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When Maria Jordan-Awalom, of Freeport, contracted the coronavirus last year, she said that one of her main motivations to recover was so she could protect her 84-year-old parents from the … more
Freeport athletes were back on the field less than a week after high-risk high school sports were given the OK to proceed by Gov. Andrew Cuomo. “All our coaches and players were well … more
Rev. Scott Williams, of the Memorial Presbyterian Church, in Roosevelt, has seen not only how the coronavirus has not only ravaged Nassau County, but also how it has hit communities of color the … more
Freeport School District officials closed the Caroline G. Atkinson Intermediate School this week out of precaution due to staff members testing positive for Covid-19 cases since … more
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 … more
Whenever Lois Howes, former president of the Freeport Chamber of Commerce, hears that Pink Tie 1000 wants to help out in Freeport, she gets excited.  Pink Tie 1000 is a Long Island-based … more
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 … more
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 … more
Nassau County Executive Laura Curran must quarantine for 10 days because of a recent exposure to a person who had tested positive for Covid-19. Curran's press office reported Thursday that the … more
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 … more
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