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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
In a nearly 20-minute address on Dec. 6 from the Diplomatic Reception Room of the White House, President Donald Trump recognized Jerusalem as Israel’s capital and directed the United States State Department to begin the process of moving the embassy to an undeclared site in Jerusalem. more
After weeks of negotiation and uncertainty, the bus strike, which left thousands of students across multiple school districts without public transport has finally ended after union workers voted … more
Democrat Debra Mulé had long thought she would never get involved in politics, she said. Well, scrap that plan. The Village of Freeport trustee, 55, pulled off a decisive victory on Nov. 7 … 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
Part two in the series “Educating the 21st Century Child.” Only a decade or so ago, classroom desks were lined up in neat rows. Students faced the blackboard or whiteboard. Their ability to … more
Mark Treske, former assistant editor of the Freeport Baldwin Leader and the Wantagh Seaford Citizen, died at his home in Valley Stream on Nov. 8 after a battle with cancer. He was 59. more
With her right index finger, Barbara Horn traced the “V” inscribed on the cold black granite wall. The morning sun shone on her face as a brisk breeze tussled her silver hair on Nov. 10. She … more
The Arts Council at Freeport held a reception on Nov. 4 to commemorate the late Alexandra Marinaccio’s artwork at the Freeport Memorial Library. The retrospective exhibit of Marinaccio’s artwork … more
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