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The Book Fairies Hosting Virtual Read-a-Thon in August

The Book Fairies, a Freeport-based nonprofit that donates reading materials for those in need, is hosting a virtual Read-a-Thon in August to engage kids after the coronavirus pandemic interrupted their education.

Charges Dropped in Viral Freeport Arrest Case

Charges were dropped Tuesday against a man in a viral video showing Freeport village police officers punching him while taking him into custody last year.

Canal-front Freeport Tudor Asks $625,000

This spectacular showcase waterfront home perfect for hosting backyard summer barbecues is listed for sale in the Village of Freeport.

Freeport Clears Out Hispanic Day Laborer Homeless Encampment, Against CDC’s COVID-19...

The Village of Freeport recently removed a dozen day laborers who were living in shanties in a wooded area off Sunrise Highway, countering federal health guidance that recommends not clearing out homeless encampments during the coronavirus pandemic.

Arrest Video Spurs Call For Investigation Into Freeport Police

Officials are calling for an investigation after a video surfaced of Freeport village police officers beating and using a stun gun on a fugitive who allegedly resisted arrest this week.

Freeport Man’s Death Wrongfully Deemed Suicide, Lawsuit Claims

Nassau County investigators improperly concluded that a 20-year-old Freeport man's 2016 shooting death was a suicide instead of a homicide, according to a lawsuit that the victim's family filed last month.

Lou Reed: The Coolest Man In The World

In the mid-1960s, Greenwich Village mirrored the polarized nation. Political upheaval and the sexual revolution set the scene for Lou Reed to turn music on its ear with the Velvet Underground and the support of pop artist Andy Warhol.

BrewSA: Freeport Craft Brewery Donates Proceeds to Veterans Groups

Besides making beer, the founders also wanted to support veterans, so they donate 25 percent of BrewSA’s profits to veterans' charities and donate beer to fundraisers for such groups.

3 New Al Fresco Dining Spots on Long Island

Newcomers to Long Island's restaurant scene include 2 Spring in Oyster Bay, The Beer Garden in Freeport and Indego in Patchogue, all of which offer al fresco dining.

FBI IDs 2 Found Dead in Freeport Gang Probe

The FBI confirmed the identities of two teenagers who were among three found dead in a nine-day span in Freeport and Roosevelt, authorities said.