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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, …

Former Councilman Ed Ambrosino begins prison sentence

Former Town of Hempstead Councilman Edward Ambrosino began his six-month prison sentence for tax evasion at a federal corrections facility in Fort Dix, New Jersey Ambrosino, a Republican from …

Franklin Square firefighters remember Sept. 11

It was a solemn evening in Franklin Square last Sunday, when firefighters from the Franklin Square & Munson Fire Department and family members who lost loved ones in the Sept. 11 terrorist …

Sen. Anna Kaplan shares immigrant experience on CNN

Growing up, all W. Kamau Bell knew about Iran was “hostages, hijacked planes and Jimmy Carter looking like he wished he had stayed a peanut farmer,” he intoned in the latest episode of …

Franklin Square school board meeting scheduled for Oct. 6

The next Franklin Square Elementary School District Board of Education will be held on Oct. 7.  The Audit Committee will meet first in an executive session at 7:30 p.m., and the public …

Franklin Square library to host virtual candidates’ forum

The Franklin Square Public Library will be hosting a Virtual Candidate Forum on Oct. 6 at 7 p.m., moderated by the League of Women Voters. Candidates that have been invited include: From New …

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 …