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East Northport mom launches homemade brownie business, featuring 11 flavors and a lot of love

Aug 8, 2021 | Business

Michelle Costales is an East Northport mom of two young boys who works long days in Manhattan, as a bookkeeper. During the pandemic, she suffered a fire in her home that left her family living in a backyard trailer for months…

Public hearing on TOH local law amendment regarding vacant building fees set for August 11

Jul 23, 2021 | Business

The Huntington Town Board scheduled a public hearing for adopting a local law regarding vacant building registration and increased fees for properties that persistently remain vacant year after year. Residents will have…

The John W. Engeman Theater returns after a much anticipated wait, debuts Summer Concert series

Jul 16, 2021 | Business

Through classical and contemporary performances of beloved musicals, the John W. Engeman Theater has come to symbolize the magnetism of Northport, attracting both outsiders and life-long residents alike. When many think of…

Public hearing for Town of Huntington zoning law canceled, but dozens of residents still sound off

Jul 14, 2021 | Business

At yesterday’s Town of Huntington Board meeting, Councilman Mark Cuthbertson, along with Councilman Eugene Cook, rescinded the resolution to schedule a public hearing for local law introduction 42-2021. The proposed zoning…

Proposal to amend local law ignites vocal opposition ahead of July 13 public hearing

Jul 9, 2021 | Business

At a recent Town of Huntington board meeting, Councilman Mark Cuthbertson proposed an amendment to a local zoning law that, if passed, would allow the town’s planning board to grant a limited number of special use permits…

The Firefly Artists art gallery’s upward expansion offers even more space and potential

Jun 21, 2021 | Business

Walk into The Firefly Artists art gallery on Main Street in Northport and you can just feel the energy. There’s a lot to be excited about. Two years ago, the gallery moved from a much smaller location down the road to its…

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…

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