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Crime

Guilty plea for Franklin Square drug doctor

A medical doctor with offices in Franklin Square pleaded guilty on Aug. 24 to conspiring to distribute oxycodone, a highly addictive painkiller, officials said. Noel Blackman, 68, of Valley …

Foodies

Brews Brothers Grille of Franklin Square heading to Buffalo wings festival

A Franklin Square restaurant will compete at the National Buffalo Wing Festival in the upstate city of that name on Saturday. Brews Brothers Grille owners Michael Weinberg and Brian Clermont will …

Religion

Elmont Muslims react to murder of imam

The shooting death of a Queens imam and his associate as they walked home from afternoon prayer on Aug. 13 in Ozone Park has left Long Island Muslims grief-stricken. While some leaders of local mosques fear that the incident — which activist groups say should be investigated as a hate crime — could lead to more violence against Muslims, they noted that they would continue...

New bill would track cancer in firefighters

U.S. Senator Charles Schumer announced new legislation on Aug. 10 aimed at helping firefighters across New York state combat cancer, which frequently affects those in the emergency services sector. …

Crime

Police are searching for two men who broke into Elmont home

Nassau County Police are asking the public’s help in identifying two suspects involved in a home break-in and burglary that occurred in Elmont. According to police, on Tuesday, July 26 at 1:45 …

Franklin Square junior firefighters feel the heat

Heat from the sun and mock flames gave teens a real-life test as members of the Nassau County Junior Firefighters Association demonstrated their skills at Camp Fahrenheit 516 on July 28. The event, …

Crime

Police: Queens man robbed Elmont Metro PCS store at gunpoint

Nassau County Police arrested a Queens man for allegedly robbing a cell phone store at gun point in Elmont, twice in two months. According to detectives, Shane Williams, 25, of Cambria Heights, …

Crime

Police searching for two men who stole $500 in liquor from W.H. store

Nassau County Police are seeking the public’s help in identifying two suspects believed to be involved in stealing hundreds of dollars worth of alcohol from a West Hempstead liquor store on Monday, …

Crime

Queens woman arrested after crashing into cop car in Elmont

Nassau County Police have arrested a Queens woman for allegedly fleeing the scene of an accident. According to police, Tanaisha Ferrell, 24, of Saint Albans crashed her 2007 BMW into a police …

Franklin Square woman dies in LIE car crash

A Franklin Square woman was killed in a car accident on the Long Island Expressway early this morning, New York City Police said. According to police, Christina Formato, 24, of Franklin Square, …

Crime

Cops: Two men stole over $300 worth of Rogaine from Franklin Square CVS

Nassau County Police are searching for two men who stole over $300 worth of Rogaine from a Franklin Square CVS on July 21. According to police, the two suspects entered the CVS at 640 Franklin …

Crime

Police searching for man who ransacked Franklin Square bagel shop

Nassau County police are asking the public’s help in identifying a suspect in who allegedly vandalized a bagel store in Franklin Square and stole over $1,000 in cash. According to police, the …

Crime

Cops: Elmont resident attacked in her home

The police are investigating a burglary that occurred on Sunday, Aug. 28 at 2:33 p.m. in Elmont. According to detectives, two men entered a second floor apartment of a residence on Louis Avenue …

Community News

Franklin Square softball sluggers leave their mark

Franklin Square’s Little League Softball team competed in this year’s Little League Major Softball New York State Tournament. From July 14-July 19, they played against the top little league …

Elmont store sells $50,000 Powerball ticket

A “third place” Powerball ticket worth $50,000 was sold at the Tudor Buy Rite Wine & Liquors on Elmont Road, the New York Lottery said on Monday. This ticket is a fraction of the $487 million …

Crime

Bagel shop in Franklin Square burglarized

Nassau County police are investigating a burglary that occurred at a bagel store in Franklin Square in the early morning hours of Aug. 16. According to detectives, a 39-year-old employee of Bagel …

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