoring the African American Slave

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Venue Name: *Huntington Public Library*

Address: *338 Main Street, Huntington, NY 11743*

Title: *Cotton: An Interactive, Musical Presentation Honoring the African
American Slave*

Date: *Saturday, February 17, 2018*

Time: *2:00 PM*

Cost: *Free*

Description: This interactive, musical presentation remembers and honors
the plight of the African American slave through Spirituals, interspersed
with classic Slave Narratives. Visuals include historic photos […]

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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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Souper Bowl Victory at North Ridge Primary School

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The ninth annual “Souper Bowl” at North Ridge Primary School in Commack was a huge success!  The children collected a whopping total of 7,188 cans and bags of soup. Lorraine Esposito, the PE teacher at North Ridge, “sculpted” the soup into the shape of a giant sneaker. 

“Each day when the children came to gym, they […]

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The Day the Sheriff Came to Commack

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“I want to get to them, so they won’t have to get to me.”
It was a first for Commack Middle School when newly elected Suffolk County Sheriff Errol Toulon Jr.  came to town. Thanks to his friendship with a Commack family, the Catuoscos, whose son showed his social studies teacher a coin from the Sheriff’s […]

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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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