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The Iconic Scrooge, Alastair Sim

Nov 25, 2022 | Opinion / Letters

No sooner have we digested our turkey dinner does our attention turn to the December holidays. Many of us have grown up with the perennial story of Ebenezer Scrooge in Charles Dickens’ classic story A Christmas Carol. There…

Northport High School musician nominated for Grammy Award

Nov 21, 2022 | Schools

While some of the most accomplished and successful musicians of our time dream of being nominated for a Grammy Award, Northport High School senior Kaitlyn Ruiter has already checked that box on her resume. As a bassist in the…

JK Consulting teams up to surprise a Long Island veteran with service dog

Nov 19, 2022 | People

At the “Salute To Service” game on Sunday, November 13, Northport Village marketing firm JK Consulting partnered with the New York Giants, Window World, and Paws of War to present a service dog to Long Island veteran Robert…

Posey School parents launch “Community Sponsor Campaign” for Nutcracker Journal

Nov 18, 2022 | People

Parents from Posey School of Dance are offering business sponsorships for their annual Nutcracker performance, with a twist. Sarah Abbass and Sisa Suriel are inviting community members to sponsor a local business for the…

Village Police receive special gift from some little friends

Nov 17, 2022 | People

Carl Horn, owner and artist at Eclipse Signs on Fort Salonga Road, recently shared with the public a request he had for Northport Village board members: he wanted to donate a sign to the Northport Village Police Department…

Village notes: November 15 board meeting recap

Nov 16, 2022 | Village

During his report to the board, Northport Village Chief of Police Chief Hughes announced that the nest of the notorious Main Street hawk has been removed. After several local hawk-on-human attacks around Main Street and…

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Locals of a certain age will recall that until the mid-1990s, there were two newspapers in town. The Observer and the original Northport Journal. The Journal was founded in 1886, and its official tagline on the masthead…

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Inspired by SHANTY: A student’s perspective

Nov 15, 2022 | Opinion / Letters

A ninth grader at Northport High School, Sage Anderson was so inspired by his recent experience with Students for 60,000 and its annual SHANTY program that he took over as guest arranger at his mom’s little free flower stand…

Northport High School teacher inducted to New York State Veterans’ Hall of Fame

Nov 14, 2022 | Schools

Northport High School social studies teacher and veteran Darryl St. George was selected by Senator James Gaughran for the 2021 New York State Veterans’ Hall of Fame. Due to the pandemic, Mr. St. George was not able to receive…

TOH business owners speak out against proposed metered parking in town lots, including Woodbine Marina

Nov 12, 2022 | Business

After a Newsday article published on October 30 highlighted a proposal put forth by Town of Huntington Supervisor Ed Smyth on adding metered parking to municipal lots in downtown areas of Huntington, Cold Spring Harbor and…

Ink Stories: Symbols of Service returns to honor veterans at The Firefly Artists

Nov 11, 2022 | Opinion / Letters

“Ink Stories: Symbols of Service” is currently on display through November 13 at The Firefly Artists at 90 Main Street in Northport Village. Below Ms. Heaviside details in her own words how the project came about, and its…

Huntington Village Holiday Spectacular back on, thanks to donation from Northwell Health 

Nov 11, 2022 | People

Another joint statement by Huntington Town Supervisor Ed Smyth and President of the Huntington Village Business Improvement District Dominic Catoggio announced that the 2022 Huntington Village Holiday Spectacular will…

2022 Midterm Election results for Northport-East Northport districts

Nov 9, 2022 | People

The unofficial 2022 midterm election results are in for Northport-East Northport districts, as well as New York State races. The winners of each race and current vote counts are listed below: New York Governor Kathy Hochul…

ONLI opera singers return to acoustically charmed sanctuary at St. Paul’s

Nov 8, 2022 | People

Founded in 2004 as an open mic program in Northport Village’s Portofino Café, a low-key “Opera Night” gained quick popularity, growing so fast that, according to local reports, the fire marshal had to issue a code violation…

A Christmas Story: Leg lamp lighting returns to original Main Street location

Nov 6, 2022 | Village

A decade-long holiday tradition will return to its birthplace later this month, as plans to hold Northport Village’s popular “Leg Lamp Lighting” at the same location the iconic fixture was first celebrated are currently being…