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Accepting the Long Island Arts Council at Freeport’s most prestigious award on Oct. 8, Jude Schanzer, Freeporter and the East Meadow Public Library’s director of public relations and programming, … more
The Freeport Recreation Center was brimming with all things parrot last Saturday. For the past 31 years, Freeport has been the home of the Long Island Parrot Society’s annual Parrot Expo. Current … more
The traditional excuses for missing homework — “My dog ate it” or “I forgot” — are no longer usable at Freeport High School. That’s because more than 2,000 students at the school have … more
New York officials say they hope to generate half of the state’s power from renewable sources by 2030. To meet this goal, officials are looking to the recently constructed Block Island offshore wind farm as a model for how renewable energy can power whole communities. 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
U.S. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand visited Freeport on Monday to announce the reintroduction of bipartisan legislation to reauthorize the National Flood Insurance Program for 10 years. Gillibrand’s … more
They hung on to every word she read. Excitedly they crowded around 16-year-old Kayla Ham, who leisurely read the new book, “JR and the New York Pizza” to a group of elementary school children … more
They opened a turquoise and yellow Pampers box, but it wasn’t filled with diapers. Tracey Matthews and Lois Findley, volunteers for Zion Cathedral’s Zion Cares disaster-relief mission, unpacked … more
She leaned back on her chair and tightly secured the red yoga exercise ball between her knees. For the last two months, Freeporter, Rita Barry, 80 started attending the exercise classes at the … more
Long Island has faced a housing crisis for years, if not decades. Rapidly accelerating prices in the early 2000s caused a housing bubble, which led to a market crash in 2008 and 2009. As a result, … more
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