Ruben Zargarov, owner of the Neighborhood Barber Shop in Franklin Square, has provided free haircuts to local children with disabilities for years. On Aug. 14, the barbershop is hosting a fundraiser to support Franklin Square families with children who have autism and other disabilities.
Since the $3 million renovation of Elmont Road Park was completed last month, some Elmont residents have expressed concerns that the Town of Hempstead has failed to effectively communicate with them about holding community events at the town-run park.
In honor of Madison Milio, a 9-year-old girl who died last December of a type of cancer that attacks the brain stem, known as diffuse intrinsic pontine glioma, the Nassau County-based nonprofit Mission Helping Hands will hold a carnival in Franklin Square to raise money for a foundation named for her, the Mighty Madison DIPG Research and Awareness Fund.
School officials, community leaders and parents of students who attend Elmont and Franklin Square elementary schools are optimistic about the full-day pre-kindergarten programs that are being rolled out and expanded, respectively, in both school districts.
More than two dozen mothers and moms-to-be who are either active-duty service members or the spouses or partners of deployed members of the U.S. military were celebrated at a baby shower at UBS Arena last week.
As midterms approach with political control of both the U.S. House and U.S. Senate up for grabs, candidates vying for the newly drawn 4th Congressional District are entering the final weeks before …
After moving from China to Nassau County a decade ago and building a successful operation at their Franklin Square location at 700 Franklin Avenue that opened in 2016, the owner and operator duo of Tranquility Foot Spa and Salt Cave launched another location in Levittown on July 8.
The Elmont dance school Perfection Dance Center held its first ever parade and festival on Saturday, July 2 to promote community unity and showcase the school along with its scholarship program that supports the higher education and further education in the arts of graduating local high school students.
When the locally owned grocery chain Holiday Farms opens its newest store next month, in the location currently occupied by King Kullen in Franklin Square’s Franklin Plaza, it will initiate a long-term plan that envisions cooperation between the store and the community.
An annual program run by the NICE Bus will provide low- and moderate-income riders a free trip. Inside Nassau County, of course. “Everyone Rides NICE” works by the Nassau Inter-County Express purchasing MetroCards and distributing them to more than 20 social service agencies in Nassau County through the United Way of Long Island.
The “Vaxmobile,” a Covid-19 vaccine mobile unit that has roved the communities of Nassau County for more than a year administering vaccines to residents, stopped at the Franklin Square Public Library on Feb. 24.
Flyers were left on the doorsteps of homes in Rockville Centre and Oceanside last week, filled with vile hate claiming . . .
Probably no depiction of sharks has so demonized these creatures as the movie “Jaws,” directed by Steven Spielberg . . .
Most of us learned to read a long time ago, but many of us are learning to read all over again through the fog of Covid.
The late President Harry Truman had a sign on his desk whose words have haunted every president who has followed him.