State and local officials reacted swiftly, and angrily, to the U.S. Supreme Court’s June 23 decision that invalidated New York State’s 111-year-old concealed carry law.
Rain canceled their rally on Monday, but for members of the Nassau Community College Federation of Teachers, their issues with the school’s new budget have not been washed away.
Since 2012, Freeport has lain within State Senate District 8, which has been led by John E. Brooks since his election in 2016. However, the newly drawn lines place Freeport into District 6.
Parents and children piled out of their cars in a Hofstra University parking lot on the evening of June 16, and hurried toward James M. Shuart Stadium to share in their loved ones’ graduation from Freeport High School.
Flanked by community leaders and recovery advocates on the front steps of the Theodore Roosevelt Executive & Legislative Building, Nassau County Legislators Delia DeRiggi-Whitton (D - Glen Cove), Arnold W. Drucker (D - Plainview) and Debra Mulé (D - Freeport) unveiled proposed legislation on Tuesday that would require the inclusion of fentanyl-detecting test strips in Narcan kits distributed by Nassau County agencies.
Since 2002, the De La Salle School at 87 Pine Street in Freeport has provided opportunity, hope, and choices for a future to boys in grades 5 through 8 who come from economically disadvantaged families. Graduation took place on Friday, June 10, with a Mass of thanksgiving at 12:10 p.m., followed by an award ceremony for outstanding scholars. Diplomas were presented at the school at 7 p.m.
Freeport Fire Department
On Friday evening, the Freeport Fire Department posted a notice to its Facebook page: “Around 1pm, our Dept. was notified of a rubbish fire behind a commercial business on Hanse Ave. …"
Summer literacy at the library
chool may be winding down for the year, but the Summer Reading Club is winding up. The Freeport Memorial Library Summer Reading Club is for all ages: children, tweens, teens, and adults. Libraries all over the country will be participating in this year’s theme, “Oceans of Possibilities.” Join us for our events, programs and prizes!
Freeport Public Schools
On May 27, Freeport Public Schools Superintendent of Schools Dr. Kishore Kuncham had the distinct honor and privilege to be one of two civilians, from among approximately 332 million Americans, to fly in the back of a U.S. Navy Blue Angels Fighter Jet.
A report just published by ERASE Racism explores how equitably educational resources are available across school districts on Long Island . . .
If you have fond memories of flying someplace for summer fun, well, you can just wipe that fantasy out of your head.
We don’t typically endorse at the primary level — or at the gubernatorial level. But then again, Tom Suozzi is not a typical candidate. Not only is he from Long Island; he’s also from Nassau County — an important distinction from Kathy Hochul and Jumaane Williams. He understands the needs of Long Island communities and wants to make sure those needs are not overlooked.
Calling all lawyers: We need you back in law school, now. We need you in classrooms and clinics, in person and on Zoom.