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Freeporters head back to school

Freeport students returned to classes on Sept. 8 and 9 for in-person learning for the first time since the district closed in March.  “After many months of working collaboratively with …

Freeport High School fall sports get delayed

Freeport High School student-athletes may have to wait until 2021 to compete in sports. At an emergency meeting on Aug. 26, Nassau school superintendents voted to postpone Section VIII high school …

Getting everyone counted

Local elected officials urged all Nassau County residents to complete the 2020 census at a news conference on Tuesday in Roosevelt. U.S. Rep. Kathleen Rice said that while Nassau has a 71 percent …

Freeport Ninja Academy overcomes hurdles

As she drove around Freeport’s industrial area last year, Kathryn Gawrych, 27, of Massapequa, was searching for the perfect place to house her vision, a Ninja Warrior academy, where she would …

Community raises funds to help 97-year old WWII veteran

Members of the Freeport and East Meadow communities are rallying behind 97-year old World War II veteran Rev. Eugene Purvis to help him and his wife Dr. Sylvia Purvis with long overdue home …

Editorial

A 2020 election survival guide

The coronavirus crisis has forced us all to rethink how we carry out many of our responsibilities, including here at the Herald. Each election season . . .

Editorial

Fill out the census — the deadline is Sept. 30

Elected leaders from across Nassau County are urging — even pleading with — residents to fill out the U.S. census if they have not already done so, and time is running out.

Randi Kreiss

Irony abounds in the time of Trump

We are living in a Greek tragedy, rich in ironic twists. Donald Trump, who ran for office on the promise of “draining the swamp,” has created an administration populated by swamp critters . . .