Freeport man, Massapequa Park woman arrested after traffic stop in Elmont revealed possession of cocaine, heroin

A man from Freeport and a woman from Massapequa Park were arrested early June 21 in Elmont when, during a routine traffic stop, they were found to be in possession of cocaine and heroin, according to a statement released by the Nassau County Police Department. 

Elmont district plans continue forward

Two years after the Elmont Union Free School District took action to create more diverse, inclusive school environments, curriculum and opportunities for students following the nationwide reckoning spurred by the police killing of George Floyd, the district’s four-phase diversity, equity and inclusion program and its implementation of the My Brother’s Keeper program are in full swing.

Second Elmont event commemorating Juneteenth set for June 18

Elmont plans to celebrate Juneteenth for the second year in a row at the Juneteenth Festival, hosted by the Elmont Cultural Center, this year on Saturday, June 18.

Anti-horseracing activists take stand before Stakes

Chants of “Belmont Park has blood on its hands” and “horses die on racing tracks” rang out along Hempstead Turnpike in front of Belmont Park before the annual Belmont Stakes on June 11.

Museum visit brings F.S. history to life

Fourth-grade students from each of Franklin Square’s three elementary schools traveled back in time on June 1 and June 2, visiting the Franklin Square Museum and learning about the history of their community.

Historical society holding dinner for first time since 2018

The Franklin Square Historical Society is set to hold its annual dinner on Thursday, April 28, 2022 at 5 p.m. at the Plattduetsche Park Restaurant in Franklin Square.

Editorial

The pandemic isn’t over quite yet

There was no day darker in New York than April 9, 2020. On that day, Covid-19 claimed 1,052 lives, according to Johns Hopkins University . . .

Op-Ed

On Saturday, march for our lives

I don’t know about you, but there hasn’t been one day since the shooting at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas, when I haven’t cried or given my kids a suffocatingly tight hug.

Op-Ed

Who has time for the great American pastime?

I don’t really follow baseball anymore. As a rabid Yankees fan who devoured everything about the game for nearly 40 years, I never thought I’d say that.

Randi Kreiss

High season for online hucksters and frauds

Have you ever fallen for a scam? In the old days, for which we can only feel nostalgia, there was the kind of sweet three-card Monte . . .