Police: Student Arrested After Threat to E. Northport School

A student was arrested Monday after she made a threat against other students, Suffolk County Police said. The 13-year-old was arrested about 3 p.m. after police responded to a report from East Northport Middle School that she had threatened mass harm to other students at Read More …

Newton Carnival Going Strong in 75th Year

As Newton Shows of East Northport gears up for its 75th anniversary this season, its motto of good people providing entertainment for good causes remains. After learning he would be a father for the fourth time, Lewis J. Newton founded thecompany in 1949. He invested Read More …

Robert M. Skirkanich, Aerospace Engineer and Runner, Dies at 82

Robert M. Skirkanich, age 82, of East Northport, a retired aerospace engineer for Sikorsky and Grumman Aerospace Corporation, died March 29. He was an  organizer of running experiences and coached weekly practices for the Northport Running Club. He was also a parishioner of St. Andrew’s Read More …

East Northport Man, 67, Convicted in Sexual Abuse of Great-Niece

An East Northport man was found guilty Wednesday of sexually abusing his great niece over a period of nearly five years. The Suffolk County District Attorney’s Office said that the man began abusing the girl after the family went to a restaurant to celebrate her Read More …

East Northport Man Gets 12 Years for Medical Fraud

An East Northport man was sentenced to 12 years Friday for perpetrating a massive healthcare fraud that involved him impersonating sports figures. Mathew James, 54, was sentenced in US District Court, Central Islip. Federal prosecutors said he ran his fraud out of the basement of Read More …

Northport Schools Name New Superintendent

The Northport-East Northport school board appointed Dr. Dave Moyer as superintendent Wednesday night, succeeding Robert Banzer in January. Moyer, who has been serving as the superintendent of the upstate Arlington Central School District, LaGrangeville, for the past two years. Moyer will come to a district Read More …

Auto Repair Shop for Sale in East Northport

A 2,500-square foot retail building is listed for sale in East Northport for $1.3 million. The property at 7 Brightside Ave. sits on .15-acre of space. The owner is willing to finance the building and the business. The lot has 68 feet of frontage on Read More …

Housing: Where the Rentals Are in Huntington

Editor’s Note: With housing a perennial topic of debate in Huntington, but with Gov. Kathy Hochul pressuring communities to create more, we’re taking a look at various aspects of the issue in Huntington with a series of articles throughout the year. It is clear that Read More …

Libraries Lining Up Summer Programming

The libraries in the Town of Huntington are gearing up for special programming during the summer. Here are just a few of the many events, classes, lectures and more that are happening in the coming weeks. Read More …

Wreaths, Parades to Mark Memorial Day in Huntington

Memorial Day weekend in Huntington will be filled with commemorations and parades. The Town of Huntington of Huntington will lead off the salutes with a laying of wreaths at Town Hall at noon. Wreaths will be placed at monuments for both world wars, the Korea Read More …