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Freeport

Freeport
Freeport began billing itself as the ``Boating and Fishing Capital of the East'' in the 1940s, but its shoreline has been attracting visitors for hundreds of years - and not always for legal purposes.
Photo: Main Street, Freeport (Photo from "Long Island To-day" by Frederick Ruther, 1909)
Freeport began billing itself as the ``Boating and Fishing Capital of the East'' in the 1940s, but its shoreline has been attracting visitors for hundreds of years - and not always for legal purposes.
Photo: Main Street, Freeport (Photo from "Long Island To-day" by Frederick Ruther, 1909)
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  • Tropical storm Arthur forms off Florida coast

    Tropical storm Arthur forms off Florida coast
    The first tropical storm of the Atlantic hurricane season formed on Tuesday and was poised to strengthen into a hurricane, forecasters said, threatening to dampen July Fourth holiday celebrations along the U.S. East Coast.
  • 11 Arrested in Long Island Hospital Brawl

     11 Arrested in Long Island Hospital Brawl
    Police arrested 11 people after a fight broke out at the Nassau University Medical Center Emergency Room in East Meadow Saturday morning. Authorities say officers responded to the Long Island medical center after a crowd began arguing around 12:30 a.m. ...

    LI Man Charged With Impersonating A Soldier At JFK Airport

    LI Man Charged With Impersonating A Soldier At JFK Airport
    A Long Island man has been arrested after impersonating military personnel while on an international American Airlines flight. According to authorities, Rock Diaz, 22, of Freeport, Long Island was arrested Friday night at John F. Kennedy airport. Diaz,...

    Cruise ships, airlines make way for Hurricane Irene

    Cruise ships, airlines make way for Hurricane Irene
    If you had Caribbean dreams in your travel plans for this week, they’re fading rapidly into reality with the arrival of Hurricane Irene, a powerful storm that has targeted Puerto RIco, the Dominican Republic, the Bahamas and potentially the entire...

    PASSINGS

    Jett Travolta Son of actor and actress Jett Travolta, 16, the son of actor John Travolta and his wife, actress Kelly Preston, died in the Bahamas after falling ill and hitting his head at his family's vacation home, police said Friday. A house...