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Kaplan, Franklin vie for 7th Senate District

State Sen. Anna Kaplan, a Democrat from Great Neck, is facing challenger Dave Franklin, a Republican from Port Washington, in her bid for re-election this year. Kaplan has served as the senator for …

Daisy troop plants flowers in Franklin Square

Girls in Daisy Troop 2064 worked hard to beautify the Best Market shopping center on Dogwood Avenue in Franklin Square on Sept. 29. They dug out old dirt from the center’s nearly 20 …

Franklin Square residents help restaurant owner rebuild

Paul Capoziello had been trying to draw more customers to his restaurant since business slowed under Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s “New York on Pause” order. But on Sept. 27, a fire ripped …

BSA Venturing Crew restarts ‘Thank a Veteran’ fundraiser

During the height of the pandemic, members of Franklin Square’s Venturing Crew 2718 managed to provide nearly a dozen veterans with two meals a day for three days each week, and helped feed one …

Franklin Square Civic installs banners celebrating local business, congratulating seniors

Six banners promoting Franklin Square businesses and congratulating the Class of 2020 have been hanging up at the intersection of Franklin Avenue and Hempstead Turnpike for more than a month now, …

Franklin Square Board of Education meeting scheduled for Nov. 4

The next Franklin Square Board of Education meeting will take place virtually on Nov. 4 at 8 p.m. At the meeting, the board will welcome new staff members, and the school board will be celebrated. …

Kindergarten, preschool registration to begin in the Franklin Square school district

Registration for students entering preschool and kindergarten in the 2021 - 22 school year will begin on Oct. 19 in the Franklin Square School District. All children living in the Franklin Square …

Editorial

Breast screening is still a must, despite pandemic

There is perhaps no disease that strikes greater fear in the hearts of women than breast cancer. It is the second-leading cause of cancer deaths, behind lung cancer, and . . .

Randi Kreiss

As if it couldn’t have gotten worse, he was contagious

Millions of Americans seem to be manifesting what has been called “insane” behavior: They keep doing the same thing over and over again, expecting a different and better result. They keep flouting coronavirus regulations . . .

Op-Ed

Why can’t we work together?

I was asked by a local proprietor why so many educators vote Democratic. I asked, “How do you know they do?” He blithely answered, “Well, I read it in the paper.” Our brief exchange was a friendly one, but it reminded me . . .

Op-Ed

MTA will risk much if it cuts service and hikes fares

Pat Foye, chairman of the Metropolitan Transportation Authority, has said that service on the Long Island Rail Road and Metro North could be reduced by as much as 50 percent — and bus and subway service by 40 percent — in the coming months if . . .