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Opinion / Letters

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…

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…

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