Week in Review: Gun Control, School Aid, Soccer Fight

Top stories on Northport Patch for the week of Jan. 21-27

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Raia Explains 'No' Gun Control Vote: Assemb. Andrew Raia, R-East Northport, was joined by 42 others in the Assembly opposed to Gov. Andrew Cuomo's sweeping NY SAFE Act gun control bill, passed on Jan. 15.

Duck Hunters Rescued After Boat Capsizes: The Northport Fire Department responded to the aid of two duck hunters whose boat capsized in the Long Island Sound off the National Grid Power Plant last Sunday.

Northport Graduate in Critical Condition After Hit and Run: A Northport High School graduate is in critical condition after being hit by a car in Florida early Sunday Morning, according to South Tampa-New Hyde Park Patch.

State Aid Drop for Northport Schools: The State Department of Education released its preliminary district aid estimates for 2013-14 on Tuesday.

Man Accused of Stabbing Inside NorthSport: Miguel Velasquez, 20, of Northport was arrested late Wednesday night and charged with second degree assault with intent to injure after he allegedly stabbed a man inside NorthSport Athletic Facility following a dispute.


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