Freeport dominates homecoming weekend

Freeport High School Red Devils dominated the field and defeated the Baldwin Bruins 54-13 on Oct. 12 during this year’s homecoming game. The festivities kicked off with the district’s homecoming …

Herald Neighbors

Best Seller, Camron Wright visits Freeport Library

Several avid readers of Camron Wright gathered for a luncheon and literary discussion of his works on Sept. 13 at the Freeport Memorial Library, FML. Wright has written several novels and is most …

Herald Neighbors

Bird lovers unite at annual Parrot Expo

Freeport continues to be the home of the Long Island Parrot Society’s annual Parrot Expo. Last Saturday, Oct. 5, parrot owners along with prospective parrot owners spent the day participating in …


Seven Long Beach teens arrested in connection to fatal Oceanside stabbing

Seven Long Beach teens were taken into custody on Friday in connection to the stabbing death of an Oceanside High School student last week, according to Nassau County police. Police apprehended …

Freeport's Bermudez’s final walk as chief of the FPD

Freeport Chief of Police Miguel Bermudez got rousing cheers on Sept. 26 as he walked out of the Freeport Police Department Headquarters for one last time. Bermudez retired from the FPD after 33 years of service.


Help students in need of school supplies

Imagine opening a new marble notebook on the first day of school and taking out your new box of crayons. Now imagine what it might be like to show up to class empty-handed and have to ask your teacher, or a classmate, to borrow a sheet of paper and pencil.


Enjoy the rest of summer, locally

As the summer winds down, many families are racing to make the most out of the last days of the season before children return to school, high school grads go away to college and the days begin to cool. But look no farther than your geographic backyard . . .

Scott Brinton

Looking back on Adirondack days

The black bear suddenly appeared as if it were an apparition. It was tugging on a rope that suspended our duffle bag full of food high in a tree, a good distance from our lean-to. All at once the line snapped . . .

Alfonse D'Amato

On guns, let’s secure our liberty and our lives

The Declaration of Independence places “Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness” at the pinnacle of the American endeavor. From the Revolutionary War to the Civil War to the world wars . . .

Randi Kreiss

Dancing on the balance beam of summer 2019

We are at the apex of summer, a peach-perfect moment, and how sweet it is. Tomatoes grow heavy on the vine . . .