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The Nassau County Legislature unanimously approved legislation on Nov. 25 to restrict the sale of most flavored vape products countywide. The law’s passage follows a recent uptick in vaping-related … more
Nassau County Executive Laura Curran has asked for an independent investigation after three Freeport Police officers pulled a suspect over a fence and tackled him to the ground while attempting to … more
Hopkins Cat Rescue, HCR, has stepped up to find permanents homes for cats through adoptions and foster care after taking ownership of the former shelter, All About Cats on March 19. Eight months … more
Freeport Mayor Robert Kennedy announced during the Nov. 25 Board of Trustees’ meeting that the board will host a public hearing on Dec. 16 at 7:30 p.m. to discuss considering “piercing the tax … more
The mission is to support retired military personnel with a range of services and resources and according to Ralph Esposito, director of the county Veterans Agency — “the event is a mission to … more
When watching Freeport on the football field, it’s natural to become enamored of the speed and agility of the players who make its offense one of the most potent on Long Island. But it’s a huge … more
Freeport High School students are hard at work on a research project to launch a nanosatellite, also known as a CubeSat, into space. The project started this summer, when the Freeport School … more
If the holiday season approaches, but you’re not feeling very holly-jolly, you’re not alone. Forty-six percent of New York metro area residents have high or very high levels of holiday-induced stress, according to a new “Truth in Medicine” poll conducted by Mount Sinai South Nassau. By comparison, only 31 percent are very highly or highly stressed during non-holiday periods. more
Tom and Mercy, Ben, Nancy and Jacob. These were only five of the slaves who lived on Long Island before New York abolished slavery in 1827. “In some cases, a single piece of paper with one of … more
By Nicole Alcindor  nalcindor@liherald.com  With local stores and eateries gearing up for the holidays, Nassau County Executive Laura Curran, the county Industrial Agency and the Nassau … more
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