Glitch delays testing in Franklin Square

Students in Franklin Square were among those across the state who had difficulties with their English Language Arts assessment tests on April 10 and 11, after technical glitches blocked some schools …

Norman Siegel to represent Belmont Park citizens group

Veteran civil rights lawyer Norman Siegel has often represented the powerless against the powerful in his 50-year career. So when he said he had “some experience” in David and Goliath …

Hiding in plain sight

By almost any measure, Elmont and Franklin Square are prosperous communities. Even so, they are not immune to hunger. In both communities, food insecurity is on the rise. “We’re serving …

No Place to Call Home

End to TPS would mean huge losses for economy

Part three in an ongoing series.Haitians from across Nassau County gathered at the Elmont Memorial Library to stand with their neighbors during the “Haiti is Beautiful: Culture Community …

Elmont to officials: Why are we sick?

No matter how the figures are calculated, Elmont residents have higher cancer rates than people in surrounding communities. They want to know why. It’s a question they have been asking for a …

Senior crisis hotline takes hundreds of calls since November

After the suicide of an elderly veteran in Bellmore roughly four months ago, Town of Hempstead Supervisor Anthony Santino and the Long Island Crisis Center announced the launch of a senior crisis hotline. It began operating on Dec. 1, and since then, over 200 calls have been logged.

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