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Northport High alumnus refurbishes Jaguar to woo prom date

Eric Johnson, 18, of Northport High School's Class

(Credit: Jennifer A. Uihlein)

When Eric Johnson was a senior at Northport High School in 2013, he asked his girlfriend Veronika Potylitsina, a junior, to the prom. But her parents said no, wanting to preserve the customary rite of passage for her senior year.

Turns out it was worth the wait. Johnson, 18, a student at Alfred State University, returned home from college mid-May and began his prom preparation.

Potylistina,...

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Northport Village hires Mastic Beach village administrator

Northport Mayor George Doll said Timothy Brojer, the

(Credit: Danielle Finkelstein)

Northport Village officials have hired a new village administrator.

The board unanimously voted at its meeting Tuesday to hire Timothy Brojer, the Mastic Beach village administrator.

“During our interview with him, whatever topic we brought up, he was familiar with,” Northport Mayor George Doll said. “He’s going to be an asset to the village.”

Brojer, 38, is to begin work in Northport...

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