Freeport arts

Awards ceremony draws photo enthusiasts

The 2021 Annual Juried Photography Show of the Long Island Arts Council at Freeport culminated with an awards ceremony presented in the auditorium of the Freeport Memorial Library on Nov. 18.

Religion

A mission for our time: Bring light into the world

Chanukah is the Festival of Lights. During the darkest part of the year, we light candles for illumination and as a symbol of spiritual enlightenment.

Freeport Schools

Freeport High School announces Class of 2022 top 10

Freeport High School students recently heard a surprise announcement from Principal Gisselle Campbell-Ham as she officially shared the names of the Class of 2022 top 10 students.

Mental Health

Overcoming pandemic-related teen depression

(Marcia Caton, PhD, is a Freeport resident with expertise in education, parenting, and social media’s impact on families.) The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) states that suicide attempts among adolescents have increased during the Covid-19 pandemic, with a particularly alarming spike among girls -- 51% vs. 3.7% to boys.

Herald seeks ‘Person of the Year’ nominations

Know anyone around town who you’d describe as a true do-gooder –– that PTA president, Little League coach or scout leader who goes above and beyond the call of duty; that community volunteer who gives so much of him or herself while asking for nothing in return; that volunteer firefighter or emergency medical technician who saved a life?