"We asked and the people gave," said a very happy Julie Lingner, predsident of the l Parent Faculty Organization, as she got ready to cut the ribbon for the final phase of the school's new playground. , now complete, is a two-phase project to raise money for new playground equipment for the school. In only 8 months, they were able to raise over $30,000 for the project, which was begun in September.
Tweets, Facebook posts show various reactions to news Commack School District was ranked No. 18 in New York, No. 95 in country by U.S. News & World Report.
A pair of professors from Stony Brook and New York University, along with a team of colleagues, have signed an exclusive agreement withNostrum Pharmaceuticals to develop a treatment for idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis, a lung disease affecting nearly 200,000 Americans that causes death to as many as 40,000 each year.
A Hauppauge school administrator will be leaving the school district this spring to take up a new role in Port Jefferson. Matthew Murphy, Hauppauge's director of K-12 math, has been hired as the new high school principal by , to replace Roseann Cirnigliaro from the district in February.
Donna McKeown is an eight-year resident of Port Jefferson and a cookie maker. In the first year of the Port Jefferson Farmers Market, McKeown was there selling her cookie called "The Junkie," filled with pretzels, potato chips, bittersweet chocolate, coffee and marshmallows. She made this decadent delight from her home-based business, D.K. Cookie Company.