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This week in Freeport – 100 Years Ago

EXTENSIVE CHANGES AT PLAZA THEATRE: Extensive construction was slated to take place to increase the size of the Plaza Theatre, as well as include amenities for the increased comfort of its patrons. …

Freeport-based Literacy Nassau celebrates 50th anniversary

No doubt, Literacy Nassau’s annual gala is different than most such dinners. There’s plenty of food and drink, but no DJ blasting music and no dancing. For much (though not all) of the night, attendees don’t converse and network. Rather, they’re lost in play.

County to host public meeting addressing opioid concerns in East Meadow

The Nassau County Police Department has been tackling the opioid epidemic by penetrating the most-affected communities, and East Meadow is second on its list, with the second-highest overdose rates …

Senator Brooks: ‘New York fails child victims’

Ana Wagner, 37, of Lynbrook, paints a portrait of her childhood that she shares with her three children. She tells them about her life growing up in Brooklyn, that she was the smallest girl in her classes and that she maintained straight “A’s” throughout elementary school. The picture she paints, however, skips over a three-year segment of her story during which she was sexually abused by a friend of her father.

Broward sheriff overseeing Parkland shooting probe is a native Baldwinite

On Valentine’s Day, 19-year-old Nikolas Jacob Cruz entered Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla., and began firing. With an AR-15 semi-automatic assault rifle, he killed 17 students and teachers and seriously wounded 14 others, five of whom suffered potentially life-threatening injuries. Leading the effort to capture Cruz and provide comfort to the victims was the Broward County sheriff, Scott Israel. He lived at one time in Baldwin and attended Baldwin High School in the mid-1970s, according to his Facebook page.


Teachers carrying guns? Not here.

In times of crisis, it’s easy to overreact. President Trump overreacted when he called over the weekend for funding to train and arm teachers . . .

Todd Kaminsky

Stamping out this spate of hate

Over the past year and a half, the incidence of hate crimes has skyrocketed across the nation, and Long Island. Just a few weeks ago, swastikas were scrawled on sidewalks . . .

Randi Kreiss

Imagine dozens of Adolf Hitlers

Ira Levin imagined it in 1976. The novelist wrote “The Boys from Brazil,” fictionalizing the story of Nazi war criminal Dr. Josef Mengele. In Levin’s book, which became a blockbuster movie . . .

Alfonse D'Amato

On trade, let’s make peace, not war

Trade deficits and their long-term effects on the nation’s well-being aren’t something Americans tend to think much about. We buy cars, clothes, TVs and appliances without . . .

MLK Center upgrades its computer lab

Martin Luther King Center board members were joined by Nassau County District Attorney Madeline Singas, State Sen. Todd Kaminsky and representatives from Altice USA — one of the largest broadband …