Freeport housing

Conditions at the new Moxey Rigby warrant change

Though the exterior of the Moxey A. Rigby public housing complex is pleasantly airy, the inconvenient design of its grounds, and the sluggish pace of repairs after a fire followed by water damage in Sept. 2021, have contributed to tenant discontent.

Freeport education

The Freeport Schools Summer Arts Academy goes around the world

Instruments blared and unique artwork was displayed as the Freeport School District hosted its annual Summer Festival of the Arts live in the Freeport High School Performing Arts Center.

Freeport crime

Freeport man indicted, arraigned on dogfighting charges

Nassau County District Attorney Anne T. Donnelly has announced that a Freeport man who allegedly bred and sold pit bulls for use in dogfighting has been indicted by a Nassau County grand jury.

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).

Editorial

Protect democracy: Become an election protector

During the dog days of summer, many people are more apt to relax on vacation than to think about whom they plan to vote for in the upcoming elections, never mind how they can help ensure voters’ rights at the polling place.

Op-Ed

Where’s the county’s plan for opioid settlement funds?

Nassau County’s ongoing mission to address the opioid addiction crisis is one of the most important and most heart-wrenching issues I contend with . . .

Jerry Kremer

Courage is too rare a commodity these days

One of my all-time favorite books was written by the late President John F. Kennedy in 1956, four years before he became president. The book, “Profiles in Courage” . . .

Randi Kreiss

Governor DeSantis: Teachers need to be educated

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis’s plan to allow U.S. veterans to teach in Florida classrooms is a terrific concept — if and when the veterans earn bachelor’s degrees and complete teacher training programs.