State Sets Public Meeting to Review Findings of Northport Cancer Study

The state health department will hold a virtual public meeting July 7 to discuss the findings of a cancer study of people living in the Northport-East Northport School District. The study, released last week, noted a “statistically significant” number of cases of leukemia and other 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 …

Maritime Celebration in Northport

Boaters, foodies, history lovers, musicians, and others turned out Saturday as Northport celebrated its maritime heritage. The maritime day featured a blessing of the fleet, which included boats and vessels of all shapes and sizes parading across the harbor.  That was followed by a seafood Read More …

Northport to Celebrate Maritime Heritage on Saturday

Northport will celebrate its maritime heritage Saturday with a variety of activities, from a blessing of the fleet to a seafood chowder contest. Events start at 10 a.m. at the Northport Village Park and dock and run until 2 p.m. The US Coast Guard Auxiliary 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 …

New Director Named at Northport Historical Society

The Northport Historical Society has named Caitlyn Shea as its new executive director. Shea previously worked for the Walt Whitman Birthplace Museum, where she was events and media director for three years. She succeeded Andrea Miller. Shea is an artist who specializes in large-scale paintings Read More …

Northport’s Mayor-Elect Has Big Plans

Donna Koch, the former Northport village clerk elected mayor Tuesday night, outlined several issues Thursday that she plans to address in the coming months. “We have to work together for the common good of the village,” she said. “We have a lot of issues to Read More …

Schools: Wrestling Honor; Science Paper Competition

Northport sophomore Matthew Marlow, who was named the school’s first ever “Most Outstanding Wrestler” by Section XI for the Division I tournament. In addition to winning the 118lb. champion title, being selected as “Most Outstanding Wrestler” is a unique accomplishment that speaks to his overall Read More …

Officials Oppose Requirement to Allow More Apartments

A bipartisan group of officials in Suffolk County denounced a plan Thursday to require all New York State municipalities to permit accessory dwelling units. The requirement is listed in the proposed state budget. Local, state, county and federal leaders gathered at the Suffolk County Legislature Read More …

‘The Takeout Project’ Delivers Help to Hungry, Restaurants

A project to help the hungry and, simultaneously, Northport restaurants, is in full swing. Dr. Barbara Bolen, a clinical psychologist and a member of the Northport Chamber of Commerce, created The Takeout Project, encouraging people to buy gift cards from Northport restaurants, which are then Read More …

Centerport Rally Denounces Hate, Seeks Unity

Religious leaders, elected officials, civil rights figures and others gathered Thursday in Centerport to denounce acts of racism and other bigotry that have occurred on Long Island and to sign a pledge against hate. In Huntington, recent reports of racism have included a Chinese-American member Read More …