Two state officials got a boots-on-the-ground look at what the Hauppauge school district is doing these days – and they liked what they saw. Department of Education Commissioner John B. King, Jr., and Sen. John Flanagan, R-East Northport, toured Hauppauge Middle School and Pines Elementary on Monday to observe classes and facilities and talk with students and faculty.
From Smithtown: Nesconset 9/11 First Responder Receives $50K for Helping Others
A Nesconset resident is being honored by 5-hour ENERGY for helping others cope with the aftermath of the Sept. 11 attacks, after overcoming his own obstacles.
John Feal, an Army veteran and 9/11 first responder, worked five and a half days at Ground Zero as a first responder before 8,000 pounds of steel crushed his left foot.
From Huntington: Huntington Remembers the Lost of 9/11
Those lost on Sept. 11, 2001 were remembered in a variety of solemn ceremonies around Huntington Wednesday.
The Town of Huntington held a low-key ceremony at Heckscher Park to honor the 43 residents.
From Northport: County Gets Green Light for $3.1M in Northport Sewer Improvements
Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone announced Tuesday that Northport Village received the green light to receive $3.18 million in sewer infrastructure improvements.
The grant is part of a $28-million package to build affordable housing and upgrade sewage treatment facilities in communities across the county.
From Dix Hills: Dix Hills Firefighters Remember Terry Farrell
As they have done every Sept. 11 since 9/11/01, the members of the Dix Hills Fire Department visited the gravesite of Chief Terry Farrell, also a firefighter with FDNY Rescue Company 4, who was killed along with 342 other firefighters at the World Trade Center.