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Belmont Development

Engel Burman Group funds commercial slamming New York Cosmos plan for Belmont Park

Potential Belmont Park developer the Engel Burman Group has sponsored a radio advertisement, produced by a civic group in Elmont, that criticizes the plan for the vacant south lot of the racetrack …

Building a partnership

“All kinds of history is made in the Town of Hempstead,” said Councilwoman Erin King Sweeney, of Wantagh, referring to both Belmont Park in Elmont and Camp ANCHOR in Lido Beach. “But often, we don’t think about what kind.”

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 …

Crime

Queens man convicted in fatal Elmont crash

A Queens man has been convicted for his role in a December 2013 fatal car accident in Elmont, Nassau County District Attorney Madeline Singas announced last Friday. The defendant, Brian Dudley, …

Elmont man charged with attempted burglary

An Elmont man was arrested on July 4 in the backyard of an Elmont home that Nassau County police said he tried to break into.

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, …

Carey’s top two grads credit their friendship

When Serena Viti, Carey High School’s 2016 valedictorian, met Samantha Raggio, the class’s salutatorian, in a joint elementary school program in sixth grade, the two did not get along. …

Police: Office Max manager stole $17K

A store manager at Office Max, in Elmont, was charged with falsifying deposit records to steal more than $17,000 from the store.

Motorcyclist dead after parkway crash

A Brooklyn woman was killed on Aug. 20 after her motorcycle collided with a car on the Southern State Parkway near the border of Valley Stream and Franklin Square, police said. According to …

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

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 …

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 grill team heading to the U.S. Wing Championships in September

The Brews Brothers Grille of Franklin Square Long Island is heading to the U.S. Wing Championships at the National Buffalo Wing Fest. This is the highest honor for the Bar/Restaurant who will be …

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 …

Cops: Suspect stole over $1,000 from Elmont CVS

Crime Stoppers and the NCPD are seeking the public’s help in identifying the subject of a grand larceny that occurred in Elmont, NY. On Tuesday, July 5, 2016, at approximately 6:10 p.m., the …