Community protest against the village government’s effort to replace the Cleveland Avenue athletic field with a warehouse continued Monday at a rally on the steps of the municipal building.
Every summer after the school year concludes, The De La Salle School at 87 Pine Street in Freeport publishes essays by its graduates in its weekly newsletter. The De La Salle School is a private Roman Catholic institution serving economically disadvantaged boys in grades 5 through 8. The boys’ own words express how their lives have been enriched by their years at the school.
For five Tuesday evenings, canoes have floated and darted from the dock of Endo Electric, owned by Freeport resident Marianne Endo, as her canoeing program for the special-needs community continues. The program serves dozens of children and adults with special needs.
On a night of musical coincidence, visitors to the Nautical Mile could choose between hearing polished jazz flowing from the fingers of Chuk Fowler and Paul Ramsey, or joining a tranquil hour of djembe drumming with George Schultze.
The Freeport-Merrick Rotary Club, a nonprofit that takes on local, national and global service projects, celebrated its yearly officers’ installation dinner on June 30 at Jonathan’s Restaurant in New Hyde Park.
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
The annual Freeport Village Canoe Race turns 50 this year!
If anyone ever wonders how Woodward Children’s Center achieves its successes, their questions will be answered by attending graduation day.
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
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. …"
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The late President Harry Truman had a sign on his desk whose words have haunted every president who has followed him.
Probably no depiction of sharks has so demonized these creatures as the movie “Jaws,” directed by Steven Spielberg . . .
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.