With redistricting on the horizon after the release of 2020 census data, local leaders shared two of their concerns: representation and resources.
Over a dozen Elmont Senior Center residents received coronavirus vaccinations from the “Vaxmobile,” a mobile vaccination van launched by the Town of Hempstead earlier this year and staffed with a clinical unit from Mount Sinai South Nassau hospital in Oceanside.
Construction of a monument dedicated to veterans of the Afghanistan and Iraq wars was announced by the Nassau County Veterans Service Agency, local veterans and Nassau County Executive Laura Curran on Oct. 8, who broke ground at the site of the monument on the 20th anniversary of the deployment of U.S. troops to Afghanistan.
The Franklin Square Chamber of Commerce will participate the 36th annual Small Businessperson of the Year and Legislative Breakfast at the Crest Hollow Country Club on Oct. 29, organized by the Nassau County Council of Chambers of Commerce.
Members of the board of education and staff at the Franklin Square Union Free School District were honored at the monthly board of education meeting at the Washington Street School on Oct. 6.
The developers of the soon-to-open UBS Arena in Elmont are renovating an area of land deemed off limits in a 2019 document that was finalized after input from the community, according to Floral Park residents whose homes sit 1,200 to 1,500 feet away from the arena.
Students at H. Frank Carey High School in Franklin Square honored hometown World War II veteran Eleanor Rizutto on Oct. 1 by making her hundreds of cards and presenting her with red, white and blue flowers marking her 100th birthday, which she celebrated on Sept. 28.
The first annual Franklin Square Fall Fair will be held on Oct. 16 at Rath Park in Franklin Square between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m.
The Franklin Square Civic Association updated seasonal banners and placed cornstalks around the community to decorate Franklin Square for autumn.
Eight students from New Hyde Park Memorial High School were named Commended Students in the 2022 National Merit Scholarship Program.
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 . . .
Some 87 percent of Nassau County’s adult population, ages 18 and up, has received at least a first dose of a Covid-19 vaccine. Bravo, Nassau!
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.