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Local hero gets vaccinated

The Freeport Fire Department’s own Assistant Chief Scott Donnelly was the first first responder to receive the Covid-19 vaccine at Mount Sinai South Nassau Hospital on Dec. 23.  MSSN …

Feeding our first responders

Although this year has been defined by the grim realities of the coronavirus pandemic, it also represents a year of incredible altruism as neighbors stepped up to help one another throughout …

Free Covid-19 testing arrives in Freeport

Covid-19 cases continue to rise in Freeport, with the Nassau County Department of Health confirming nearly 200 new cases each week. As of press time Wednesday, the county had confirmed more than …

Challengers appear at Freeport Village Hall 

Freeport Village Trustee Carmen Piñeyro, 44, announced on Dec. 15 that she would challenge Mayor Robert Kennedy in next year’s village election.    Piñeyro is …

Freeport scout inspires grant donation

The Peter & Jeri Dejana Family Foundation, a non-profit organization that donates to humanitarian causes, awarded the Girl Scouts of Nassau County a $5,000 grant in recognition of Girl Scout …

Editorial

Please, get vaccinated when it’s your turn

On Monday, New York entered Phase 1b of the state’s Covid-19 vaccination program, meaning that first responders, public safety and transit workers and . . .

Editorial

Resolve to monitor your mental health in 2021

Let’s say it like it was: 2020 was miserable. It was a horrid year for us all. Everyone — everyone — was affected to one degree or another by . . .

Randi Kreiss

When it comes to Trump, newspapers go BIG

I have seen my share of heart-stopping headlines. In The New York Times, I read “MEN WALK ON MOON,” “NIXON RESIGNS,” “U.S. ATTACKED” . . .