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Hundreds of people gathered in the auditorium at Bethpage High School on June 11 to learn about the ambitious proposal by the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation to contain and … more
A bill that would transfer the abandoned National Guard armory on Babylon Turnpike to the Village of Freeport passed a State Assembly vote on Tuesday. Assemblywoman Taylor Raynor, a Democrat from … more
With discussions about a possible transfer of Nassau County’s Cow Meadow Park to the Village of Freeport in the works, Kevan Abrahams, the County Legislature’s minority leader, appeared at the … more
State and local officials announced at a news conference last Friday the 15 locations in Nassau County that will be used as early-voting sites before the general election on Nov. 5. In January, the … more
The Freeport Zoning Board of Appeals voted 4-1 on May 30 to grant land use and parking variances for Plaza West, a vacant, six-story art deco building on Sunrise Highway in central Freeport, to Atlantic Auto Group. more
Senator John Brooks, a Democrat from Seaford and the Senate Democratic Majority passed legislation on May 16 that will help prevent boating tragedies on New York waterways. “Knowing the laws of … more
Nassau County Legislator Debra Mulé, a Democrat from Freeport, secured a Community Revitalization Program, CRP, grant of $40,000 for Freeport Public Schools. The funding was approved during the May … more
The Freeport-Roosevelt Branch #2147 National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, NAACP held its Annual Freedom Fund Award’s and Membership Dinner on May 17 at the Coral House in Baldwin. more
A bill proposed by State Sen. John Brooks that would give the old National Guard armory on Babylon Turnpike to Freeport passed a Senate vote on Monday, the first step toward handing control of the long-abandoned facility to the village. more
Freeport voters approved the school district's 2019-20 budget by a vote of 986 to 293. In other news, newcomers Maria Jordan-Awalom and Gabriela Castillow were elected to the Board of Education. more
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