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Election Day is a little less than four weeks away, but thanks to a series of reforms passed by the State Legislature in January, Nassau County residents can vote during a nine-day period before Nov. … more
Ninety-two percent of Long Island public-school teachers are white. In nearly two-thirds of Long Island schools, there are no black teachers. In more than two-fifths of them, there are no Latino teachers. And most children grow up in segregated communities that divide along school district lines. more
The deadline to begin “excluding students” from attending school if they have not received their mandatory vaccinations has passed, Nassau County Commissioner of Health Dr. Lawrence Eisenstein … more
At least five Long Beach teens have been indicted by a Nassau County grand jury on Tuesday for second-degree gang assault charges in connection with a brawl that left an Oceanside student … more
A house that was under construction in Freeport collapsed Monday, officials said, because of strong winds.The framework of the two-story building, located on Sportsman Avenue, collapsed at around … more
A member of MS-13’s Hollywood clique pleaded guilty to murdering 15-year-old Angel Soler, a one-time Freeport High School student, in July 2017 and was sentenced to 23 years to life in prison on … more
Part one in a series.     When Sharelle Allen gave birth to her first child in 2014, the now 31-year-old wanted a natural experience — no monitors, no pain medication, no … more
Freeport Chief of Police Miguel Bermudez got rousing cheers on Sept. 26 as he walked out of the Freeport Police Department Headquarters for one last time. Bermudez retired from the FPD after 33 years of service. more
The signs are up. The refurbished ambulances are in. The 90-year-old medical institution known as South Nassau Communities Hospital is now Mount Sinai South Nassau. more
Freeport parents, clergy members and neighboring Long Islanders rallied in front of J.W. Dodd Middle School on Pine Street in Freeport on Tuesday, demanding that the Freeport School District fire an eighth-grade social studies teacher who required students to write humorous captions under photographs of former slaves. more
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