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At the end of 2020, Nassau County Legislator Debra Mulé, of Freeport, joined the student group Long Island Laboring Against Covid-19 to donate 15,000 masks and other personal protective … more
The Village of Freeport board of trustees voted to approve a $75.4 million budget for 2021-22 on Jan. 10.  The spending plan is $1.5 million smaller than the current one, and does not raise … more
Ron Walsh, a high-ranking veteran Nassau County police officer, was to be sworn in Friday as Long Beach’s new top cop after a farewell ceremony at Nassau police headquarters.  Instead, … more
Nassau County Executive Laura Curran must quarantine for 10 days because of a recent exposure to a person who had tested positive for Covid-19. Curran's press office reported Thursday that the … more
The Mary Brennan INN in Hempstead will host its next no-contact curbside food drive to collect the most needed items for guests of the soup kitchen.   Call (516) 732-6009 with … more
The Freeport Fire Department’s own Assistant Chief Scott Donnelly was the first first responder to receive the Covid-19 vaccine at Mount Sinai South Nassau Hospital on Dec. 23.  MSSN … more
Two polling sites in Freeport will remain closed for the local village elections, set for March 16.  The Nassau County Board of Elections shut down two polling sites at senior public housing … more
Growing up, Freeporter Justin Neblett, now 24, loved seeing old photos of his grandfather flying cargo planes in the U.S. Air Force. Enthralled by his grandfather’s stories of serving his … more
U.S. Rep. Tom Suozzi, of Glen Cove, was in the House of Representatives chamber when the Capitol was breached Wednesday afternoon. A debate over certification of Electoral College results in the presidential race was just getting under way, sometime between 3 and 4 p.m.. Then, abruptly, members of Congress were instructed to retrieve the gas masks from under their chairs. more
Although this year has been defined by the grim realities of the coronavirus pandemic, it also represents a year of incredible altruism as neighbors stepped up to help one another throughout … more
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