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Freeport High School Celebrates Its Top 10 Students  Patch.com

Freeport High School Celebrates Its Top 10 Student - Freeport, NY - The highest-performing seniors were recognized by the school for their achievements.



Space Explorer Visits Freeport High School  Patch.com

Space Explorer Visits Freeport High School - Freeport, NY - Dr. Greg Olsen came to the school to speak about traveling to the International Space Station to ...



Court: Man pleads guilty in 2011 Nassau shooting  Newsday

Hamilton Croft, a convicted drug dealer, made the plea in the 2016 death of Daniel Flowers, court records show. Flowers was left a quadriplegic after he was ...



Altice USA and News 12 Host Nassau County Political Leaders, Students to Discuss Women's Leadership in Recognition of Women's History Month  Associated Press

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Nobel Laureate Visits Long Island High School  Patch.com

Nobel Laureate Visits Long Island High School - Freeport, NY - Dr. Rainer Weiss visited the school to discuss his groundbreaking research and talk about ...



Freeport Sends Off The Class Of 2018  Patch.com

With members of the Freeport Board of Education, administrators, teachers, elected officials, family and friends in attendance, Freeport High School's class of ...



Freeport High School supports Hispanic parent-teacher interaction  liherald

A sea of eager faculty was selling red, black and white school spirit apparel, and volunteer students in yellow T-shirts were directing slightly lost parents to their ...



Freeport bedevils E. Meadow: squad notches 6th win, 40-0 blowout  liherald.com

The crowd erupted in thunderous cheers when the Freeport High School Red Devils defeated the East Meadow Jets 40-0 in last Saturday's Homecoming game, ...



Freeport district robotics teams battle it out at annual event  liherald.com

As the Caroline G. Atkinson Intermediate School students hovered over their “clawbot,” they ran through a set of new computer codes to improve the robot's ...



Freeport students walk for peace and nonviolence  liherald.com

Heading east on Archer Street, dozens of Freeport students, teachers, school administrators, parents, and local and state elected officials marched toward Bedell ...



Students on an Odyssey of the Mind  liherald

Students from Caroline G. Atkinson Intermediate, J.W. Dodd Middle and Freeport High School cheered as a group of their peers from FHS appeared on stage to ...



Sarra: Will Freeport-Floyd live up to the hype?  Newsday

The game of the year in Long Island football is set. The matchup of the two top-ranked teams in New York State — Freeport and Floyd — finally is upon us.



Freeport High School Sends Off The Class Of 2017  Patch.com

With loved ones applauding their success throughout their academic journeys, the Freeport High School class of 2017 gathered at Hofstra University for its ...



Mayor: Reduced crime a boon for 'coolest' LI community  Newsday

THE SCOOP Freeport is known for boating, fishing, the famed Nautical Mile — and being one of the "coolest" places in the United States. In 2015, the village ...



Dozens Of Freeport Students Named AP Scholars  Patch.com

Dozens Of Freeport Students Named AP Scholars - Freeport, NY - Past and present students were awarded the honor for excelling on their AP exams last year.



Freeport Teacher, Students Invited To Science Symposium  Patch.com

Freeport Teacher, Students Invited To Symposium - Freeport, NY - The unique opportunity came after the class helped perform research for a scientific study.



Freeport's education advocate  liherald.com

Yes, Maria Jordan-Awalom is mom to Julian, 13, and Leah, 11, but she is also a second mother, in a sense, to hundreds of Freeport School District students.



Police: Another suspect arrested in reported MS-13 murder of Roosevelt teen who attended Freeport High  liherald.com

Nassau County police have arrested a Freeport teenager in connection with the murder last year of a Roosevelt teen who had attended Freeport High School.



Freeport Schools Get $30,000 From Educational Foundation  Patch.com

Freeport Schools Get $30000 Via Education Grant - Freeport, NY - The money will go to fund unique programs in all the district's schools.



Freeport High School Wrestlers Honored  Patch.com

Freeport High School Wrestlers Honored - Freeport, NY - They were recognized for being an All-County team.



Freeport HS Hosts German Exchange Students  Patch.com

Freeport HS Hosts German Exchange Students - Freeport, NY - The 18 students spent a week in Freeport learning about America and having fun.



Thousands of toys delivered to hundreds of Freeport children  liherald.com

The Nassau County Police Department helicopter flew over Freeport High School in celebration of the second annual Holiday Toy Parade on Dec. 1.



Freeport Welcomes Robert F. Kennedys Daughter  Patch.com

Freeport Welcomes Robert F. Kennedy's Daughter - Freeport, NY - Kerry Kennedy came to speak to students about helping the less fortunate and advocating for ...



Freeport High School Graduation 2016  Patch.com

Freeport, NY - Congratulations to all the graduates!



Freeport Comes Out To Celebrate Homecoming  Patch.com

Freeport Comes Out To Celebrate Homecoming - Freeport, NY - A Red Devil victory was the perfect end to the celebration.



Freeport Wrestler Makes District History  Patch.com

Freeport Wrestler Makes District History - Freeport, NY - Ikce Wicasa Quiles was the first in the district to ever place at the Eastern States tournament.



Freeport students talk with astronaut on International Space Station  liherald.com

Adisa Johnson was as excited as if he'd just walked on the moon. “I still can't believe that I spoke to an astronaut on the [International Space Station],” the ...



Notable Freeport immigrants from around the world  liherald

Part two of two. The Freeport Historical Society celebrated Immigrant Heritage Month in June by featuring some of the people from Freeport's history who were ...



Freeport ROTC Displays Skills At Annual Battalion Parade  Patch.com

From Freeport Public Schools: The Freeport High School Navy Junior ROTC had its dignity and discipline on full display at the annual Inspection and Battalion ...



Freeport High School Students Present Science Projects  Patch.com

Freeport, NY - The students presented their research-driven projects at the school's 12th annual Science and Engineering Fair.



Freeport High School Choir Croons at Empire State Building  Patch.com

Freeport, NY - The singers performed for tourists high above Manhattan.



Freeporter joins board of Mentor NY  liherald.com

Freeporter Andrea Elder-Howell was recently appointed to the Mentor New York Board of Directors. The former SUNY Old Westbury University professor and ...



Freeport High School Seniors Presented With Over $80,000 in Scholarships  Patch.com

Freeport, NY - The students received several scholarships during the 48th annual Scholarship and Honors Program, held recently.



Freeport Schools Appoint New Administrators  Patch.com

Freeport Schools Appoint New Administrators - Freeport, NY - Some will come from out of district, while others are being promoted from within.



Freeport Education Foundation raises $75000  liherald.com

Stepping into their fourth year, the Freeport Education Foundation held its annual gala on May 30 at the Coral House in Baldwin. By the end of the evening, the ...



Mac cheerleaders win crown  liherald.com

In a tense day of competition, the General Douglas MacArthur High School varsity cheer team edged defending champion Freeport High School by less than half ...



Early college decisions announced by athletes  liherald.com

Five Freeport High School seniors signed their national letters of intent earlier this month to continue playing sports in college. A National Letter of Intent is a ...



Freeport Schools Rollout Chromebook Initiative  Patch.com

Freeport Schools Rollout Chromebook Initiative - Freeport, NY - All of the district's students now have access to technology to help them be better prepared for ...



'It's a hard-knock life'  liherald

It was a one night performance and the opening night that welcomed parents, students, neighbors and a little bit of everyone from Freeport as the J.W. Dodd ...



Freeporter named contractor of the year  liherald

Local contractor, Ben Jackson won his eighth National Association of the Remodeling Industry, NARI, Contractor of the Year, CotY, award. NARI is an ...



Freeport Softball Named Conference Champs  Patch.com

Freeport Softball Named Conference Champs - Freeport, NY - It's the first time in 16 years the team has won the conference and moved on to the playoffs.



Freeport Builds Community Spirit at Homecoming  Patch.com

The Freeport community came together for an afternoon filled with school spirit and football fun on Oct. 8. Members of the Board of Education, administrators, ...



Former student sues Freeport schools over stabbing  Newsday

A former Freeport High School student with dreams of becoming an actress and model has filed a civil suit in excess of $3 million against the school district and ...



At Black History Month gala, village honors five for service  liherald.com

When the late Lt. Col. Norman Easy's name was called, the audience stood and gave him a standing ovation. Easy's family, including his wife, Nixita, and sons ...



Chromebooks for everyone!  liherald.com

The traditional excuses for missing homework — “My dog ate it” or “I forgot” — are no longer usable at Freeport High School. That's because more than 2,000 ...



Meet the Top of the Freeport Class of 2017  Patch.com

Freeport High School has announced its top 10 students of the Class of 2017 — those with the highest cumulative grade point averages, including the ...



Piecing together Angel Soler's final hours before he was killed by MS-13  liherald.com

Last July 21 at around 5 p.m., 16-year-old Angel Soler took off from his Roosevelt home on his green bicycle. Hours later, the former Freeport High School ...



Preparing the next generation of leaders, now  liherald

In recent years, there has been much talk nationwide about preparing our youth for post-secondary education and the workforce by making our students college, ...



Freeport HS Inducts 108 Into Honor Society  Patch.com

From Freeport Public Schools: One-hundred and eight academically outstanding students at Freeport High School were inducted to the prestigious National ...



Counselors at Freeport High after student stabbing death  Newsday

Counselors were available Monday for students and staff at Freeport High School after district officials said a teenager stabbed to death over the weekend and ...



Freeport High School Track Star Gets Full Scholarship  Patch.com

Freeport High School girls' track star DeAsia Greer has recently been accepted to the University of the District of Columbia on a full scholarship. The outstanding ...



Unity a key for Freeport  liherald.com

Anabel Lopez played lacrosse at Freeport High School from 2004-08, between the team's glory days in the 1990s and a winless season last year. As the new ...



Yankees prospect who threatened police online busted trying to flee the country  New York Daily News

Cops slapped a Long Island man in handcuffs for threatening police officers on social media. Leonel Vinas, 26, of Freeport in Nassau County was busted ...



Remaking the Moxey Rigby  liherald

Construction of the new Moxey Rigby, a public housing complex owned and operated by the Freeport Housing Authority, is well under way on Merrick Road, just ...



Freeport High School Class of 2017  Freeport Journal-Standard

155th commencementGraduation: May 21Graduates: Leonel Acevedo, Badea Alamidi, Quiande Andrew Lynel Alexander, Jered Allan Allison, Mariah Kay ...



A special tune for Black History Month  liherald

The third and fourth graders of the Kindness Crew from Leo F. Giblyn School step team stole the show on Feb. 28. The boys and girls donned red T-shirts, black ...



Village police: Freeport man threatens to hijack, kill officers  liherald.com

Story updated 2:50 p.m. Friday, Aug. 17, 2018. Leonel Vinas's reasons for doing so are unknown, but according to police, the 26-year-old Freeporter took to ...



Woodward Children's Center host graduation ceremony  liherald.com

It was a small ceremony, but there was a full house at the Woodward Children's Center gymnasium on June 27. Graduates filled the front row, while their family ...



Freeport's top scholars heading to City College  liherald

Wrapping up the state Regents exams last Friday, Freeport High School seniors Kimberly Serna and Karissa Collins lounged outside the school's main office, ...



NCPD: Body found at Cow Meadow Park in Freeport  liherald.com

Human remains were found at Cow Meadow Park at the end of South Main Street in Freeport on Wednesday, according to the FBI's Long Island Gang Task ...



Freeport, N.Y.: A Waterfront Community Rebuilds  The New York Times

When Al Grover, 89, moved to Freeport 80 years ago, commercial fisherman and baymen — “people who made a living off the water” — lived near the canals ...



Cops give LI teens free prom dresses at event  Newsday

The “Dream Prom Boutique” helped area teens get ready for their big night in style, with the perfect price tag.



Freeport's 19th Century notable African Americans  liherald.com

Moxey Alexander Rigby (c.1894-1962), was a graduate of Freeport High School and a long time Freeport resident. When elected to the District Court in 1959, ...



State rating of schools and districts  Newsday

Effort to measure student achievement and growth.



Freeport students aiding Sandy's Freeport, NY, victims  Press Herald

As she watched images of the aftermath of Superstorm Sandy unfold on television, Abigial Smith knew she had to do something. “The amount of debris was just ...



Daughter of late Sen. Robert Kennedy visits Freeport HS  News 12 Long Island

Kerry Kennedy, the daughter of late Sen. Robert Kennedy, visited Freeport High School Thursday to advocate for human rights.



Model slashed with razor suing school for $21M  New York Post

A statuesque New York City model who was sliced in the face with a razor blade by a jealous rival is suing her former high school for $21 million because they...



Matthew MacMillan, 24, remembered as 'strong, courageous, smart, fun'  Press Herald

Family and friends of a North Yarmouth motorcyclist who died last week in a Freeport traffic accident remembered him as a caring man and said they were ...



Freeport Chorale Performs at Gov. Cuomos Address  Patch.com

Freeport Chorale Performs at Gov. Cuomo's Address - Freeport, NY - The Select Chorale had the honor of leading the governor's State of the State Address at ...



Full ride to NYU to study engineering  liherald.com

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Freeport Kids Are Welcomed Back to School  Patch.com

Excited students, families, faculty members and administrators were welcomed back to the Freeport Public School District for the first day of school on Sept. 1.



The boys of summer  liherald.com

It was like a scene from a baseball movie. The park lights shone brightly in the top of the fourth inning, the bases were loaded, and the crowd held its breath as ...



Remembering the Gulf War and War on Terror  liherald.com

He lost a large number of Marine comrades during the Battle of Fallujah code-named Operation Al-Fajr in Iraq in 2004. During the American Legion William ...



Artificial-turf saga carries on in Levittown  liherald.com

Of the 12 public school districts in Nassau County that unknowingly purchased artificial-turf fields with defective fibers between 2006 and 2012, only the ...



Hundreds Attend 7th Annual Peach March in Freeport  Patch.com

FREEPORT, NY - The rain did not stop hundreds of Freeport school district and community members from coming together to promote peace, wellness and ...



FBI identifies murder victims found in Freeport-Merrick area  liherald.com

FBI officials have confirmed the identities of the murder victims found on Oct. 25 at Cow Meadow Park, at the southern end of South Main Street in Freeport, and ...



LI Sound: Exhibit explores Velvet Underground's LI roots  Newsday

Though the Velvet Underground is a quintessentially New York band, its roots were in Long Island — something the new Velvet Underground Experience is ...



Freeport to host Memorial Day Parade  liherald.com

The William Clinton Story Post 342 will host the Freeport Memorial Day Parade on Monday, May 29, at 10 a.m. This year's parade grand marshal is retired Lt.Col.



Remembering the 1977 Oceanside High School football team that sailed into history  liherald

This year, the Oceanside High School varsity Sailors football team fell short in its effort to repeat as the Nassau County Conference I champions. In winning the ...



Curran announces recreational pot task force  Newsday

Nassau County Executive Laura Curran on Thursday announced the creation of a county task force dedicated to studying the possible ramifications of statewide ...



Freeport School District Officials Honored at Art Exhibit  Patch.com

Freeport, NY - Superintendent Dr. Kishore Kuncham and Executive Director for Operations Michael Singleton were honored for their support for the arts.



NY schools fail to report bullying, audit finds  Newsday

A state audit found that many public schools in New York State are not properly reporting incidents of bullying or harassment as required by the Dignity for All ...



Exclusive: Mother fears missing son found dead in Roosevelt, Long Island  WABC-TV

Eyewitness News spoke exclusively with a Long Island mother who fears her son may be the body that police have found in a wooded area in Roosevelt Friday.



A lifetime on the Nautical Mile  liherald.com

As a light breeze tickled the red flower barrette in her hair, she dug in her purse to find a shawl. Native Freeporter Barbara Jagnow, 85, carefully pivoted the ...



Model makes comeback after razor slashing  New York Post

Whenever she looks in the mirror these days, 18-year-old Jazmin Drain is wistful, thinking about how things could have been different. Just one year ago, the...



Freeport's Harrison reaches PFL playoffs  liherald

The Professional Fight League, formerly known as the World Series of Fighting, hosted its first mixed martial arts event on Long Island, using a new ...



Stop politicizing the fight against MS-13  liherald.com

Bodies started turning up in South Shore parks and woodlands in the past year and a half: teenagers hacked to death with machetes or shot in the face by ...



Freeporter taking pride in coaching hoops  liherald.com

Sneakers squeaked against the shiny basketball court at Hofstra University's David S. Mack Sports and Exhibition Complex on Jan. 18. A half-hour into the ...



Long Island valedictorians: Amityville to Hempstead  Newsday

Meet some of Long Island's 2018 valedictorians, arranged in alphabetical order by school. To report errors, please call 631-843-4813.



Expectations high for Nassau CC  liherald.com

While former Nassau Community College defensive back Rasul Douglas was busy helping the Philadelphia Eagles capture their first-ever Super Bowl last ...



Explosion Track Club has explosive talent  liherald.com

He was supposed to be a baseball player, but when he discovered that he was fast, Justin Budhu, 15, a sophomore at Freeport High School, decided to become ...



Freeport Pays Tribute To Native Lou Reed  CBS Local

FREEPORT, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) — A candlelight vigil and memorial luncheon was held in honor of legendary musician Lou Reed in his childhood hometown of ...



Hofstra hosts Journalism Institute for teens  liherald

Ten Long Island high school students from diverse racial, cultural and economic backgrounds —— including six from Elmont and two from Freeport — recently ...



Freeport Schools Recognize AP Scholars  Patch.com

Freeport, NY - Forty students were honored for their achievements on Advanced Placement exams.



Lou Reed Archive Opens at New York Public Library  Rolling Stone

After two years of cataloging, the Lou Reed Archive opened Friday within the New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, which will issue a limited edition ...



Freeport Devils Win Long Island Title  Patch.com

The Freeport High School varsity football team capped off a nearly perfect season (11-1) on Nov. 25 by capturing the Long Island Class I title with a 28-14 win ...



Three From Freeport Family Die in Fatal Accident, Friend Still Hospitalized  MyStateline.com

A fiery crash took the lives of three members of a Freeport family, and left another one badly injured. Skid marks on U.S. 20 lead up to a memorial surrounded by ...



Firefighter Keith Young, 53, dies of 9/11-related illness  liherald.com

He was known as the “firehouse chef,” after he appeared on celebrity chef Bobby Flay's television show “Throwdown.” When he wasn't in the kitchen, Freeport ...



Lou Reed Feted in Freeport  Wall Street Journal

Acquaintances and admirers gathered in a Freeport, N.Y., restaurant Wednesday to celebrate a lesser-known chapter in Lou Reed's life: his upbringing on a ...



L.I. Substitute Teacher, 23, Accused Of Having Sex With Student, 15  CBS Local

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – Nassau County police say that a 23-year-old substitute teacher carried on a sexual relationship with one of her female students for ...



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