East Northport, NY – September 12, 2014 - The East Northport Chamber of Commerce observed its 19th annual Festival featuring live music, food, craft vendors, exhibits, sidewalk sales, magic shows, petting zoo, demonstrations, amusement rides and much more. The event offered something for any age. Welcoming the crowd on opening night were local officials, including from left to right Stuart Besen, a festival sponsor and committee member, Northport Village Attorney Jim Matthews, District Court Judge Paul Hensley, Suffolk County Legislator William “Doc” Spenser, Jill Bergman, Chamber president, Huntington Town Councilwoman Susan Berland, Suffolk County Legislator Robert Trotta, Huntington Town Councilwoman Tracey Edwards and Huntington Highway Supervisor Peter Gunther.
The East Northport Festival is the Chamber’s largest fundraiser of the year. Monies raised from the Festival are used to enhance the downtown community with such projects as hanging flower baskets and holiday lighting. “It is a pleasure to work with the members of the East Northport Chamber and to support their activities. I look forward to next year’s celebration,” said Legislator Robert Trotta.
Legislator Robert Trotta represents the 13th Legislative District, which includes Smithtown, Fort Salonga, Kings Park, San Remo, Nissequogue, Head of the Harbor, and St. James, as well as most of East Northport and parts of Northport and Commack.
Legislator Trotta serves on the Legislature’s Budget & Finance, Education & Information Technology, Health and the Humans Services Committees.