Dancing the day away for scholarships

More than 100 Italian Americans spent the afternoon of Sept. 29 dancing at America Lodge No. 2245’s 49th annual scholarship Dinner Dance. The Lodge aims to preserve Italian culture and history. …

Tweedy faces off against Muscarella in Town C.D. 2

Tom Tweedy, former mayor of Floral Park, is challenging Tom Muscarella in the Town of Hempstead’s 2nd District race. The district encompasses Bellerose Terrace, Floral Park, Garden City, Garden …

James-Pierre challenges Blakeman in Town 3rd Council District

Democrat Shari James-Pierre is challenging incumbent Republican Bruce Blakeman for the Town of Hempstead’s 3rd Councilmanic District. James-Pierre of Valley Stream is seeking to leverage her …

Elmont resident stars in horror movie

McGregory Frederique thought he was going to play an announcer in the new film “Devastation: End of Life,” but when the makeup artists started caking his face with white face paint, he said, “It hit me: I’m going to be the first black clown.”

Sewanhaka Regents, A.P. rates increase

Mastery rates on the state Regents exams have increased in the Sewanhaka Central High School District since the 2017 – 18 school year, and more students are taking Advanced Placement exams, Brian Messinger, the district’s coordinator of student achievement, announced at a board meeting on Sept. 24.

The Week Ahead

Oct. 10 - 17

Buy some goods The Franklin Square Senior Center will host its annual bazaar on Oct. 10 and Oct. 11 at 10 a.m. Items for sale include jewelry, seasonal goods, knitted items, boutique fashion, …