Week in Review: School Budget Presented; Chamber Changes Hands

Top stories on Northport Patch for the week of Jan. 14-20.

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Northport Police Report: Asleep at the Wheel...on the Lawn: Eric George, 49, of Huntington was arrested on Jan. 8 around 1 a.m. and charged with DWI and first degree aggravated unlicensed operation after he was allegedly found asleep at the wheel of a running car with his foot on the break.

Photos: Candlelit Glamour at 2013 AMND Gala: Northport High School students held their annual A Midwinter Night's Dream gala fundraiser for ALS at Oheka Castle on Thursday.

Ex Emergency Management Chief Facing Investigation: State officials are once again questioning Former Emergency Management Chief Steve Kuhr, who was dismissed in November after accusations of unethical conduct surfaced in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy.

Northport BOE Presents Preliminary Budget: The Northport-East Northport Board of Education began budget talks with a somber illustration of unprecedented challenges presented by increasing state mandates.

Northport Chamber of Commerce Elects New President: Debi Triola, owner of Fashions in Flowers, was elected Northport Chamber of Commerce President last Tuesday. She will replace outgoing President and Copenhagen Bakery Owner Flemming Hansen.


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