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Retailers throughout Freeport are stocking up on thousands of reusable bags as they try to meet the demands of a new plastic bag ban that goes into effect statewide on March 1. The Plastic Bag … more
The Village of Freeport recently won a State Supreme Court lawsuit against the State Department of Transportation that will allow developers to construct apartments and retail spaces at the DOT yard … more
Ecuadorean immigrant Lupe Velasquez, who became a U.S. citizen in 1990, described the naturalization process as “incredibly thorough.” Immigration officials scrutinized every part of her … more
Due to construction and signal work, Long Island Rail Road trains will be replaced by buses between Babylon and Rockville Centre this weekend, according to MTA officials. more
As a stay-at-home mother in 2006, Shanequa Levin, of Huntington Station, was feeling stir-crazy. She had two children — ages 4 and 8 at the time — and had just moved to the town in … more
After 20 years in prison, John Pierotti, of Freeport, stepped back into court again on Feb. 10 after an appellate court granted him a retrial over a 1998 double-murder case in Bladwin. The ruling … more
The Freeport Union Free School District received a $750,000 grant to help fund its Pre-K program on Feb. 7. The grant came through State Governor Andrew Cuomo’s commitment to award $15 million … more
While the Long Island Council of Churches’ food pantry, in Freeport, serves more than 2,500 individuals a month from all over Nassau County, the funding it receives from the federal government … more
Whether it was the base guitar that Brian Schnee made when he was 15 or the work he does on his 1906 Victorian home in Rockville Centre, the 67-year-old has spent much of his life building things or … more
Attorneys for Akbar Rogers, 44, the Freeport man who was captured on video being wrestled to the ground, punched and kicked by Freeport police officers during an arrest in December, said at a Feb. 13 … more
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