Franklin Square library weeding out old books

The Franklin Square Public Library has begun an aggressive weeding process to replace its aging books with newer content, Interim Director Aviva Kane said at a library board meeting on Oct. …

Carey celebrates Homecoming win

Students, faculty and community members celebrated H. Frank Carey High School’s Homecoming on Oct. 19. The day began with the Carey’s Dads’ Club providing a delicious, free breakfast to …

Franklin Square kids go trunk-or-treating

Children in Franklin Square had the opportunity to trick-or-treat from car to car at the Morton Civic Association’s inaugural Trunk or Treat event on Oct. 20. Other communities have offered …

Sewanhaka displays pride at Homecoming

Sewanhaka High School students and staff, along with Board of Education members, district administrators and visiting community members, came together for the school’s annual Homecoming celebration …

Franklin Square seniors get a little bazaar

More than 100 local residents stopped by the Franklin Square Senior Center’s annual bazaar to buy jewelry, seasonal goods, knitted items and boutique fashions on Oct. 10 and 11. Funds from the …

The Week Ahead

Nov. 7 - 14

Meet the fire departments Meet firefighters and learn about joining your volunteer fire department on Nov. 10. The Elmont Fire Department will be holding an Open House at its Training Tower, 100 …

Guest Column: A veteran remembers the B-29 bombers

I vividly remember the Boeing B-29 Superfortress, a magnificent aircraft that was a major factor in ending World War II in the Pacific. With its higher speed, pressured crew compartment and greater …