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Letter to the Editor – Andrew Raia

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ASSEMBLYMAN RAIA ADDRESSES LIPA TAX ASSESSMENT
A Letter to the Editor from the Desk of Assemblyman Raia

Dear Editor:

It’s no secret that the Long Island Power Authority’s (LIPA) campaign to
significantly reduce its current tax assessment on the Northport Power
Plant has raised serious concerns among the taxpayers in the
Northport-East Northport Union Free School District. As a […]

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Councilman Eugene Cook Proposes “The Huntington Power Authority”

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COUNCILMAN EUGENE COOK SPONSORS RESOLUTION
TO SCHEDULE A PUBLIC HEARING TO CONSIDER THE ACQUISITION OF CERTAIN REAL PROPERTY LOCATED IN NORTHPORT, NEW YORK  PURSUANT TO SECTION 201 OF THE EMINENT DOMAIN PROCEDURE.
 
Councilman Cook will sponsor a resolution to schedule a public hearing to consider the acquisition of certain real property located in Northport.  The Town Board has […]

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COUNCILMAN COOK SPONSORS RESOLUTION TO CREATE A CARBON FOOTPRINT PROGRESSIVE IMPACT FEE

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Councilman Eugene Cook is sponsoring a resolution to schedule a public hearing to create a Progressive Impact Fee, to allow the Town to reduce the carbon footprint on the environment. The basis of this fund will be a fee for industrial consumption of fossil fuels that will be required of certain large scale fossil fuel users and used to […]

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Northport Student Named National Merit Scholarship Finalist

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Northport High School senior Julianne Starzee, named a National Merit Semifinalist last fall, was recently named a finalist in the program. This prestigious program honors the nation’s scholastic champions and encourages the pursuit of excellence in academics. Of these finalists, Starzee will be competing with approximately 15,000 students nationwide for one of 2,500 (National Merit […]

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Northport Senior Named Distinguished Finalist In Community Service Program

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Northport High School senior Zoe Perles was named one of eight distinguished finalists in the 2018 Prudential Spirit of Community Awards in New York. This program is the nation’s largest youth-recognition program that is based on volunteer and community service alone.
Perles, raised in a home where serving the community and the less fortunate was a […]

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District Attorney Sini Announces Major Gang Initiative

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LAUNCH OF NEW GANG UNIT &
INCREASED COLLABORATION BETWEEN REGIONAL LAW ENFORCEMENT

New Gang Unit Comprises Team of Attorneys and Investigators Dedicated to Prosecuting
All Crimes Committed by Gang Members in Suffolk County

Unit Will Employ Multipronged Strategy with Focus on Collaboration between Local,
State and Federal Law Enforcement Partners to Target and Eradicate Violent Street
Gangs like MS-13
Suffolk County District […]

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Northport Track Team Suffolk County Champs

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Northport High School’s boys winter track and field team defeated Brentwood High School on February 5, 2018, making them this season’s Suffolk County champions. 
Team members Isaiah Claiborne, Elijah Claiborne, and Dan O’Connor contributed to this victory with high placements in the 1000, 1600 and 1200 meter runs. 
“It was a great team victory, anchored by the […]

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Northport English Teachers Honored For Statewide Excellence

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Northport High School English teachers Pamela Uruburu and Elizabeth Sherwood were recently named Educators of Excellence by the New York State English Council for the 2016-17 school year. Uruburu and Sherwood were honored at the NYSEC’s conference in Albany this past fall.
“I’m deeply honored by this recognition,” said Ms. Uruburu, “and after 28 years as […]

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New York School Bus Contractors Association Calls on Legislature to Increase Fines

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New York School Bus Contractors Association Calls on Legislature to Increase Fines for Illegally Passing a School Bus and to Provide Sales Tax Exemption for School Buses in the 2018-2019 Executive Budget
The New York School Bus Contractors Association is renewing its call for budget initiatives that will help taxpayers and school districts save millions of […]

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Supervisor Lupinacci Reminds Residents to Sign Up for Telephone Alerts

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Those without listed landline phones need to opt in for emergency calls
          Huntington Supervisor Chad A. Lupinacci is reminding residents who do not have listed landline phones or who prefer to receive notifications on their cell phone to sign up for the Town’s Huntington Alert system by visiting the Town’s website.
         The […]

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