Can you vote by mail in November?

This map, from The Washington Post, depicts the status voting by mail around the country. States depicted in red only allow absentee voting with a valid excuse. As of now, New York has not added COVID-19 to the acceptable excuses for the November election.

Middleville / Northport Middle Update

The Northport – East Northport Board of Education has announced the completion of the COMPREHENSIVE INVESTIGATION REPORT that was commissioned to evaluate the ongoing environmental concerns surrounding Northport Middle School, formerly Middleville Middle School. A remote worksop is being offered to inform the community on Thursday, June 25, at 7:00 p.m. Information follows:


WHEN:           Thursday, June 25, 2020 – 7:00 p.m.

DETAILS:      A Special Board of Education Workshop will consist of a presentation from the Environmental Consultant firm P.W. Grosser. The Board of Education and the public will have an opportunity to ask questions of the consultants. 

It is expected that the Board will accept the recommendations from the P.W. Grosser at the July 9, 2020 Board Meeting. The Comprehensive Investigation Report can be found here or by visiting the District’s website.  

INQUIRIES:   Questions can be submitted in advance to:

During the meeting residents may submit questions to the consultants via the Zoom Q&A feature.  Questions will be answered in the order they are received. Please submit questions in the following format:

Question to PW. Grosser:

FORMAT:      Zoom Webinar 
Join by:          Clicking on the link:
Go to and enter Webinar ID: 991 2123 6850

Still waiting for your stimulus check?

The federal government is sending coronavirus stimulus checks — called Economic Impact Payments (EIPs) — by prepaid debit card through the mail to around 4 million Americans who don’t have direct deposit information on file with the IRS.

If you are one of the 4 million the stimulus will delivered by the US Post Office! The card with a Visa logo will come in a plain envelope from “Money Network Cardholder Services.” The name of the issuing bank, MetaBank, will appear on the back of the card. For more information go to or call 1-800-240-8100.