Schools: Mask Rules; Northport Enrollment Decline

An official in the office of Gov. Kathy Hochul said Friday that when students are unmasked, schools should “implement physical distancing to the extent possible‚Ķ but should not exclude students from in-person learning to keep a minimum distance requirement.” Regulations issued by the state Department Read More …

Northport Notes: Meeting on School Closings; Village Trustee Resigns

The Northport school board has scheduled a special meeting Thursday to make a decision on the proposed closings of two schools. Declining enrollment and the aging of some buildings has led the district to propose closing Bellerose Avenue and Dickinson Avenue schools, a proposal hotly Read More …

Odor Problem at Northport School May Have Been Identified

A new inspection of the HVAC units blamed for smells at Northport Middle School has found two problems, the Northport school district has told residents. In a letter dated Tuesday, Superintendent Robert Banzer said that a representative of Carrier, the HVAC manufacturer, accompanied by district Read More …