Tom Cutinella’s family embraces after the teen’s funeral Tuesday morning. The 16-year-old was killed after being injured while playing football last week. (Credit: Paul Squire)
Tom Cutinella was a gifted athlete, an exceptional student and a patriotic young man who planted flags at Calverton National Cemetery and had dreams of going to West Point, his father Frank said to hundreds during a eulogy opening his funeral service Tuesday morning.
But while the teen loved his country and competing in sports, to Tom, his family always came first. (more…)
Shoreham-Wading River football players at teammate Tom Cutinella’s wake Sunday. (Credit: Jen Nuzzo)
When the Shoreham-Wading River football team next takes the field they will be doing so on their home turf, a Section XI official confirmed Monday. (more…)
Members of the Shoreham-Wading River football team walk out onto the field during Thursday’s vigil. (Credit: Jen Nuzzo)
The scoreboard at Shoreham-Wading River High School reflected a 0-0 game with 54 seconds left Thursday afternoon as hundreds of community members stood around the football field.
But there was no game under way. (more…)
Shoreham-Wading River sporting events have been cancelled for today as the district mourns the loss of Tom Cutinella. (Credit: Grant Parpan)
A Thursday evening vigil has been planned in memory of a Shoreham-Wading River athlete who died after being injured during a football game Wednesday evening. (more…)
Shoreham-Wading River Superintendent Steven Cohen (Credit: Jennifer Gustavson, file)
Beginning next month, school will start 10 minutes later for Shoreham-Wading River elementary school students as administrators try to correct a series of complaints about the district’s new busing system. (more…)
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Two new morning bus routes have been established to mitigate bus overcrowding in Wading River and Flanders.
During the school board’s regular meeting Tuesday, Superintendent Nancy Carney and Sam Schneider, assistant superintendent for finance and operations, outlined what the district has done to address overcrowding concerns raised by two Wading River parents at the Sept. 9 school board meeting. (more…)
The Shoreham-Wading River school board will begin discussions over a proposed $48.6 million district bond to make repairs and upgrades to district facilities.
As it stands, the bond would fund construction work, new classroom space and roof repairs among other additions at all four district schools. The proposal was presented to the board by the district’s bond committee at its last meeting Sept. 9.
“There’s still a lot of holes that need to be made whole,” board president William McGrath said at the time.
The board will discuss how much, if any, of the proposal to adopt for a referendum vote that would come this December.
Shoreham-Wading River school board agenda Sept. 23, 2014 by Timesreview
In the words of C.K. Auto in Wading River, “Can you believe summer is over?” How true. August is gone and we started September with small periods of heat spikes. But for the most part, summer is also gone and the weather is gorgeous, feeling more like autumn. (more…)