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National Grid offers a second explanation of odor: fuel oil vapors from a storage tank

Nov 16, 2021 | Village

What began as concern from Northport residents regularly confronted with a strong smell of gas outside of their homes has turned into a small-town saga, unfolding mostly on social media, as residents attempt to uncover the…

Northport Fish & Lobster Co. drama continues as store manager violates court orders

Nov 9, 2021 | Village

At the end of last Wednesday’s Northport Village Board meeting, the board went into executive session and then agreed on a resolution to authorize Village attorney Stuart Besen to take action in Supreme Court with regard to…

Beloved candy shop Carl’s Candies set to close after five years on Main Street

Nov 7, 2021 | Village

Carl’s Candies opened on Main Street in Northport Village in 2016. Sisters Gina Nisi and Angela Nisi-Macneill were inspired to open the candy shop in honor of their beloved grandfather, and former Northport resident, Carl…

National Grid: Source of gas odor was leak from a main at the corner of Ocean Avenue and Eatons Neck Road

Nov 5, 2021 | Village

The cause of a strong, persistent odor of gas, first noticed weeks ago by concerned Northport residents, especially around the vicinity of the “pit” in Northport Village, as well as in Eatons Neck and Crab Meadow, seems to…

Residents divided on whether or not to allow cannabis sales and/or consumption sites in Northport Village

Nov 5, 2021 | Village

“Potheads.” “Junkies.” “Idiots.” Those are just some of the words used to describe cannabis users at this past Wednesday’s public hearing regarding the possibility of allowing cannabis sales and/or consumption sites in…

Beloved Cow Harbor Fine Gifts and Collectibles closes this weekend, owners retiring with storewide sale

Nov 3, 2021 | Village

After almost 40 years on Main Street, Cow Harbor Fine Gifts and Collectibles in Northport Village will be closing for good this Sunday, November 7. Ruth and Bob Koroghlian will be retiring, after owning this beloved Village…

Village Board intends to opt out of cannabis sales and onsite consumption establishments, public hearing on local law takes place next week

Oct 29, 2021 | Village

The Northport Village Board of Trustees has until December 31 to decide whether or not it is going to “opt out” of allowing adult-use cannabis sales and onsite cannabis consumption establishments within its jurisdiction…

Trustee’s home gets proper permits from Village zoning board, building set to begin (again) this spring

Oct 25, 2021 | Village

It’s been two years since Northport Village Trustee Tom Kehoe was forced to stop unpermitted construction on his home at 51 Mariners Lane. The original plan involved building a 3,000 square foot home, but that left the…

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…

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