Freeport girl fighting rare, fatal epilepsy

Alexis Rodriguez, a 19-year-old from Freeport, is facing a difficult and uncertain future as she battles a rare and fatal form of epilepsy. Alexis was a healthy and active young woman, …

Kishore Kuncham is the Freeport Herald's Person of the Year

Service, character, and leadership are the driving force behind Freeport Superintendent of Schools Kishore Kuncham's motivation to continually improve the community. In recognition of …

Freeport falls in final seconds

The Freeport boys’ basketball team went toe-to-toe with Uniondale on Tuesday evening and was on the verge of its second win of the season before the Knights seized the game in the final moments …

Freeport Village meeting focuses on enhancing coastal resiliency for natural disaster defense

Freeport officials and environmental experts convened a summit to propose new measures after revealing the south shore of Long Island’s susceptibility to powerful storms. Hurricane Sandy slammed …

Winter storm brings flood to Freeport

Flooding was severe across the Freeport area and the remainder of Nassau County this morning as a result of a storm that delivered excessive rain and wind that combined with the tides off the shore …

Editorial

Protect democracy: Become an election protector

During the dog days of summer, many people are more apt to relax on vacation than to think about whom they plan to vote for in the upcoming elections, never mind how they can help ensure voters’ rights at the polling place.

Op-Ed

Where’s the county’s plan for opioid settlement funds?

Nassau County’s ongoing mission to address the opioid addiction crisis is one of the most important and most heart-wrenching issues I contend with . . .

Jerry Kremer

Courage is too rare a commodity these days

One of my all-time favorite books was written by the late President John F. Kennedy in 1956, four years before he became president. The book, “Profiles in Courage” . . .

Randi Kreiss

Governor DeSantis: Teachers need to be educated

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis’s plan to allow U.S. veterans to teach in Florida classrooms is a terrific concept — if and when the veterans earn bachelor’s degrees and complete teacher training programs.