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Northport mom shines light on different abilities with uplifting new children’s book

Nov 30, 2022 | People

In Violet’s Victory, the main character – a lavender-haired girl who uses forearm crutches – contemplates her ability to participate in her school’s upcoming “sports day.” Violet dreams of keeping up with her friends in a…

Donate to local organizations this “Giving Tuesday”

Nov 29, 2022 | People

Tuesday, November 29 is “Giving Tuesday,” a global movement that was created in 2012 and promotes the power of radical generosity. The movement’s website states that its goal is to inspire giving around the world, “with a…

JK Consulting teams up to surprise a Long Island veteran with service dog

Nov 19, 2022 | People

At the “Salute To Service” game on Sunday, November 13, Northport Village marketing firm JK Consulting partnered with the New York Giants, Window World, and Paws of War to present a service dog to Long Island veteran Robert…

Posey School parents launch “Community Sponsor Campaign” for Nutcracker Journal

Nov 18, 2022 | People

Parents from Posey School of Dance are offering business sponsorships for their annual Nutcracker performance, with a twist. Sarah Abbass and Sisa Suriel are inviting community members to sponsor a local business for the…

Village Police receive special gift from some little friends

Nov 17, 2022 | People

Carl Horn, owner and artist at Eclipse Signs on Fort Salonga Road, recently shared with the public a request he had for Northport Village board members: he wanted to donate a sign to the Northport Village Police Department…

Huntington Village Holiday Spectacular back on, thanks to donation from Northwell Health 

Nov 11, 2022 | People

Another joint statement by Huntington Town Supervisor Ed Smyth and President of the Huntington Village Business Improvement District Dominic Catoggio announced that the 2022 Huntington Village Holiday Spectacular will…

2022 Midterm Election results for Northport-East Northport districts

Nov 9, 2022 | People

The unofficial 2022 midterm election results are in for Northport-East Northport districts, as well as New York State races. The winners of each race and current vote counts are listed below: New York Governor Kathy Hochul…

ONLI opera singers return to acoustically charmed sanctuary at St. Paul’s

Nov 8, 2022 | People

Founded in 2004 as an open mic program in Northport Village’s Portofino Café, a low-key “Opera Night” gained quick popularity, growing so fast that, according to local reports, the fire marshal had to issue a code violation…

James LaMantia returns to Northport to unveil latest collection

Oct 24, 2022 | People

Most Northporters have walked by (and maybe inside) LaMantia Gallery on Main Street countless times. The space has been a staple in the Village for 33 years, but who’s behind the name? James LaMantia opened his gallery at age…

The DATF wants you: As Color Run approaches, a call for volunteers to join in spreading awareness

Oct 19, 2022 | People

Linda Oristano is a woman on a mission. Well, many missions. She’s quick to explain how a fentanyl strip works, and has a box full of overdose rescue kits in her car. She’s friendly, witty, and working hard to change the…

NIOT Northport holds third annual park event, with uplifting message of commUNITY

Oct 18, 2022 | People

Not In Our Town (NIOT) Northport held its third annual outdoor event on Sunday, October 16 in Cow Harbor Park in Northport Village. Hundreds of Northport-East Northport residents attended the event, which had representatives…

Community rallies in support of family after father killed by stray bullet

Oct 14, 2022 | People

Word of the horrific news spread quickly: East Northport resident Paul Kutz had been killed by a stray bullet at a Courtyard Marriot hotel in Poughkeepsie, New York on October 2, the victim of a random act of violence. The…

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