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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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  • 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...
  • Cops: Man Nabbed Dismantling Stolen Car

    A Freeport man who was caught in the act of dismantling a stolen car was arrested and charged with grand larceny and car stripping, Nassau police said. Oscar Velasquez, 18, was arraigned Monday and ordered held on $10,000 cash bail, or $25,000 bond....
  • LIRR Derailment Disrupts Monday Commute

    Dustin Collins had to push back his morning meetings. Jermaine Yates said he was going to have to explain to his boss why he was late for work -- for the third time in a week. "My boss doesn't want to hear it," Yates, 33, of Brentwood, said Monday...
  • Woman Stabbed Boyfriend in NYC Nightclub

    A Freeport woman was charged with attempted murder after she stabbed her boyfriend in the neck with a broken beer glass at a Manhattan nightclub early Sunday morning, according to New York City police. The boyfriend, 22, was admitted to Bellevue Hospital...
  • 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....
  • 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,...
  • 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...