A heated race for two Freeport school board seats ended with board President Maria Jordan-Awalom recapturing her seat, while the seat left vacant by departing board Vice President Gabriela Castillo went to 23-year-old Shuron Jackson. Meanwhile, the school budget passed handily, with 1,269 voting in favor and 542 opposed.
To Wailin Gonzalez-Caminero, a senior at Elmont Memorial High School, making memories is the most important part of living. The memories of Elmont Memorial High School students and Elmont residents will soon be preserved through a project led by high school students, staff and the Elmont Memorial Library that will detail the life stories of students and community members as recounted in recorded conversations that will be published online through StoryCorps, the National Public Radio (NPR) show that documents shared personal experiences.
Two men were arrested on May 8 for allegedly attempting to remove the catalytic converters from numerous vehicles in Elmont.
A teacher at Sewanhaka High School was indicted on charges today that allege she submitted a forged Covid-19 vaccination card to the high school in an effort to bypass the district's mandatory testing rules.
Residents and community leaders have continued to voice strong opposition to a proposed three-story storage facility that would be constructed behind Valley Caterers in Franklin Square, while a representative for the applicant is standing behind its construction.
With three seats on the Elmont Union Free School District Board of Education set to be contested at the district’s annual board of trustees election May 17, both incumbent and first-time candidates have started making their cases for election.
Joseph Torregrossa of Franklin Square, a veteran fire district commissioner and member of the Franklin Square and Munson Fire Department, died on March 21 of Covid-19.
School taxes are expected to go tick up slightly if voters approve the adopted Franklin Square Union Free School District Board of Education budget next month.
Local businesses have joined Franklin Square residents in opposition to the construction of a proposed three-story storage facility at 600 Franklin Ave., near Valley Caterers.
The Franklin Square Historical Society is set to hold its annual dinner on Thursday, April 28, 2022 at 5 p.m. at the Plattduetsche Park Restaurant in Franklin Square.
After a recent “meet the candidates” forum for one of the more than 125 school boards in Nassau County, the people the candidates were soliciting votes from turned to social media to share their views.
Last week, Politico leaked a shocking (but not surprising) draft outlining the Supreme Court’s plan to overturn Roe v. Wade . . .
Who’s to blame for New York’s increase in crime, its high taxes and the general feeling of dread many of us feel?
Thirty years after the fact, I’ve decided to write about a personal time in my life.