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Burger King awards over $30,000 to students

Burger King owners, Debbie Sena and Jay Della Monica, awarded over $30,000 in scholarships to Nassau County students on Aug. 2 at 21 E. Merrick Rd. in Freeport.

Herald Neighbors

Health fair offers services to hundreds

Freeport’s Ebenezer Seventh-day Adventist Church at 97 Broadway, welcomed 160 adults and children to their free Community Health Fair on Aug. 4. In a single day, the church volunteers along with …

Herald Neighbors

Canoe racers vie for first place medals

The Great Canoe Races are one of the oldest Freeport traditions that welcome residents and visitors from the tri-state area to compete for first place medals.

New Atomic Wings celebrates National Chicken Wing Day

Atomic Wings, Freeport’s newest Nautical Mile restaurant, celebrated National Chicken Wing Day on July 29 by giving away five free wings with orders.

Herald Neighbors

Flashback Friday into the ‘Roaring Twenties’

The Freeport High School’s performing arts center was transformed to the time of the “roaring ‘20s” on July 26. …

Editorial

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.

Editorial

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 . . .