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West Hempstead gang member charged with sex trafficking in RVC, East Meadow, Freeport

A West Hempstead gang member was indicted on Thursday for numerous charges of sex trafficking. The defendant, Joshua Lampley-Reid, 26, who is a member of the Makk Balla set of the Bloods street gang, …

We have liftoff in Freeport

Freeport students saw nearly two years of hard work pay off as their nanosatellite soared into the sky during a successful launch on April 27.  The student-designed cube nanosatellite — …

Women of faith unite

Theresa Duran, of Freeport, was 18 years old when she first joined the Catholic Daughters of America, an international organization with more than 1,150 local chapters that seeks to unite Catholic …

Mt. Sinai delivers vaccines to Freeport students

As Covid-19 vaccines became available to educators and school staff, the Freeport School District worked with local hospitals to set up appointments for those working at all seven of the …

Freeport Chamber of Commerce names Ben Jackson its new president

The past year has presented unprecedented challenges, and among those who stepped up to help was the Freeport Chamber of Commerce, which worked around the clock to promote local businesses and …

Editorial

For goodness’ sake, get vaccinated

We’re steadily getting there — herd immunity, when a minimum of 60 to 70 percent of Americans will be vaccinated against Covid-19. As of press time this week . . .

Editorial

The many advantages of Covid-19 inoculation

Last year, the guidance we received from the government was straightforward: Wear a mask, keep your distance from others and stay at home if you’re able. Now, with millions of people being vaccinated . . .

Randi Kreiss

Gotta get up, get out and do something bold

As poet Mary Oliver asks, “What will you do with your one wild and precious life?” In our (almost) post-pandemic lives, the question presses us for an answer.