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Town of Hempstead gives $2M to Northwell Health

The Hempstead Town Board unanimously voted to grant up to $2 million to Northwell Health on July 28 to establish 13 Covid-19 testing sites throughout the town, including in Freeport, the Five Towns, …

Freeport School district lays out reopening plan

At a July 29 Board of Education meeting, officials decided that the Freeport School District would be unable to fully accommodate in-person classes this fall, even if Gov. Andrew Cuomo were to decide …

Honoring a Freeport hero

Nassau County Legislator Debra Mulé honored fellow Freeporter Nydia White on July 27 for her service to the local community during the pandemic as a nurse manager for critical care at Mount …

Summer arts make a splash in Freeport

acquired through the district’s 15-day virtual summer school program in a video, “Make A Big Splash,” published by the district on July 27.  The video was published on …

Northrop Grumman donates to LICC food pantry in Freeport

In the last six months, the Long Island Council of Churches emergency food pantry program has given out more than 300,000 meals, which is more than it did for all of 2019.  LICC officials …

Editorial

We’ll say it again: It’s time to fix the SALT cap

U.S. Rep. Tom Suozzi, a Democrat from Glen Cove, has campaigned relentlessly to eliminate the $10,000 cap on deductions of state and local taxes imposed by the 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, which President Trump shepherded through Congress.

Editorial

Young people: Cut out the big gatherings

About a thousand people — most young people — gathered on the beach in Long Beach on July 18, in clear violation of the state’s current ban . . .

Randi Kreiss

Breaking news: President discovers gravity

After months of denying that gravity exists, President Trump dropped a golf ball from the White House roof and declared that Isaac Newton was right.