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BREAKING NEWS: Freeport youth found dead at Cow Meadow Park

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 …

Freeport's Rev. Eugene Purvis dies at 97

The Rev. Eugene Purvis, 97, of Freeport, died on Feb. 5. He was the beloved husband of Dr. Sylvia Purvis, and loving father of Alexius, David and Eugene Jr.  Purvis was a World War II …


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.


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 . . .