Joe Ra, a former Town of Hempstead attorney and councilman, died of COVID-19 on Nov. 30.
The $52 million school bond proposal for the Elmont school district passed on Nov. 30 by a vote of 665-132.
The new Elmont-UBS Arena Long Island Rail Road station opened on Nov. 16, four days before the New York Islanders’ first home game at the arena and amid concerns about the Belmont Park project raised by area residents.
Fifteen local businesses were highlighted at a business expo held by the Franklin Square Chamber of Commerce on Nov. 18 at Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 2718.
The season of light and festive celebration is upon us! This year, more than ever, we need the inspiration and message of the holidays to reassure us that all will be well with us and with the world. …
Luke John Oberle, 72, died in Goldsboro, North Carolina on Nov. 11. Oberle was born Aug. 14, 1949, in Edgewater, New Jersey and was raised in Franklin Square.
The school community at John Lewis Childs School in Floral Park collected and is donating various items to Ronald McDonald House Charities for the Thanksgiving holiday on Nov. 25.
The Malverne Community Theater is holding a viewing of its first ever cinematic short film on Monday, Nov. 29 at 7 p.m. at the Malverne Movie Theater.
Fire Commissioner Dennis Lyons and members of the Women’s Auxiliary unit of the Franklin Square and Munson Fire Department held a commemorative event last Saturday to honor Lyons’s late wife, Arlene, who died of cancer last year, formalizing the creation of a scholarship fund in her name.
Describing his decade-long tenure at document management and imaging company Seery Systems Group in Garden City as a “wonderful experience,” Richard Muller, of West Hempstead, emphasized that he has enjoyed his success: “It’s been a fun 10 years,” he said.
The Sept. 11 attacks on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon and in Shanksville, Pa., set off a cascade of worldwide catastrophes over the subsequent two decades . . .
Many people seem to confuse democracy and capitalism. Some seem to think that capitalism defines our system of government. However, our governance is based on democratic principles, including the importance of voting.