VOTE/COPE letters are in the mail – please send in your contributions asap – or sign up for automatic pension deduction – amount listed will be a MONTHLY deduction.
The United Teachers of Northport are looking for volunteers to staff the UTN table at the Drug and Alcohol Task Force Color Run on Saturday, October 19th, between 8:15 – 10:30 am. If you want to help out for part of that time, RSVP with Stacey at the UTN office 631-261-2000.
Early Voting Information
Starting this fall, New York voters will have the opportunity to vote early in New York’s General Election. Beginning Saturday, October 26th through Sunday, November 3rd, select polling locations throughout Suffolk County will be open for early voting. Registered voters in the County may cast their ballots at any of these locations during the dates and times listed.
One polling place in each township has been designated for early voting. Visit the Suffolk County Board of Elections website to find the nearest polling location.
Merle Levine, retired principal of Northport High School, passed away in her sleep on September 12 at the age of 95. Predeceased by Seymour, her husband of 63 years, she is survived by her five children, Deborah, Jeffrey, David, Steven and Robert; eight grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
Merle and Seymour retired to Greenport, where she remained active working for the rights of women, minorities and the poor. She served as founder and president of the Community Action Southold Town and was secretary of the town’s Anti-Bias Task Force. For her lifetime of social justice advocacy, she was honored in 2016 with the Helen Wright Prince Community Award from the Southold Town Anti-Bias Task Force.
A memorial celebration of Merle’s life will be held Sunday, October 20th, 2-4 pm, at Peconic Landong, 1500 Brecknock Rd., Greenport, in the Community Center.