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Plattduetsche issued warning over political fundraiser

The Nassau County Fire Marshal’s Office issued an official warning to Plattduetsche Park Restaurant for violating New York State Covid restrictions when it hosted a political fundraiser for …

Franklin Square community raises money for mother with breast cancer

In just two days, an online fundraiser to help a Franklin Square mother with her cancer treatment had surpassed its goal of $100,000. “It has been such an emotional rollercoaster, and these …

Franklin Square Horror House draws hundreds on Halloween

Although the crowds weren’t as large as they had been in years past, several hundred people still made their way to Norbay Street in Franklin Square on Halloween night to see Joe …

Franklin Square Civic Association over the moon for hometown astronaut

Mike Massimino remembers standing on his front lawn on Commonwealth Street in the Summer of 1969 and looking up at the night sky as Neil Armstrong took humankinds’ first steps on the moon. That …

VFW Post 2718 to host contactless poppy drive

Every year before Memorial Day, the VFW Pot 2718 in Franklin Square holds a Buddy Poppy Drive to raise money for veterans in need, but was unable to this year due to the coronavirus pandemic. Now, …


Remember to shop locally this holiday season

Thanksgiving is only a week away, and the December holidays are fast approaching. We’re supposed to be making plans to shop in our local downtowns or at the malls, but because of the coronavirus pandemic . . .


Next week, limit your Thanksgiving gatherings

With the Covid-19 infection rate creeping up above 3 percent in parts of New York state, including Long Island, Gov. Andrew Cuomo last week issued two executive orders. The first . . .

Randi Kreiss

Dinner for two at our Thanksgiving table

Is anyone else thinking about the Berlin Airlift? It is one of the great stories of American audacity in the face of political thuggery. In case you’re too young to remember . . .

Alfonse D'Amato

The 2020 election: a mandate for moderation

The election is in the history books. As the dust finally settles on the presidential race, it appears that Joe Biden won with the same razor-thin margin by which Donald Trump did in 2016.

Jerry Kremer

Will Trump come to Biden’s inauguration? I don’t care.

Having run successfully for public office 13 times, I can readily understand why President Trump is having a hissy fit.