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'Seasons' Downsized For Fourth Time

Engel Burman Group has agreed to once again reduce the size of The Seasons at Elwood, a 55-and-over senior lifestyle community proposed to be built on the 37-acre Oak Tree Dairy property.

The move to trim 84 units and 13 residential buildings from the 360-unit, 56-building proposal is causing quite a stir in the community, and there are those on both sides of this continuing debate.

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'Back To The Future' At Crab Meadow

Visitors to Crab Meadow Beach enjoyed an automotive blast to the past before a drive-in showing of “Back to the Future” July 24!

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Superintendent Stepping Down In '15

Having served as superintendent of the Northport-East Northport Union-Free School District since 2006, Marylou McDermott announced Monday she will resign after the 2014-2015 school year concludes.

As of July 21, 2015, McDermott will no longer hold the “superintendent” title, in favor of “[pursuing] other professional opportunities,” she wrote in a July 21 letter to school district residents.


Merchant: Prime Parking Going To Waste 

A Northport business owner is urging town officials to open a 56-spot parking lot at the Woodbine Marina to non-maritime parking.

In an email to town and village officials, Flemming Hansen, a former chairman of the Northport Chamber of Commerce and owner of Copenhagen Bakery on Woodbine Avenue, said that, on July 18, more than 50 of the spots in the Woodbine Marina were available, but the lot was off-limits to non-boaters.

Father, Son Wake Sleeping Neighbors In Fire

The quick thinking of a 10-year-old boy and his father saved their next-door neighbors from the flames of a dangerous house fire in Commack!

Cool Off With Frozen Treats In Northport

On a sunny summer Sunday, Northport’s Main Street is overrun by little girls in sundresses and little boys with missing front teeth waiting in line for ice cream. Their parents are not far behind.

With so many great ice cream parlors to choose from, it can be hard to decide where to start - so that's why we're here to help (with even a map at the end of the article as well)!