One day after the news of Bishop McGann-Mercy’s pending closure came out, the shock waves were still being felt. The pain was real.
“It’s like mourning the loss of a loved one,” Mercy football coach Jeff Doroski said. “We’re going to go through that period of sadness and grief.” READ
Update (March 7, 11:50 a.m.): All after-school activities in the Shoreham-Wading River School District, including parent-teacher conferences, have been canceled due to the weather forecast.
Of the middle and high school students across the county, 7,000 are nominated by their music teachers to perform at the Suffolk County Music Educators Association festival.
Students at Bishop McGann-Mercy High School honored local veterans Friday in a ceremony that began with the raising of the American flag outside the school by the Commander of the American Legion in Riverhead, Michael Pankowsky. READ
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In the crisp air of a September afternoon, 15-year-old Christian Shackel and his father, Matt, can easily pick up and flip the wooden skeleton in their Aquebogue front yard. But soon enough, once Christian adds six more sheets worth of plywood, fiberglass and an engine, the 18-foot handmade work skiff won’t be quite as easy to lift. READ