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Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo announced $260,000 in funding for 23 projects, including a Roosevelt group, as part of the FreshConnect farmers market program, launched in 2011 to bring fresh produce from New York farms to underserved communities throughout the state.
The Roosevelt Community Revitalization Group Inc., which runs Roosevelt Community Farmers Market, will get $15,000 after being selected...Read more »
State Sen. Charles J. Fuschillo Jr. (R-Merrick) will host a job resource expo to help better prepare residents looking for employment.
The event will be held Friday from 10 a.m. to noon at the Freeport Recreation Center, 130 E. Merrick Rd.
“The current job market is extremely competitive, but there are programs and services that can help residents improve their chances of finding employment,”...Read more »
Nick Secchi is looking for the heroes who saved him and his puppy from almost certain death on the evening of March 4.
Secchi, 49, of Freeport, is retired on disability because of leg problems.
But that didn’t stop him from jumping into the water at the Milburn Pond Park bulkhead to save his 12-week-old puppy, Baby Girl. She had jumped from the car in the parking lot and ran to the end...Read more »