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COVID cases more than quadruple Thanksgiving in Wilton, public schools

WILTON — The number of COVID-19 cases in town more than quadrupled in the week before Thanksgiving. After repeatedly achieving “gray zone” status — or less than five reported cases on the state’s COVID-19 report — for a number of weeks, the town has slipped into “orange zone” status, with 21 reported positive cases last week.
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Marcus, Dass Jr. Score Twice in Somers’ Blowout of Burnt Hills

State-Ranked (No.9) Tuskers to Face No.11 Rye in NYS Semis #RoadtoCuse. MAHOPAC — When Somers grid Coach Anthony DeMatteo has needed the tough, between-the-tackles yards this season for his state-ranked (No.9) Tuskers (11-0), he often calls No.33’s number. Senior captain Derek Marcus has been that guy DeMatteo has called upon to do much of the grunt work en route to the NYSPHSAA Class A semifinals, so it felt especially good when Marcus got loose for a pair of touchdowns — while setting up a third — as the Tuskers took a 28-0 halftime lead en route to their 48-14 quarterfinal conquest of state-ranked (No.7) Section 2 champion Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake (9-2) last Friday.
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Hewlett-Woodmere students serve lunch at St. Mary’s Hospital

Hewlett High School students Rachel Halpert, a junior, and freshmen Sam Abramovich, David Kushnirsky and Ethan Silver, along with Woodmere Middle School students Ben Abramovich, Shayna Silver and Sophia Abramovich spent Nov. 11 serving lunch to staff at St. Mary’s Children’s Hospital in New Hyde Park. Keyfood in Valley Stream donated the food.

Whitman's AJ Evans gains 301 all-purpose yards in LIC loss

Fifteen minutes after the toughest defeat of his high school career, AJ Evans hobbled down the bus aisle for a postgame interview, wincing as he clutched his ribs. Hurting both physically and emotionally, the Whitman senior running back still managed to flash a smile when asked about the heart his team played with in its 38-35 loss to Massapequa (11-1) in the Long Island Class I championship on Friday at Hofstra’s James M. Shuart Stadium.

School Notebook: Long Island marching bands place in championships

Hicksville High School’s Marching Comets are flying high after their performance at this year's New York State Field Band Conference Championships. The school's marching band, which has about 70 members, took first place last month in the Large School 3 class with a score of 85.6. Their racing-themed routine, called "Car-Man," featured the song "Greased Lightnin'," Olivia Rodrigo's "Driver's License" and Georges Bizet's 1875 opera "Carmen."