Freeport Police Chief Miguel Bermudez, 59, will retire after just over 33 years with the department, including the last nine as chief.
Charles Everett Whitaker III didn’t go to Hollywood to become a famous actor. Instead, in 2005, the now 38-year-old packed a duffle bag and his laptop, cleaned out his bank account and set out to …
Eight Freeport residents were among the nearly 3,000 people killed in the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks of 2001. Six Freeporters died in the line of duty as they responded and sprung into action to help get as many people out of the burning buildings as they could. Two Freeporters were starting their workday in Tower One.
Parents escorted their younger children to Freeport elementary schools for the first day of classes on Tuesday. Fifth- and sixth-graders at Caroline G. Atkinson Intermediate School, meanwhile, stood in two lines in front of the school, waiting to enter.
The Freeport Housing Authority will receive a $250,000 grant to add lighting and improve security at the Rev. John J. Madden and Mitchell Mallette senior housing developments in Freeport, on South Main Street and North Main Street, respectively, according to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.
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.
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 …
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.
Atomic Wings, Freeport’s newest Nautical Mile restaurant, celebrated National Chicken Wing Day on July 29 by giving away five free wings with orders.
The Freeport High School’s performing arts center was transformed to the time of the “roaring ‘20s” on July 26. …
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.
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 . . .
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 . . .
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 . . .
We are at the apex of summer, a peach-perfect moment, and how sweet it is. Tomatoes grow heavy on the vine . . .