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HUD Awards Nearly $1 Million To New York To Combat The Homeownership Gap Through Housing Counseling

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s (HUD) Office of Housing Counseling is announcing the award of $10 million in grant funding under its Homeownership Initiative to 23 HUD-approved housing counseling agencies. The funding will support activities by these agencies to prepare and equip prospective homebuyers to successfully navigate the homebuying process
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Islip’s Commack Road Celebrates Patriotism On Flag Day

The Islip School District’s Commack Road Elementary School held its 24th annual Flag Day ceremony on a sunny June 14, reinforcing the community’s patriotic commitment. After local Scouts and American Legion Rusy-Bohm Post 411 members led the Flag Day parade past the bus loop’s Honor Garden of Flags, Principal Jacqueline Beckmann welcomed the smiling students […]
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Long Island High School For The Arts Students Accepted Into Top Honor Societies Across The Nation And Around The World

Nassau BOCES Long Island High School for the Arts (LIHSA) inducted 65 of its students from 26 school districts across the county into five distinguished national honor societies and one international honor society during a special ceremony earlier this spring. For nearly a century, the International Thespian Society (ITS) has been honoring student achievement. The […]
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Suffolk Legislator Tom Donnelly Recognizes Two Half Hollow Hills East Students As Suffolk Youth Week Honorees

Suffolk County Legislator Tom Donnelly (D-Deer Park) recently honored Half Hollow Hills East sophomores Blake Rabinowitz and Noah Rabinowitz as his 2024 Suffolk County Youth Week Award Honorees. Blake Rabinowitz is making a significant impact on young people struggling with stress and mental illness. Despite her busy schedule with swimming, honors classes, speech and
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Nassau County School Superintendents Celebrate Class Of 2024 Valedictorians And Salutatorians

On June 7, the Nassau County Council of School Superintendents honored valedictorians and salutatorians from Nassau County public high schools for their outstanding academic achievements during its annual Celebrating Excellence Breakfast at the Crest Hollow Country Club in Woodbury. The event also served as a tribute to the legacy of Dr. James Tolle, former NCCSS […]