Freeport Flag Ladies make their last stand, 18 years after terrorist attacks

The Freeport Flag Ladies stood next to Main Street one final time Wednesday morning, the 18th anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks that inspired their weekly displays of patriotism.


Every Tuesday from 8 to 9 a.m. for the past 18 years, at least one of the three — JoAnn Miller, 83, Elaine Greene, 73, and Carmen Footer, 77 — has stood next to Main Street in Freeport, through...