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County honors World War II veteran, former North Merrick firefighter on his 100th birthday

Nassau County residents came out in full force to celebrate a World War II veteran’s 100th birthday on May 29. Members of the Nassau County Police Department, the Nassau County …

Franklin Square resident succumbs to Covid-19 at age 96

A rose gold casket sat inside a vacant funeral home at the end of April, a colorful reminder of a woman who lived a colorful life.  Sylvia Laine was born on April 7, 1924 in Corona, Queens, …

Riding the rails amid the Covid-19 pandemic

I never imagined the emptiness. It left me with a sinking feeling, a sense of aloneness that I had not experienced before as I stood on Long Island Rail Road train trestles during the middle of what …

Accident knocks down electrical poles in Franklin Square

Members of the Franklin Square & Munson Fire Department responded to a report of an auto accident at the intersection of New Hyde Park Road and Tulip Avenue on May 27. Upon arrival, the …

Franklin Square, Elmont community members celebrate graduating seniors

H. Frank Carey parents and administrators played music as they drove around Franklin Square on May 16, delivering lemonade to nearly half the high school seniors. “We wanted to spread …

Editorial

New York can learn a lot from South Korea

Gov. Andrew Cuomo is set to open beaches statewide, including Jones Beach, on Friday. It is a moment we have all eagerly awaited, a symbolic gesture signaling . . .

Editorial

Stay strong, Nassau

Last weekend was cold and windy, which likely prevented many people from venturing outside to potentially crowded spaces like the Jones Beach Boardwalk. For now, that’s a good thing.

F.S. school district to live stream budget process

The Franklin Square Elementary School District will hold a remote budget hearing on June 2 at 8 p.m. It can be viewed at https://youtu.be/289Fl_DeVAs and questions can be submitted at …