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Northport students serve the community

Seven current and past members of Norwood Avenue Elementary School’s service club, the “O Ambassadors,” volunteered at Project HOPE on Oct. 28. Project HOPE is a community ministry founded by the youth of St. Hugh’s Parish to help those in need in the surrounding Huntington area. This free meal center offers food to anyone in […]
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Students Take School to Oz

The stage was booming with talent in the Robert Moses Middle School’s auditorium of the North Babylon School District, as seventh- and eighth-grade students performed the “The Wizard of Oz” for its fellow sixth-grade classmates. The students dazzled the audience with classic songs like “Ding Dong The Witch Is Dead,” “Follow The Yellow Brick Road,” […]
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Dr. Leno Thomas to Join NYCBS

New York Cancer & Blood Specialists (NYCBS) is pleased to announce that Dr. Leno Thomas has joined our innovative and dedicated network of physicians. For patients and loved ones, the fight against cancer or a complicated or sometimes even a benign, but cumbersome hematological disorder is a life-altering challenge. Since each patient is different, Dr. […]
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Legislator Tom Donnelly Congratulates Police Explorers For Their Commitment to Community

Suffolk County Legislator Tom Donnelly (D-Huntington Station) greeted members of the Police Explorers unit of the First Precinct Suffolk County Police Department at a recent open house at the Deer Park Fire Department. The Suffolk County Police Explorer program provides positive experiences to help young people mature, make proper decisions, and become responsible adults.
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Turning Civic Knowledge Into Civic Action

American Law and Criminal Justice students at Northport High School were recently visited by Jaqueline Sullivan, a 2015 NHS graduate and the current outreach coordinator for the Town of Huntington Youth Court. Volunteering for this program gets students involved in the adjudication of real court cases that involve youth from the town. When a youth […]
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Celebrating apples

            The aroma of freshly cooked apples and cinnamon wafted through Wantagh’s Forest Lake Elementary School as kindergarten students cooked applesauce from fresh apples. Using a Foley mill, each student took turns churning the wedge to separate the skin from the meat of the apple and then tasted the delicious culinary creation. During the week, […]

Helping You Help Others

By: Noelle Lambert   November’s Charity of the Month is: The Book Fairies   The Book Fairies is an organization located in Freeport, NY. Six years ago, founder Amy Zaslansky heard about a classroom that had no books to offer to its students. Amy decided to start a book drive for used children’s books so […]