70 years of concerts

When the Freeport Community Concert Association launched its first concert series in 1947, the founder, Ann Martin couldn’t begin to imagine that 70 years later it would still be a Freeport …

Freeporters welcome fall with festival

Siblings, Daury, 4 and Nashla, 6 Santiago dug their faces into own cone of fluffy blue cotton candy on Oct. 7. Laughing they showed off their blue stained teeth and walked alongside their parents to …

L.I. Arts Council at Freeport recognizes local artists

Accepting the Long Island Arts Council at Freeport’s most prestigious award on Oct. 8, Jude Schanzer, Freeporter and the East Meadow Public Library’s director of public relations and programming, …

Island Harvest deploys personnel to Puerto Rico

Migdalia Otero, vice president of operations at the Island Harvest Food Bank, and Rebecca Dresner, an East Meadow volunteer, flew to Bayamón, Puerto Rico, on Monday to help set up two food warehouses, two weeks after Hurricane Maria tore across the island, leaving thousands without food, shelter, drinking water or electricity.

National Hispanic Heritage Month Freeport Spotlight

Freeport author publishes first children’s book

They hung on to every word she read. Excitedly they crowded around 16-year-old Kayla Ham, who leisurely read the new book, “JR and the New York Pizza” to a group of elementary school children …