More Sad News …

Dr. Peter Clark, Retired Principal of Norwood Avenue School and husband of Barbara Clark, retired Bellerose Avenue Teacher, passed away on May 19.

Before becoming an administrator Peter taught English at Northport High School and in Edinburgh, Scotland, on a Fulbright Scholarship. After retiring from Northport he taught English at St. Anthony’s High School in South Huntington. After moving to Hilton Head, North Carolina he volunteered as a professor of Shakespeare and Film at the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute through the University of South Carolina.

Visitation at Nolan & Taylor-Howe Funeral Home, 5 Laurel Ave, Northport, on Thursday, May 24th and Friday, May 25th  from 2:00-5:00 p.m. & 7:00-9:00 p.m. each day. A funeral mass will be said at St. Philip Neri Church, 344 Main St, Northport, at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, May 26th.

Sad News …

Virginia E. Skidmore’ “Ginny”, passed on May 18, 2018 at 87 years of age. Ginny was the mother of Linda Skidmore and longtime teacher aide who was  affectionately known as “Mom” at Northport Junior High School. 

Wake will be Monday from 2:00-5:00 p.m. & 7:00-9:00 p.m. at the Nolan & Taylor Funeral Home in Northport. A funeral service will be held on Tuesday at 11:00 a.m.  at the funeral home with Reverend Michael O’Connor presiding. Interment Northport Rural Cemetery.

In Ginny’s memory donations can be made online at to benefit Friends of the Farm. 

ALS Honoree Recognition Benefit

The ALS Ride for Life is very special to the Northport – East Northport Community, and two of our own, Glenn Baldwin and Brian Ohst, are being honored at this year’s Honoree Recognition Benefit.

When: March 7,  6:30 – 10:30 p.m.
Where: Villa Lombardi’s, 877 Main Street , Holbrook

Register Now

Tickets are $75 per person or $85 after February 15.

For more information


An Invitation …

R-UTN Member Pamela Waldroup invites everyone to the opening reception of her two-person art show, Photographs & Memories, at the South Huntington Public Library on Saturday, February 3 from to 2 – 4 p.m. The show will run through February 28. The poster for the show, featuring one of Pamela’s photographs, can be seen on the Member News page.

Paintings by Constance Wolf, UTN member and Northport High School Art teacher, are featured in the Winners Showcase at the Mill Pond Gallery in  St. James from February 3 through March 11. The opening reception is Saturday, February 3 at 2 p.m.