BREAKING NEWS: F.S. budget approved, Lewinger wins seat, Toto reelected


Franklin Square school district proposes budget

School taxes are expected to go tick up slightly if voters approve the adopted Franklin Square Union Free School District Board of Education budget next month.

Sewanhaka H.S. teacher faces charges for submitting alleged fake vaccine card

A teacher at Sewanhaka High School was indicted on charges today that allege she submitted a forged Covid-19 vaccination card to the high school in an effort to bypass the district's mandatory testing rules.

School board incumbent, newcomer candidate make case for election

With three seats on the Elmont Union Free School District Board of Education set to be contested at the district’s annual board of trustees election May 17, both incumbent and first-time candidates have started making their cases for election.

'This is our home’

Children participated in scavenger hunts and enjoyed Italian ices while adults took tours and watched technology demonstrations at the Franklin Square Public Library open house on April 24.

CRIME

Man brandishing knife at Valley Stream and Franklin Square border taken into custody

A video, appearing to show an unidentified man brandishing a knife at cars and harassing drivers on Franklin Avenue, was posted by a resident on the Valley Stream News and Views Facebook at about …

'Vaxmobile' makes stop at F.S. library

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.

Editorial

School board candidates should know the facts

After a recent “meet the candidates” forum for one of the more than 125 school boards in Nassau County, the people the candidates were soliciting votes from turned to social media to share their views.

Op-Ed

Stephen Breyer retired. Why not Kagan and Sotomayor?

Last week, Politico leaked a shocking (but not surprising) draft outlining the Supreme Court’s plan to overturn Roe v. Wade . . .

Op-Ed

Elections are coming — make democracy work

Who’s to blame for New York’s increase in crime, its high taxes and the general feeling of dread many of us feel?

Randi Kreiss

Threat to choice has women on the march

Thirty years after the fact, I’ve decided to write about a personal time in my life.