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The coronavirus pandemic has tipped over the world as we know it, harming most New Yorkers in profound ways while laying bare societal inequities that have plagued New Yorkers for generations, like the disparities in access to child care. more
Oddly, the most offensive remark made by a politician lately (and there are a lot to choose from) came from Marjorie Taylor Greene last month . . . more
Many people seem to confuse democracy and capitalism. Some seem to think that capitalism defines our system of government. However, our governance is based on democratic principles, including the importance of voting. more
It’s been over 27 years since Colin Ferguson stepped onto a Long Island Rail Road train in Mineola and started indiscriminately firing a 9mm pistol at passengers. The attack propelled Carolyn McCarthy to run for Congress. more
The Village of Freeport officially unveiled the new Moxey Rigby affordable housing unit, dedicated to the late Judge Moxey Rigby and his family, on March 3.    The new building, … more
U.S. Rep. Kathleen Rice, who represents the South Shore's 4th District, called on Gov. Andrew Cuomo late Monday to resign after a third woman came forward accusing him of sexual harassment. Rice … more
Retirement can be an exciting time, full of new adventures and limitless possibilities. Adults age 65 and better now comprise the fastest growing segment of our population, and many envision a long … more
Beloved educator Ernest Kight Jr., 68, president of the Freeport School District Board of Education, died on Feb. 27.  He was the loving husband of Diane Mary Caruso, dear son of Ernest Kight … more
For 75 years, the Freeport-Merrick Rotary Club has lived by its motto, “Service above self.”  But the Rotary has faced many obstacles since the coronavirus pandemic broke out last … more
Freeport boys’ basketball program opened practice Feb. 1 with heavy hearts after one of its own, senior Danyel Saint-Louis, was tragically killed Nov. 11 when he was struck by a vehicle on the … more
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