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On Sept. 1, the streets of Freeport were lined with students eagerly waiting to board their school buses for the start of a new school year. more
Remembering 9/11 is painful, yet part of healing is remembering. But how accurately do we recall a momentous event? To what source can we turn? One place to go is the Freeport Memorial Library’s website, freeportlibrary.info. more
September is Library Card Sign-up Month, a time when Freeport Memorial Library joins the American Library Association (ALA) and libraries nationwide to remind parents, caregivers, and students that signing up for a library card is the first step on the path to academic achievement and lifelong learning. During the month, the ALA and libraries work together in a national effort to ensure every child signs up for their own library card, as they have since 1987. more
Being a Director of Nursing during the COVID pandemic has truly been a challenge. more
There are few people in Long Beach who can remember the last time that a crowd gathered outside a six-acre vacant lot just a few feet from the boardwalk, known to locals as the Superblock. But … more
Sept. 11, 2021, dawned as a stunningly beautiful late summer morning, the sky an azure blue and the sunshine a bright yellow — just as it was on the same day 20 years ago. At the Hempstead … more
The recent passing of Les Endo has been an emotional shock to the many people who knew him and loved him for the man he was. He was a kind and gentle person who showed everyone he came in contact with, that this world is a beautiful place. more
The 49th Nassau County Ancient Order of Hibernians Feis and Irish Festival is set for Sunday, Sept. 19, from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. at Nickerson Beach in Lido Beach, and this year’s honoree will be John O’Connell, the former executive editor of Herald Community Newspapers, who retired in 2016. more
Updated: 8:15 a.m., Aug. 23: A Flash Flood Watch remained in effect for Nassau County as the remnants of Tropical Storm Henri boomeranged back to Long Island after moving off to the west overnight. The National Weather Service was predicting pockets of heavy rain throughout the day Monday. more
“I’m over the moon proud. I appreciate them more than words could possibly express,” said Robyn Workman, director of Sparkle on Stage, a Freeport children’s theater group. more
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