Cow Harbor Warriors Rock The Dock, Rattle Neighbor

Cow Harbor Warriors Rock The Dock, Rattle Neighbor

The Northport-based Cow Harbor Warriors, a charity that aids veterans of the Iraq and Afghanistan wars, rocked on the dock at Seymour’s Boatyard Sunday afternoon during one of its fundraisers – so much so that a neighbor called the cops to complain about noise coming from the group’s second annual Rock on the Dock fundraiser, according to Northport Village police.

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Air Force Veteran Joins Hometown Police Force

Air Force Veteran Joins Hometown Police Force

Former military police officer in the U.S. Air Force - and also Northport native - Matthew Merenda is continuing a proud family tradition of service in law enforcement.

Merenda, 27, has been on the beat as a Northport Village police officer for the last two weeks, following in the footsteps of his grandfather, a retired NYPD officer.

Read on to learn more about this incredible young man!

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Local Bodybuilder A Champion

Local Bodybuilder A Champion

For Bill Leonello, personal health isn’t just a hobby – “it’s a lifestyle.”

At the age of 15, the now-East Northport resident, started lifting weights; at 19 he was competing in bodybuilding competitions. Despite the roadblocks that came along with lifting and competing, he said, Leonello kept at it – he wanted to go against the typical American lifestyle and instead opted to be a “different kind of person.”

Read on now to learn Leonello's full story!

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Outcry Over Firing Goes Global

Outcry Over Firing Goes Global

Weeks after the supervisor of an after-school program in East Northport who claims she was fired over her handling of a school lockdown drill, the story of Northport’s GiGi Kearns has gone around the world.

Kearns said she was fired after a parent complained about how she explained aspects of the Sandy Hook elementary school shooting during a lockdown drill at Dickinson Avenue Elementary School. 

Read on to learn the full story!

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Town Joins Discussion On Drone Laws

Town Joins Discussion On Drone Laws

As drone technology becomes increasingly more available to the public, safety and privacy concerns continue to rise. Amidst chatter by federal, state and county levels of government, Town of Huntington officials have joined the conversation on how to regulate recreational use of unmanned aircraft systems (UAS).

Read on to learn what local officials have to say on this matter!

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Middle Schooler Rewarded For Soldier Thank-Yous

Middle Schooler Rewarded For Soldier Thank-Yous

“Thank you.”

Two simple words – a saying that is sometimes taken for granted; sometimes forgotten. But sometimes, as was the case for 12-year-old William Connor of Northport, the two words can be inspiring.

Read on to learn about William's “Thank A Soldier” movement, which he’s utilized to send appreciation to over 1,000 United States servicemen and servicewomen!

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