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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
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
Nautical Mile resident Ilona Jagnow stepped into what was once her parents’ backyard on South Long Beach Avenue in Freeport recently. She walked carefully through the overgrown grass full of stray … more
After a number of residents urged the city to install mats on the barrier island’s beaches so that those with mobility issues can easily access Long Beach’s iconic shoreline, the city last week released a plan to do just that. more
Freeport Mayor Robert Kennedy called upon Governor Cuomo to return the Freeport Armory to the village at a press conference held outside the Armory on Monday. Kennedy wants to relocate the … more
Living in an elevated home presents special challenges for residents with disabilities and for senior citizens who may have difficulty accessing their homes. “My mother just had spinal surgery. … more
Three years ago on Thursday, Oct. 29, Superstorm Sandy barreled into Freeport damaging about 3,500 residences, closing down businesses along the Nautical Mile and causing $10 million worth of damage … more
Freeport Mayor Robert Kennedy is urging the state and federal government to undertake a study to determine if building ocean gates at the Jones Beach Inlet and the East Rockaway Inlet is feasible. At … more
As part of the New York Rising acquisition program, a second set of houses — 81 in Nassau County and another 74 in Suffolk — will be auctioned off on Nov. 17 as part of Gov. Andrew … more
Just like the Boy Scouts, the Village of Freeport lives by the motto “be prepared.” On Tuesday, Aug. 25, Freeport Mayor Robert T. Kennedy announced that the village would build a state of … more
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