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Building a partnership

“All kinds of history is made in the Town of Hempstead,” said Councilwoman Erin King Sweeney, of Wantagh, referring to both Belmont Park in Elmont and Camp ANCHOR in Lido Beach. “But often, we don’t think about what kind.”

Community News

Franklin Square softball sluggers leave their mark

Franklin Square’s Little League Softball team competed in this year’s Little League Major Softball New York State Tournament. From July 14-July 19, they played against the top little league …

School News

Elmont School District agrees to information request

The Elmont School District has agreed to comply with nonprofit transparency group Reclaim New York’s Freedom of Information Law request for records of the district’s 2014 expenditures after …

Franklin Square junior firefighters feel the heat

Heat from the sun and mock flames gave teens a real-life test as members of the Nassau County Junior Firefighters Association demonstrated their skills at Camp Fahrenheit 516 on July 28. The event, …

Elmont man charged with attempted burglary

An Elmont man was arrested on July 4 in the backyard of an Elmont home that Nassau County police said he tried to break into.

Franklin Square responds to ‘blood emergency’

In response to a local “blood emergency,” the New York Blood Center held a donation drive at the Franklin Square Library on June 27. According to the blood center, its supply is reaching …

Carey’s top two grads credit their friendship

When Serena Viti, Carey High School’s 2016 valedictorian, met Samantha Raggio, the class’s salutatorian, in a joint elementary school program in sixth grade, the two did not get along. …

Police: Office Max manager stole $17K

A store manager at Office Max, in Elmont, was charged with falsifying deposit records to steal more than $17,000 from the store.

Motorcyclist dead after parkway crash

A Brooklyn woman was killed on Aug. 20 after her motorcycle collided with a car on the Southern State Parkway near the border of Valley Stream and Franklin Square, police said. According to …

Community News

Franklin Square grill team heading to the U.S. Wing Championships in September

The Brews Brothers Grille of Franklin Square Long Island is heading to the U.S. Wing Championships at the National Buffalo Wing Fest. This is the highest honor for the Bar/Restaurant who will be …

Crime

Cops: Two men stole over $300 worth of Rogaine from Franklin Square CVS

Nassau County Police are searching for two men who stole over $300 worth of Rogaine from a Franklin Square CVS on July 21. According to police, the two suspects entered the CVS at 640 Franklin …

Crime

Bagel shop in Franklin Square burglarized

Nassau County police are investigating a burglary that occurred at a bagel store in Franklin Square in the early morning hours of Aug. 16. According to detectives, a 39-year-old employee of Bagel …

Elmont store sells $50,000 Powerball ticket

A “third place” Powerball ticket worth $50,000 was sold at the Tudor Buy Rite Wine & Liquors on Elmont Road, the New York Lottery said on Monday. This ticket is a fraction of the $487 million …

School News

Elmont students attend Hofstra’s Summer Journalism Institute

Eight Nassau County high school students and two 2016 graduates recently invested two weeks of their summer vacation learning to craft news leads, shoot photos, edit videos and build their own …

Two Elmont men arrested for attempted robbery

The Nassau County police have arrested two Elmont men for attempted robbery early Friday morning on Elmont Road and Hempstead Turnpike. According to police, Jamal Washington, 24, and Terrence …

Cops: Suspect stole over $1,000 from Elmont CVS

Crime Stoppers and the NCPD are seeking the public’s help in identifying the subject of a grand larceny that occurred in Elmont, NY. On Tuesday, July 5, 2016, at approximately 6:10 p.m., the …