School officials in Elmont and Franklin Square are re-evaluating and adding to their school safety plans, in the wake of the mass shooting last month at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas, where a gunman shot and killed 19 students and two teachers.
For the first 18 days of her hospitalization following her leukemia diagnosis at age 9, Lianna Raime, of Elmont, developed a routine. She would sit on her hospital bed, gaze out the window and tell herself she wouldn’t stay in the hospital forever, and that she would be able to go outside again one day. Today, Lianna is cancer-free and thriving.
A 17-year-old male was arrested on June 24 in Franklin Square after he allegedly resisted arrest following the arrival of police officers who were responding to a reported dispute between the two juveniles, according to a statement released by the Nassau County Police Department.
The King Kullen in Franklin Square, which has served as a staple supermarket for the community since it opened 48 years ago, will close on July 14.
The average price of a gallon of regular gas rose to over $5 earlier this month for the first time in history, and Elmont residents have adjusted their daily lives and summer plans as a result.
Elmont Road Park, once a hub for recreation and play for Elmont families and children before falling into decay over decades, was reopened on Friday, June 17 following a long-awaited $3 million renovation project.
Fourth-grade students from each of Franklin Square’s three elementary schools traveled back in time on June 1 and June 2, visiting the Franklin Square Museum and learning about the history of their community.
Chants of “Belmont Park has blood on its hands” and “horses die on racing tracks” rang out along Hempstead Turnpike in front of Belmont Park before the annual Belmont Stakes on June 11.
The 14th annual Elmont Belmont Paul Sapienza Parade was held outdoors and without restrictions on June 4 for the first time since 2020, signaling a return to pre-pandemic norms for Elmont.
After polls closed Tuesday night the budget for the Franklin Square Union Free School District was approved by a vote of 695 to 337. The $44M spending plan for the upcoming school year will raise …
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.
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I don’t know about you, but there hasn’t been one day since the shooting at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas, when I haven’t cried or given my kids a suffocatingly tight hug.
I don’t really follow baseball anymore. As a rabid Yankees fan who devoured everything about the game for nearly 40 years, I never thought I’d say that.
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