Members of the Stearns Park Civic Association stood to applaud the Village of Freeport government at a public hearing Monday after a code amendment was approved that would help protect their neighborhood from overbuilding.
The Nov. 18 grand opening of Ready Set Grow Learning Academy signified the start of a new life for the 60-year-old Freeport Armory, an expansion of Freeport’s business scenario, and a welcome addition to the local options for day care.
Hundreds of veterans attended the 35th Nassau County Veterans Winter Stand Down at the Freeport Armory on Nov. 23, where they received food, shoes, clothing and personal need items from a large team of veteran support organizations.
Freeport School District officials, working in partnership with Northwell Health and Mount Sinai South Nassau hospital in Oceanside, acted quickly to make the Pfizer-BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine available to Freeport students after the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention approved its use on Nov. 2 for children ages 5 to 11.
In the heart of Freeport’s business district, Word of Life Ministries has opened its doors to preach healing and love in the name of Jesus for nearly 40 years. On Sunday, Nov. 21, it held a special Healing for Today Conference during its 10 a.m - 12 noon regular worship hours.
The 2021 Annual Juried Photography Show of the Long Island Arts Council at Freeport culminated with an awards ceremony presented in the auditorium of the Freeport Memorial Library on Nov. 18.
Chanukah is the Festival of Lights. During the darkest part of the year, we light candles for illumination and as a symbol of spiritual enlightenment.
Freeport High School students recently heard a surprise announcement from Principal Gisselle Campbell-Ham as she officially shared the names of the Class of 2022 top 10 students.
(Marcia Caton, PhD, is a Freeport resident with expertise in education, parenting, and social media’s impact on families.) The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) states that suicide attempts among adolescents have increased during the Covid-19 pandemic, with a particularly alarming spike among girls -- 51% vs. 3.7% to boys.
Know anyone around town who you’d describe as a true do-gooder –– that PTA president, Little League coach or scout leader who goes above and beyond the call of duty; that community volunteer who gives so much of him or herself while asking for nothing in return; that volunteer firefighter or emergency medical technician who saved a life?