BREAKING NEWS: Elmont budget passes, Jaime, Battle-Burkett, Cantara reelected


Hearing looms over storage facility debate

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.

School board incumbent, newcomer candidate make case for election

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.

Longtime F.S. firefighter Joseph Torregrossa, 61, dies

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.

Franklin Square school district proposes budget

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 join effort against storage facility

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.

Historical society holding dinner for first time since 2018

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.

Editorial

School board candidates should know the facts

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.

Op-Ed

Stephen Breyer retired. Why not Kagan and Sotomayor?

Last week, Politico leaked a shocking (but not surprising) draft outlining the Supreme Court’s plan to overturn Roe v. Wade . . .

Op-Ed

Elections are coming — make democracy work

Who’s to blame for New York’s increase in crime, its high taxes and the general feeling of dread many of us feel?

Randi Kreiss

Threat to choice has women on the march

Thirty years after the fact, I’ve decided to write about a personal time in my life.