When Walt Whitman taught in F.S.

The Town of Hempstead Landmarks Preservation Commission announced its efforts to secure a historical marker at the border of Franklin Square and West Hempstead to commemorate the legacy of famous …

Sewanhaka tests out app for regents

Sewanhaka Central High School District officials announced that more than 250 students were able to use their Apple iPads during the recent New York State Algebra I and II and Geometry Regents exams. …

F.S. interim-super tapped for BOCES award

The Nassau BOCES will honor Franklin Square School District Interim-Superintendent Rainer Melucci as one of a dozen educators to receive the 2019 Educational Partner Awards this spring. The awards …

Residents seek new mosque in Elmont

The Elmont Islamic Center — a group of local Muslim residents from Elmont, Franklin Square and South Floral Park — held a fundraiser dinner party on Jan. 19 in order to raise money for the …

F.S. Explorers honor veterans

The Franklin Square & Munson Fire Department Explorer Post 710 took part in the National Wreaths Across America Day event at the Long Island National Cemetery on Dec. 15. Wreaths Across America is a …

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.

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LI Cabaret Musical Enjoy The Long Island Cabaret’s The Circle of Life show on April 27, at 2 p.m., at the Elmont Memorial Library. The show will feature songs as dance numbers highlighting the …