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MIDDLE SCHOOL KIDS GO TO COLLEGE

Student Clean Water Projects Presented at Stony Brook   70 Middle School finalists in a contest to develop projects aimed at reducing water contamination on Long Island will go to college to have their projects judged and hear a lecture from Stony Brook scientist Dr. Christopher Gobler.   The students, aged 11-14 developed clever and […]
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Brookhaven National Lab Science Fair winners

Two students from the Northport-East Northport Union Free School District were selected as first-place winners in Brookhaven National Lab’s 2019 Elementary School Science Fair on May 4. The fair received more than 400 science projects from 100 elementary schools across Suffolk County and was judged by Brookhaven scientists, engineers, staff and local teachers. Only one
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Bellport High School Hosts Mental Health Awareness Week

Bellport High School administration and faculty believe that mental health is as important as students’ physical health. During the week of April 29-May 3, the school held its second annual Mental Health Awareness Week to raise awareness of the various and potential mental health needs of students. Assistant Principal Heather Giacomin explained that the event […]
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Lakeside School Danceathon Raises $5,854

Kudos to Levy Lakeside School in Merrick for dancing its way to $5,854 in donations for two very worthwhile causes.   Lakeside School’s Student Council Crew organized a March 29 danceathon, in which fourth, fifth and sixth graders secured donations in exchange for dancing, all for the benefit of Phoenix House and Sunrise Day Camp. […]
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Celebrating Special Women at Great Neck Road

Kindergartners at Great Neck Road Elementary School in the Copiague School District showed their moms and invited guests just how special they are with Mother’s Day festivities in their respective classrooms on May 9.   Invited guests were welcomed to Jeanne DeMott’s kindergarten class, where the students shared snacks and showed off their artistic abilities […]
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How To Bring Beneficial Bees Back

Bees, birds and butterflies play integral roles in pollinating many of the crops humans rely on for sustenance. The National Pollinator Garden Network, through the National Wildlife Federation, recently launched the Million Pollinator Garden Challenge, an effort to increase the amount of nectar and pollen food sources as the organization aims to reverse the alarming […]
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Saladino Seeks Honorees For “Salute To America” Veterans Recognition Ceremony On July 9th

Oyster Bay Town Supervisor Joseph Saladino today announced that nominations are currently being sought for the Town’s Veterans Volunteer Awards, which will take place prior to the Annual “Salute to America” program on Tuesday, July 9th at John J. Burns Town Park in Massapequa at 7:30pm.  Residents are invited to nominate extraordinary individuals who have […]