Week in Review: Hauppauge Schools Cut Mid-Winter Recess, Cops Save Life

Catch up on the latest news in Hauppauge from Nov. 18 - Nov. 24.


Hauppauge Schools Cut Mid-Winter Recess to Make Up Lost Days
Hauppauge students unexpectedly had more than a week off from school after Hurricane Sandy, but they will pay the time back, according to school officials. 

Police Officers Save Man in Cardiac Arrest at Hauppauge Law Office
Suffolk County Police officers revived a man in cardiac arrest in Hauppauge on Monday. 

Big Brothers Big Sisters Looks To Rebuild After Sandy
An Islandia-based nonprofit is seeking help to rebuild its donation center and warehouse after Hurricane Sandy's devastation. 

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Long Island workers showed up to work in the days following Sandy to find the storm had severely damaged the back of its offices, destroying its donation center. 

The Islip Town Board approved a $111 million budget, which includes a 28 percent increase in Town taxes, at a special meeting Monday afternoon. 

The 2013 budget was cut by $8 million following a public backlash against a preliminary budget that had called for a 65-percent hike in Town taxes

Smithtown Town Dips $7.3M Into Reserves to Fund $103M Budget
The Smithtown Town Board approved a $103 million budget for 2013, taking $7.3 million of rainy day funds to minimize the impact on homeowners' taxes at Tuesday's town board meeting.  


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