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Essential Quality rallies to win Belmont Stakes

Coming off the only defeat of his career, finishing fourth as the Kentucky Derby favorite, Essential Quality got redemption last Saturday when he edged past intense pacesetter Hot Rod Charlie down the stretch for a thrilling 1 1/4-length victory in the 153rd running of the Belmont Stakes.

Franklin Square, Elmont businesses face crossroads on requiring masks

Before the coronavirus pandemic, Andrew Sapienza, owner of Sapienza Bake Shop in Elmont urged his employees to follow one key rule: get customers to smile.  “I would love for my …

Search for Elmont acid attack suspect continues

As 21-year-old Elmont resident Nafiah Ikram continues the struggle to regain her health after being attacked with acid in her own driveway, Nassau County Legislator Carrié Solages, a Democrat …

Bringing issues to the surface

Voices for Elmont keeps people in the know

Focusing on issues ranging from potholes to speeding cars on popular roads like Dutch Broadway, community group Voices for Elmont aims to advocate for the community in different ways. Voices for …

New job opportunities for residents at UBS Arena in Elmont

With the UBS Arena set to open for the beginning of the 2021-22 National Hockey League season, local officials have created a hiring policy that will emphasize filling jobs at the complex with local …


Fix SALT first, then infrastructure

The Biden administration has rightly proposed a massive $1.7 trillion infrastructure bill, dubbed the American Jobs Plan, to repair and restore . . .

Taking a look back at Franklin Square's history

Editor’s Note: This is the second part of a series that will give everyone a front-row seat to the collection at the Franklin Square Museum. The Franklin Square Historical Society looks forward …


Voting is an act of choice and an exercise of voice

Many people seem to confuse democracy and capitalism. Some seem to think that capitalism defines our system of government. However, our governance is based on democratic principles, including the importance of voting.