The crowd erupted in thunderous cheers when the Freeport High School Red Devils defeated the East Meadow Jets 40-0 in last Saturday’s Homecoming game, keeping them on top of Section VIII’s Conference I football standings with a 6-0 record. The squad is currently ranked fourth in the state.
Most Tuesday nights in the fall, Freeport’s Nautical Mile is quiet. Not so on Oct. 9, however. Outside Jeremy’s Ale House on Woodcleft Avenue, a line formed, as Freeporters waited to enter to …
An alleged MS-13 associate has been arraigned on charges of conspiracy and operating as a major drug trafficker and brokering drug deals from inside a federal prison in Mississippi.
Nassau County police Saturday evening arrested one in the rape of a 36-year-old Freeport woman in front of her Parson Avenue home in the early morning of Sept. 28.
Tropix on the Mile closed its summer season with a Craft Brew Fest last Saturday, spotlighting more than 30 breweries and welcoming over 1,000 beer enthusiasts.
As he grabbed the blue and green hula-hoops, Hector Santiago, 6, encouraged his younger sister Liv, 4, to play with a red one. “I dare you to hula with both at the same time,” Liv said with a …
Two Village Trustee seats are up for elections for the March 2019 Village Trustee elections — Deputy Mayor Jorge Martinez’s seat and William White’s seat. White took a seat on the …
In celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month the Freeport Memorial Library welcomed Los Amigos del Amargue, a Dominican bachata group from Freeport on Sept. 30. As the sounds of the Caribbean came to …
FROM THE ARCHIVES OF THE FREEPORT HISTORICAL SOCIETY
Will Open The Liberty Loan Rally With a Bang: Starting on Sept. 28, 1918, Freeporters witnessed the commencement of the Freeport Liberty Loan Rally. In the afternoon, there was a scheduled parade …
“We Latinos, we are a nation without a face,” said Carmen Piñeyro, a trustee on the Freeport Village board, as she opened her speech as keynote speaker of a Hispanic Heritage Month celebration on Sept. 21 at the Roosevelt Fire Department.
Once upon a time — as in, 20 or 30 years ago — parents worried about bullies who might call their kids names or physically intimidate them. Moms and dads still do. Added to the long list of parental concerns today, however . . .
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Your 18-year-old has headed off to college. Despite what you may feel, she will now be considered an adult in the eyes of the law and the university. Your legal rights to make decisions on behalf of your child change entirely the moment she turns 18 . . .
I had no idea. "The Star-Spangled Banner” was first written as poetry and then, soon after, set to music — an English drinking song, to be precise. Yes, the tune behind our national anthem . . .