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Coast Guard Barracks Named in Nate Bruckenthal's Honor: The staff barracks at U.S. Coast Guard Training Station Cape May, N.J., were recently dedicated in honor of Petty Officer 3rd Class Nathan Bruckenthal.
Whale's Tale Open for Business: The Whale's Tale is back! The perennial Northport favorite of sailors and landlubbers alike reopened for the season last Tuesday.
Tell Us: Move the Cell Pole?: A representative for wireless communications company Crown Castle denied any willfull wrongdoing at a joint public hearing with the Northport village trustees and zoning board last week.
Former School Audit Committee Members Sound Off on 2013 Budget Process: A letter sent from three former Northport-East Northport School Audit Committee members.
Cow Harbor Warriors Agree to Have Finances Audited: Northport veteran's charity group the Cow Harbor Warriors agreed to provide a full accounting of their books to Town and Village officials Wednesday amid accusations that the group has not been transparent with their finances.
Northport Police Sergeant Pushes for Animal Justice: Northport Police Sergeant William Ricca recently inspired the creation of new legislation that would make killing a police dog a felony.