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Victors, Visitors Moo-ve It To Cow Harbor Weekend
Four-thousand-three-hundred-and-eight runners from around the United States crossed the finish line Saturday at the 37th running of the Great Cow Harbor 10K in Northport over the weekend, and thousands more came to town the next day for the annual parade.
Read on to see who won the race, and also to see our enormous gallery of exclusive photos from the event (who knows - you might even be in one)!
PD: Northport Pair Arrested After Hitting Cop With Car, Driving Off
A Suffolk County police officer is in the hospital in “critical but stable condition” after he was struck by a hit-and-run driver in Huntington on Monday, police said.
Police arrested two Northport men in connection with the incident, after the men allegedly struck the cop with a stolen vehicle, stole gas from a gas station, hit another vehicle and carjacked the vehicle of a Commack resident, police said.
Read on to learn the full story!
Town Seeks Full Environment Work-Up
The Huntington Planning Board recommended the town board order a full review of potential environmental impacts tied to a nearly half-million square-foot commercial project eyed for approximately 56 acres along Jericho Turnpike in Elwood.
From town officials, to the local businesses in the area, and so on, many think this environmental impact review is essential to conduct before moving forward with the proposed project.
Read on to learn more about this developing matter!
'Udderly' Amazing Cow Harbor 10K Returns
The 37th anniversary running of the “cows” - also known as the Great Cow Harbor Weekend - is set to bring some of the world’s top runners – as well as scores of weekend warriors from this area – to pound the pavement of Northport Village.
At 8:30 a.m. sharp Sept. 20, the first of 15 waves of 10K runners will begin their race through Northport, a new wave starting the race every minute. The last group – a wave of 2K Fun Run/Walk participants, will compete to raise money for the Special Olympics New York, the Northport VA Hospital and the local food pantry.
Post-Newtown Security In Place
A new “visitor management system” (currently up and running at Northport Middle School, and to begin at East Northport Middle School and Northport High School in the coming weeks) requires visitors to swipe their driver’s licenses through a machine inside of the building before entering, to run their I.D. against DMV and national sex offender databases, and log in their presence before they enter.
Learn more about this precautionary measure Northport schools are taking to ensure their children's safety in this upcoming school year!
Ahead of 9/11, Cow Harbor Honors Vets
The Cow Harbor Warriors - a non-profit organization headed by Northport community members, which raises funds and awareness for veterans wounded in Iraq and Afghanistan - recently held a massive weekend event known as Warrior Weekend.
During Warrior Weekend, the Cow Harbor Warriors hosted a parade, a run, golf and fishing outings, and concluded with a massive clam bake - all of which both raised funds and gave thanks to the many local, wounded veterans who proudly served.
Read on to learn the full story and see exclusive pictures from the weekend!