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Resident donations made to renovate Woodbine Marina bathrooms for Village use

Jan 23, 2023 | Village

The vacant and deteriorating bathrooms between Cow Harbor Park and the Woodbine Marina are getting a major makeover, thanks to the generous donations of two Northport Village residents. Arlene Handel, a former Northport…

Second public hearing on proposed moratorium on waterfront structures set for January 17

Jan 14, 2023 | Village

The first of two public hearings regarding the proposed moratorium on approval of waterfront structures within the Village of Northport was held December 20 at Northport Village Hall; the second hearing will take place this…

Basketball court project goes out to bid, solidifying a plan proposed in July 2021

Jan 11, 2023 | Village

The basketball revitalization project was first presented to the Village board in July 2021 by members of the Northport High School 1995 Long Island Champion boys basketball team, which includes project leaders Doug Trani…

Village board approves 2023-2024 budget, removes proposed organizational chart first

Jan 6, 2023 | Village

The Northport Village 2023-2024 budget was approved by Mayor Donna Koch and the board of trustees at their January 3 meeting in Village Hall. The budget includes a 1.63% tax increase, which is below the New York State…

From snowflakes to serenades, Main Street shines bright this season

Dec 20, 2022 | Village

Northport Village continues to live up to its small town character this season, with nods to the holidays all around Main Street, from themed trees outside of local small businesses to the red wrapping paper adorned meters…

Santa Claus comes to town today with neighborhood stops beginning at noon

Dec 17, 2022 | Village

Get ready for the annual Northport Village tradition, hosted by the Northport Volunteer Fire Department, today, December 17! Santa, Mrs. Claus, and many familiar characters (special appearances in years past have included a…

National Grid holds community meeting regarding Main Street gas main replacement

Dec 16, 2022 | Village

Last night, December 15, National Grid held a community informational meeting at Northport Village Hall to answer questions regarding the upcoming main line replacement project. Brian Sapp, a public relations manager for…

Main Street sidewalk restoration a consideration as major National Grid project approaches

Dec 8, 2022 | Village

Beginning in early January 2023, National Grid contractor crews will be replacing the gas main along Main Street from Church Street to Woodbine Avenue, a project that could be swiftly followed up by a restoration of the…

Date night for these ’80s babies: A Christmas Story at the Engeman is pure gold

Dec 2, 2022 | Village

Typically, when I express interest in seeing a Broadway (or off Broadway) show, my husband suggests that I go with a girlfriend. And I do. But when I told him that A Christmas Story was at the Engeman Theater this month, he…

Village notes: November 15 board meeting recap

Nov 16, 2022 | Village

During his report to the board, Northport Village Chief of Police Chief Hughes announced that the nest of the notorious Main Street hawk has been removed. After several local hawk-on-human attacks around Main Street and…

A Christmas Story: Leg lamp lighting returns to original Main Street location

Nov 6, 2022 | Village

A decade-long holiday tradition will return to its birthplace later this month, as plans to hold Northport Village’s popular “Leg Lamp Lighting” at the same location the iconic fixture was first celebrated are currently being…

Mayor: Public hearing on outdoor dining canceled, proposal will be revised by the board

Nov 4, 2022 | Village

Northport Village Mayor Donna Koch has canceled the public hearing on a proposed law change regarding outdoor dining. The proposed law amendment included two added subsections to the outdoor dining policy: one stating that…

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