Freeport students march for peace

The sight looked like a field of marigolds as hundreds of yellow-clad students from the Freeport School District, joined by friends, family members and prominent community leaders, lined up at …

Politics

Maragos announces anti-corruption agenda in Nassau county exec race

Nassau County Comptroller George Maragos, who is running as a Democrat for county executive, announced on Wednesday his plans to put a stop to corruption in county government.

Senator John Brooks to host job fair in Freeport

The step of waiting for a manager of a company to call back to set up a job interview can be skipped next, Thursday, May 11 when the office of New York State Senator, John Brooks hosts a job fair in …

Freeport photographer captures art in cemeteries

Freeport photographer Michael Tucciarone’s work can only be described as phantasmagoric and ethereal. He calls it “Dead Art” — startling black-and-white photos shot in cemeteries around New …

Community News

Freeport's CoLoKi hosts Earth Day garden party

The sweet smell of cinnamon lingered in the air April 22 at the first CoLoKi Inc. Earth Day Celebration off Bennington Ave in Freeport. Attendees leisurely walked up and down the steps of the Freeport Trailer with white Styrofoam cups in their hands, enjoying homemade arroz con leche (rice pudding), while children worked on arts and crafts. Every spring, the day laborers at the Freeport Trailer, most of whom work construction jobs, plant a community garden to grow vegetables that they can cook in their own kitchens to feed themselves. This year they decided to host an event inviting the community to take part in their Earth Day celebration.

Vote ‘yes’ for Freeport School District budget

rafting a school budget that respects both students and taxpayers is a high-wire act these days. With demand growing for new, cutting-edge technologies in the classroom, pressure to increase spending …