Asharoken News

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Asharoken News
Asharoken News July August 1994

Collection Facts


Historical Context

Asharoken is an isthmus connecting the Village of Northport to Eaton's Neck and lies between Northport Harbor to the south and the Long Island Sound to the north.  In 1925, Asharoken was incorporated as a village. 

The Village of Asharoken is named after Chief Asharoken, head of the Matinecock Native American tribe which inhabited the area prior to English settlements. Chief Asharoken sold the land to three Englishmen in 1656. 

Asharoken Village is located in the Town of Huntington in Suffolk County, on the North Shore of Long Island in New York.

Scope of Collection

The collection consists of a compilation of newsletters, titled Asharoken News, published by the Village of Asharoken.   

These newsletters contain articles, events and festivities relevant to the Village of Asharoken.  Contents also include: mayor’s letters, police reports, neighborhood news, recipes, notes from trustee meetings, village elections, Asharoken Garden Club, wildlife reports, historic stories, community history and memories, obituaries as well as sanitation schedules.