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On the grounds of the 72-acre A. Holly Patterson Extended Care Facility in Uniondale is a small, white-tiled warehouse, with a handful of garage bays, operated by the nonprofit food-recovery … more
Freeport voters approved the school district's 2019-20 budget by a vote of 986 to 293. In other news, newcomers Maria Jordan-Awalom and Gabriela Castillow were elected to the Board of Education. more
A bill proposed by State Sen. John Brooks that would give the old National Guard armory on Babylon Turnpike to Freeport passed a Senate vote on Monday, the first step toward handing control of the long-abandoned facility to the village. more
Freeport Public Schools is busily planning our budget for the 2019-20 school year, since last November. It is a thoughtful fiscal process balancing the needs of our students with expenditures and … more
The Shared Services initiative, across the three counties, allows for the counties’ towns and villages to cooperatively purchase police vehicles at a discounted rate. more
The Village of Freeport held its annual celebration to remember the life and legacy of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. on Jan. 19 at the Freeport Recreation Center. This year’s event … more
Nassau County Executive Laura Curran on Jan. 10 announced the formation of a task force to study the impact legal recreational marijuana might have on the county. Nassau County Police Commissioner … more
Jorge Martinez and Christopher Squeri were elected Tuesday night to the Village of Freeport board of trustees. more
With the shutdown of the federal government reaching Day 33 on Tuesday, U.S. Rep. Kathleen Rice, State Assemblywoman Taylor Raynor and Nassau County Executive Laura Curran visited the Freeport-based Long Island Cares food pantry to shine a light on the hardships that federal workers now face. more
By most accounts, riders on the Long Island Rail Road have had a rough couple of years. In fact, in 2017 the transit agency saw its worst on-time performance in more than two decades, and 2018 was … more
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