Tuckahoe Common School District in Southampton is looking for a new leader after Interim Principal-Superintendent Brian McCarthy announced he will be leaving.

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McCarthy, who was named interim superintendent in January, cited "personal and family issues" when he told the school board he'd be leaving, according to 27east.com. McCarthy is expected to remain with the district until a replacement is chosen by the school board and a group of community members later this month.

A  woman who answered the telephone at the school district's main office said McCarthy is on vacation for the next few days, and that no one else is authorized to comment on his departure.