Franklin Square Civics debut Little Library

The Franklin Square Civic Association held the ribbon cutting ceremony for the communities first Little Free Library at Garden City South Community Park on June 21. The Little Free Library is a …

Vets get ‘first crack’ at county jobs

Nassau County Executive Laura Curran announced on May 22 that veterans would be given preference when hiring for open positions as community service assistants for the county Department of Assessment …

Roadwork set for Elmont, F.S.

After years of requesting infrastructure improvements in Elmont and Franklin Square, resident were put at ease when Town of Hempstead Supervisor Laura Gillen announced on May 29 that local roads …

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. …

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.

Week Ahead

Family concert Enjoy a morning of music and family with songwriter and musician Evan Gottfried at the Elmont Memorial Library on July 11 at 11 a.m. The event is for all ages with an adult. For …