Taliyah Baptiste loved reading, science, gym and sushi, and had an infectious smile that others were naturally drawn to, her family and friends say.
All of the dolls tell stories. Carefully lifting the red-checkered skirt of one black doll, Freeporter April Marius, 62, exposed a double-ended half of a second white doll, with hips and legs conjoined to the lower waist of the black doll.
Freeporters will head to the polls on May 21 to elect two new Board of Education trustees. This year’s election leaves open two seats as the president of the Board of Education, Michael Pomerico and the vice president, Anthony Miller, announced early in the year that they would not run for reelection.
Once again this year, the Freeport Board of Education and school administration found a way to hold the line on the tax levy while maintaining and expanding services for students in the district.
All five of the Freeport Board of Education candidates are heavily invested and involved in the community. They have innovative ideas and share a common desire to elevate the Freeport School District …
Village of Freeport Mayor Robert Kennedy was elected as the president of the New York State Conference of Mayors, NYCOM on May 6 at a conference in Cooperstown, NY. NYCOM is an association of cities …
Grabbing a brochure, Susana Escobar, a DoTerra Essential Oils representative, explained how to launch a small business selling essential oil products to Baldwinite Odelcia Martinez at the annual Job …
Thousands of Freeporters will line up Merrick Road on May 27, to watch the Memorial Day Parade, to honored Freeport’s veterans and remember those who died in service to their country. Annually, …
The Freeport Board of Education adopted its 2019-20 budget on April 16. After two months of planning and twice-a-month meetings, the assistant superintendent for business, Dr. Beth Rella, presented …
The sound of bagpipes echoed throughout the hallways of Woodward Children’s Center on Merrick Road in Freeport on April 30.
After the #MeToo movement exploded into the national consciousness in 2017 and 2018, New York state lawmakers recently proposed no fewer than 11 bills to strengthen the state’s sexual harassment laws.
U.S. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, the 29-year-old Democrat from the Bronx, is surely the most dangerous elected official now in office. You know she is because . . .
Once upon a generation or so ago, there were people, mostly women, who specialized in guilt. Since I would feel too guilty singling out any age group or ethnicity, let me just say that some women were born to it.
I’m a big believer in bipartisanship. I come from an era when Democrats and Republicans worked together successfully on a variety of important issues. As a Democrat, I remember the Republican Party as the party of Lincoln, the party of Ronald Reagan . . .