American Legion Post hosts Veterans Day parade

Students from the Elmont school district’s six elementary schools, local elected officials, the Girl and Boy Scouts, and others joined members of the Elmont American Legion Post 1033 in the Veterans Day Parade to express thanks to those who served their country.

Wesley United Methodist Church hosts country fair

Neighbors were welcome to grab a lunch or shop handcrafted goods at the country fair hosted by United Women of Faith on Nov. 4.

Franklin Square students honors veterans at assembly

Franklin Square’s Washington Street School celebrated Veterans Day on Nov. 9 with an annual assembly, welcoming local veterans and honoring them with multiple performances.

Elmont elementary students honor veterans

Students from Elmont’s Clara H. Carlson School celebrated Veterans Day with an assembly on Nov. 8.

Warrior Scholar Project visits UBS Arena for military appreciation night

Veterans Day offers the community a chance to show their thanks for those who have served their country. Warrior-Scholar Project, an organization whose mission is to help veterans successfully utilize their GI Bill benefits, took the opportunity to educate veterans on how they can be empowered in higher education.

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, …


The battle against the Equinor wind turbine project

Long Islanders are deeply concerned about the proposed Equinor wind turbine project, Empire Wind, and its potential to adversely affect our health, safety and economy.

Jerry Kremer

Two major worries for candidates, in three words

Most people view politics as a simple business. There are winners and losers. But there are other factors that can determine who emerges as a victor or suffers defeat . . .


Keep ‘off-year’ elections off-year

Long Island voters are heading to the polls next Tuesday, to decide on a number of races spanning town boards and administrations as well as county legislatures. It’s what we call an “off-year” election . . .


The Biden border crisis comes home to New York

New York is in tough shape. Between the rising costs of goods, a deteriorating public safety situation and an ever-increasing tax burden on residents . . .