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.
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, …
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.
The Freeport-Roosevelt Branch #2147 National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, NAACP held its Annual Freedom Fund Award’s and Membership Dinner on May 17 at the Coral House in Baldwin.
Taliyah Baptiste loved reading, science, gym and sushi, and had an infectious smile that others were naturally drawn to, her family and friends say.
The Queens Village friends, Denise Cetin, 30, and Alex Coupet, 30, perused a book filled with dozens of bridal gowns at this year's Abride's Wedding Showcase, AWS, on May 19, at The Factory on the Nautical Mile in Freeport.
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 …
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.
Memorial Day started as Decoration Day, and it was first observed at Arlington National Cemetery in Virginia on May 30, 1868, three years after the Civil War reached its bloody conclusion.
Few public policies do more to build strong communities across our region than New York’s prevailing-wage law for public-works projects. It is a job-creating economic engine . . .
Long Islanders, like all New Yorkers, have many different views about our criminal justice system, but everybody believes in the importance of safety and fairness. There is also a growing bipartisan consensus that mass incarceration does not achieve those objectives . . .
When Donald Trump was elected president in 2016, millions of Americans who doubted his integrity wondered how they could ever trust his decisions in moments of crisis. Now such a moment is here.