Community News - Suffolk

Park Shore Country Day Camp Welcomes Beloved Half Hollow Hills Middle School Teacher

Park Shore Country Day Camp Welcomes Beloved Half Hollow Hills Middle School Teacher

(Mar. 11, 2019) - Chris Regini, Half Hollow Hills middle school teacher, is joining the Extreme STEAM Science Kids team at Park Shore Country Day Camp. Regini possesses a rare talent to motivate, stimulate and engage his students by using state-of-the-art technology. He thoroughly believes that teaching his students to critically think, work in teams, create, and adapt are important skills for the future.


The Art League of Long Island's Summer Art Adventure Moves to Dix Hills

The Art League of Long Island's Summer Art Adventure Moves to Dix Hills

(Feb. 05, 2019) - The Art League of Long Island’s Summer Art Adventure program is moving to the Paumanok Elementary School in Dix Hills for this upcoming summer. Now in its 24th year, Summer Art Adventure offers kids and teens fun and creative activities led by dedicated art education professionals.


Eighth Grader at Long Island School for the Gifted Wins Youth Art Month 2019 State Flag Competition

Eighth Grader at Long Island School for the Gifted Wins Youth Art Month 2019 State Flag Competition

(Jan. 14, 2019) - The Youth Art Month (YAM) Co-Chairpersons Julia Lang-Shapiro, Heather McCutcheon and Donnalyn Shuster are happy to announce Long Island School for the Gifted's 2019 State Flag Competition Winners. This event is an important part of the award-winning Youth Art Month Program as an endorsed initiative of the New York State Art Teacher's Association.


The Long Island Science Center Opens in Riverhead

The Long Island Science Center Opens in Riverhead

(Jan. 10, 2019) - The Long Island Science Center will celebrate the Grand Opening of its Riverhead location on Thursday, Jan. 17, complete with a ribbon cutting ceremony at 4pm. The much-anticipated opening comes after a two-year hiatus, following a temporary relocation to Rocky Point.


Visit Huntington Center on Halloween and Enter a Raffle for Free Prizes

Visit Huntington Center on Halloween and Enter a Raffle for Free Prizes

(Oct. 31, 2018) - Halloween is a special day in Huntington Village. Trick or Treaters are welcomed at many stores and restaurants in Huntington Village. This year, at the Huntington Center is welcoming children in costumes for candy as well as an opportunity to enter a raffle for fun and exciting prizes!


The Art League of Long Island Offering Fall Workshops for Kids and Teens

The Art League of Long Island Offering Fall Workshops for Kids and Teens

(Oct. 15, 2018) - Among other fall highlights, the Art League of Long Island is offering a special one-day workshop in “Calligraphy with Howard Rose” on October 20 from 10am to 12pm, where kids ages 7-14 learn the art of beautiful lettering. In addition, the Portfolio Prep class starting November 13 is perfect for teens with plans for a career in the arts, as they will need a portfolio to gain entry to the college of their choice.


Bob Murphy's Violin Shop in Melville Gives the Gift of Music to Two Usdan Campers

Bob Murphy's Violin Shop in Melville Gives the Gift of Music to Two Usdan Campers

(Sep. 04, 2018) - On Thursday, August 9 at Usdan Summer Camp for the Arts, Bob Murphy’s Violin Shop in Melville awarded two of the camp's outstanding students new instruments. Violinist Allison Arias, a student at Celia Cruz High School of Music in the Bronx and violist Eliel De Los Santos of Brentwood High School in Brentwood, were nominated by their instructors and Usdan Executive Director Lauren Brandt Schloss for their hard work and dedication to their instruments. Rob Murphy was on hand to present each of the young musicians with new German instruments and a pledge for lifetime repair. The heartwarming presentation took place during final days of Usdan's 50th anniversary season, which ended on August 9.


Congratulations Holy Angels Regional School Class of 2018!

Congratulations Holy Angels Regional School Class of 2018!

(Jul. 06, 2018) - This year's Holy Angels Regional School in Patchogue is a class of 19 students and represents the 95th graduating class at Holy Angels Regional School. These students have persevered through a rigorous curriculum and have prepared themselves for the challenges of their next step- high school.


Sunshine Alternative Education Center Held 'Graduation and Moving Forward' Ceremony to Celebrate Positive Change

Sunshine Alternative Education Center Held 'Graduation and Moving Forward' Ceremony to Celebrate Positive Change

(Jun. 20, 2018) - Sunshine Alternative Education Center (SAEC) held its 'Graduation and Moving Forward' ceremony on June 8. The ceremony was a special time to thank supporters of SAEC and recognize the students who made so many positive changes in their lives. It was also an opportunity for visitors to learn more about Sunshine and the work they do in local communities.


Winston Prep School for Students with Learning Differences is Opening a Dix Hills Campus

Winston Prep School for Students with Learning Differences is Opening a Dix Hills Campus

(May. 17, 2018) - The Winston Preparatory School (WPS) is opening a campus in Dix Hills this coming September, making it WPS' fifth campus. WPS is excited to bring the essence, the expertise and methods that have been successfully applied to reach eight times the number of lives it did just two decades ago to the Long Island community.


CGI Braves and CGI Baseball Merged with Regionally Ranked New Jersey Wolfpack Travel Team

CGI Braves and CGI Baseball Merged with Regionally Ranked New Jersey Wolfpack Travel Team

(May. 03, 2018) - CGI Braves & CGI Baseball have merged with the regionally ranked NJ Wolfpack which is owned and operated by former professional player, and North Carolina State Wolfpack alum, Shawn Senior. The Long Island extension, the “495 Wolfpack,” will move into the new "Wolf Den" facility in Huntington.


Coding Robotics Workshops Come to Kenwal Day Camp

Coding Robotics Workshops Come to Kenwal Day Camp

(Apr. 26, 2018) - Join us on Fridays for our Summer Robotics Series for Kenwal camp families! Children grades 1-5 who attend Kenwal Day Camp can choose to take part in our Summer Robotics Series.


Experience the History of The Grand Carousel at The East Wind Shoppes in Wading River

Experience the History of The Grand Carousel at The East Wind Shoppes in Wading River

(Apr. 19, 2018) - The Shoppes carousel is the focal point of your one-stop shop destination experience. Our carousel is handicap accessible with a unique variety of animals for all to enjoy!


Long Island LEADS to Host 4th Annual 'SLIME'-Students of Long Island Maker/ STEAM Expo

Long Island LEADS to Host 4th Annual 'SLIME'-Students of Long Island Maker/ STEAM Expo

(Apr. 16, 2018) - It’s spring, and it’s time for our 4th annual SLIME – Students of Long Island Maker/STEAM Expo (slimemakerexpo.com) SLIME is the only conference in the NY area for the entire community to celebrate innovation and creativity in education.


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