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Local Superintendents Respond to Sandy Hook Tragedy
The unspeakable tragedy at Sandy Hook Elementary in Newtown, Conn. this past week has tugged at the heartstrings of everyone, with many asking what is being done to prevent this from happening again somewhere else.
Superintendents from Miller Place, Rocky Point and Mt. Sinai have all released statements regarding the incident which discuss security and other topics of concern, and also join the nation in mourning those lost.
Students arrived at Comsewogue High School on Monday morning wearing blue and yellow to show their support for the community of Newtown, according to Assistant Superintendent Jennifer Reph.
Commack Fire Commissioner Returns Home Touched by Newtown Tragedy
Commack is hundreds of miles away from Newton, Conn. where news broke last Friday that a school shooting had killed 20 children and six adults at Sandy Hook Elementary School. In the aftermath, hundreds of volunteers and well-wishers has poured into the town and in doing so, its impact has touched their lives as well.
Commack Fire Commissioner Patrick Fazio said he went up to Newtown to visit and give support to the shooting's first responders.
Two Cars Crash on Townline Road
Suffolk County Police responded to a car crash in Hauppauge on Tuesday morning at the intersection of Townline Road and Mt. Pleasant Road.
Kings Park Man to Run Half-Marathon for Sandy Hook Community
Resident Jason Fried was devastated when he heard about the children and community members killed at Sandy Hook Elementary school last Friday, prompting him to join 'Ryan's Team,' started by a former Sandy Hook Elementary School student in the hopes of raising $50,000 to assist with funeral costs and counseling for victims' families and survivors at the school.
Fried, a father of four, was born in Kings Park and moved back to his original home last year recently got back into running. His dad was a track coach in Roslyn for many decades.
Alleged Holiday Tip Thieves Arrested in Three Village
Suffolk police have arrested two people whom they say stole tips left by Three Village residents intended for their sanitation workers on Thursday.