Friends, family, and supporters of Long Island children’s charity KiDS NEED MoRE gathered Sunday to celebrate the life of Mitch Kraeling with food, drinks, and football on the Nautical Mile at Halfway Down in Freeport.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.