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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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  • Nassau's minority turnout -- Just above '04?

     
    Clearly there are still questions to be explored about Election Day results. An example: As Newsday's Celeste Hadrick reports, Nassau election officials are puzzled over a relatively low turnout in minority communities on Election Day -- despite the candidacy.
  • Freeport brass out-draw Hempstead in village pay

     
    After giving themselves raises, the newly elected mayor and trustees of Freeport, the state's second largest village, now make more money than the elected officials of Hempstead, the state???s largest village. Hempstead Mayor Wayne Hall is paid $121,000,...

    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. Tropical Storm Arthur formed...

    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...

    LI Woman Finds New Body In Son's Grave

    LI Woman Finds New Body In Son's Grave
    A Long Island woman visiting her son's grave was dismayed when she found another body in his burial plot as a result of a clerical error. A staff member of the Greenfield Cemetery in Uniondale may have made the mistake due to miscommunication,...