More Sad News …

Elaine Persampire, longtime teacher aide at East Northport Middle School passed away Wednesday, November 22 night. She will be waked at  the Brueggemann Funeral Home Thursday on evening, November 30th from 7:00 – 9:00 p.m.

Sad News …

Patricia Fingerling, long-time secretary for Northport Junior, and later Middle school, passed away on November 22. She will be waked on Monday, November 27 from 2:00 – 5:00 p.m. and 7:00 – 9:00 p.m. at  Nolan & Taylor-Howe Funeral Home, 5 Laurel Ave, Northport. A funeral mass will be held on Tuesday, 10:45 a.m. at St. Anthony of Padua in East Northport, with interment at the Northport Rural Cemetery. Donations in Patricia’s memory may be made to to VNS Hospice of Suffolk, 505 Main Street, Northport, NY 11768.

Condolences for Janet Simpson

A memorial service was held for Janet Simpson on October 13 at the Trinity Episcopal  Church in Northport. Condolences may be sent to Karin Cohen, 5 Tudor City Place 609, New York, NY 10017. Donations in her memory may be made to the Multiple Sclerosis Society at

A tribute to Janet has been added to the In Memoriam page of this website.

And now for some member news …

balloonOn Monday, August 21, 2017, all of North America will be treated to an eclipse of the sun and Charlotte Koons will fulfill a lifelong dream of riding in a hot air balloon. The balloon ride is a late birthday present and Charlotte is very excited. We expect photos in the days to follow!

A photography by Linda Quinn has been awarded 2nd place in the Third Annual International Phone-Ography Competition at FotoFoto Gallery in Huntington.Poster