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.

Sewanhaka H.S. teacher faces charges for submitting alleged fake vaccine card

A teacher at Sewanhaka High School was indicted on charges today that allege she submitted a forged Covid-19 vaccination card to the high school in an effort to bypass the district's mandatory testing rules.

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.

'This is our home’

Children participated in scavenger hunts and enjoyed Italian ices while adults took tours and watched technology demonstrations at the Franklin Square Public Library open house on April 24.


Man brandishing knife at Valley Stream and Franklin Square border taken into custody

A video, appearing to show an unidentified man brandishing a knife at cars and harassing drivers on Franklin Avenue, was posted by a resident on the Valley Stream News and Views Facebook at about …

'Vaxmobile' makes stop at F.S. library

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.


Another tragedy, and no hope on the horizon

Celestine Chaney, 65. Roberta Drury, 32. Andre Mackneil, 53. Katherine Massey, 72. Margus Morrison, 52. Heyward Patterson, 67. Geraldine Talley, 62. Ruth Whitfield, 86. Pearl Young, 77. And then there was Aaron Salter . . .


Must a girl in STEM be a ‘girl in STEM’?

Every weekday at 10:06 a.m., I walk into my high school engineering class and take a seat among my peers. I spend the period learning the same material as my classmates . . .

Jerry Kremer

In the governor’s race, Suozzi is stuck on first base

In just under six weeks, New York state voters will get a chance to select the candidates for governor and State Assembly. With no disrespect to that branch of the Legislature . . .

Randi Kreiss

A Memorial Day like no other in our lives

The things we carry to this Memorial Day, 2022, are freighted with more recent events than past battles. On the last Monday in May, we look back . . .