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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…

Dozens gather in Northport Village Park for remembrance vigil as Main Street turns purple for National Recovery Month

Sep 1, 2021 | Village

The Northport-East Northport Community Drug and Alcohol Task Force hosted its “Night of Remembrance Candlelight Vigil” last night in Northport Village Park. Attendees had an opportunity to stand together in solidarity…

Swastikas removed from elementary school slide hours before students arrive for “Welcome Fair”

Aug 31, 2021 | Village

District officials worked hurriedly to remove swastikas etched into playground equipment at Ocean Avenue Elementary School Tuesday morning, just two hours before families were scheduled to arrive for the school’s annual…

In Pictures: A “plein air” event draws artists and onlookers to Northport Village

Aug 30, 2021 | Village

Artists and onlookers celebrated the natural beauty of a “plein air” experience this past weekend, as Northport’s The Firefly Gallery hosted its inaugural Paint Northport event, a get-together designed to bring artists of all…

Northport Village Mayor says Cow Harbor Day is a go, with health and safety precautions in place

Aug 27, 2021 | Village

Northport Village Mayor Damon McMullen released a statement today, August 26, that Cow Harbor Weekend is still on, despite an uptick in Covid-19 cases within Suffolk County. The mayor is encouraging everybody attending the…

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