Freeport Crime

Freeport woman arraigned for criminally negligent homicide

The office of Nassau County District Attorney Anne Donnelly announced the arraignment on July 26 of Freeport resident Kathleen Donnelly (no relation to DA Donnelly).

Freeport Family Sports

50th annual Freeport Canoe Race on Aug. 7

The annual Freeport Village Canoe Race turns 50 this year!

Freeport Education

A small school with big successes

If anyone ever wonders how Woodward Children’s Center achieves its successes, their questions will be answered by attending graduation day. 

Freeport education

De La Salle completes another successful year

Since 2002, the De La Salle School at 87 Pine Street in Freeport has provided opportunity, hope, and choices for a future to boys in grades 5 through 8 who come from economically disadvantaged families.  Graduation took place on Friday, June 10, with a Mass of thanksgiving at 12:10 p.m., followed by an award ceremony for outstanding scholars. Diplomas were presented at the school at 7 p.m.

Freeport Fire Department

Freeport's finest defeat 2 blazes in 2 days

On Friday evening, the Freeport Fire Department posted a notice to its Facebook page: “Around 1pm, our Dept. was notified of a rubbish fire behind a commercial business on Hanse Ave. …"

Editorial

A slippery slope threatens the First Amendment

Flyers were left on the doorsteps of homes in Rockville Centre and Oceanside last week, filled with vile hate claiming . . .

Jerry Kremer

The country’s chief executive has the most thankless job

The late President Harry Truman had a sign on his desk whose words have haunted every president who has followed him.

Op-Ed

If I were a shark, I’d sue Steven Spielberg for defamation

Probably no depiction of sharks has so demonized these creatures as the movie “Jaws,” directed by Steven Spielberg . . .

Randi Kreiss

This summer’s recommended reads, none too long

Most of us learned to read a long time ago, but many of us are learning to read all over again through the fog of Covid.