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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 …

The arts are making a comeback in Freeport

The Long Island Art Council at Freeport was organizing its fifth annual Poetry Writing Review, which showcases the poems of students throughout Nassau County, just as the pandemic hit last …

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 …

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 . . .

Editorial

L.I. is making strides on the environmental front

April 22 is Earth Day, when we come together as a nation — and a planet — to celebrate the natural world and renew our vows to protect the environment from harm. In honor of Earth Day five years ago . . .

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.