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Everything went black for a moment, and all I could see were sparks flying off a green flame. Then, once it died down, I lifted my welding helmet, and saw that Georgette Clarke had burned a circle … more
Franklin Square Board of Education members sent a letter to local elected officials on Dec. 5, expressing their opposition to a bill that would require students entering seventh grade to get the … more
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 … more
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, … more
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 … more
The tennis courts at Hempstead Lake State Park have been in disrepair for many years, according to Central Nassau County Rotary Club President Rony Kessler. The courts’ surfaces are cracked, and … more
Farhana Islam, a Sewanhaka School District parent, choked up when recounting to the Board of Education on Nov. 26 how she felt hearing Muslim students describe how frustrated they are that they must … more
Store managers and owners throughout Franklin Square and Elmont are gearing up for the holiday rush, when hundreds of people are expected to patronize their businesses. At Sapienza Bake Shop, 400 … more
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 … more
Members of the Franklin Square & Munson Fire Department honored students who won the 2019 Fire Prevention Poster and Essay Contest on Nov. 25. The members handed each of the winners a certificate … more
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