A week in Northport

These guys are from #Northport #Fish & #Lobster

These guys are from #Northport #Fish & #Lobster on 25A at the #Northport #Farmers #Market Photo Credit: Brittany Wait

As part of our ongoing Town Focus series, community journalist Brittany Wait is spending a week in Northport. Follow along throughout her time there as she posts photos of the places she goes and the people she meets. These photos were taken using Instagram, a social photo-sharing app that gives user the option to alter their images by applying a filter.

I wonder where it's going...
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I wonder where it's going...

Finishing out my week exploring #Northport at the
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Finishing out my week exploring #Northport at the Whale's Tale :) quite a view

Two seconds later... SOLD OUT at the Duck
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Two seconds later... SOLD OUT at the Duck Island Bread Company at the farmers market in #northport

As the #Northport Farmers Market winds down, Ocean
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As the #Northport Farmers Market winds down, Ocean Konte, 4, of #Northport, dances around, cherry tomatoes in hand

Who's going to pick up this lonely cinnamon
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Who's going to pick up this lonely cinnamon bun? At the farmers market in #northport

Gentle Brew in #LongBeach @gentlenrewcoffee even sold out
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Gentle Brew in #LongBeach @gentlenrewcoffee even sold out of their hot coffee

Local #northport #honey from #BeePharm
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Local #northport #honey from #BeePharm

Paul Dlugokencky started Blind Bat Brewery in #Centerport
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Paul Dlugokencky started Blind Bat Brewery in #Centerport in 2008, but is looking to expand to the middle of island @blindbatbrewer

Not a bad day to come by the
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Not a bad day to come by the #Northport #Farmers #Market, listen to music and sit by the water

Horman's #pickles biz has a line of 20
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Horman's #pickles biz has a line of 20 people waiting to buy some

There's a line at #Ridgewood #Pork Store
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There's a line at #Ridgewood #Pork Store

The market is hoppin'
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The market is hoppin'

Trying yellow #watermelon from Sang Lee Farms in
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Trying yellow #watermelon from Sang Lee Farms in #Peconic #yum!

Want some jelly bean cherry tomatoes from Sang
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Want some jelly bean cherry tomatoes from Sang Lee Farms in #Peconic?

She found her #sunflowers at the Farmers Market
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She found her #sunflowers at the Farmers Market in #Northport

Frederique Keller, of #FortSalonga, sells raw honey at
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Frederique Keller, of #FortSalonga, sells raw honey at the #Northport #FarmersMarket she's been on Martha Stewart's and Dr. Oz's shows

Inga Zupancic, of #Commack, brought her daughter Lucka,
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Inga Zupancic, of #Commack, brought her daughter Lucka, 2, to find raw #honey at the #Farmers Market in #Northport

The mother and daughter found their honey! At
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The mother and daughter found their honey! At the #northport #farmers #market

You an smell this Traditional Italian Table bread
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You an smell this Traditional Italian Table bread from Monty's Breads in #Brooklyn 10 feet away at the #Farmers Market in #Northport

Stan and Sue Gouldson, who have lived in
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Stan and Sue Gouldson, who have lived in #Northport 23 years straight from #Australia, say #Northport is definitely a dog-friendly place

Meet Georgia, 1, who is with her owner
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Meet Georgia, 1, who is with her owner shopping about the #Northport Farmers Market

Alex Bodnar, 23, of #EastNorthport, sells granola from
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Alex Bodnar, 23, of #EastNorthport, sells granola from Nina's Fresh #Baked at the Farmer's Market

Millie Willen, who has living in #Northport 35
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Millie Willen, who has living in #Northport 35 years just bought 2 jars of peanut butter from The3Nuts for her granddaughter Grace, 12

These guys are from #Northport #Fish & #Lobster
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These guys are from #Northport #Fish & #Lobster on 25A at the #Northport #Farmers #Market

#Bavarian #pretzel #buns from the #Duck Island #Bread
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#Bavarian #pretzel #buns from the #Duck Island #Bread Company are almost sold out at the #Farmers #Market @DuckIslandBread

#Artisan #Bakery in #Northport usually sells out at
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#Artisan #Bakery in #Northport usually sells out at the #Northport #Farmers #Market early

#Spicy #Sour #Pickles from Horman's in #GlenCove at
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#Spicy #Sour #Pickles from Horman's in #GlenCove at the #Northport #Farmers #Market

Joyce Roschnotti, born and raised in #Northport, bought
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Joyce Roschnotti, born and raised in #Northport, bought some #subflowers from the #Northport #FarmersMarket

I can see why it was hard to
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I can see why it was hard to find parking in #Northport during its busy farmer's market #freshproduce

#Heartichoke in business in #Northport for 30 years
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#Heartichoke in business in #Northport for 30 years used to be a gas station back in the day #history @bushramollick

#Heartichoke owner Thom LaBruzzo, 58, of #Northport, said
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#Heartichoke owner Thom LaBruzzo, 58, of #Northport, said "we have sparkly stuff, natural stuff, a little bit of rust, a little bit of diamond dust @bushramollick

Maizey Machansky, 3, of #Northport, catches a fish
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Maizey Machansky, 3, of #Northport, catches a fish at the harbor @bushramollick

Peter-James Machansky, 4, of #Northport, fishes with his
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Peter-James Machansky, 4, of #Northport, fishes with his family off the dock at the #harbor @bushramollick

Doris and Aaron Geffner, who has lived in
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Doris and Aaron Geffner, who has lived in #Northport 25 years eat their lunch by #CrabMeadowBeach photo taken by @bushramollick

As requested I'm trying the #lobster and #mussels
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As requested I'm trying the #lobster and #mussels #northport

Meeting Henry Rehlaender, 16, of #Northport, who the
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Meeting Henry Rehlaender, 16, of #Northport, who the community started a fund for #townfocus

It's a beautiful day for a boat ride
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It's a beautiful day for a boat ride in Northport. (Sept. 6, 2013)

The #firefly #artists gallery in #northport sells #artwork
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The #firefly #artists gallery in #northport sells #artwork from #longisland artists

Did you know that Rockin Fish in #?orthport
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Did you know that Rockin Fish in #?orthport has $1 #oysters 4-6pm? Yum!

The bees seem to like this beautiful #garden
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The bees seem to like this beautiful #garden created by the #Northport #Garden club in 1986 #stillthriving

A picture of Gil Harris of #Northport reading
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A picture of Gil Harris of #Northport reading a letter from his girlfriend while serving in the #Navy in 1957

Gil Harris of #Northport worked as a bartender
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Gil Harris of #Northport worked as a bartender in 1965. Looks a little like #Elvis

Right in the middle is Gil Harris in
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Right in the middle is Gil Harris in 1975 in charge of the warehouse at the late #KingsPark Hospital #townfocus in #northport

There's a lot that's already written about him
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There's a lot that's already written about him but we'll have to dig up some more #townfocus in #northport

Meet Gil Harris who graduated from #Harborfields HS
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Meet Gil Harris who graduated from #Harborfields HS in June at age 73! Can't wait to hear more #townfocus in #northport

Lisa Harris' #healthy #cookies are you doing so
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Lisa Harris' #healthy #cookies are you doing so well a California company has them on its shelves

Ordered Salmon salad at Rockin' Fish in #Northport
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Ordered Salmon salad at Rockin' Fish in #Northport #townfocus

Lisa Harris, former owner of Caffe Portofino in
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Lisa Harris, former owner of Caffe Portofino in Northport, now franchises her popular healthy breakfast cookie all over Longi Island. (Sept. 5, 2013)

Caffe Portofino in #Northport has great coffee and
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Caffe Portofino in #Northport has great coffee and breakfast sandwiches. I'd know! I keep coming back.

Fire Chief Chris Hughes says the dept's 125th
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Fire Chief Chris Hughes says the dept's 125th anniversary celebration in Oct. 2014 will consist of a parade to commemorate the dept's service to #Northport

This is the painting of the #Northport Fire
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This is the painting of the #Northport Fire Dept you'll be able to purchase at its 125th anniversary celebration Oct. 2014

Jim Mahoney, 80, gave me a sneak peek
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Jim Mahoney, 80, gave me a sneak peek of the #Northport American Legion's ongoing renovations & we talked about the FD's 125th anniversary

The #Northport American legion will have a nicer
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The #Northport American legion will have a nicer meeting room here #townfocus

Looking at the inside of the #American Legion
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Looking at the inside of the #American Legion in #northport

The #Northport American Legion is getting an elevator
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The #Northport American Legion is getting an elevator put in #townfocus

At the #Northport American Legion checking out the
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At the #Northport American Legion checking out the renovation that should be completed by Christmas #townfocus

Did you know that this small plaza in
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Did you know that this small plaza in #northport used to be an old gas station?#history

Are you making it to the #EastNorthport #Festival?
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Are you making it to the #EastNorthport #Festival? What should I expect?

Northport's Anchor of Hope is one way the
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Northport's Anchor of Hope is one way the village honors its veterans. (Sept. 5, 2013)

Meet John DeSpagna, president of the #Northport Running
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Meet John DeSpagna, president of the #Northport Running Club, who says the club has 425 members

Vin & Jeanette Riley have been patrons of
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Vin & Jeanette Riley have been patrons of Tim's Shipwreck Diner in #Northport for 25 years

Order the Main Street Burger with sautéed onions
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Order the Main Street Burger with sautéed onions and mushrooms #townfocus in #northport

Having lunch at Main Street Cafe with Debi
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Having lunch at Main Street Cafe with Debi Triola, prez of the #Northport chamber of commerce #townfocus

A photo taken by #Northport #photographer Alfred Harned
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A photo taken by #Northport #photographer Alfred Harned in 1905 of his family

Old cameras are displayed at the #northport #historical
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Old cameras are displayed at the #northport #historical society

The Matinecock tribe lived in #northport in the
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The Matinecock tribe lived in #northport in the 1600s #ourstories #ourhistory

A dollhouse replicating the Seymour house on Bayview
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A dollhouse replicating the Seymour house on Bayview Ave. built in 1885.#northport #history

The Allie R. Chester under construction at Jesse
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The Allie R. Chester under construction at Jesse Carll's Shipyard, 1884.

Heather Johnson, director of the #Northport Historical Society,
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Heather Johnson, director of the #Northport Historical Society, shows me the exhibit "Our Story:.."

The #northport historical society building used to be
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The #northport historical society building used to be a library and will be turning 100 next year #historiclandmark

Heading into the #Northport #Historical Society Museum to
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Heading into the #Northport #Historical Society Museum to get a taste of its history #townfocus

Copenhagen Bakery & Cafe in Northport
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Copenhagen Bakery & Cafe in Northport

And we made it! 5 miles around #northport
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And we made it! 5 miles around #northport

#Northport park and gazebo
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#Northport park and gazebo

Looking up James St in #northport Gluck running
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Looking up James St in #northport Gluck running up this during the Cow Harbor 10K Race

And now on the last stretch, going down
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And now on the last stretch, going down the infamously steep James St hill in #northport #townfocus

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#beautiful #view of #northport #harbor
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#beautiful #view of #northport #harbor

Another view
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Another view

Here's the sign welcoming people to Northport. (Sept.
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Here's the sign welcoming people to Northport. (Sept. 4, 2013)

Beautiful view of some sport fields in #northport
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Beautiful view of some sport fields in #northport

Waiting for us at ocean ave and eatons
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Waiting for us at ocean ave and eatons neck rd in #northport

Walking hill of Eatons Neck Road in #northport
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Walking hill of Eatons Neck Road in #northport #walkingclub

Crab meadow golf club 3 miles into our
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Crab meadow golf club 3 miles into our walk. #walkingclub in #northport

First day of school for #northport!!
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First day of school for #northport!!

Barry Aronowsky, 72, of Greenlawn, left, and Greg
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Barry Aronowsky, 72, of Greenlawn, left, and Greg Taha, 68, of Northport, met each other in 2000 and have been running or walking together locally every since. (Sept. 4, 2013)

Skidmore House, oldest house in #Northport, built in
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Skidmore House, oldest house in #Northport, built in 1761, is being renovated #townfocus

Woke up early to walk with a group
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Woke up early to walk with a group around #Northport for our #TownFocus series. (Sept. 4, 2013)

The #Northport #FireDept celebrates its 125th anniversary this
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The #Northport #FireDept celebrates its 125th anniversary this year

Jim Reichert, co-owner of #Northport #Hardware Company, in
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Jim Reichert, co-owner of #Northport #Hardware Company, in business since 1983 #townfocus

Meet Barry the buffalo, a mascot of Northport
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Meet Barry the buffalo, a mascot of Northport Hardware on Main St #townfocus

#Northport Mayor George Doll gives me a tour
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#Northport Mayor George Doll gives me a tour of main st #townfocus

A view of Northport Harbor on Sept. 3,
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A view of Northport Harbor on Sept. 3, 2013.

End of Main St in #northport
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End of Main St in #northport

Bistro 44 in #northport
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Bistro 44 in #northport

The #Northport Sweet Shop was established in 1929
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The #Northport Sweet Shop was established in 1929 #townfocus

The Wine Cellar on Main used to be
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The Wine Cellar on Main used to be an old stationary store in #northport

Family-owned Jones Drug Store has been here since
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Family-owned Jones Drug Store has been here since the 1950s, estimates #Northport Mayor Doll

The John Engeman Theater was a movie theater
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The John Engeman Theater was a movie theater in the 30s now shows broadway shows #northport

Meeting with Mayor Doll to get a tour
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Meeting with Mayor Doll to get a tour of #Northport #townfocus

Did you know there was an ice company
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Did you know there was an ice company in #Northport?

Good place to grab a coffee in Northport:
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Good place to grab a coffee in Northport: Caffe Portofinoy.

Tim Hess, owner of Tim's Shipwreck Diner in
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Tim Hess, owner of Tim's Shipwreck Diner in Northport, said he remembers getting paid $10,000 a day for seven days when a film shot at the diner in 1997. (Sept. 3, 2013)

Having a late brunch, Benedict eggs, at Tim's
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Having a late brunch, Benedict eggs, at Tim's Shipwreck Diner in #Northport #townfocus

The cheese blintzes tasted like a cheese crepe
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The cheese blintzes tasted like a cheese crepe with delicious homemade jam #yum

Have you ever tried Tim's Shipwreck Diner's homemade
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Have you ever tried Tim's Shipwreck Diner's homemade cheese blintzes? #townfocus in #northport

Tim's Shipwreck Diner has been in #Northport for
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Tim's Shipwreck Diner has been in #Northport for 45 years & used to be a functional trolley car #townfocus

Shipwreck Diner, which used to be used as
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Shipwreck Diner, which used to be used as a trolley car is now where all the gossip happens, according to Dave Weber of #Seymour's Boatyard

A trolley used to run along #MainSt in
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A trolley used to run along #MainSt in #Northport #townfocus

This is how Seymour's #Boatyard launches boats #oldschool
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This is how Seymour's #Boatyard launches boats #oldschool

A view of #northport village #park from Seymour's
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A view of #northport village #park from Seymour's

Seymour's Boatyard has been providing boat maintenance service
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Seymour's Boatyard has been providing boat maintenance service in Northport Harbor since the 1920s. (Sept. 23, 2013)

A view of Seymour's Boatyard from the water
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A view of Seymour's Boatyard from the water in #northport

The Northport FD has the oldest and largest
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The Northport FD has the oldest and largest dive team on LI. This is its emergency rescue boat. (Sept. 3, 2013)

The end of Main Street in #Northport from
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The end of Main Street in #Northport from the #harbor

Some kids caught a snapper fish in #northport
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Some kids caught a snapper fish in #northport

#northport harbor has many beautiful 19-century homes along
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#northport harbor has many beautiful 19-century homes along the #waterfront

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#northport #yacht club is one of the oldest
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#northport #yacht club is one of the oldest on #longisland

Ever see the #Vanderbilt #boathouse from #northport #harbor?
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Ever see the #Vanderbilt #boathouse from #northport #harbor?

Weaving around sailboats in #northport #harbor
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Weaving around sailboats in #northport #harbor

1,150 boats in #northport #harbor
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1,150 boats in #northport #harbor

#lobster traps stored on #northport #harbor
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#lobster traps stored on #northport #harbor

Owned by a salty clammer, Dave Weber says
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Owned by a salty clammer, Dave Weber says #townfocus

Dave Weber takes visitors and residents all over
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Dave Weber takes visitors and residents all over #northport in this 26-ft yacht launch

#Bird #Island is a bird sanctuary between #centerport
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#Bird #Island is a bird sanctuary between #centerport & #northport

Dave Weber GM for Seymour's Boatyard is third
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Dave Weber GM for Seymour's Boatyard is third generation #Northporter

#northport #harbor has 800 boats moored and 350
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#northport #harbor has 800 boats moored and 350 docked, said Dave Weber Jr. GM of #seymour's #boatyard

#Northport #harbor #townfocus
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#Northport #harbor #townfocus

Going to be getting a tour of the
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Going to be getting a tour of the #northport harbor in this #townfocus @NewsdayTowns

Even on a foggy day #Northport Harbor is
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Even on a foggy day #Northport Harbor is still beautiful #TownFocus @NewsdayTowns

Seymour's Boatyard in #Northport open since 1923 #TownFocus
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Seymour's Boatyard in #Northport open since 1923 #TownFocus @NewsdayTowns

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