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Griffin wins a second term representing Assembly District 21

After a tight race, Judy Griffin has won a second term representing Assembly District 21. Griffin, a Democrat from Rockville Centre, defeated Republican challenger Patricia Canzoneri-Fitzpatrick, …

Curran encourages local shopping

Last Friday afternoon, outside Matty’s Toy Stop in Rockville Centre, Nassau County Executive Laura Curran, of Baldwin, was joined by the Nassau Council of Chambers of Commerce  and the …

Two killed in separate Meadowbrook crashes

A Freeport High School senior and a 70-year-old Elmont man died in two separate crashes on the Meadowbrook Parkway on Nov. 11, according to New York State police. The first fatality, they said, …

Freeport renames street after local hero Thomas Blount

When Yvonne Blount, of Freeport, was a young girl, she remembered going to a Hempstead veterans meeting with her late father, Thomas Blount, who had served in the U.S. Air Force during the Korean …

Freeport restaurants prep for winter

Margarita’s Cafe, on South Main Street, has long been a popular spot to dine in Freeport, especially during the summer. In the past, the cafe closed in the fall as business began to slow on the …

Editorial

Remember to shop locally this holiday season

Thanksgiving is only a week away, and the December holidays are fast approaching. We’re supposed to be making plans to shop in our local downtowns or at the malls, but because of the coronavirus pandemic . . .

Editorial

County does right by small businesses

We are pleased that Nassau County Executive Laura Curran is once again promoting small businesses ahead of the holiday season — which is vital this pandemic year.

Randi Kreiss

It wasn’t easy: How I got to see my grandkids

The following is not a how-to for anyone else. It’s just my story. We all have to maneuver our way through the grinding deprivations of the coronavirus as best we can. We hadn’t seen the kids or grandkids for nine months . . .