Franklin Square residents married

Franklin Square residents Janice Corio and Steven Stantyos were married on Dec. 21.

'Mitten Trees' provide help for those in need

Students and staff at John Lewis Childs School in Floral Park decorated two ‘Mitten Trees’ throughout December to help local residents in need.

Floral Park residents voice concerns about noise, other issues after arena events

Months after expressing concerns about construction at the UBS Arena in Elmont, Floral Park residents who live close to the arena — within 1,500 feet of it — are voicing complaints about horn honking, triggered vehicle alarms, public urination and other disturbances after events at the arena.

Blakeman signs orders allowing school districts to vote on requiring masks

Nassau County Executive Bruce Blakeman, who took office Jan. 3, signed executive orders early Thursday directing boards of education across the county to vote this month on whether their districts should mandate mask-wearing in schools, while also lifting the mask mandate for all county agencies and the state's temporary mask mandate in public places.

Racially charged incident at Elmont-Mepham game is said to be part of 10-year 'pattern'

Last month, a student spectator from Wellington C. Mepham High School was accused of, and later disciplined for, brandishing bananas in front of Black student athletes from Elmont Memorial High School and saying, “Here monkeys, come and get it,” during a girls’ junior varsity basketball game between Mepham and Elmont.


An inauguration like no other

I have been blessed to raise my hand and pledge to serve my community as an elected official many times over the past 16 years. However, last Monday was the first — and hopefully, last — time that I will take the oath of office in my living room.


How progressives might be left in the lurch

When U.S. Rep. Tom Suozzi announced his Democratic primary run against Gov. Kathy Hochul, it may have seemed like a D’Amato moment.