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Police arrest duo in connection to murder of Freeport youth

Nassau County Police Department’s Homicide Squad arrested two men on April 25 in connection to the death of a 19-year-old Freeport resident, whose body was found in Cow Meadow Park last …

District adopts 2021-22 budget

The Freeport School District Board of Education approved a $195 million budget on April 20 for the 2021-22 school year, a $7 million increase over the current year. The final budget includes a …

Power to the people

The evening of April 10 was filled with uncertainties in the Hallam home, as Rob and Mary Hallam tried to fall asleep the night before their annual Moving Day celebration, when they planned to haul …

Vaxmobile visits Freeport Recreation Center

The Town of Hempstead’s Vaxmobile, the first mobile Covid-19 vaccination unit in the state, stopped by the Freeport Recreation Center to vaccinate local residents on April 12.  The …

Editorial

The heartache of gun violence continues

A 49-year-old father of seven and grandfather of one, Ray Wishropp, was killed April 20 by a lone gunman in the manager’s office of the West Hempstead Stop & Shop over what Nassau County police say was an employee dispute.

Editorial

L.I. is making strides on the environmental front

April 22 is Earth Day, when we come together as a nation — and a planet — to celebrate the natural world and renew our vows to protect the environment from harm. In honor of Earth Day five years ago . . .

Randi Kreiss

College of hard knocks: the pandemic of 2020-21

Did we graduate yet? This was the college we neither applied to nor wanted to attend. This was the education we could have lived without.