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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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  • 9/11 Pins Stolen From Mother Of Fallen Firefighter

    9/11 Pins Stolen From Mother Of Fallen Firefighter
    Two gold medallion pins presented by President George W. Bush to the family of a New York City firefighter and Freeport native killed in the 9/11 attacks are missing from the Florida apartment of the man's mother, according to police and a relative....
  • Budget Cuts Mean New LIRR Schedule, Trims To Service

    Budget Cuts Mean New LIRR Schedule, Trims To Service
    Budget cuts mean five weekday trains on three branches and some weekend service to Freeport will be canceled this summer, the LIRR announced Thursday. The new schedule, which takes effect Monday, includes additional revisions on several branches that...
  • 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,...
  • 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...
  • 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...