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Outdoors

Support Lewis Oliver Farm with reusable bag purchase this month

Nov 2, 2022 | Outdoors

Lewis Oliver Farm Sanctuary, the happy Northport Village home to Annabelle the cow and many other rescued animals, has been selected as this month’s beneficiary of the Stop & Shop Community Bag Program. Launched in May 2019…

“StoryWalk at the Park” promotes literacy, movement in East Northport debut

Oct 25, 2022 | Outdoors

The Northport-East Northport Public Library (NENPL) announced its inaugural StoryWalk last week, the library’s first ever of a popular program promoting literacy, reading, health, exercise, and movement in communities and…

An informal garden tour get-together hosted by NNGI to showcase latest project

Oct 17, 2022 | Outdoors

The Northport Native Garden Initiative (NNGI) is inviting members of the community to an informal garden tour get-together at Brew Cheese tomorrow, October 18, to celebrate its recently completed beautification project…

“Frank P. Petrone Crab Meadow Beach” name change official after ceremony

Oct 15, 2022 | Outdoors

An afternoon ceremony was held at Crab Meadow Beach for former Town Supervisor Frank Petrone, whose name now precedes the title of the familiar destination. Several speakers and attendees gathered on the pavilion on Friday…

Second round of FLUPSY oysters added to Northport Harbor

Aug 26, 2022 | Outdoors

Approximately 125,000 Eastern oysters were released into Northport Harbor this past Wednesday, August 24, part of a program run by Cornell Cooperative Extension and headed by Marine Resource Specialist Barry Udelson. This is…

Countdown to the East Northport Festival; expect more rides, the addition of food trucks and more

Aug 13, 2022 | Outdoors

The East Northport Chamber of Commerce's biggest fundraiser of the year is approaching, and organizers are promising an event like none before it. “We’re looking forward to this year’s festival,” said Loriann Pineo…

Crab Meadow Beach observation deck still in progress, waiting on materials

Aug 2, 2022 | Outdoors

Last July, the Journal reported on the observation deck at Crab Meadow Beach, which was under construction and expected to be open to the public this summer. One year ago, the deck, which is part of a larger pavilion repair…

Walks in the Woods: Betty Allen Nature Preserve

Jul 31, 2022 | Outdoors

The preserve was named for Betty Beckwith Allen; a sign on the property describes Betty as an environmentalist and co-founder of the Huntington Audubon Society, a bird lover, civic activist and “friend to all living things…

Game on: Three new pickleball courts now open at Vets Park

Jul 28, 2022 | Outdoors

It’s official. Pickleball is now being played at Veterans Park in East Northport, with enthusiasts and beginners filling up three new courts from the early morning into the evening, even in the high temperatures. “We are in…

Ten years in the making: TOH addresses best practices for protecting and restoring Crab Meadow Watershed

Jul 6, 2022 | Outdoors

Last month, the Town of Huntington released the final draft of the “Crab Meadow Watershed Hydrology Study and Stewardship Plan,” a community-driven land management tool that was created to highlight best practices in future…

Fourth of July fireworks, plus temporary 5 mph speed zones in local waterways to keep revelers safe

Jul 1, 2022 | Outdoors

The much anticipated firework display in Asharoken is scheduled for Fourth of July weekend, with the Village of Asharoken announcing on its website its annual show this Monday, July 4. The fireworks will be launched…

Skip spraying and make a mosquito bucket for eco-friendly insect control

Jun 19, 2022 | Outdoors

Summer’s here and the time is right for talking about mosquitoes. How do we rid ourselves of these pesky biters without negatively affecting our ecosystem? One of the cheapest, safest, and most efficient methods is the use…

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