Homicide

Four indicted for September 2021 Freeport murder and robbery

Jan. 14, 2022: Nassau County District Attorney Anne T. Donnelly announced the indictment of four individuals for the September 2021 shooting death and robbery of a man who had just received a settlement check of $55,000.

Elks Lodge National Hoop Shoot 2022

Elks Lodge #1 basketball hoop shoot bounces on

In the midst of the Omicron surge, the Elks National Hoop Shoot is going forward with its Golden 50-Year Anniversary set of competitions. The first set is at lodge level, and Freeport resident John Nuzzi Sr. supplied the leadership to make the Hoop Shoot for New York Elks Lodge #1 take place.

Freeport Arts

LIACF offers new art class series

There is still time to register for the series of art classes that will take place at the Freeport Recreation Center this winter, brought by the Long Arts Council at Freeport.

Attorney General James Warns of Cyberattacks

New York State Attorney General Letitia James today issued a consumer alert, warning New Yorkers of cyberattacks targeting consumers that use the same username and password (login credentials) on more than one website or app. In these cyberattacks, known as "credential stuffing" attacks, cybercriminals attempt to log in to online accounts using login credentials stolen from other online services. Specialized software enables attackers to generate and send tens of thousands of login attempts in quick succession.

Freeport day care

Holiday giving at Innovative Daycare Corp.

Janna Rodriguez, owner and operator of The Innovative Daycare Corp. on Centre Street in Freeport, helped the children in her care to collect about 250 cans of nonperishable food and donated them to five area charities. Ballers Club Kickz, an online business selling in-the-mode sneakers and accessories, partnered with Innovative Daycare for the collection.

Randi Kreiss

Can your stove talk to you?

I really needed to get on the Smart HQ website to get my new G.E. Café Series kitchen appliances online. Oh, you didn’t know? You must have internet-friendly ovens and cooktops these days.

Op-Ed

How progressives might be left in the lurch

When U.S. Rep. Tom Suozzi announced his Democratic primary run against Gov. Kathy Hochul, it may have seemed like a D’Amato moment.

Op-Ed

An inauguration like no other

I have been blessed to raise my hand and pledge to serve my community as an elected official many times over the past 16 years. However, last Monday was the first — and hopefully, last — time that I will take the oath of office in my living room.

Editorial

Bail reform law needs still more tweaking

Nassau County Police Commissioner Patrick Ryder convened a news conference on Jan. 13 to make a point: The state’s bail reform law, enacted in January 2020, needs further reform . . .