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Opinion / Letters

Editorial: A real transformation requires respect, innovation and action

Mar 12, 2022 | Opinion / Letters

Transformation. It’s a word that has been used a lot lately in regards to the March 15 Northport Village elections, a race that will add four new faces to a board of just five members. It’s a complete overhaul, really…

Letter: Professionalism, philanthropy and a focus on families will be assets to the Village

Mar 5, 2022 | Opinion / Letters

Letter from Meghan Dolan, candidate for Northport Village Trustee: Northport Village is an incredible place to live and raise a family. Our harbor, the amazing restaurants and businesses, galleries and theater, and most…

Letter: A mayoral candidate worthy of consideration

Mar 2, 2022 | Opinion / Letters

Letter: In evaluating the two candidates for Mayor of Northport Village, I found myself leaning toward Dave Weber. The reason for this is that he has a couple of years of experience as a Village Trustee. Yes, his opponent…

Opinion: Election signs on vacant Kehoe property raise questions

Feb 22, 2022 | Opinion / Letters

Curious additions to a vacant property at 51 Mariners Lane in Northport Village have been raising eyebrows lately, as candidates for both trustee and mayor campaign for votes at the upcoming March 15 election. The Mariners…

Letter: Candidate behavior raises concern

Feb 16, 2022 | Opinion / Letters

As a resident of Northport who has been attending the village meetings consistently, I have to express my disgust with the behavior that has been displayed by some of the village residents. I’ve been particularly taken back…

Letter: Join in as we learn about Northport’s Black history with Thelma Jackson-Abidally

Feb 12, 2022 | Opinion / Letters

On Thursday, February 17, we will have the opportunity to learn about Northport’s Black history from Thelma Jackson-Abidally, a local historian and author. In her impeccably researched book, African Americans of Northport: An…

Opinion: COVID-19, from a student’s perspective

Jan 30, 2022 | Opinion / Letters

There is a certain complexity that comes with being a student. One must simultaneously grow and stay grounded, develop selfhood and become selfless, fly from the nest and yet treasure it too. The schoolhouse is that…

Main break causes odd-colored liquid to bubble from road, closing down Church Street

Jan 10, 2022 | Opinion / Letters

Yesterday (Sunday, January 9), at approximately 11am, the Northport Police Department received calls regarding an odd-colored liquid bubbling from the road in the 100 block of Church Street. Northport PD responded and…

Letter: Make your 30 under 30 nominations now

Jan 8, 2022 | Opinion / Letters

Every year, the [Huntington Chamber of Commerce] celebrates 30 individuals under 30 who have made a notable contribution to their business, industry, and community. From artists to entrepreneurs, teachers to financial…

Letter: With gratitude for the community’s kind and caring spirit

Dec 28, 2021 | Opinion / Letters

This year, nearly 100 community members participated in NIOT Northport’s Gift Thy Neighbor program, a community gift exchange created to spread kindness while supporting local business. Each registrant was tasked with gifting…

Letter: Michael Bento announces run for Northport Village Trustee

Dec 12, 2021 | Opinion / Letters

Today [December 10] I am announcing that I am running in the March 15, 2022 election to become a Northport Village Trustee. It’s a job I take seriously because our village needs a reliable, honest, and hard-working elected…

Letter: Free holiday concert full of big band music for all

Dec 7, 2021 | Opinion / Letters

The Northport Community Band is thrilled to once again present a LIVE Holiday Concert, this year joining forces with the Northport Community Jazz Orchestra (NCJO) Big Band, on Friday, December 10 at 8pm in the Robert W.…

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