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Freeport School District to reopen in September

The Freeport School District would be allowed to reopen come September, Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced this morning. He said he based his decision on low infection rates recorded in every …

Tropical Storm Isaias comes ashore in Freeport

***This story was updated at 6 p.m.*** All of Long Island, including the Village of Freeport, felt the effects of Tropical Storm Isaias as it made its way up the East Coast,  The storm was …

Alan Berg, 'a volunteer dedicated to Freeport'

Alan “Al” Berg, 73, of Freeport, died on July 28. He was the beloved husband of the late Rita, loving father of Andrew, Matthew and Thomas and dear grandfather of Lincoln and …

Tiny businesses thrive in Freeport

Supporting small businesses took on a whole new meaning last Saturday, when dozens of people gathered in a parking lot on Guy Lombardo Avenue last to take part in a “pop-up shop” event …

Town of Hempstead gives $2M to Northwell Health

The Hempstead Town Board unanimously voted to grant up to $2 million to Northwell Health on July 28 to establish 13 Covid-19 testing sites throughout the town, including in Freeport, the Five Towns, …

Editorial

We’ll say it again: It’s time to fix the SALT cap

U.S. Rep. Tom Suozzi, a Democrat from Glen Cove, has campaigned relentlessly to eliminate the $10,000 cap on deductions of state and local taxes imposed by the 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, which President Trump shepherded through Congress.

Editorial

Young people: Cut out the big gatherings

About a thousand people — most young people — gathered on the beach in Long Beach on July 18, in clear violation of the state’s current ban . . .

Randi Kreiss

Breaking news: President discovers gravity

After months of denying that gravity exists, President Trump dropped a golf ball from the White House roof and declared that Isaac Newton was right.