Growing up with dyslexia, Cara Slotkin could have had her education greatly derailed. Instead, the Laurel native’s desire to improve as a reader fueled her thirst for learning and inspired her to dedicate her life to helping others study history, theater and language.
Luke Altman remembers playing with Legos in the children’s department at Mattituck-Laurel Library as a toddler. The 16-year-old from Laurel recalled that children’s librarian Barbara Moore would watch over him and other children, becoming an ever-present mentor during his younger days. READ
A sea of about 200 people — students, parents, alumni and members of Mattituck High School’s baseball program — attended the Mattituck-Cutchogue Board of Education meeting Oct. 16 and spoke in support of longtime physics teacher and baseball coach Steve DeCaro, who had been placed on administrative leave for an undisclosed reason.READ