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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.”

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, …

School News

Elmont School District agrees to information request

The Elmont School District has agreed to comply with nonprofit transparency group Reclaim New York’s Freedom of Information Law request for records of the district’s 2014 expenditures after …

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 …

Community News

Residents and locals have a fun-filled day at the Franklin Square spring fair

The 15th annual Franklin Square Spring festival took place this past Sunday. People of all ages strolled along Franklin Avenue to check out vendors, get a delicious sausage and peppers hero, stop at …

Franklin Square Civic Association holds inaugural meeting

The meeting room in Franklin Square’s Public Library was filled with citizens from different areas of the community as the Franklin Square Civic Association held its first public meeting. …

Elmont leaders call for more police presence

Elmont community leaders called for an increase in police presence after at least nine armed robberies of taxi drivers since late 2015, which police believe are part of a pattern. At a press …

School News

New York Cosmos plan for Elmont school comes up short

A plan to transform an underused basketball court on the grounds of Clara H. Carlson Elementary School, in Elmont, by professional soccer team the New York Cosmos has failed to reach its funding …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

Two Elmont men arrested for attempted robbery

The Nassau County police have arrested two Elmont men for attempted robbery early Friday morning on Elmont Road and Hempstead Turnpike. According to police, Jamal Washington, 24, and Terrence …

Elmont’s top students motivate each other

Augusta Uwamanzu-Nna and Lerone Clark are Elmont High School’s 2016 valedictorian and salutatorian. They have been classmates since elementary school, and now they are the top students in their …

Cops: West Hempstead man menaces volunteer of Franklin Square Fire Department

A West Hempstead man threatened a volunteer of the Franklin Square/Munson Fire Department with a gun while the victim was collecting donations on July 19 at 8:30 p.m. in West Hempstead, Nassau County …