Franklin Square, Elmont residents light Christmas trees

Both Franklin Square and Elmont civic groups held Christmas tree lightings last week. The Elmont Chamber of Commerce sponsored a tree and menorah lighting ceremony on Dec. 4, replete with …

Franklin Square residents to help create school budget

Thirteen Franklin Square residents are helping their elementary school district craft its 2020 - 21 budget as members of the district’s Citizens’ Budget Advisory Committee. The members work on …

Franklin Square Civic Association hosts Winter Festival

Children and their parents got into the holiday spirit on Dec. 8, at the Franklin Square Civic Association’s Winter Festival. The festival featured crafts, a holiday sing-a-long, refreshments, …

Marimba students perform for F.S. school board

Sixth-graders in the marimba program at Polk Street School had the opportunity to perform for the Franklin Square Board of Education on Dec. 4. The students played a lullaby, a song called “Cha …

Elmont native returns to New York for art signing

As soon as Oswald Wallace III could hold a pencil, he could draw. “You’d give him a piece of paper and a pencil and he’d be quiet until either the pencil ran out or the paper ran out,” his …

The Week Ahead

Dec. 12 - 19

Make last-minute presents Make last-minute holiday gifts while taking pictures, eating, and winning prizes at Fun Time Pottery, Inc., 700 Franklin Ave., on Dec. 13 from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. The party …