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A bill proposed by State Sen. John Brooks that would give the old National Guard armory on Babylon Turnpike to Freeport passed a Senate vote on Monday, the first step toward handing control of the long-abandoned facility to the village. more
Freeport voters approved the school district's 2019-20 budget by a vote of 986 to 293. In other news, newcomers Maria Jordan-Awalom and Gabriela Castillow were elected to the Board of Education. more
With beautiful weather, lots of excitement, and Hofstra’s Greek life community, the brothers of Pi Kappa Alpha held their annual Fireman’s Challenge on April, 7th to raise money for the East Williston Fire Department, and other non-profit and service organizations. more
Summer is just around the corner as the Long Island Boat Show was hosted from April 5-7. After an absence of several years, the boat show returned to the new Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum. … more
College is a period of adjustment; with many students moving away from home for the first time, having to make new friends and dealing with a heavy workload on top of that, it is not surprising that … more
The smell of barbecue and the sound of country music filled the air. Crowds of people carrying blankets and snacks waited in line, anticipating one of Hofstra University's biggest events of the … more
“The reason that I’m at Relay for Life is because a lot of my family members have been diagnosed with cancer, and one of my closest friends had cancer and luckily beat cancer,” said Madison … more
Climate change has become a major topic of debate around the entire country, but those who want to solve it don’t always have to look big to solve it; it can start locally and within a close-knit … more
Freeporters will head to the polls on May 21 to elect two new Board of Education trustees. This year’s election leaves open two seats as the president of the Board of Education, Michael Pomerico and the vice president, Anthony Miller, announced early in the year that they would not run for reelection. more
All of the dolls tell stories. Carefully lifting the red-checkered skirt of one black doll, Freeporter April Marius, 62, exposed a double-ended half of a second white doll, with hips and legs conjoined to the lower waist of the black doll. more
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