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Tiny businesses thrive in Freeport

Supporting small businesses took on a whole new meaning last Saturday, when dozens of people gathered in a parking lot on Guy Lombardo Avenue last to take part in a “pop-up shop” event …

Alan Berg, 'a volunteer dedicated to Freeport'

Alan “Al” Berg, 73, of Freeport, died on July 28. He was the beloved husband of the late Rita, loving father of Andrew, Matthew and Thomas and dear grandfather of Lincoln and …

Town of Hempstead gives $2M to Northwell Health

The Hempstead Town Board unanimously voted to grant up to $2 million to Northwell Health on July 28 to establish 13 Covid-19 testing sites throughout the town, including in Freeport, the Five Towns, …

Freeport School district lays out reopening plan

At a July 29 Board of Education meeting, officials decided that the Freeport School District would be unable to fully accommodate in-person classes this fall, even if Gov. Andrew Cuomo were to decide …

Honoring a Freeport hero

Nassau County Legislator Debra Mulé honored fellow Freeporter Nydia White on July 27 for her service to the local community during the pandemic as a nurse manager for critical care at Mount …

Editorial

We’ll say it again: It’s time to fix the SALT cap

U.S. Rep. Tom Suozzi, a Democrat from Glen Cove, has campaigned relentlessly to eliminate the $10,000 cap on deductions of state and local taxes imposed by the 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, which President Trump shepherded through Congress.

Editorial

Young people: Cut out the big gatherings

About a thousand people — most young people — gathered on the beach in Long Beach on July 18, in clear violation of the state’s current ban . . .

Randi Kreiss

Breaking news: President discovers gravity

After months of denying that gravity exists, President Trump dropped a golf ball from the White House roof and declared that Isaac Newton was right.