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Village Trustee makes public statement at board meeting, calls for outside forensic audit

Oct 21, 2021 | Village

An internal issue among Northport Village officials surfaced at Tuesday’s Board of Trustees meeting, highlighting a culture of mistrust and a call for transparency. “This is my platform and this is why the residents of…

ArtWalk 2021 takes it to the streets, and stores, with live music and local art

Oct 19, 2021 | Village

The Northport Arts Coalition’s 2021 ArtWalk returned to Main Street (and Scudder, and Woodbine and Bayview) last Sunday, October 17, bringing artists and musicians to the sidewalks, parking lots and in stores for a day of…

Community reacts to hateful incident with supportive messages and swift calls to action

Oct 12, 2021 | Village

Within hours of learning about a racially charged incident involving a cast member of the Smokey Joe’s Cafe show at the John W. Engeman Theater, the Northport and East Northport community rallied to denounce the hateful act…

John W. Engeman Theater cancels evening show after Smokey Joe’s Cafe performer reports being harassed on Main Street

Oct 11, 2021 | Village

A racist incident on the sidewalks of Northport Village caused officials at the Engeman Theater to cancel yesterday’s showing of Smokey Joe’s Cafe shortly before it was scheduled to begin. Online reports…

Residents sound off on Ocean Avenue protests and use of swastikas on public property at Village board meeting

Oct 6, 2021 | Village

The Village of Northport code 256-5 reads: “No person shall authorize or engage in any parade or exhibition upon any street or public place without a permit from the Mayor.” But sections such as this one appear to serve as…

Historic Village home neglected, harboring rodents and overgrown vegetation

Oct 1, 2021 | Village

The house that stands at 36 Douglas Avenue in Northport Village has been in place for over 130 years. In 1890, the home was built by the Edward Thompson Publishing Company as housing for the lawyers and bookkeepers who…

Protestors line up in front of Northwell Health CEO’s home as vaccine mandates go into effect for NYS health care workers

Sep 28, 2021 | Village

A small group of protestors stood outside the Northport home of Northwell Health President and CEO Michael Dowling this past Sunday and Monday, just days before vaccine mandates…

Feeling good: Music, art, sweet surprises and an evening of storytelling in Northport Village

Sep 27, 2021 | Village

Yesterday was one of those days, when the routine of normal daily activities surprises you, puts a smile on your face, and makes you feel good again. We originally set out to document this year’s Chalk Walk, an invitation to…

Billows of dark smoke draw attention, curiosity and concern from residents

Sep 23, 2021 | Village

If you’ve been in the vicinity of the LIPA facility this past week, you may have noticed dark smoke coming from one of the stacks. There have been reports from residents that the plume was heavy and black…

A beloved tradition returns to town as blue skies shine over Cow Harbor Weekend

Sep 20, 2021 | Village

Another Great Cow Harbor Weekend came and went, with thousands of enthusiastic kids, teens and adults coming together as a community to celebrate all things Northport. Starting on Saturday morning with the 10K race (and 2K…

100,000 oysters find a home in Northport Harbor thanks to aquaculture FLUPSY program

Sep 12, 2021 | Village

Just over a month after the FLUPSY floats debuted at Woodbine Marina in late July, the tiny oyster shells grew to be about one inch, marking their readiness for the open waters. On Friday morning, Barry Udelson, the Marine…

Proposed local law would prohibit gas-powered leaf blowers during summer months

Sep 8, 2021 | Village

Yesterday evening, the Northport Village Board of Trustees proposed a new local law that would restrict the use of gasoline-powered leaf blowers during certain months and times within the Village. There is currently no…

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