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Village opts out on marketing of marijuana

While New York state legalized recreational use of marijuana last week, the Village of Freeport, along with Atlantic Beach, Island Park and Rockville Centre, has opted out of the law, and will …

More vaccines arrive for Freeport

Nassau County and Freeport leaders teamed up with Northwell Health to host a three-day pop-up vaccination site at the Zion Cathedral Church from March 30 to April 2. About 800 local residents …

Honoring Patrick Day’s dream

Last year, Joe Higgins, of Freeport, prepped his young athletes at the Freeport Police Athletic League’s boxing program for the 2020 MSG Ring Masters Champions.  Three local 22-year-old …

Freeport auto repair owner pleads guilty to tax evasion

The owner of two Freeport auto repair shops pleaded guilty to underreporting more than $8 million in taxable sales on March 26. State Attorney General Letita James and Tax Commissioner Michael …

Freeport reflects on the year-long pandemic

A year has passed since the Village of Freeport, along with the rest of the world, was slammed by the coronavirus pandemic and forced to deal with the many challenges and changes caused by …

Editorial

Should municipalities opt out on marijuana?

Gov. Andrew Cuomo, once an ardent detractor of any measure to legalize recreational marijuana, last week signed the Marijuana Regulation and Taxation Act . . .

Editorial

Newspapers don’t belong in state recycling bill

State Sen. Todd Kaminsky, a Democrat from Long Beach who chairs the Senate Environmental Conservation Committee, has introduced legislation in the Senate that could cripple magazines and newspapers across the state . . .

Randi Kreiss

Oldies but goodies have the right stuff

I married an older man, and this week he’s turning 75. When we met, I was 14 and he was 15.