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Sunrise Senior Living seeks zone change at corner of Old Bridge and Pulaski Road; public hearing set for June 15

Jun 14, 2021 | Business

A public hearing for a zone change application that would allow, if approved, a two-story, 90-unit assisted living and memory care facility to be built in East Northport is scheduled for tomorrow at 7pm. In April 2020…

New co-op structure for Matinecock Court presented to community; needs town board approval

Jun 13, 2021 | Business

It’s been in the works for 40 years, delayed and litigated and finally approved, and now, “in the 11th hour,” as one community member put it, a new developer for Matinecock Court is proposing a change in legal structure – to…

Support, sponsor, volunteer: Chamber looks to get Larkfield Road back on track

Jun 11, 2021 | Business

The East Northport Chamber of Commerce has not had an income since September 2019. At the onset of the Covid-19 pandemic, the Chamber waived member fees and had to put all of its major fundraisers on hold: the beloved…

Village Board of Trustees authorize legal action against Northport Fish & Lobster Co.

Jun 8, 2021 | Business

Yesterday morning, the Northport Village Board of Trustees met for an executive session to authorize the commencement of legal action against Northport Fish & Lobster Co. owner Eric Gusew and employee Sam Luby. After a…

Northport Farmers’ Market opens this Saturday, with loosened restrictions and well-loved vendors

Jun 2, 2021 | Business

The beloved Northport Farmers’ Market is set to kick off the season this Saturday, June 5. The market, located in the smaller parking lot next to Cow Harbor Park, will be open from 8am-12:30pm every Saturday morning until…

Northport mom creates bracelets that boost confidence in children by reminding them of everyday tasks

May 30, 2021 | Business

It’s been over a year in the works, but Leigh Boodoo of Northport finally introduced her “Wristflips” brain-training bracelets this month. The bracelets are worn on the wrist, with tasks such as shower, brush teeth and get…

Mask mandate is lifted, local businesses make their own rules

May 20, 2021 | Business

Take a walk down Main Street in Northport Village and things look the same as they have all year. “Please Wear Your Mask” signs hang on telephone polls and inside store windows, but there’s a lot of uncertainty about what we…

Northport Fish & Lobster Co. forced to stop work amidst unpermitted construction and health-related complaints

May 7, 2021 | Business

After many months of addressing complaints from neighbors and patrons, Roland Buzard, the Northport Village Administrator, announced to the Board of Trustees at its meeting on May 5 that the “cat and mouse game” with the…

The Soothery opens on Main Street, offering curated comfort

May 1, 2021 | Business

It was a special week for Dana Porciello, who’s been dreaming of opening her own storefront for many years and finally revealed The Soothery to customers on Thursday, April 29. Occupying what used to be Barefoot Image at 106…

Skippers set to reopen in early May

Apr 18, 2021 | Business

This spring, perhaps more than any other in recent history, holds promise for renewal and rebuilding. One of the season’s biggest rebirths is happening locally, right on the corner of Woodbine and Main. Early in the fall…

Looking back at the Northport Journal over time

Apr 15, 2021 | Business

As excited as we are to launch the Northport Journal, this isn’t the paper’s first rodeo. In fact, the Journal predates most of the other local and regional newspapers you’ve known for years. Newsday. The Observer. Even the…