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Franklin Square man and woman arrested for assaulting bus driver

A man and a woman from Franklin Square have been arrested in connection with an assault against a NICE bus driver, the Nassau County Police Department announced on March 23. According to …

Franklin Square woman remembers the half million Covid victims

When Deborah Salant heard that victims of the coronavirus pandemic were being stored in refrigerated trucks in New York City, she reached out to Town of Hempstead officials about donating her …

Questions remain in budget process, as Franklin Square and Elmont schools finalize proposals

Local school district officials are facing difficulties finalizing their budget proposals before the May 18 vote, as questions remain about state aid. Under Gov. Cuomo’s executive budget …

Franklin Square native searching for new home, help after fire

Franklin Square native Michael Messina has been trying to get his life back on track since he walked out of prison on March 13, 2019. He regularly attends Alcoholics Anonymous and Narcotics Anonymous …

Editorial

The many advantages of Covid-19 inoculation

Last year, the guidance we received from the government was straightforward: Wear a mask, keep your distance from others and stay at home if you’re able. Now, with millions of people being vaccinated . . .

Editorial

For goodness’ sake, get vaccinated

We’re steadily getting there — herd immunity, when a minimum of 60 to 70 percent of Americans will be vaccinated against Covid-19. As of press time this week . . .

Op-Ed

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.