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Commack Residents Named to Dean's List at Hofstra

Commack Residents Named to Dean's List at Hofstra

Local residents making the grade in college.
Voter's Guide: Commack School Budget, Board Election

Voter's Guide: Commack School Budget, Board Election

What you need to know for Tuesday's vote.
Social Worker, Parents Blast 'God-Awful' Common Core

Social Worker, Parents Blast 'God-Awful' Common Core

Speakers at the forum said hope could be coming from Albany and urged parents to join forces and opt out of controversial testing.
Commack Schools Mourn Loss of Beloved Bus Driver

Commack Schools Mourn Loss of Beloved Bus Driver

Wayne Wickard died Monday while on his way to make his morning rounds.
Wood Park Students Explore Kid-Size Commack

Wood Park Students Explore Kid-Size Commack

The building's gymnasium is turned into a minature Commack town for students to explore.
Commack Schools Closed Wednesday

Commack Schools Closed Wednesday

All afterschool activities are also canceled.
Early Dismissal for Commack Schools

Early Dismissal for Commack Schools

All after-school activities and evening programs are also canceled Tuesday.
Defective Fan Set Off Fire Alarm at Commack School

Defective Fan Set Off Fire Alarm at Commack School

An overheated motor from a heating fan led fire alarms to go off at Burr Intermediate School.
Commack Schools Food Supplier Says Products Not Tainted in Tyson Recall

Commack Schools Food Supplier Says Products Not Tainted in Tyson Recall

Tyson Foods recalled 34,000 pounds of chicken products due to possible Salmonella contamination.
Common Core Workshops Begin Monday

Common Core Workshops Begin Monday

An overview of the standards and subject workshops are scheduled for Jan. 13 and 14.
Commack High School Changes Graduation Date to Avoid Excess Heat

Commack High School Changes Graduation Date to Avoid Excess Heat

The Class of 2014 will graduate June 27 at 5 p.m.
Long Island's 15 Most Obese School Districts

Long Island's 15 Most Obese School Districts

Most far exceed state average, according to health department data.
Commack Student Named Intel Semifinalist

Commack Student Named Intel Semifinalist

Joshua Michael Zweig, 17, is awarded $1,000 in the nation's most prestigious science competition.
Special Olympics Fundraising Events Begin

Special Olympics Fundraising Events Begin

Student volunteers and coaches are needed.