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Taylor Raynor, 34, from Uniondale, challenged incumbent Earlene Hooper, 79, from Hempstead, in the 18th State Assembly District’s Democratic Primary, and won. more
A number of Freeporters interviewed by the Herald last week expressed concern and skepticism over the possible return of school-zone speed cameras to Nassau County. County Executive Laura Curran … more
Deputy Assembly Speaker Earlene Hooper, after 30 years, is seeking another term representing District 18. Her Democratic primary opponent this year, however, has won the support of the Nassau County Democratic Committee. more
New Yorkers headed to the polls to vote in the 2018 primaries on a Thursday, rather than a Tuesday. Gov. Andrew Cuomo, who is facing his own primary challenge by "Sex and the City" actress Cynthia … more
In an effort to help families prepare for back to school, Freeporter, Leon Broughton, owner of TRIMZ Barbershop, with the partnership of Nassau County Legislator Kevan Abrahams, joined forces to host a community back to school event. The event included nonprofit organization, Heeling Soles, an organization known for providing assistance with shoes and clothing to families in need, the Village of Freeport, Fidelis Care, Advantage Care and other community-based organization that provided a one-stop shop to help meet local families and their back-to-school needs. more
With Freeport Mayor Robert Kennedy leading the effort, 13 villages are suing Nassau County and the Town of Hempstead for not fairly sharing sales tax revenue with the villages. Kennedy filed a … more
It’s no secret that the roads in Freeport are in rough shape. Unfortunately, some of the roads in dire need fall under Nassau County jurisdiction and the village is not able to act on them. In the … more
Freeport firefighter Kenny Madera moved the hot dogs to the cool side of the grill once they were nicely browned and covered in grill marks on Aug. 7, during the 35th anniversary of National Night … more
Potholes are a hot topic among Freeport Facebook groups. In recent weeks, Freeporters have not just taken their rants online, but also reported their complaints with the village Department of Public … more
A large, red and white “No Dumping” sign, affixed to a wall in the alley next to Lopez Barbershop on South Main Street in Freeport, was half hidden from view from the sidewalk on a recent … more
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