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Trying to organize a 55th year gathering rather than wait for our 60th.
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Nancy Louise Palahnuk, 81  RiverheadLOCAL

Nancy Louise Palahnuk of Southold died Dec. 2, 2018 at San Simeon Nursing Home. She was 81 years old. She was born Oct. 31, 1937 to Audrey Liebl and ...



Cops: LI student threatened his school on Snapchat  Newsday

A student from Franklin Square threatened his high school by posting a photo of himself with a gun and another one depicting his campus on fire, Nassau police ...



Officials: Probation for teen who made threats  Newsday

Joseph K. Khanat also was ordered to stay away from a Sewanhaka High School administrator whom he had threatened, according to court records.



Honors across the board at Sewanhaka  The Island Now

Dozens of awards were presented to teachers, students and the Sewanhaka Central High School District's Board of Education Tuesday night. There was ...



Sewanhaka ed board to take hard look at security  The Island Now

By Samuel Glasser. The Sewanhaka Central High School Board of Education voted Tuesday to establish a subcommittee to review the district's security ...



Sewanhaka honors former student with diploma  The Island Now

Former Sewanhaka High School student Wady Vasquez Asencio received his high school diploma, thanks to the New York State Education Department's High ...



Nassau Police: Student Arrested for Threatening High School in Floral Park  LongIsland.com

Joseph K. Khanat, 17, posted a photo of himself posing with a gun and using threatening words directed at Sewanhaka High School, cops say.



Top Sewanhaka students to cross stage, head to college  The Island Now

Scientists. Club presidents. Varsity athletes. A newspaper editor. A baton twirler. These are among the many roles filled by this year's valedictorians and ...



Nassau HS Athletic HOF grows  liherald.com

The Nassau County High School Athletics Hall of Fame will hold its 2018 induction ceremony on Wednesday, Sept. 26 at 6 p.m. at the Crest Hollow County Club.



‘Brigadoon’ comes to Sewanhaka  The Island Now

Sewanhaka High School students performed the classic musical “Brigadoon” on March 9 through 11. “Brigadoon” is the story of two New York City war buddies ...



Sewanhaka board celebrates student-musicians  The Island Now

Members of the Sewanhaka Central High School Board of Education recognized district students who were selected to perform as part of the 2017 New York ...



Walt Whitman preservationist, educator dies  Newsday

In the Long Island region and upstate New York, he knew every bird, shrub, flower or plant,” his son Bruce Northam said.



Floral Park-Bellerose adopts new mission statement  The Island Now

At its April 12 meeting, the Floral Park-Bellerose Union Free School District's Board of Education officially adopted a new mission statement, as well as a series ...



Sewanhaka High School homecoming  Newsday

Sewanhaka High School in Floral Park celebrated homecoming on Sept. 20, 2014.



Parade Kicks Off The Countdown To The 150th Belmont Stakes  TAPinto.net

ELMONT, N.Y. — The 11th annual Belmont/Elmont Parade was the biggest one yet, kicking off Belmont Stakes Racing Festival Week under sunny skies on June ...



First-Place oratory win for Sewanhaka’s Bossous  The Island Now

Sewanhaka High School's Joel Bossous Jr. competed in the Theodore Roosevelt Oratorical competition and placed first. This competition is open to all Nassau ...



Letters: Move voting to other public buildings  Newsday

It is possible to move election voting out of the schools and avoid the risk of strangers endangering students and staff [“Discord over schools as polling places,” ...



Sewanhaka school district seeks $99.5-million bond  Newsday

Sewanhaka school district officials are seeking support for a $99.5 million bond -- it would cost $144 annually for the average homeowner -- for "long overdue" ...



Sewanhaka football camp  Newsday

Scenes from Sewanhaka football training camp on Tuesday, Aug. 23, 2016.



NHP schools Sewanhaka Advanced Placement art students go APE  The Island Now

The artwork of four Sewanhaka High School Advanced Placement students was featured at the Art League of Long Island's 11th annual Go APE artist reception ...



Obituary: John Robert Bob Rowland, 92, of Weston  Weston, CT Patch

Obituary: John Robert "Bob" Rowland, 92, of Weston - Weston-Redding-Easton, CT - Upon discharge from the Navy, Bob took a job with Pfizer Pharmaceuticals ...



Elmont holds on for 47-46 win over Sewanhaka  Newsday

Gigi Faison, her body trembling and voice wavering, could barely express her emotions.The freshman scored all nine of her points in the final 10 minutes ...



Memorial Day events on Long Island  Newsday

TODAYCENTEREACHPARADE AND *SERVICE*. Begins at 1 p.m. at the corner of Middle Country and Henry roads, ends at VFW Hall Post 4927 on Horseblock ...



Vinny Testaverde's son wins starting QB job at Albany  Newsday

Vince Testaverde, son of Long Island native and former Jets quarterback Vinny Testaverde, will start the University at Albany's season opener at Pittsburgh on ...



Elmont library unveils Fosters Meadow's past  liherald.com

More than a hundred people gathered inside the Elmont Memorial Library in early April to learn the history of Fosters Meadow. Most of those in attendance were ...



LI principal channels Rod Stewart 1 last time  Newsday

At every graduation ceremony for Sewanhaka High School, principal Debra Lidowsky closes by reciting the lyrics to her favorite song, Rod Stewart's “Forever ...



Should Immigration Be Part of High School Curricula?  VICE

Get the VICE App on iOS and Android. Shafaq Khan has taken dozens of classes during her time at Sewanhaka High School in Floral Park, New York, a diverse ...



Ex-nun, artist, student mentor dies at 94  Newsday

Her work was displayed at venues across the New York area, including Pratt Institute in Brooklyn and the Brooklyn Museum.



LI students donate gifts to help needy  Newsday

Long Island students learned the importance of giving in recent weeks, as dozens of local schools held holiday gift collections to benefit children in need, both ...



School bands, elected officials and youth groups march in St. Patrick’s Day Parade  The Island Now

Residents from across Nassau County braced Sunday's cold and wind for an early St. Patrick's Day celebration in the Village of Mineola. The Irish American ...



Former LI teacher and coach dies at 84  Newsday

The former students and players of longtime Bethpage High School coach and teacher Harry Settino would often stop by his Bethpage home, his son recalled, ...



Pelham Picks New Schools Superintendent  Patch.com

Pelham Picks New Schools Superintendent - Pelham, NY - She's a Long Island educator who has worked in Westchester before.



Harvard Club of LI honors Herricks, Sewanhaka teachers  The Island Now

By Jessica Chin. One teacher had him challenge the minds of the mathematicians Euler and Fermat in middle school. The other had an entire class excited ...



LIer recalls ‘days of wonder’ at Elmont school  Newsday

I recently received an email from an old elementary school classmate. It's been years since I've spoken to him, and it brought back a flood of wonderful memories ...



Buying in Elmont  Newsday

THE SCOOP Situated along Nassau's western border, Elmont is nicknamed the “Gateway to Long Island,” says Assemb. Michaelle Solages, who was born and ...



You Couldn't Call It a One-Horse Town  New York Times

Elmont, best known for the 430-acre Belmont Park racetrack, is diverse and has mostly owner-occupied and neatly kept Capes, ranches, raised ranches and ...



Manhasset Athletics Director to be Inducted Into Nassau County Hall of Fame  The Island Now

Manhasset High School athletics director Jim Amen will be inducted into Nassau County High School Athletics Hall of Fame, hall officials announced last week.



Division Avenue HS has 2 new assistant principals  Newsday

EDUCATION Division Avenue High School in Levittown has appointed two new assistant principals. Terence Rusch of Bayside, Queens, was a special ...



Jeanne Mary Koopman, 71  Herald-Mail Media

Jeanne Mary Koopman, 71, of Williamsport, Md., passed away Friday, May 19, 2017, at her home peacefully surrounded by her loving family. Born March 29 ...



In Floral Park, triplets celebrate turning 90  Newsday

They were born in a third-floor apartment in the Flatbush section of Brooklyn on Aug. 23, 1920, surprising their parents and the doctor that there were three ...



LI mock trial teams advance to state competition  Newsday

The verdict is in. Mock trial teams from Stella K. Abraham High School for Girls in Hewlett Bay Park and Three Village Central School District in East Setauket are ...



LI valedictorians 2016: Plainedge to Wyandanch  Newsday

Meet Long Island's 2016 valedictorians, arranged in alphabetical order by school from Plainedge to Wyandanch. To report errors, please call 631-843-4813.



Top students in Heckscher Museum contest  Newsday

Valley Stream and Northport students took the top spots in a local art contest that received a record number of entries for the fifth consecutive year.Ricky Vargas ...



Newsday Marching Band Festival 2017: Highlights  Newsday

See highlights from performances at the 55th annual Newsday Marching Band Festival at Mitchel Field Athletic Complex in Uniondale.



8th District race pits Gerrato against Muscarella  liherald.com

In the Nassau County Legislature's 8th District, Democrat Carl Gerrato, a Nassau County corrections officer, is challenging longtime incumbent Vincent ...



Dennis Peron, Early Medical Marijuana Advocate, Dies at 71  The New York Times

Dennis Peron, who openly dealt marijuana from a “supermarket” in San Francisco in the 1970s before leading a successful campaign to legalize it for medical ...



LI valedictorians 2017: Roslyn to Wyandanch  Newsday

Meet Long Island's 2017 valedictorians, arranged in alphabetical order by school from Roslyn to Wyandanch. To report errors, please call 631-843-4813.



Meet the Nassau HS HOF Class of 2017  Newsday

Here is the Nassau County High School Athletics Hall of Fame Class of 2017. The third class of inductees includes 13 athletes, 10 coaches, five administrators, ...



Ward Melville Among 100 High Schools With Best Teachers in NY  Patch.com

Three Village, NY - The national list ranks 5886 public high schools based on teaching statistics and about 920000 ratings from 240000 students and parents.



LI students advance to business contest finals  Newsday

Four Long Island teams are heading to the national level after being named finalists in a regional business competition.The teams — Flip Chip of Syosset High ...



Eastern Suffolk BOCES hires David Wicks  Newsday

EDUCATION David Wicks of Wading River, assistant superintendent for curriculum and instruction for the Riverhead Central School District, has been hired as ...



Brown, Robert "Bob" Earle  The Chattanoogan

A devoted husband, warm and loving father, and lifelong teacher, Bob was born in Woodbury, NJ to Earle and Ellen Brown. He spent most of his youth in Elmont, ...



Firefighters slurp clams, raise $12,000 for charity  Newsday

Volunteer firefighters scooped, slurped and scarfed down raw clams Sunday to raise money for their fire departments and a charity serving wounded armed ...



LI student wins best-in-show in art contest  Newsday

A Valley Stream student won best-in-show in an annual art contest that received a record number of entries from across Long Island.Nicole Noel, a Valley ...



Nassau: State Science Olympiad winner  Newsday

The Three Village Central School District swept the 2013 New York State Science Olympiad and will go on to compete nationally next month. Earlier this month ...



Top 25 girls bowlers for 2016-17  Newsday

A look at the top high school girls bowlers on Long Island as the 2016 season gets underway. (Listed in alphabetical order.)



Lacrosse, football coach Chris Deeks dies  Newsday

Chris Deeks' lifelong motto was "leave a footprint." He left his through sports. "He was a very generous, loving, giving, and kind person who touched many lives," ...



Garden City football coach Tom Flatley retires with second most wins in LI history  Newsday

Tom Flatley, a man of few words and many wins, has announced his retirement as the iconic football coach at Garden City High School after 30 years of ...



Hofstra grad who became dean dies at 75  Newsday

David Christman of Merrick, who over nearly four decades as a Hofstra University dean pushed the bounds of the traditional classroom, has died. He was 75.



Suffolk: High school student journalists earn awards  Newsday

Long Island's high school journalists came together to celebrate each other's best work in print, radio and television -- as well as learn a thing or two about the ...



Long Island salutatorians 2016: Plainedge to Wyandanch  Newsday

Meet Long Island's 2016 salutatorians, arranged in alphabetical order by school from Plainedge to Wyandanch. To report errors, please call 631-843-4813.



Make A Film helps kids cope with ailments  Newsday

Tiffany Sopp was born with one lung and a single-ventricle heart -- medical problems that make it difficult for her to climb stairs and navigate her way through ...



Hurricane Evacuation Shelters: A List  NBC New York

Hurricane Irene evacuation centers are being set up throughout the area. For the latest information on the storm and where evacuations are ordered, check here.



Donald Bain, Widely Read Author (but Not by That Name), Dies at 82  The New York Times

Donald Bain, the pseudonymous author of the “Murder, She Wrote” novels, Margaret Truman's “Capital Crimes” mysteries and “Coffee, Tea or Me?,” the ...



Students honored for volunteer efforts  Newsday

Two loca Island students were recipients of Prudential Spirit of Community Awards as New York's top youth volunteers for 2016.Cole Faller, 12, of Roslyn ...



Longtime high school football coach dies at 82  Newsday

Those who knew him never had just one story about Anthony “Tony” Grimaldi. But most of those stories were about football, like the fact that he had coffee and a ...



Upcoming reunions: schools, other events  Newsday

BAYPORT/BLUE POINT ALUMNI. A reunion luncheon is 12:30-4:30 p.m. July 10 at The Mediterranean Manor, 303 E. Main St., Patchogue. Graduates and ...



42 highlights from the Newsday Marching Band Festival  Newsday

See highlights from performances at the 54th annual Newsday Marching Band Festival at Mitchel Field Athletic Complex in Uniondale.



Lawyer, ex-prosecutor Michael O'Brien dies at 76  Newsday

Michael O'Brien, a Laurel Hollow lawyer and former Queens County prosecutor, a Nassau County administrator and a schoolteacher, died Sunday of a stroke in ...



George F. Maher, retired Nassau police chief of department, dies at 86  Newsday

George F. Maher of East Meadow was a quiet man who left his mark on the Nassau County Police Department.He formed its Hostage Negotiation Team in 1974, ...



Longtime Bethpage football coach Vogts dies at 80  Newsday

Howie Vogts, the legendary football coach at Bethpage High School for the past 56 years, died yesterday. Vogts, the winningest high school coach in state ...



Memorial Day parades, events on Long Island  Newsday

Here's a list of Memorial Day parades and other events happening across Long Island on Sunday, May 25 and Monday, May 26. SUNDAY, MAY 25 ...



Italian pride show in Columbus Day parade  Queens Chronicle

About 100 people marched in Saturday's Columbus Day Parade in Whitestone, with the marching band from Sewanhaka High School in Floral Park making up ...



Meeting Cousin Brucie again, after 50 years  Newsday

I was 15 the first time I met rock and roll radio icon Bruce Morrow, the popular DJ better known as Cousin Brucie. He had an energetic, gravely voice that imbued ...



Nassau girls soccer awards dinner  Newsday

Photos from the Nassau County girls soccer awards dinner.



GNBCC Interns Present Research  Great Neck Record

From left, top row: Elan Itschakov, Kayla Lieb, Sayo Ogunleye, Joanna George, Adrian-James Gevero and Mohammad Samroz; bottom row: Stacy Okin and ...



THE FINAL SUNDAY MORNING QB: Stories from 29 years covering the NFL for the Daily News - NY Daily News  New York Daily News

It's been a blast. This is my final column for the Daily News after 29 years.



36 confirmed cases of LI schools cheating on state tests over past decade  Newsday

Three dozen complaints of cheating on state tests in Long Island schools have been substantiated by investigators during the past decade, according to records ...



Nassau: Green-clean-driving idea  Newsday

A team of Locust Valley fifth-graders has reached the national level of a prestigious science competition for proposing a filtration device that removes carbon ...



Cops: 3 die in fiery Southern State crash  Newsday

Three men returning from a shared birthday celebration were killed early Sunday when their car struck a bridge embankment on the Southern State Parkway in ...



Al Oerter, 71, Four-Time Olympics Discus Champion  New York Sun

Al Oerter, who died yesterday at 71, won gold medals in four successive Olympics and set a record in his event, the discus, each time. For many, the enduring ...



College Honors Mary Hobson '61  SUNY Cortland News

09/16/2011. College Honors Mary Hobson '61. The late SUNY Cortland graduate, Mary L. Dobenecker Hobson '61, revered education and had recalled to her ...



Suffolk: Stony Brook School wins Protein Modeling Challenge  Newsday

Three students from The Stony Brook School took top honors in the 2014 Protein Modeling Challenge at Stony Brook University. Zhejian Chen, Hyunseok Park ...



Robert Kipp, Elizabeth Pesce are married  SILive.com

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. - The Hilton Garden Inn, Bloomfield, was the setting Sept. 6 for the marriage and reception of Elizabeth Ann Pesce of West Brighton and ...



Pascagoula football coach Lewis Sims was a witness to Sept. 11  Mississippi Press

Sims was teaching at a suburban Long Island, N.Y. school when attacks took place.



Source: 2 officers from LI stable after shootout  Newsday

Two NYPD officers from Long Island were shot as bullets flew in a predawn showdown Saturday between a fleeing gunman and eight officers in Brooklyn, ...



Nassau: LI mock-trial champs  Newsday

William Floyd High School, once again, is the mock trial champ of Long Island. A 15-student team from the Mastic Beach school beat Our Lady of Mercy ...



Al Oerter, Olympic Discus Champion, Is Dead at 71  New York Times

Al Oerter was a discus thrower who became the first modern track and field athlete to win four consecutive Olympic titles in one event.



Top Youth Volunteers in Each State Selected in 21st Annual National Awards Program  Business Wire

Some helped the homeless. Others created programs and opportunities for people with disabilities. Many collected books to ensure that all kids can dev.



Nassau: Aiding Typhoon Haiyan victims  Newsday

Typhoon victims in the Philippines have been getting some much-needed relief this winter courtesy of local students. Many Long Island schools have held ...



Former Hawkeye Assistant Coach Whitey Piro Passes Away - University of Iowa Athletics  University of Iowa Athletics

April 19, 2011 24 Hawkeyes to Watch Take the Hawkeyes with You: Iowa Podcasts Download.



Recommendations from Long Island's horticultural superstars  Newsday

When vegetable gardeners ask for recommendations of what to plant, my answer is simple: Plant what you like to eat. The season is short, and most edibles will ...



Watchdog: Town codes on clearing snow from sidewalks  Newsday

So much snow, so little time. Here are three of the issues raised by readers in the past week: It's like we never shoveled. Part 1 State snow plows come through ...



‘My love of the Giants saved my life’: Recounting New York football memories from 9/11 - NY Daily News  New York Daily News

Ernie Accorsi's cassette tape is missing but the memory of the chilling message left on his answering machine is with him every day.



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