Time Capsule Yields 100 Years of Northport History

Surrounded by artifacts from the Northport school district’s history, students and educators unveiled a 100-year-old time capsule Thursday night. The time capsule, buried in February 1924 at what is now known as the  William J. Brosnan Building, contained a variety of documents, including what appeared Read More …

Attention, Muggles: Museums to Celebrate Harry Potter’s Birthday

Six Huntington museums will participate in celebrations of Harry Potter’s birhday between July 28 and Aug.11. Participating museums include the Cold Spring Harbor Fish Hatchery & Aquarium, Huntington Historical Society, Northport Historical Society, Walt Whitman Birthplace, The Whaling Museum & Education Center, and Vanderbilt Museum. Each museum will feature unique events Read More …

Board Approves Funds for Cultural Organizations

The Huntington Town Board recently authorized Supervisor Ed Smyth to execute agreements for the division of cultural affairs: HUNTINGTON ARTS COUNCIL, INC. administration: $147,500 summer band concerts: up to $100,625 In addition, funding of $43,190 has been appropriated in the Town’s 2024 budget for the Read More …

Northport to Celebrate Its Maritime Heritage

Saturday will be a day of celebration of Northport’s maritime heritage, beginning with a blessing of the fleet at Village Park and dock. The celebration will feature a wide variety of activities, including the opening of the Northport farmers’ market, a Downhill Mile Run, both 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 Historical Society Honors Immigrants in Post-Pandemic Reopening

After a year in the dark, the Northport Historical Society has opened its doors once again, choosing a look at the impact of immigration for its first big exhibit. In the heat of a beautiful Sunday afternoon, miniature flags hung outside of the building, with Read More …

Northport Museum to Celebrate Reopening With Exhibit on Immigrants

After 14 months, the Northport Historical Society museum will reopen June 2 to the public, followed June 6 by a gala and opening reception for its exhibit that celebrates immigrants and their impact on the community. The exhibit is entitled Immigrants of Northport and East Read More …

Northport Historical Society Celebrates Kerouac’s Birthday

The Northport Historical Society Tuesday celebrated the birthday of Beat Generation author Jack Kerouac, who lived in the community between 1958 and 1964. Kerouac lived in houses on Earl Avenue, Gilbert Street and finally Judy Ann Court, the society said, and  developed close friendships with Read More …

Arts Roundup: Spotlight on Northport

Art, shopping, music, dance and historical events are happening this week in Northport Village,  known as “a place for all seasons, a place for all reasons.” What: Art Talk Where: Northport Library When: Friday, Feb. 8, 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm About: Meet Martin Stone, Read More …

Arts Roundup: Live Performances, Open Mic and More

A variety of art exhibitions, educational programs, workshops and live performances are open to the public. See what is happening around town: What: Paige Patterson: I Got The Music In Me Where: Cinema Arts Centre, Sky Room Cafe, 423 Park Avenue, Huntington When: Friday at Read More …