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Coogan’s Way: Award-winning documentary by Northport High School alum gets local air time tonight at 9pm

Nov 24, 2021 | People

A journalist, documentarian, professor and 1998 Northport High School graduate, Glen Osten Anderson premiered his first feature-length documentary at the Harlem International Film Festival this past May, where it won the 2021…

Letter: Choose a mayor that is willing to work for you, the people of the village

Nov 23, 2021 | Opinion / Letters

As I reflect on the meaning of Thanksgiving, I can’t help but to be grateful to this village for a life well lived. One year ago, the residents of our village gave me an opportunity to serve them, an opportunity to make…

Copenhagen Bakery & Cafe sells 1,300 pies for 15th annual Thanksgiving fundraiser

Nov 23, 2021 | Business

Today was pickup day for Copenhagen Bakery & Cafe’s annual Thanksgiving pie fundraiser, which more than doubled last year’s sales. The beloved local bakery sold 1,300 pies for a fundraiser that will positively impact several…

Vote on Matinecock Court tabled as local high school students and others speak in support of affordable housing development

Nov 21, 2021 | Business

Community members who showed up and were prepared to hear discussions on the Matinecock Court affordable housing development’s future at Thursday night’s town board meeting were left hanging when the amendment was removed…

Operation Shoe Drop hits Brosnan building in demonstration against potential vaccine mandates for children

Nov 20, 2021 | Schools

Over 180 pairs of shoes, left in the walkway and on the steps leading up to the William J. Brosnan building in Northport this past Thursday evening, were displayed in a silent demonstration against potential state mandates…

Shop small: Weekend giveaway promotes local shopping with a chance to win a $350 gift card

Nov 19, 2021 | Business

The Great Northport Holiday Village Giveaway, sponsored by JK Consulting, is set for this weekend, with a chance to win big for anyone who shops local on November 20 and November 21. The concept is simple: spend $25 at five…

Welcome, neighbors. You may be wondering who we are and why we’re here.

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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Huntington Town Board will vote to accept or reject limited equity cooperative structure for Matinecock Court

Nov 17, 2021 | Business

Forty years after plans began for Matinecock Court, an affordable housing development slated for the corner of Pulaski and Elwood Road in East Northport, the Huntington Town Board will vote again tomorrow night to determine…

National Grid offers a second explanation of odor: fuel oil vapors from a storage tank

Nov 16, 2021 | Village

What began as concern from Northport residents regularly confronted with a strong smell of gas outside of their homes has turned into a small-town saga, unfolding mostly on social media, as residents attempt to uncover the…

Tigers field hockey ends season with flawless record and state championship

Nov 15, 2021 | Schools

Nothing would get it in the way of the Northport girls varsity field hockey team this weekend – or this season – as the Tigers finished their perfect season 21-0, claiming the title of New York State Champions with a win…

A thrilling game and heartbreaking loss ends Tigers football season in semifinals

Nov 14, 2021 | Schools

It was a beautiful night for football as the Tigers took on Lindenhurst in the Division II County semifinal this past Friday, November 12. The Tigers had the ball to start the game and moved the chains a few times but were…

Assemblyman Keith Brown talks cannabis, the healthful environment proposition, and more on Cow Harbor Conversations

Nov 13, 2021 | People

Assemblyman Keith Brown sat down with Doug Roberts for another episode of Cow Harbor Conversations. The two spoke about Brown’s election to the New York State Assembly for District 12, which includes Northport Village, Eaton…

JK Consulting kicks off first of three ribbon cuttings for local business community

Nov 12, 2021 | Business

Members of JK Consulting, a brand, marketing, and philanthropy company in Northport Village, celebrated a ribbon-cutting ceremony late last month, surrounded by family and friends in front of the Main Street location.…

Northport Alliance: a selective group of neighbors plan and prepare how to “best navigate and even survive these uncertain times”

Nov 11, 2021 | People

Since late summer, signs advertising a new group in town – the Northport Alliance – have been appearing on the windows of vacant storefronts. Taped to the outside of windows in the Village, the blue and white flyers share a…

High school schedules presentation by the Holocaust Memorial and Tolerance Center

Nov 10, 2021 | Schools

On the afternoon of October 8, 2021, Superintendent of Schools Robert Banzer notified district residents and parents that “several hateful words and symbols, including a swastika and racial and homophobic slurs, were found in…