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State: no cancer cluster at Frank P. Long

A study performed by the New York State Department of Health deemed that the cancers found in teachers at Frank P. Long Intermediate School “do not appear unusual.” The study looked at …

Cradle to Career program extends club services to younger children

They have won seven of their first nine games

The law removes religious exemptions for required vaccinations for public school students

Angels of Long Island will host a back-to-school drive with clothing and supplies

Seasoned parents give advice on how to set your child up for success as they start school

The pre-kindergarten program at South Country Central School District has a new home: South Haven Early Childhood Center on Montauk Highway in Brookhaven hamlet with former Verne W. Critz principal Brian Ginty leading the way.

Change in vaccination law now restricts religious exemption and important back to school dates to save

Nonprofit Island Harvest educates about program helping to feed students whose families can’t always afford to.

Meet Bellport High School’s top three earners.

Seven-game regular-season winning streak and six playoff games.

Budgets passed in all three districts and candidates were elected to the boards of education.

The South Country School District’s budget and election vote will take place on Tuesday, May 21 from 6 a.m. to 9 p.m. at Bellport Middle School. The board of education has four open seats with eight candidates running; none are incumbents. The candidates submitted the following:

Since the establishment of the tax cap in New York State, the average ask from school districts has decreased sharply, giving a different picture than a world without a limit.

Lauren Miranda, a former teacher at Bellport Middle School, filed a notice of claim on Monday, indicating her $3 million suit against the South Country School District. The district officially fired Miranda at the Wednesday March 27 board meeting, after a student obtained a topless photo of her without her knowledge or consent.

The Bellport Clippers will be opening up their 2019 regular season in two weeks, a non league game against West Babylon. Their season has already begun, as they’ve played scrimmages against Center Moriches, William Floyd and Riverhead.

Regina Hunt, vice president of the South Country Board of Education, officially resigned from her position last week. Hunt recently moved out of the district, rendering her unable to serve on the board

With North Babylon’s loss to Deer Park and Bellport’s win against West Isliip, the Clippers are the lone champions of League III, their second consecutive title, but they’re all by themselves this time around.

In a report from the New York State Department of Education, South Country Central School District was earned an 85.4 percent graduation rate for June 2018, and reached 90 percent with August graduates included. Superintendent Joseph Giani outlined some of the initiatives the school district has taken to insure student success.

After another three wins this past week, the Bellport Clippers have assured at least a tie in the League IV championship. Bellport began their week visiting Newfield where they got an 80-57 victory

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