Things are moving full-steam ahead for a group of parents and community members who are trying to open an independent Catholic high school at the Bishop McGann-Mercy property — or should we say full STREAM ahead.
The group hopes to operate as a STREAM school, which stands for science, technology, religion, engineering, art and mathematics. READ
After receiving eight write-in votes in last week’s uncontested New Suffolk Board of Education election, Lauren Grant has decided to accept the position. READ
Cutchogue East Elementary School is looking to introduce before- and after-school programs. READ
Visitors to Mattituck High School in the last three weeks have been greeted by large cardboard boxes set underneath a poster showing students inside Turkish elementary school classrooms. Many of those students, who are being educated in rural areas of Turkey, are Syrian refugees. READ
Less than a year after Jill Schroeder opened a second JABS fitness center on Route 58 in Riverhead, she has closed it. Its last day of operation was Saturday, May 12.
Ms. Schroeder, mother of a 3-year-old, said she jumped at the opportunity to expand the business, but found it difficult to balance her time between two locations and a young family. The Riverhead JABS (Joining Active Bodies Studio) opened in September. READ
Throughout her life, Kathy Wallace of East Marion has always been connected to Greenport schools.
Born in Greenport, she graduated from Greenport High School in 1972. After splitting her college career between SUNY/Oneonta and Southampton College, she returned home and began substitute teaching at her alma mater. READ
On Tuesday, DuWayne Gregory, presiding officer of the Suffolk County Legislature, announced that a bill to create a Marine Industry Revitalization Advisory Council, has been passed.
It is hoped the council will help boost the industry, attract and retain jobs and boost related tourism. Suffolk County has over 980 miles of shoreline and more than 300 bodies of water, Mr. Gregory said. READ
Voters in all five local school districts will be asked to vote on the 2018-19 budgets and more this Tuesday. READ
In 2014, South Fork school districts partnered with local hospitals, elected officials and the Family Service League to create the South Fork Behavioral Health Initiative. READ
In less than a month, Olivia Valle will stand on that stage at Bishop-McGann Mercy High School and look out at the audience — fellow classmates wearing green and white gowns, the teachers who have inspired her and alumni of the close-knit Riverhead Catholic school. To have the opportunity to address the class as valedictorian is a once-in-a-lifetime moment for any student. For Olivia, it will be so much more. READ