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The Long Island Arts Council at Freeport held its annual Arty Party Brunch on Nov. 3 at the Freeport Yacht Club to honor three members of the community for their contributions to the arts. more
Villages and towns across Nassau County still have not received roughly $8 million in Aid and Incentives to Municipalities funds that they were due to be paid by the state in September. The Village … more
For eight days, the Rev. Moira Ahearne, of Merrick’s Community Presbyterian Church, saw for herself the trials and tribulations that asylum-seekers face daily at the U.S.-Mexico border. She ate homemade tortillas alongside migrants at a resource center in Agua Prieta, Mexico, toured overcrowded tent cities rife with misery and felt the eerie, omnipresent eyes of the drug cartels that control the area watching her. more
Donald Clavin declared victory over Laura Gillen in the race for Town of Hempstead supervisor Tuesday night. Gillen was seeking a second term and has not conceded the race. more
Dr. Aaron Glatt rolled up his sleeve on Oct. 29 and put his arm where his words are — getting a flu vaccination in front of dozens of newspaper reporters and other employees at Richner … more
Alma Rocha, the newly minted principal of Freeport’s Columbus Avenue School, will run the TCS New York City Marathon on Sunday as part of a five-member United Way of Long Island team raising funds … more
Ron Ellerbe was recently honored by three organizations in one day for his contributions to Freeport and Nassau County. On Oct. 18, he was named Businessperson of the Year by the Nassau Council of Chambers of Commerce at its 35th annual awards breakfast; Citizen of the Year by the Freeport Salvation Army at its 31st annual civic dinner; and Member of the Month by the Freeport Chamber of Commerce. more
The Nassau County Police Department, First Squad detectives arrested two women allegedly involved in a shoplifting incident at Ebony Beauty Supply at 171 W. Merrick Road in Freeport that occurred on Oct. 13 at 3:15 p.m. more
Incumbent Nassau County District Attorney Madeline Singas is running for her second four-term. Long Beach resident Francis McQuade opposes her. more
Part three in a series. The New York State Education Department launched a new statewide curriculum in May intended to root out implicit bias and racism in all its forms in the schools while affirming students’ “racial, linguistic and cultural identities.” more
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