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Freeport High School students took turns throughout the week gathering at the high school auditorium to take part in a special senior-video project put together by the school district.  In … more
Around 7:30 p.m. Thursday, I stood atop the Long Island Rail Road trestle in Merrick, looking out on the sea of people who filled Sunrise Highway as far as I could see, east and west. Officials later … more
The Nassau County Police Department’s Major Case Bureau reported the arrest of a Freeport man on June 3 for the attempted sale of a controlled substance.  According to the county … more
For a third straight night, Black Lives Matter demonstrators convened in Merrick and Bellmore to protest the killing of George Floyd by a Minneapolis police officer and the systemic racism that is … more
Thousands turned out for a Black Lives Matter protest in Merrick and Bellmore today, and Heralds Executive Editor Scott Brinton follow the protesters as they made their way from Merrick to Bellmore … more
More than seven thousand people have signed a petition online to boycott three businesses on Freeport’s Nautical Mile after residents said the owners of these businesses posted comments on … more
Three candidates are running for the two-open positions on the Freeport Public School District Board of Education.  While incumbents Vilma Lancaster and Ronald Ellerbe hope to retain their … more
Like many villages and hamlets across Long Island, Freeporters held local protests yesterday against police brutality in the wake of George Floyd’s death.  About a hundred residents … more
What started as a trickle of protesters lining up at 6 p.m. Tuesday in front of the Trader Joe’s on Merrick Road, in Merrick, quickly grew to a mass of more than 150, who prayed, chanted and shouted George Floyd’s name at passing cars, many of which honked back in response. more
Residents can help feed those impacted by the coronavirus or show their appreciation to frontline workers through programs organized by New York State Assemblywoman Judy … more
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