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Vaxmobile visits Freeport Recreation Center

The Town of Hempstead’s Vaxmobile, the first mobile Covid-19 vaccination unit in the state, stopped by the Freeport Recreation Center to vaccinate local residents on April 12.  The …

Central Islip man charged with murder of Freeport youth

Nassau County Police Department’s Homicide Squad arrested a Central Islip man on April 13 in connection to the death of a 19-year-old Freeport resident, whose body was found in Cow Meadow Park …

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 …

Editorial

Support the Mother Nature Bond Act

At the turn of the 20th century, environmental protection meant preserving wilderness so future generations might know nature as the great environmentalists Teddy Roosevelt and John Muir knew it — bountiful and largely pristine. Some 120 years later . . .

We’ll talk soon, just maybe not tomorrow

One of the most consistent criticisms I have received from my editors at the Herald over the past two and a half years is that I’m too wordy. I tend to let my emotional approach to writing get …

Randi Kreiss

Just another day in America: Eight shot dead

I don’t care if you are numb to this outrage. I don’t care if I’m numb to it. From where I sit, the carnage from gun violence in America, the continuing, ongoing, shocking deaths by gun, move to the head of the must-do list for this new administration.