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Flapjacks Raise Funds For Hospital Research

The Student Government at Oldfield Middle School in the Harborfields Central School District held their fifth annual Flapjack Fundraiser on Jan. 12 and raised $1,500. All proceeds are going towards St. Jude Children’s Hospital Research. Pictured: Oldfield Middle student government eighth-graders Lindsay, Caleb, Nahrahel, James, Peter and Owen with advisers Chris Havranek
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Eagle Scout Project Complete

Logan Mastrandrea has completed his Eagle Scout project by installing a bench in the Village of Lindenhurst 9/11 Memorial Garden. The bench was dedicated in memory of Jimmy Schiavone, who passed from 9/11 related illness. The bench was dedicated on Saturday February 2, 2019 in a ceremony with family and friends of Logan and the […]
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Birch School Hosts Living Museum

Regina Mignone’s third-grade class at Birch School in Merrick recently wrapped up its unit on biographies by organizing a living wax museum. Students developed presentations on famous figures of historical significance, then took their projects a few giant steps further by dressing as their study subjects and posing as wax figures for the museum, which […]
Living Well With Allison Kugel

Living Well with Allison Kugel

Be Mindful of Microaggressions By: Allison Kugel   According to, the definition of a microaggression is “a statement, action, or incident regarded as an instance of indirect, subtle, or unintentional discrimination against members of a marginalized group such as a racial or ethnic minority.” I was heartbroken to read that Empire star Jussie Smollett