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Salvation Army honors local leaders

The Freeport Salvation Army held its 30th annual Civic dinner, which honors local citizens and organizations on May 4. Members and supports of the Salvation Army rallied around the 2018 honorees at …

Operation S.P.L.A.S.H. hosts volunteer open house

A few boat rides a week in a number of south shore communities, Operation S.P.L.A.S.H., an acronym for Stop Polluting Littering and Save Harbors, helps combat water pollution. With winter practically …

FROM THE ARCHIVES OF THE FREEPORT HISTORICAL SOCIETY

Freeport’s notable and history making women

Edith Gertrude Selene EvansEdith Gertrude Selene Evans was a noted anthropologist, Egyptologist, photographer and owner of the house at 350 S. Main Street that is now occupied by the Freeport …

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In WWII, women took to the skies

The skies are still dominated by men. Only 6 percent of the world’s pilots are women. However, the numbers, according to the Women in Aviation International, are increasing. Last Thursday, the …

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Arts Council raises money for programs

Long Island Arts Council at Freeport partnered with the local microbrewery, BrewSA on the Nautical Mile for a Sunday afternoon of cold brews and adult coloring. A group of about 10 people including …

Editorial

Supervisor’s lawsuit is good government

During Tony Santino’s final meeting as Town of Hempstead supervisor in December, he couldn’t have looked more bored . . .

Randi Kreiss

Hitching yourself to Donald Trump’s star

If the White House calls, just hang up. Put down the phone, run out of the house as if your hair were on fire, change your number and move to a remote town in Saskatchewan . . .

Alfonse D'Amato

Pompeo nomination deserves bipartisan support

As Michael Pompeo’s nomination for secretary of state wound its way through the Senate confirmation process, a spotlight shined on the unfortunate hyper-partisanship afflicting Congress these days.

Jerry Kremer

The war on Republicans shaping up for November

If you’re a student of the Revolutionary War, you know that some of the greatest military battles took place on Long Island. There haven’t been any such conflicts here since that time, but . . .

Editorial

Long Beach payouts reek of political patronage

The City of Long Beach apparently made “separation payouts” recently to a number of politically connected non-union employees, some of whom are still on the payroll. This included a $108,000 …

EDITORIAL

Tunnel plan not so grand for North Shore

Gov. Andrew Cuomo is moving forward with plans to build a tunnel from Oyster Bay to Westchester County, which he said is vital to alleviate traffic congestion in the greater New York City area, …