Guns, bail reform, dominate congressional race

As midterms approach with political control of both the U.S. House and U.S. Senate up for grabs, candidates vying for the newly drawn 4th Congressional District are entering the final weeks before …

Chinese entrepreneurs expand business, remain dedicated to F.S.

After moving from China to Nassau County a decade ago and building a successful operation at their Franklin Square location at 700 Franklin Avenue that opened in 2016, the owner and operator duo of Tranquility Foot Spa and Salt Cave launched another location in Levittown on July 8.

Dance school supports local students with scholarships, holds festival for community

The Elmont dance school Perfection Dance Center held its first ever parade and festival on Saturday, July 2 to promote community unity and showcase the school along with its scholarship program that supports the higher education and further education in the arts of graduating local high school students.

Holiday Farms unveils plans for new F.S. store

When the locally owned grocery chain Holiday Farms opens its newest store next month, in the location currently occupied by King Kullen in Franklin Square’s Franklin Plaza, it will initiate a long-term plan that envisions cooperation between the store and the community.

NICE program provides 70,000 free rides in Nassau

An annual program run by the NICE Bus will provide low- and moderate-income riders a free trip. Inside Nassau County, of course. “Everyone Rides NICE” works by the Nassau Inter-County Express purchasing MetroCards and distributing them to more than 20 social service agencies in Nassau County through the United Way of Long Island.

'Vaxmobile' makes stop at F.S. library

The “Vaxmobile,” a Covid-19 vaccine mobile unit that has roved the communities of Nassau County for more than a year administering vaccines to residents, stopped at the Franklin Square Public Library on Feb. 24.


A slippery slope threatens the First Amendment

Flyers were left on the doorsteps of homes in Rockville Centre and Oceanside last week, filled with vile hate claiming . . .


If I were a shark, I’d sue Steven Spielberg for defamation

Probably no depiction of sharks has so demonized these creatures as the movie “Jaws,” directed by Steven Spielberg . . .

Randi Kreiss

This summer’s recommended reads, none too long

Most of us learned to read a long time ago, but many of us are learning to read all over again through the fog of Covid.

Jerry Kremer

The country’s chief executive has the most thankless job

The late President Harry Truman had a sign on his desk whose words have haunted every president who has followed him.