When students in Alana Smith’s third-grade class arrive every morning at the John Street School in Franklin Square, they are greeted by Milo — a robot that teaches social cues and emotions, and soon will teach academic disciplines as well.
The college application process can be daunting, but the Elmont Memorial Library and the Franklin Square Library are helping students and their families to make the process less stressful.
Quincy Velez, a Life Scout with Franklin Square Boy Scout Troop 485, wants to provide his community a place to pray for military veterans and people who died of Covid-19 illnesses.
The Kiwanis Club of Franklin Square hosted its first-ever carnival last weekend.
The annual Ompahfest, which follows the Steuben Parade in Manhattan, is hosted at the Plattdeutsche Park Restaurant and Biergarten.
The Belmont Stakes may take a different course over the next two years.
Franklin Square residents gathered last Sunday evening at the town’s Sept. 11 Memorial at Rath Park to memorialize 25 members of the community who died in the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center 22 years ago.
Giving Back to Community will host a fundraiser Oct. 6 at the Inn at New Hyde Park to raise money and fight hunger on the local and international scales.
Five educators in the Franklin Square school district were recognized for achieving tenure this year.
Students were welcomed back to school this year with a heat wave to bid the summer season goodbye.
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 …
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 Greek playwright Euripides and the Dutch philosopher Erasmus had a shared philosophy, and it’s one all of us are familiar with: money talks. Especially in politics.
After our collective pause on Memorial Day to honor those who made the ultimate sacrifice, it behooves us to take the next step by renewing our commitment to taking care of veterans right here in Nassau County.
I should point out that this is a really open letter, because my dad died four years ago.
Last week I was at two events that, in very different ways, encapsulated significant aspects of my life. The first was in Washington . . .