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Local candidates for general election; vote on Tuesday, November 8

Oct 5, 2022 | People

Election day is Tuesday, November 8, with early voting beginning on October 29. Below is a list of the local candidates that will be on the ballot when Northport-East Northport residents vote, and a brief description of their…

Northport photographer creates tarot card imagery inspired by his sleep paralysis

Oct 4, 2022 | People

At just seven years old, Nicolas Bruno began to suffer from sleep paralysis, a disorder that renders a person’s body immobile while the mind is awake and, at times, acutely aware. Sleep paralysis episodes are often…

From inspired to inspirational, Shelby Stillwagon is newest member of Village police department

Oct 3, 2022 | People

Shelby Stillwagon is one of the newest members of the Northport Village Police Department, hired as a full-time officer last month. Her placement has fulfilled a dream she’s had since the fifth grade and comes after many year…

Calling student musicians: Northport Symphony offering scholarships with performance opportunities

Oct 2, 2022 | People

A new student scholarship program, created by the Northport Symphony Orchestra (NSO), will soon offer three music students the chance to perform with the orchestra and earn a $500 scholarship. Each scholarship winner will…

Volunteers needed: Help NNGI get 500 native plants in Northport Village ground

Sep 23, 2022 | People

This past Monday, a group of Northport Native Garden Initiative (NNGI) founders and volunteers could be seen working on the grounds right beside the LILCO building in Northport Village before, during and after an early…

Double Cow Harbor dollars: Team Annabelle looks to reach fundraising goal by the finish line

Sep 15, 2022 | People

A generous sponsor and longtime friend of the Lewis Oliver Farm in Northport Village is doubling down in support of the neighborhood animal sanctuary, offering to match all donations, up to $5,000, to the farm’s annual Cow…

Happiest with a leash in her hand: Longtime volunteer shares special bond with future service dogs

Sep 12, 2022 | People

Brooke Stern has been raising puppies for more than 15 years. In August, she and her Labrador retriever puppy, Nutmeg VI, were spotted by social media phenomenon The Dogist on the Cross Sound Ferry; a picture of the duo was…

Gift of life: Northport husband and father receives liver from organ donor

Aug 27, 2022 | People

Northport resident Catherine Fenlon has a very specific ask: a liver for her husband. Recently diagnosed with hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC), Sean needs a new liver to survive. Malignant tumors have been localized, Catherine…

The Town of Huntington gets new seal, with official town colors and longstanding motto

Aug 24, 2022 | People

The Town of Huntington has a new seal, which was released to the public today by Supervisor Ed Smyth. The seal incorporates the official Town of Huntington colors, established in 1997 by the town board, and the motto “The…

Remembering 9/11: A Discussion with Darryl St. George

Aug 17, 2022 | People

The Northport Historical Society will be hosting a discussion led by Darryl St. George, veteran United States Naval Corpsman and current Northport High School history teacher, on the events surrounding the September 11th…

Northport natives Edie Falco and Chris Messina to lead staged reading of Our Town at Engeman; all proceeds will benefit local neurosurgery department

Aug 14, 2022 | People

Broadway and Hollywood stars – and Northport natives – Edie Falco and Chris Messina will lead a staged reading of Thornton Wilder's classic American play Our Town at the John W. Engeman Theater in Northport on Sunday…

Northport/Larkfield 8U Little League wins D34 Gold Championship

Aug 11, 2022 | People

Northport got off to a slow start in the simmering 90-degree heat at Otsego Park in Dix Hills this past Saturday, August 6, and trailed 10-0 early in the game. West Islip was pitching well, and it looked like an uphill climb…

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