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District urges staff to get Covid-19 vaccination 

The Freeport School District Board of Education returned to business as usual for its board meeting on Jan. 13 after schools remained closed for a week after winter break to avoid the spread of …

Village board approves 2021-22 budget

The Village of Freeport board of trustees voted to approve a $75.4 million budget for 2021-22 on Jan. 10.  The spending plan is $1.5 million smaller than the current one, and does not raise …

‘We must remain vigilant’

At the end of 2020, Nassau County Legislator Debra Mulé, of Freeport, joined the student group Long Island Laboring Against Covid-19 to donate 15,000 masks and other personal protective …

Dreaming to serve and soar

Growing up, Freeporter Justin Neblett, now 24, loved seeing old photos of his grandfather flying cargo planes in the U.S. Air Force. Enthralled by his grandfather’s stories of serving his …

Concern continues over closed polling sites

Two polling sites in Freeport will remain closed for the local village elections, set for March 16.  The Nassau County Board of Elections shut down two polling sites at senior public housing …


President Biden has his work cut out for him

We will need years, if not decades, to unravel and repair the damage that President Trump has done to the nation with his politics and policies.


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 . . .

Randi Kreiss

Fear hovered over Biden inauguration week

As I write this, after the mob attack on the Capitol and before this week’s Presidential Inauguration, like many of you, I don’t know what to believe.