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Northport Week in Review: Oct. 15-21

This week's top stories.

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Northport BOE Pushes Point on 7-Eleven: The Northport-East Northport Board of Education voted to submit a statement to the State Supreme Court reemphasizing its opposition to a proposed 7-Eleven on Waterside Avenue and Fort Salonga Road.

Federal Action Against National Grid Gains Support: A federal action brought by the Village of Port Jefferson charging National Grid with monopolistic behavior has gained support from the Huntington Town Board and the Northport-East Northport School District.

Who Won the Second Presidential Debate? Obama or Romney?: Candidates sparred in town hall format debate at Hofstra University. Who got the win? Over 650 comments on this one, join the discussion.

Assemblyman Jim Conte Dies: Three months after announcing he would not seek re-election to battle cancer, longtime Assemb. James Conte has died.

Residents Protest Town Parking Fee Increase: Residents targeted a proposed Huntington LIRR parking garage fee increase at a 2013 Preliminary Town Budget hearing Tuesday, calling it out of touch with working class citizens.

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