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It takes a family to build a village. On Saturday, Sept. 26, the Freeport Landmarks Commission unveiled its newest marker to commemorate the Freeport Point Shipyard, founded by the Scopinich brothers … more
A new Moxey Rigby may be on the horizon. The Freeport Housing Authority has issued a Request for Qualifications seeking a joint venture with a real estate firm to develop and construct 100 units of … more
Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano joins Nassau University Medical Center (NUMC) President and Chief Executive Officer Victor F. Politi in announcing the hospital is in full preparation for a possible hurricane heading toward the East Coast. more
People across the world lined observatories, open fields, parks and even their own backyards last Sunday to see a rare astronomical event — a so-called supermoon and a lunar eclipse, coinciding together, for the first time in 33 years. more
After meeting with several inmates during his historic visit to a federal prison in July, President Obama remarked, “What is normal is young people make mistakes,” and added that the only difference between the inmates and most Americans is the resources and social support structures available to those who aren’t in prison. more
Eighty thousand people, all with special passes to gain access to Central Park, waited in line for hours on Friday to get a glimpse of world-famous spiritual leader of the Catholic Church, Pope … more
The First Presbyterian Church of Freeport was founded in 1840 by a group of residents who first worshiped in the original village schoolhouse. It was a time when Freeport was still a sleepy fishing … more
A renovation and restoration project, two years in the making, is planned for the Freeport Memorial Library’s historic east wing beginning in the spring of 2016. The project will include … more
Staff members at Columbus Avenue School in the Freeport Public School District worked with Friends of Freeport on Saturday, Sept. 19, to beautify the building’s courtyard and playground … more
Sister Lynn Caton, a pastoral associate in charge of social ministries at Sacred Heart Parish in North Merrick, began a garden for the first time this summer. It’s a small patch of greenery under her office window, with a handful of bushy tomato plants and soaring sunflowers. There’s also a bird feeder and a clear-plastic cross. She calls it her little “corner of heaven.” more
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