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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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  • LI Teen Who Mowed Down Elderly Woman Arraigned in Court

    LI Teen Who Mowed Down Elderly Woman Arraigned in Court
    The Freeport woman who was apparently high when she fatally ran over a 69-year-old woman gardening in front of her Hempstead home, has been indicted on 28 charges, including second-degree manslaughter, Nassau County authorities said Tuesday....
  • LIRR Issues Travel Advisories For Tuesday Morning

    LIRR Issues Travel Advisories For Tuesday Morning
    The MTA has issued a series of cancellations for the Long Island Rail Road, and warns that customers should anticipate significant schedule changes and delays during the Tuesday morning and evening rush hours. The cancellations are a result of damage...
  • LIRR CUSTOMERS ADVISED TO EXPECT CANCELED TRAINS, DELAYS FOR THURSDAY'S AM & PM RUSH HOURS, AUG. 26

    MEDIA ADVISORY: LIRR CUSTOMERS ARE ADVISED TO EXPECT CANCELED TRAINS, DELAYS FOR THURSDAY'S AM & PM RUSH HOURS, AUGUST 26 MTA Long Island Rail Road is advising customers to expect significant schedule changes and delays during Thursday's morning and...
  • Teen Admits to Being on Drugs During Fatal Crash

    Teen Admits to Being on Drugs During Fatal Crash
    A teenager, who mowed down an elderly woman gardening outside her home in Hempstead Tuesday morning, was apparently high on prescription drugs during the time of the accident. Kayla Gerdes, 18, of Freeport lost control of the van she was driving and...
  • Cops: Man Shot Toddler In Stomach With BB Gun

    Cops: Man Shot Toddler In Stomach With BB Gun
    A Freeport man was arrested Thursday night after police said he shot his 3-year-old niece in the stomach with a BB gun. According to detectives, Allen Hubbard, 18, began shooting the BB gun from a window in his Archer Street residence, while looking...
  • 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...
  • 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,...