On Tuesday, August 3, the office of New York State Attorney General Letitia James released a report of its investigation into sexual harassment allegations against New York State governor Andrew Cuomo. The report stated that Cuomo had sexually harassed 11 or more women during the years 2013 to 2020.
On Sunday, August 1, canoes once again sped away from the beach at Waterfront Park, careened through the water in a sweeping triangular path marked by two buoys, and skimmed back to the beach while onlookers cheered from the dock above.
A gentle Thursday morning in the roomy schoolyard of Caroline G. Atkinson Intermediate School provided a congenial setting for an exuberant performance by the children of the 2021 Summer Academy of Freeport Public Schools.
Using her banking career as a platform from which to educate thousands of students in middle and high school, as well as countless banking clients, about the importance of financial literacy, Patricia Fulton-Lawrence of Freeport was one of 10 Long Island women recognized as a Women of Distinction by State Assemblywoman Judy Griffin.
Pandemic closures struck businesses harshly everywhere, and Freeport was no exception. Five very different businesses in the village exemplify the complexity of surviving Covid-19.
Nine Nassau County students, including four from Valley Stream, one from Elmont and one from Freeport, took part in this year’s Hofstra University High School Summer Journalism Institute, learning firsthand the ins and outs of the media industry.
On Monday, August 2, at a news conference at the Northwell Health Jones Beach Theater, County Executive Laura Curran announced that the n88 bus service from the Freeport Long Island Railroad Station to the theater has resumed.
As residents are eager to "beat the heat" by going for a swim at one of the many pristine beaches the Town of Hempstead has to offer, Supervisor Clavin and Town Council members teamed with the lifeguard squad at Town Park Point Lookout to remind residents on how to "beat the grip of the rip," as they kicked off the Riptide Awareness Program in the midst of hurricane season
We’re steadily getting there — herd immunity, when a minimum of 60 to 70 percent of Americans will be vaccinated against Covid-19. As of press time this week . . .
Last year, the guidance we received from the government was straightforward: Wear a mask, keep your distance from others and stay at home if you’re able. Now, with millions of people being vaccinated . . .
As poet Mary Oliver asks, “What will you do with your one wild and precious life?” In our (almost) post-pandemic lives, the question presses us for an answer.