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Former social worker gives back to community

A Baldwin woman who works in Freeport has dedicated nearly 30 years of her life in service to others, is continuing her lifelong efforts of community service and giving back. After retiring with …

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Freeport host birthday party for Corduroy

It’s the infamous story of a bear looking for his button and practically 50 years later, children of all ages are still reading, “Corduroy.” In celebration of the friendly bear, the Freeport …

Manhattan Chamber Players presents Mozart

The spring season of the Freeport Community Concert Association kicks off on April 14 with a feature performance by the Manhattan Chamber Players, a group of five award-winning graduates from The …

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The Sleep Tite Pajama Factory opens

Bright lights shined on the Performing Arts Center stage as it transformed into the “Sleep Tite Pajama Factory” at Freeport High School. Students spent hours after school figuring out cues, …

Spring gardening’s slow start

The inclement weather has sent a shutter down local gardeners’ backs after four nor’easters have pounded gardens with snow, ice and high winds. It has been nearly impossible for gardeners start …


N.Y. remains behind the times on early voting

In February, Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced that he planned to include $7 million in his executive budget earmarked for early voting across the state. The provision would have allowed . . .

Randi Kreiss

Follow their lead or get out of the way

They emerged from the ashes of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas school massacre on Feb. 14. They tended their wounds, reached out to one another for comfort, and somehow drew purpose and energy from the trauma they had survived.

Alfonse D'Amato

Some good news worth noting

Sometimes good news comes quietly, and in ways that point in positive directions. The past couple of weeks have seen some real progress on several important fronts . . .

David Weingrad

In Puerto Rico, discrimination seems to be cyclical

The hurricane struck hard and fast, leaving hundreds of thousands of Puerto Ricans without food and shelter. The damage to the island totaled in the millions of dollars, and more than 3,000 people were killed.

Todd Kaminsky

Stamping out this spate of hate

Over the past year and a half, the incidence of hate crimes has skyrocketed across the nation, and Long Island. Just a few weeks ago, swastikas were scrawled on sidewalks . . .