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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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Elwood-John H. Glenn Soccer Coach Named Coach of the Year

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Elwood-John H. Glenn High School boys soccer coach Lou Hanner was recently awarded the Section/Region 1 Coach of the Year award by the The National Federation of High Schools. Hanner is one of 11 coaches throughout New York State that received sectional awards for the 2016-2017 school year.
Coaches nominated and awarded this honor have outstanding […]

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Elwood-John H. Glenn High School Nominated For National Blue Ribbon Schools Award

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The district is pleased to announce that Elwood-John H. Glenn High School has been nominated to join the community of National Blue Ribbon Schools. Elwood-John H. Glenn High School, selected by the New York State Department of Education as an Examplary High Performing School, is currently one of 19 finalists in New York State.
“Every staff […]

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January-February Events for Adults at Cold Spring Harbor Library

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The following events/programs are open to all adults.  Advance registration is always encouraged, even when not required.

MEDITATION WITH LINDA CAFIERO
Wednesdays, January 17 and February 28, 2018 2pm
Spend an hour nourishing yourself from deep within as you engage in the practice of mindful meditation with Linda Cafiero. Come to one or both classes. Free and open […]

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Elwood-John H. Glenn Senior Commits to West Point

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Elwood-John H. Glenn High School senior Nathaniel Larkins was recruited by the United States Military Academy at West Point and a signing ceremony was held to finalize his commitment on Dec. 20, 2017. Larkins will be playing football for West Point’s Division I football team during his time there.
Athletic Director David Shanahan welcomed all in […]

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Half Hollow Hills Receives $6K Donation From Tom Collins / Chris Panatier 9/11 Memorial Foundation

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Generous Gift To Benefit Local Families In Need This Holiday Season

The Half Hollow Hills Central School District of Huntington and Babylon has received a generous $6,000 donation for the Half Hollow Hills – Helping Our Own program from the Tom Collins / Chris Panatier 9/11 Memorial Foundation. This is the 14th year Half Hollow Hills […]

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Commack Students Bringing Joy to Local Seniors

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Challenge accepted! Patricia Tappin and Tara O’Grady’s fifth grade class at Mandracchia Sawmill Intermediate School in Commack was given the task to come up with a way to give back to the members of our community during this holiday season. The students, with the help of their families, decided to collect toiletries and create gift […]

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Supervisor Lupinacci Recognizes Siemens Winners

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Huntington Supervisor Chad A. Lupinacci joined the Half Hollow Hills Board of Education January 8, 2017 in recognizing three district students who won the $100,000 team grand prize in the prestigious Siemens Competition in Math, Science and Technology.
 
The three juniors —   Jillian Parker of High School West, and Arooba Ahmed and Jiachen Lee of High […]

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New Eagle Scouts Honored By Supervisor Chad Lupinacci and Councilwomen Joan Cergol

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Huntington Supervisor Chad A. Lupinacci and Councilwoman Joan Cergol recognized four new Eagle Scouts at ceremonies across the Town on Saturday, January 6, 2017.
In a ceremony at St. Paul’s United Methodist Church in Northport, Supervisor Lupinacci and Councilwoman Cergol presented proclamations to Eagle Scouts John Taylor Fox and Richard Harrison Clinton from Troop 410. At […]

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