Herald Neighbors

Bouncing to fall

As he grabbed the blue and green hula-hoops, Hector Santiago, 6, encouraged his younger sister Liv, 4, to play with a red one. “I dare you to hula with both at the same time,” Liv said with a …

Kennedy announces trustee candidates

Two Village Trustee seats are up for elections for the March 2019 Village Trustee elections — Deputy Mayor Jorge Martinez’s seat and William White’s seat. White took a seat on the …

Herald Neighbors

Bachata's sensual rhythms on a Sunday

In celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month the Freeport Memorial Library welcomed Los Amigos del Amargue, a Dominican bachata group from Freeport on Sept. 30. As the sounds of the Caribbean came to …

FROM THE ARCHIVES OF THE FREEPORT HISTORICAL SOCIETY

This Week, 100 Years Ago

Will Open The Liberty Loan Rally With a Bang: Starting on Sept. 28, 1918, Freeporters witnessed the commencement of the Freeport Liberty Loan Rally.  In the afternoon, there was a scheduled parade …

Honoring the many faces of the Latino community

“We Latinos, we are a nation without a face,” said Carmen Piñeyro, a trustee on the Freeport Village board, as she opened her speech as keynote speaker of a Hispanic Heritage Month celebration on Sept. 21 at the Roosevelt Fire Department.

Editorial

October reminds us to stand against bullying

Once upon a time — as in, 20 or 30 years ago — parents worried about bullies who might call their kids names or physically intimidate them. Moms and dads still do. Added to the long list of parental concerns today, however . . .

Randi Kreiss

MRI: meditate, ruminate, imagine

I decided to think of my recent MRI, to check out an uncooperative leg bone, as an opportunity. It was much more productive than thinking of . . .

Op-Ed

How can a college parent maintain key legal rights?

Your 18-year-old has headed off to college. Despite what you may feel, she will now be considered an adult in the eyes of the law and the university. Your legal rights to make decisions on behalf of your child change entirely the moment she turns 18 . . .

Scott Brinton

An attorney’s scribblings became a national anthem

I had no idea. "The Star-Spangled Banner” was first written as poetry and then, soon after, set to music — an English drinking song, to be precise. Yes, the tune behind our national anthem . . .