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For years, Maria Fitzsimons has invited the homeless to stay at her house in Franklin Square. But next month, Fitzsimons might become homeless herself. more
Franklin Square officially has a new landmark, after the Hempstead Town Board voted unanimously on Oct. 2 to grant the hamlet’s movie theater historic status. The Franklin Theatre, which became … more
After years of dwindling membership, Temple B’Nai Israel of Elmont sold its building on Elmont Road last year and moved into the Congregation Shaaray Shalom synagogue in West Hempstead a few months … more
Five and a half years ago, Monsignor Richard Figliozzi invited the Pope Francis Hospitality Center to operate a food pantry and soup kitchen out of the former St. Vincent de Paul School in Elmont. … more
The Town of Hempstead’s Landmark Preservation Committee voted on Sept. 17 to table a public hearing on a proposal to designate the former F.W. Woolworth’s store on Hempstead Turnpike as a … more
Hundreds of Long Islanders formed a sea of blue on Monday, wearing Belmont baseball caps with the letter “o” replaced by the New York Islanders logo as they waited in the heat to witness history — the groundbreaking of the Belmont Park redevelopment project. more
Village of Floral Park officials filed a lawsuit on Sept. 9 in the state Supreme Court against various state agencies and New York Arena Partners in a bid to stop the Belmont Park Redevelopment Project. more
The 99 Cent Time at the intersection of Elmont and Cromer Roads suffered from fire damage to the basement and first floor on Sept. 14, after a fire broke out in the store. According to Fire Chief … more
Water companies throughout Long Island are disputing a report ranking the cost of water, saying that the Farmingdale-based Citizens Campaign for the Environment didn’t account for all of the … more
Tulip Caterers will stick around for the foreseeable future after the town Board of Appeals unanimously denied the necessary variances to build a 7-Eleven at the site. The board’s April decision … more
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