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A reporter at Newsday for nearly 40 years, Freedman currently runs the East End bureau. Freedman has covered stories ranging from the political scandals in Brookhaven to the growth of Stony Brook University and the crash of TWA Flight 800 in 1996. This is the third time in his career at Newsday he has been assigned to the East End and, over the years, his stories have shown how the area has kept its own unique identity, even as it has grown along with the rest of Long Island. Before coming to Newsday, he worked on the now-defunct daily Long Island Press. His first job after leaving Hofstra College was on the Delaware State News, and he did some radio work and worked for two weekly newspapers as well. Freedman and his wife live in Smithtown. They have three grown children.
A long series of public hearings in Southampton on plans to redevelop the historic Canoe Place Inn property in Hampton Bays ended Tuesday, with the town board saying that after five public hearings going back to September, it was time to let developers respond to the nearly 50 issues residents raised.
The board unanimously voted to close its public hearing on a proposal by R Squared Real Estate...Read more »
East Hampton’s first townwide beach cleanup, planned for last Saturday, Feb. 8, has been rescheduled for this Saturday, Feb 15 after heavy snow on the ocean beaches made it difficult to see the trash.
Volunteers are being asked to sign up with the organizers so that — if bad weather is again a problem — they can be notified not to show up on the beach at 9 a.m. Forecasts call for as much as...Read more »