Christkindl Markt at Plattduetsche Park

Franklin Square neighbors celebrated the start of the December holiday season at the Plattduetsche Park, Restaurant, Catering and Biergarten’s Christkindl Markt last weekend.

Dogwood Terrace residents raise more concerns over redevelopment

Residents of Dogwood Terrace — an affordable senior housing complex at 1178 Martha Place in Franklin Square — continued to express concerns about being forced to relocate while the complex undergoes renovations.

Elmont community enjoys Thanksgiving dinner together

More than 300 neighbors got together for a community Thanksgiving dinner on Nov. 18 at Elmont Memorial High School.

Franklin Square and Munson Fire Department commemorates one of its own

The Franklin Square and Munson Fire Department’s new training facility now bears the name of the late former fire district Commissioner Joseph Torregrossa, who helped design the much-needed facility.

Festive activities this holiday season for a charitable cause

Itching to get into the holiday spirit? Want to be whisked away to a winter wonderland, or see who in the community has the most eccentric ugly sweater this year? Look no further than Rescuing Families winter activities and fundraising events.


The battle against the Equinor wind turbine project

Long Islanders are deeply concerned about the proposed Equinor wind turbine project, Empire Wind, and its potential to adversely affect our health, safety and economy.

Jerry Kremer

Two major worries for candidates, in three words

Most people view politics as a simple business. There are winners and losers. But there are other factors that can determine who emerges as a victor or suffers defeat . . .


Keep ‘off-year’ elections off-year

Long Island voters are heading to the polls next Tuesday, to decide on a number of races spanning town boards and administrations as well as county legislatures. It’s what we call an “off-year” election . . .


The Biden border crisis comes home to New York

New York is in tough shape. Between the rising costs of goods, a deteriorating public safety situation and an ever-increasing tax burden on residents . . .