Triple Crown finale to move north in 2024

The Belmont Stakes may take a different course over the next two years.

Franklin Square remembers lives lost in 9/11 attacks 22 years later

Franklin Square residents gathered last Sunday evening at the town’s Sept. 11 Memorial at Rath Park to memorialize 25 members of the community who died in the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center 22 years ago.

Organization hopes to raise $100,000 to fight hunger

Giving Back to Community will host a fundraiser Oct. 6 at the Inn at New Hyde Park to raise money and fight hunger on the local and international scales.

Educators celebrate tenure with Franklin Square Board of Education

Five educators in the Franklin Square school district were recognized for achieving tenure this year.

A warm welcome greeted Franklin Square, Elmont Classes of 2024

Students were welcomed back to school this year with a heat wave to bid the summer season goodbye.

10 years in Franklin Square: ‘The little Red Mango that could’ on LI

Chris Cianciulli opened his Red Mango shop at 721 Franklin Ave. in Franklin Square back in 2013 — when the popular frozen yogurt franchise was just starting to pick up steam. At the time, there …

A 'sweet' addition to Franklin Square: The Sweet Life Bake Shop celebrates its grand opening

Owners Nicole Minor and Jose Velasquez officially debuted their new bakery The Sweet Life Bake Shop on May 12 and are excited to offer quality desserts to the Franklin Square community. Minor, …


Don’t let money win: Veto this bill

The Greek playwright Euripides and the Dutch philosopher Erasmus had a shared philosophy, and it’s one all of us are familiar with: money talks. Especially in politics.


We honor the fallen, but must not forget our veterans

After our collective pause on Memorial Day to honor those who made the ultimate sacrifice, it behooves us to take the next step by renewing our commitment to taking care of veterans right here in Nassau County.

Randi Kreiss

An open letter to my dad on his birthday

I should point out that this is a really open letter, because my dad died four years ago.

Peter King

From a House committee room to the Valbrook Diner

Last week I was at two events that, in very different ways, encapsulated significant aspects of my life. The first was in Washington . . .