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Three candidates vying for spots on the TOH council ballot

Jun 16, 2021 | People

On Tuesday, June 22, three candidates will vie in a primary election for two spots on the Democratic ballot line for town council next fall. Hunter Gross, Jen Hebert and Joe Schramm have thrown their hats into the race…

Little free flower stand is a magnet for positivity and kindness

Jun 6, 2021 | People

It’s little, the flowers are free, and the concept is making hearts happy. “I feel like as a community, we have so many different resources that the more we can just share with each other, we’ll make our community healthier…

Tammie Topel on her advocacy, purpose and future goals; an excerpt from the Northport Journal podcast

Jun 3, 2021 | People

Tammie Topel has been a Northport resident for 27 years. She’s a well-known special education advocate who ran for BOE trustee this past May, but fell short of a win. “I’m very active, my mouth is open, I’m putting out the…

Memorial Day Observance remembers fallen service members; honors first responders

May 31, 2021 | People

A Memorial Day Observance, held in Northport Village this morning, remembered the sacrifices of our military service members and honored the men and women who lost their lives for their country. Bill McKenna, the commander of…

Where Are They Now: Jamie Kutch

May 24, 2021 | People

As a Northport High School senior back in 1992, Jamie Kutch used to sneak bottles of fancy wine to keg parties out on Makamah Beach. Today, he’s living a life built entirely around wine – a big departure from his first career…

Short-term stewards: Rehabilitating a historic home on Highland Avenue

May 23, 2021 | People

So many Long Island house renovations nowadays involve demo work and new construction. Buyers often find a home with “good bones,” gut it, and make it their own. What happens, though, when your new home is an 1890s Queen…

Cow Harbor Conversations: A Q&A with Village Trustee Dave Weber

May 14, 2021 | People

The Northport Journal’s first podcast episode features Northport Village Trustee Dave Weber. He’s the owner of Seymour’s Boatyard, and involved in many local programs and organizations. Last March, he was elected to serve as…

Putting on a brave front; a reflection on mothering during a pandemic

May 11, 2021 | People

We’ve all seen the statistics and reports: millions of women have left the workforce to care for their children and oversee virtual, at-home schooling during the pandemic. Those who kept working, did it amidst schedule…

Community rallies in support after the death of NYPD officer Anastasios Tsakos

May 4, 2021 | People

Funeral services for NYPD Officer Anastasios Tsakos were held at St. Paraskevi Greek Orthodox Church in Greenlawn this morning. A procession from the church to the Tsakos home in East Northport, then to the Northport Rural…

ENMS student treats healthcare workers

Apr 11, 2021 | People

When Covid-19 closed schools mid-March of last year, East Northport middle-schooler Abby Goldman thought she and her friends would be separated from their classmates, routines, and lives together for two weeks, tops.…

Our Ordinary Heroes: Who stepped up during the pandemic?

Apr 11, 2021 | People

Life as usual was not an option during the first year of Covid-19; many people were left without essentials like food and toiletries while businesses struggled for support. As we reflect on the past year and the many…