The Freeport Canoe Races begin again on Sunday, August 1, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., atWaterfront Park (foot of South Long Beach Avenue). The ambiance is beautiful -- the clear water, blue sky, warm breeze, and friendly atmosphere -- all creating a perfect scene to a perfect day.
Pandemic closures struck businesses harshly everywhere, and Freeport was no exception. Five very different businesses in the village exemplify the complexity of surviving Covid-19.
Using her banking career as a platform from which to educate thousands of students in middle and high school, as well as countless banking clients, about the importance of financial literacy, Patricia Fulton-Lawrence of Freeport was one of 10 Long Island women recognized as a Women of Distinction by State Assemblywoman Judy Griffin.
Volunteers on an Operation SPLASH boat enjoy a privilege granted to the organization’s dues-paying members: They get to pick up garbage.
Since the assassination of Haitian President Jovenel Moïse on July 7, Nassau County’s Haitian Americans have reached out to help the Haitian community, both those living in the county and those in the crisis-ridden nation.
An exciting partnership for monitoring water quality has formed between the Town of Hempstead and Hofstra University, with support from the Long Island Regional Planning Council and the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation.
Nassau County Executive Laura Curran signed an executive order June 23 officially recognizing the non-legally binding IHRA Working Definition of Anti-Semitism.
On July 15, Freeport Public Schools offered COVID-19 vaccinations to students ages 12+, staff members and community residents by hosting the Mount Sinai South Nassau Hospital COVID-19 Vaxmobile.
We’re steadily getting there — herd immunity, when a minimum of 60 to 70 percent of Americans will be vaccinated against Covid-19. As of press time this week . . .
Last year, the guidance we received from the government was straightforward: Wear a mask, keep your distance from others and stay at home if you’re able. Now, with millions of people being vaccinated . . .
As poet Mary Oliver asks, “What will you do with your one wild and precious life?” In our (almost) post-pandemic lives, the question presses us for an answer.