Calling All Poets!

Attention all high school students in Nassau County! April is National Poetry Month and it's the perfect time to showcase your poetic talents. The Long Island Arts Council at Freeport is sponsoring …

Celebrating women's voices in Freeport

The Long Island Arts Council at Freeport is sponsoring their next Book Talk event on Thursday, March 23 at 7 p.m. at the Freeport Recreation Center. The program is in honor of Women's History …

Risa Asami hopes to lead a long life despite challenges

For most of her life, Risa Asami of Freeport faced health challenges caused by hereditary diabetes, high cholesterol, and high blood pressure. Her struggles escalated over the years, ultimately …

Freeport girl fighting rare, fatal epilepsy

Alexis Rodriguez, a 19-year-old from Freeport, is facing a difficult and uncertain future as she battles a rare and fatal form of epilepsy. Alexis was a healthy and active young woman, …

Rita Carter, a teacher dedicated to the Freeport community, dies

The Freeport community is mourning the loss of Rita Carter, a beloved teacher, activist, and public servant who died on Dec. 28. Born in Oceanside on October 30, 1943, Carter was the first child …


A year later, still defending freedom, democracy

The moment Russian President Vladimir Putin marched his forces across the border into neighboring Ukraine, the world was shocked.

Peter King

At the Capitol, it was almost as if I’d never left

Last month I made my first visit to Capitol Hill since Dec. 28, 2020, the day I had cast my final vote on the floor of Congress before my retirement from the House of Representatives.


Is creativity a thing of the past?

Human civilization has developed side by side with technology — some may say, in competition with it. Technological innovations have diminished the need for workers in jobs requiring . . .

Randi Kreiss

Open to learning new stuff? Jump on my list.

Born with the teaching gene and not likely to recover any time soon: That is my self-diagnosis.