Jan. 31: Jail Arrest, Wedding Awards, Whiz Kid

Some things to keep an eye on in the local community.

  1. A Freeport man was arrested Friday near the front gate of Nassau County's Correctional Center after he refused to shut his phone off. A physical struggle ensued. For the full story, check back with East Meadow Patch at 12 p.m.
  2. Have You Heard? won two wedding awards for its invitations for the second year in a row. To find out more about the awards, and to see reaction, click here.
  3. For this week's Whiz Kid, Merrick Patch honors Natalia Wilkins, who's a member of the of the 400 yard freestyle relay team that captured first place in the Nassau County Aquatic Championships. To find out more about her accomplishments, click here.
  4. After laying quiet for a full season, the East Meadow Farms property is being prepared for the upcoming spring and summer by Cornell Cooperative Extension (CCE) – the new operators of the land. For the full story on what Cornell has planned, check this link.
  5. Did you check out this week's crime nearby? A delivery man was robbed, and that's not all. For all of the details, click here.


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