Ward Melville High School's administration has concluded its investigation into an incident of at the Advanced Placement level and has disciplined 97 students, the district said in a statement Monday.
In May, it was discovered that an 11th grade student's Moodle account – an online tool used to manage homework assignments – had been inappropriately accessed by other students. Some parents have said that grades may have been lowered as part of what the district called "academic consequences." However, a district spokesperson said administrators are not commenting on the type of disciplinary action taken, nor are they commenting on the methods used in the investigation.
Almost six months after applying for their New York State micro brewery license, the Rocky Point Artisan Brewers have finally become licensed, according to a report on local blog Corks, Caps and Taps.
The trio from Rocky Point, Donavan Hall, Mike Voigt and Yuri Janssen at the North Shore Beach Property Owners Association Clubhouse in Rocky Point every year. Now licensed, the group can begin selling their beer to licensed retailers.
“It just took so long,” Hall told Corks, Caps and Taps. “They kept giving us so many problems that we thought for sure we’d never get it. It was kind of a shock when the license arrived.”
The long awaited demolition project slated for the former Kings Park Psychiatric Center property is set to begin on July 1.
The work, which was originally scheduled to begin mid-May, will be done by National Salvage and Service Corp., who was awarded a $6.4 million contract for the project.
Officials for the project said, at a meeting held last week with town and local representatives, their goal is to provide as little disruption to the park and local area as possible.
The was a haven on Thursday as local parents took their children to run through the sprinklers on the hot and hazy early summer day.
“I love it,” said Smithtown mother Orietta Ortiz. “I’m so happy it is here and my daughter loves it too.”