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Freeport Power and Electric recently completed a $2 million upgrade of its LM6000 turbine, a gas-powered jet engine normally used to power 747 airplanes, but in this case is used to power Freeport … more
As a light breeze tickled the red flower barrette in her hair, she dug in her purse to find a shawl. Native Freeporter Barbara Jagnow, 85, carefully pivoted the joystick knob to the front and then to … more
xWhat started as an idea to foster community involvement quickly became an organization when Freeporter Joseph Gambino recently drummed up enough support among neighbors to start the South Freeport … more
Nassau County police arrested a Long Beach man on drug charges Monday after they discovered cocaine and other narcotics in his home. The Police Department’s Major Case Bureau said that … more
A municipal parking lot at South Ocean Avenue and Hamilton Street, on the Nautical Mile in south Freeport, could be sold, Village of Freeport Mayor Robert Kennedy confirmed in a Herald interview this … more
Nautical Mile business owners say they are outraged to learn that the sale of a public parking lot, at Ocean and Hamilton streets on the Mile, might still be a possibility. At the August village … more
Freeporters pushed back against a possible plan by the village’s board of trustees to sell a municipal parking lot at South Ocean Avenue and Hamilton Street, in south Freeport, to a developer … more
Freeport Community Hospital was a 100-bed hospital planned for Freeport, but it never came to fruition. Developer Jacob Post suggested the hospital be built on Babylon Turnpike.  Hugo Stearns … more
In the first half of the twentieth century, Freeport had three golf courses. By the second half of the century, all the courses were replaced by residential development. The Freeport Golf … more
Decked out in pink, from the pumps to its signs, GIVNGO in Freeport is a new gas station dedicated to fighting breast cancer. The station, on West Merrick Road, is owned by brothers Danny and … more
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