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Week in Review: Chase Employee Fired After Facebooking 15-Year-Old Client

A look back at this week's top stories on Northport Patch.

Northport Chase Employee Fired After Facebooking 15-Year-Old Client
An employee of Chase Bank on Main Street in Northport was fired last week after he ‘friended’ a 15-year-old girl on Facebook who opened an account that day at the branch with her mother. 

Parents Say Bus Stops Aren't Safe in Northport
After receiving multiple complaints and appeals from parents, stating that their children’s bus stops are unsafe, a transportation committee was created to re-evaluate the sites. 

Founder, Director of Northport Community Band Dies
Robert W. Krueger, Northport’s first Director of Music Education and the founder and director of the Northport Community Band, died Monday after a short illness. He celebrated his 86th birthday in late May and had recently finished conducting his 55th consecutive season with the band, making him the longest-serving founder and conductor of a community band in America.

County Gets Green Light for $3.1M in Northport Sewer Improvements

Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone announced Tuesday that Northport Village received the green light to receive $3.18 million in sewer infrastructure improvements. 

The grant is part of a $28-million package to build affordable housing and upgrade sewage treatment facilities in communities across the county.

Cook Wins GOP Nomination; Naughton Defeats 2 Challengers
Republican candidates easily disposed of challengers in primary voting Tuesday night, with Gene Cook, Josh Price and  Mark Mayoka all headed for the November ballot.

Democrat William Naughton defeated two opponents, Don McKay and Kevin Orelli, for the highway superintendent's job he was first elected to in 1987. 

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