Freeport education

De La Salle completes another successful year

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

Freeport's finest defeat 2 blazes in 2 days

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

Summer reading: ‘Oceans of Possibilities’

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

Superintendent Kuncham flies with Blue Angels

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.

Op-Ed

Long Island students’ resources depend on race

A report just published by ERASE Racism explores how equitably educational resources are available across school districts on Long Island . . .

Randi Kreiss

Taking to the air is no flight of fancy

If you have fond memories of flying someplace for summer fun, well, you can just wipe that fantasy out of your head.

EDITORIAL

Suozzi is right choice for Long Island and New York

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.

Op-Ed

Attorneys, how about teaching law school?

Calling all lawyers: We need you back in law school, now. We need you in classrooms and clinics, in person and on Zoom.