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Opinion / Letters

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.…

Letter: Choose a mayor that is willing to work for you, the people of the village

Nov 23, 2021 | Opinion / Letters

As I reflect on the meaning of Thanksgiving, I can’t help but to be grateful to this village for a life well lived. One year ago, the residents of our village gave me an opportunity to serve them, an opportunity to make…

Letter: The Real (fake) Gene Cook

Nov 1, 2021 | Opinion / Letters

For those who just like Gene Cook, his brashy style, his unnaturally bright teeth and the way mistruths just roll across his tongue…this piece isn’t for you. He’s your guy and you’re entitled. For those of us who are…

Letter: Eugene Cook is not only a proven leader but a doer

Nov 1, 2021 | Opinion / Letters

I've lived in the Town of Huntington for 28 years. I am a registered nurse, I’ve served on several boards and organizations; including the Northport-East Northport Board of Education, PTAs and SEPTA (Special Education PTA)…

This election cycle, the endorsements go to.... (also, go vote)

Oct 30, 2021 | Opinion / Letters

This is the first November election cycle since the launch of the Northport Journal and it is time for endorsements! Without further ado, they are: Decency, Civility, Listening, Respecting the electoral process…

A letter to all: Vote Eugene Cook for Supervisor

Sep 29, 2021 | Opinion / Letters

The Town of Huntington has a big choice to make this upcoming November. What are the choices? To restore the honor and integrity of the Supervisor’s office or retain the stains that dirty it today. I’m proud to say…

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