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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 …

Freeport celebrates Veterans Day

The Village of Freeport held its annual Veterans Day ceremony on Nov. 11, at the Freeport Memorial Library, where local veterans, elected officials and residents gathered to pay a special tribute to …

Town donates PPE to Freeport

The Town of Hempstead provided 10,000 masks and 50 PPE kits to the Village of Freeport on Nov. 5.  The masks and kits, which were filled with sanitizing supplies, were sorted at Village Hall …

Local Girl Scout takes on L.I. tick problem

Two years ago, Leanna Pignataro, 16, of Freeport, went camping at Camp Blue Bay, in East Hampton, with Baldwin’s Girl Scout Troop 2144.  But as the troop enjoyed camp activities …

Over 60 volunteers help clean a 97-year old WWII vet's home in Freeport

The Rev. Eugene Purvis sat on the front porch of his Freeport home and told stories about his service in World War II to a group of high school students, most of whom hope to serve in the U.S. …

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 . . .

The Herald remembers Timothy J. Denton

On Saturday, Nov. 14, all of us at Herald Community Newspapers were deeply saddened by the untimely death of our dear friend and colleague, Timothy J. Denton, senior editor of the Wantagh and Seaford …

Randi Kreiss

Dinner for two at our Thanksgiving table

Is anyone else thinking about the Berlin Airlift? It is one of the great stories of American audacity in the face of political thuggery. In case you’re too young to remember . . .