Elmont, Franklin Square libraries gear up for summer programs

When summer days get too hot to spend outside, an air conditioned oasis can be found at the Franklin Square Public Library and Elmont Memorial Library.

Anna, Vito Cortesiano are committed to helping neighbors across L.I.

Anna and Vito Cortesiano, owners of Elmont Italian restaurant Salvatore’s of Elmont, were named the grand marshals of the 2024 Paul Sapienza Belmont Parade.

PFY’s gala to recognize LGTBQ+ trailblazers on Long Island

PFY, the organization formerly known as Pride For Youth, is set to host its annual Pride Gala on June 6.

Central Nassau County Rotary Club presents students with awards for Equal Rights Amendment essays

This year’s winners of Central Nassau County Rotary Club's annual essay were Diraj Singh and Yonah Lalehzari.

Sewanhaka High School announces new mascot as the Ravens

Sewanhaka High School announces its new mascot as the Ravens.

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, …

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This is the best part: All of summer lies ahead

These are the best days of summer, when everything is possible. Here, pinned to this spot in time, there are no rampaging wildfires, no floods, no hurricanes, no Covid surge, no family feuds. Yup, the dangerous possibilities all lie ahead.

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Congestion pricing punishes commuters

In 2019, the Democratic majorities in the State Senate and Assembly passed the well-known Congestion Pricing Plan. At the time, every Long Island Senate Democrat voted in support of the proposal. The …

Herald Editorial

We are all champions

Nassau County, renowned for its championship teams and historic sporting events, truly shines through its young school athletes who exemplify teamwork and unite communities.

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Hello, Harrison Butker? Women can be heroes, too

Countless trailblazers have incited change, but there is still an overarching prejudice against us. The struggle that we internalize may vary, but I think we can agree that some days, it’s just hard to be a woman.