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Freeport's modified 747 jet engine helps power the village

Freeport Village Mayor Robert Kennedy on Friday, Dec. 1, 2017, explained how a modified 747 jet engine is used to help power the village and the Northeast grid as needed. The $2 million overhaul of the jet engine, which can also be used to power village homes in the event of an emergency, was completed on Monday, Dec. 4, 2017. (Credit: Newsday / Yeong-Ung Yang; Howard Schnapp)

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