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Freeport-Merrick Rotary steps up to help

For 75 years, the Freeport-Merrick Rotary Club has lived by its motto, “Service above self.”  But the Rotary has faced many obstacles since the coronavirus pandemic broke out last …

Baldwin, Freeport millennials talk diversity

Nassau County Legislator Debra Mulé hosted a discussion with millennial constituents last week as part of a virtual panel called “Redesigning the District: A Conversation with …

Freeporter sentenced to life — again — for murdering two Baldwin men

Nassau County District Attorney Madeline Singas announced that John Pierotti, 66, of Freeport, would continue his life-sentence without parole on Feb. 24, nearly a year after a jury found him guilty …

Freeport's first win a buzzer beater

Freeport boys’ basketball program opened practice Feb. 1 with heavy hearts after one of its own, senior Danyel Saint-Louis, was tragically killed Nov. 11 when he was struck by a vehicle on the …

Editorial

We need more women elected leaders

It’s been over 27 years since Colin Ferguson stepped onto a Long Island Rail Road train in Mineola and started indiscriminately firing a 9mm pistol at passengers. The attack propelled Carolyn McCarthy to run for Congress.

Editorial

A year later, lessons learned from the pandemic

The coronavirus pandemic reached Long Island a year ago next week, at first bringing a handful of cases before it dug in and exploded, wreaking havoc.

Randi Kreiss

Fighting the other epidemic: QAnon (Part 1)

Oddly, the most offensive remark made by a politician lately (and there are a lot to choose from) came from Marjorie Taylor Greene last month . . .