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Local Girl Scout takes on L.I. tick problem

Two years ago, Leanna Pignataro, 16, of Freeport, went camping at Camp Blue Bay, in East Hampton, with Baldwin’s Girl Scout Troop 2144.  But as the troop enjoyed camp activities …

Police seek five in Freeport robbery

The Nassau County Police Department’ Major Case Bureau is investigating a burglary that took place on Thursday, Nov. 5, in Freeport. Robbery Squad detectives said that at 11:38 p.m., five …

Over 60 volunteers help clean a 97-year old WWII vet's home in Freeport

The Rev. Eugene Purvis sat on the front porch of his Freeport home and told stories about his service in World War II to a group of high school students, most of whom hope to serve in the U.S. …

Getting back on the field

After Section VIII of the New York State Public High School Athletic Association postponed Nassau County’s athletic seasons until January 2021 because of the coronavirus pandemic, Freeport …

Celebrating Freeport's resilient business community

After the coronavirus shut down the local economy in March, the Freeport Chamber of Commerce worked around the clock to promote local businesses and connect them with resources that could help them …

Editorial

Remember to shop locally this holiday season

Thanksgiving is only a week away, and the December holidays are fast approaching. We’re supposed to be making plans to shop in our local downtowns or at the malls, but because of the coronavirus pandemic . . .

The Herald remembers Timothy J. Denton

On Saturday, Nov. 14, all of us at Herald Community Newspapers were deeply saddened by the untimely death of our dear friend and colleague, Timothy J. Denton, senior editor of the Wantagh and Seaford …

Randi Kreiss

Dinner for two at our Thanksgiving table

Is anyone else thinking about the Berlin Airlift? It is one of the great stories of American audacity in the face of political thuggery. In case you’re too young to remember . . .