A photo of John Anderson rests on the windowsill of his parents’ Riverhead home. (Credit: Joe Werkmeister)
Two poster boards covered with photos rest on the windowsill in the dining room of Dennis and Carmel Anderson’s Riverhead home. More posters are scattered throughout the house, on tables and the floor. The photos provide a glimpse into the life of their son, John. There are shots of the family in Ireland, John in his No. 63 Blue Waves football uniform and groups of friends dressed up before a school dance. READ
Most local school districts are already out of snow days and are hoping to squeak by without having to use any more for fear of having to open during break.
The Shoreham-Wading River school district won’t be piercing its tax levy limit for next year’s budget, according to preliminary information provided at Tuesday night’s meeting. READ
What qualities would you look for in a school superintendent? Should the candidate be from New York or more specifically Long Island? READ
In recent years, Shoreham-Wading River High School’s annual senior class trip to Walt Disney World has been called into question over whether it has educational value, a state Education Department guideline. READ
The beginning of this school year marks the end of a longtime renovation project at the Riverhead Central School District.
As a national discussion about water quality — specifically in relation to lead levels — grew in the aftermath of the water crisis in Flint, Mich., local school districts began looking internally, testing their own water for the hazardous metal. READ
For more than 15 years, Laurie Downs has attended nearly every Riverhead Board of Education meeting.
She is not an administrator, nor has she ever attended the meeting as an elected member of the board.
That’s about to change. READ