VOTE – May 18

Annual Budget Vote and Election of Trustees
Tuesday, May 18, 2021
6:00 am to 9:00 pm

Four candidates are running for two open seats on the Northport – East Northport UFSD Board of Education. The United Teachers of Northport are endorsing incumbent board member Victoria Buscareno and retiring Pulaski Road elementary teacher Carol Taylor. For information about each of the four candidates, visit the Northport Journal webpage.

We urge all our members to vote in their local district election. Be sure to confirm the location of your designated polling place before heading out to vote. Residents of Northport and East Northport can find their polling place by visiting an interactive Board of Education webpage.

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:  [email protected]

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

Northport-East Northport Budget Passed

The school budget for the 2020 – 2021 school year passed by an overwhelming majority of the district voters, 5,241 to 1,545. Due to the coronavirus pandemic, all votes were cast by absentee ballot.

In the election for school board members, current Board President David Badanes won re-election, and Donna McNaughton was newly elected to the board.