BREAKING NEWS: Missing Franklin Square autistic teen found in Malverne


The future of space discovery

“Blast off!” screamed the group of third-graders from Polk Street Elementary School in Franklin Square as they watched footage of the successful launch of the Mars rover Spirit at the …

Citizens Coalition says EDS shows bad faith

The Belmont Park Community Coalition (BPCC) called on Empire State Development Corporation president Howard Zemsky to come out of the shadows in a sharply worded letter dated Feb. 13. In it, …

Questions swirl around Belmont rail link

Belmont station link in question

First of two parts.The Belmont Park Long Island Rail Road station has certainly seen better days. Wind-blown platforms and rusting tracks mask the station’s history, when it carried tens of …

Man says Franklin Square priest abused him

The same day that the Diocese of Rockville Centre unveiled its compensation program on Monday for victims of clergy sexual abuse, Boston attorney Mitchell Garabedian stood outside the diocese’s headquarters on North Park Avenue with one of his clients, asserting that the church, through the program, is “trying to put a positive spin on an evil situation.”

Educating the 21st Century Child

Where teachers, students meet technology

Students still read textbooks and jot notes in paper binders today, but technology reigns supreme in most all Long Island schools and in most all grades, from kindergarten through high school. How teachers apply that technology and how students learn to use the high-tech devices at their disposal will, no doubt, have a profound effect on education — and the work world of the future.

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.