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Opinion / Letters

Voices: The key to school success... organize, communicate and advocate

Sep 28, 2022 | Opinion / Letters

Being a parent is hard enough. Then, when you throw in the challenges of school, one is expected to be an expert in algebra, chemistry, and the history of the world. This experience is an uphill battle that most of us parents…

It’s got to be something in the water…

Sep 11, 2022 | Opinion / Letters

This was the sentiment amongst the group of Northport High School grads and other local patrons of the arts gathered in the lobby of the Engeman Theater Sunday evening after the Our Town fundraiser honoring the memory of Phil…

Letter: Small things can make a big difference

Jul 16, 2022 | Opinion / Letters

We created native gardens in Northport Park to attract pollinators and help with water run-off. We also put many different types of native plants in the park because we love Northport, and we wanted to make a beautiful space…

Editorial: Basketball court resolution passes but doesn’t feel like progress

Jul 13, 2022 | Opinion / Letters

The look of defeat and exhaustion on the faces of the 1995 Northport High School Championship Basketball Team at last night’s public hearing was palpable: though a resolution was passed to move their court revitalization…

If not for Len: Village treasurer responds to statements critical of predecessor

Jun 27, 2022 | Opinion / Letters

Below is a letter to Northport Village Mayor Donna Koch from Village Treasurer Siobhan Costello, in response to remarks made during the June 7 board meeting regarding the hiring of former Treasurer Len Marchese as a financial…

Make your voice heard

Jun 8, 2022 | Opinion / Letters

As an educator, mother and American, I will not allow my community to be swayed by ineffective policies, promoted by special interest groups that claim to make our schools safer. The NRA has suggested that our schools not…

Letter: Humbly asking for another term to the BOE

May 16, 2022 | Opinion / Letters

I want to thank the members of the Northport-East Northport community for allowing me to serve on the Board of Education for the past three years and humbly ask that they vote to send me for another three-year term.…

Letter: Keep our eyes on the prize, and vote

May 14, 2022 | Opinion / Letters

On May 17, the Northport-East Northport community will have an opportunity to vote on the school budget and a slate of four candidates running for three open seats. As one of the candidates seeking re-election, I hope to…

Letter: Maintain the balance the Village demands

Mar 14, 2022 | Opinion / Letters

Northport is an amazing place to live and raise a family. But as the Village continues to grow and thrive it must deal with challenges that come along with its prosperity. The Village needs to support local downtown…

Letter: Elect grit, hard work, and selfless service for mayor

Mar 14, 2022 | Opinion / Letters

When I think of Dave Weber, there are many words that come to mind, but “selfless’ is the one that stands out the most. Dave puts others first at every available opportunity and his selfless acts are what make him so special.…

Letter: Please go vote

Mar 14, 2022 | Opinion / Letters

My name is James Izzo, and I have the honor of running for an elected position as Village Trustee in Northport. Although it may be considered a minor level government position, if compared to national elections, the act of…

Letter: Dolan embodies engaged and dynamic leadership

Mar 14, 2022 | Opinion / Letters

As a mother of two children, an educator, and a Northport Village community member, I urge you to vote for Meghan Dolan on March 15. Having moved to Northport four years ago from a place (Nyack, NY) that had a wonderful…

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