Pushing back against TPS termination

Part six of an ongoing series.When temporary protected status for Haitians was revoked last November, TPS recipients from other countries suspected they might lose their status as well. …

Looking to close the wage gap

State Sen. Elaine Phillips welcomed about 100 local women to the “Avenues of Opportunities: LI Women’s Career Opportunity Event” at Belmont Park on April 12. With help from the Long …

Crime Watch

NCPD: MS-13 threatens police officers

Members of the El Salvadoran gang MS-13, or Mara Salvatrucha, have threatened Nassau County and Village of Hempstead police officers, according to County Police Commissioner Patrick Ryder. The threats follow the extradition from Maryland this week of Miguel Angel Corea Diaz, known on the street as “the Reaper,” an MS-13 kingpin who is the gang’s highest-ranking member on the East Coast.

Hiding in plain sight

By almost any measure, Elmont and Franklin Square are prosperous communities. Even so, they are not immune to hunger. In both communities, food insecurity is on the rise. “We’re serving …

Elmont to officials: Why are we sick?

No matter how the figures are calculated, Elmont residents have higher cancer rates than people in surrounding communities. They want to know why. It’s a question they have been asking for a …

Senior crisis hotline takes hundreds of calls since November

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.