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More than 100 community activists turned out for a Dec. 6 protest at Refuge Apostolic Church in Freeport to decry the arrest of Freeporter Akbar Rogers, 44, after a viral video of the incident showed Freeport police officers pulling him to the ground and piling on top of him, and at least two officers throwing punches at him and one kicking him while he was lying face down. more
Plaza West, the triangular Art Deco structure in the heart of Freeport, is gone. Late on the night of Nov. 29, a wrecking crew clawed the building down, ending a decades-long chapter of Freeport … more
The old National Guard armory on Babylon Turnpike officially belongs to Freeport. Governor Andrew Cuomo signed the bill on Dec. 11. “It’s signed,” Senator John Brooks said before the ink … more
The leader of MS-13’s Hollywood Clique, David Sosa-Guevara, 28, from Wyandanch, also known by his street name “Risky,” pleaded guilty on Dec. 10 to the murder of Angel Soler and to conspiracy for planning to kill another person, according to Nassau County District Attorney Madeline Singas. more
Freeport High School, FHS, senior, Justin Budhu, 17, wants to follow in his parents’ footsteps and study business and finance in college. Halfway through his senior year, he’s in the brunt of the … more
The Nassau County Legislature unanimously approved legislation on Nov. 25 to restrict the sale of most flavored vape products countywide. The law’s passage follows a recent uptick in vaping-related … more
Nassau County Executive Laura Curran has asked for an independent investigation after three Freeport Police officers pulled a suspect over a fence and tackled him to the ground while attempting to … more
Hopkins Cat Rescue, HCR, has stepped up to find permanents homes for cats through adoptions and foster care after taking ownership of the former shelter, All About Cats on March 19. Eight months … more
Freeport Mayor Robert Kennedy announced during the Nov. 25 Board of Trustees’ meeting that the board will host a public hearing on Dec. 16 at 7:30 p.m. to discuss considering “piercing the tax … more
The mission is to support retired military personnel with a range of services and resources and according to Ralph Esposito, director of the county Veterans Agency — “the event is a mission to … more
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