Though Dana Costanzo, a teacher in Elmont and a Lynbrook resident who was beloved by students and faculty, died of complications of juvenile diabetes at age 37 last Dec. 4, her name will live on, thanks to her family's generosity.
Dennis Lyons, the commissioner and honorary chief of the Franklin Square and Munson Fire Department, was recognized for his 50 years of service at a dinner in Franklin Square on June 24.
A Queens man who involved police in a brief but a violent struggle after a traffic stop is allegedly responsible for a string of robberies on Long Island, police said.
Keeping the neighborhood clean, generating more interest in community involvement and keeping residents up to date on new businesses coming to town are the goals that Elmont's civic groups are working to achieve.
On July 1, a lacrosse team of Franklin Square boys in grades second through fourth grade represented the Franklin Square Elmont Police Athletic League when they competed in the 2017 Long Island LAX Pride Fest tournament in Garden City.
Nassau Police are reporting that an attempted robbery occurred in Franklin Square on Monday at 10:31 a.m.
The Nassau County High School Athletics Hall of Fame, soon to be located at the new Nassau Coliseum, recently announced its third class of inductees, led by Olympic gold medalist hurdler Derrick Adkins and numerous former NFL players.
Two years removed from capturing the Major League Lacrosse championship, the New York Lizards are in need of a strong finish to make the playoffs this season but took a considerable step June 29 with a thrilling 15-14 victory over first-place Ohio before a crowd of 5,108 at Hofstra.
A teen girl who was reported missing since Tuesday at 2 p.m. in Elmont has been found, Nassau Police said.
Nassau Police's Fifth Squad detectives arrested a man for criminal possession of a forged instrument in Elmont on Monday at 7:54 p.m.
After the suicide of an elderly veteran in Bellmore roughly four months ago, Town of Hempstead Supervisor Anthony Santino and the Long Island Crisis Center announced the launch of a senior crisis hotline. It began operating on Dec. 1, and since then, over 200 calls have been logged.