Superintendent Gerard Poole addressed national school safety concerns at the Shoreham-Wading River Board of Education meeting Tuesday.
The presentation comes roughly two weeks after an airsoft gun was found in a student’s backpack at Riverhead Middle School, only about 10 miles from Wading River Elementary School. READ
More than a 125 people attended Wednesday’s Federal Aviation Administration workshop in Riverhead to express complaints over the constant buzz of helicopters flying across the North Fork. But the format of the hearing left many feeling as if the FAA was failing to take their complaints seriously. READ
“No one is above the law — Trump is not above the law!”
The phrase echoed down East Main Street in Riverhead outside Congressman Lee Zeldin’s (R-Shirely) office, as about 40 protesters expressed frustrations with President Donald Trump’s decision to appoint Matthew Whitaker as U.S. attorney general. READ
“I’m very happy to say that I’m here,” said Brian Mooney, who served as Sgt. 1st Class in the Army for 25 years, as he spoke to a classroom of third-grade students. “I have to express myself in that manner, because I want you to know that a friend of mine didn’t make it. He didn’t come home.” (more…)
A bedtime story and a new set of matching pajamas. For some kids, that’s all it takes for a good night’s sleep. READ
Police responded to an accident on Ostrander Avenue and Elton Street around 12:30 p.m. Monday afternoon.
The Riverhead Fire Department responded to a fire that broke out around 4:15 p.m. Friday on Church Lane in Aquebogue. READ
A Bloxel set. KEVA planks. A Sphero robot. A Breakout set.
These four new, immersive technology systems intended for children’s learning will be implemented in the Pulaski Street Elementary School library this fall. READ