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Northport Week in Review: Oct. 8-14

This week's top stories on Northport Patch.

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Northport BOE Examines Extra Teacher Pay: The Northport-East Northport Board of Education is taking a hard look at extra pay for teachers who supervise clubs and extracurricular activities. Interim Assistant Superintendent for Human Resources Dr. Thomas Caramore was recently charged with the task of parsing out the system.

Video: New Scooter Donated to Disabled Vet: Disabled Army veteran and Northport VA volunteer Tom Cammarata, 59, received a loaner scooter Thursday after his was stolen from his front yard early last Sunday morning.

Village Workers Demand Contract: Northport Village workers are demanding a contract after being without one for the past 30 months. Despite a confrontation at last week's board meeting, where both sides seemed willing to talk, no progress has been made.

Mandated Boating Safety Course Becomes Law: Seated between two mothers who lost children in boating accidents, Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone signed a bill Thursday afternoon that will require boat operators in the county to complete a safety course.

Locals Star in New Reality TV Show: Eleven locals will star in an upcoming reality TV show about privileged 20-somethings living it up on Long Island's legendary North Shore, with a backdrop of some of the area's swankiest hotspots and homes.

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