06/15/18 6:00am
06/15/2018 6:00 AM

As his family hurried about his South Dakota home, preparing for an afternoon graduation ceremony, David Christianson calmly passed the time by mowing the lawn.

His mother, Bev, of New Suffolk, handed a large framed photo to each of Mr. Christianson’s three children — Carl, 11, Oscar, 8, and Margaret, 5. The kids were singing and marching around the home and couldn’t wait to reveal the plan to their father. READ

06/14/18 6:00am
06/14/2018 6:00 AM

During each round of chemotherapy in Manhattan, Dylan Newman’s parents give him a fresh pack of baseball cards. 

Dylan, 14, who is battling Ewing’s sarcoma, has a wall filled with signed cards and baseballs in his room in Southold, said his parents, Todd and Tanya Newman.  READ

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06/06/18 6:00am

Southold High School will have a new principal next month. 

Terence Rusch, currently an assistant principal at Division Avenue High School in the Levittown School District, will begin his new position July 1. He will replace current principal William Galati, who has been appointed principal at George W. Hewlett High School in Nassau County.  READ

05/03/18 6:00am
05/03/2018 6:00 AM

Team RICE 870’s drive team, which controls the robot during competition, in Detroit. The team is made up of sophomores from Southold and Greenport high schools.

The Southold/Greenport robotics team returned from Detroit with something to be proud of: a trip to the semifinal round at the world competition.

“It was great,” sophomore Drew Wolf of Greenport said. “I think because we’re very young it was definitely an invaluable experience and we all learned a lot. We have two more years to try to get back to Detroit and Worlds, which is great for us.”

More than 400 teams qualified for worlds, so competitors were grouped into subdivisions. The Southold/Greenport group, Team RICE 870, was a member of the Archimedes Division, which included 68 teams.  READ

04/25/18 6:00am
04/25/2018 6:00 AM

LaValle, Palumbo meet with North Fork students

High school students from Greenport and Southold filed into the library at Mattituck High School Friday, joining Mattituck students seated in chairs forming a “U.”

Seated across from the students was State Senator Ken LaValle and State Assemblyman Anthony Palumbo, who fielded questions from the students about gun laws, school safety and mental health issues.

“I love the opportunity to come and interact with students because you are the future,” Mr. LaValle said. — READ