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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 …

Frankin Square residents split on dog park proposal

About 77 percent of those who responded to the Franklin Square Civic Association’s survey to gauge resident’s interest in creating a dog park in the area said they would support the …

Valley Stream District 13 officials discuss plans for new year

About a quarter of all Valley Stream School District 13 parents and guardians have opted to enroll their children in a full remote learning program, Assistant Superintendent for Curriculum and …

Franklin Square school district officials discuss reopening plans

Franklin Square School District officials spent two and a half hours reviewing the district’s reopening plan with nearly 400 residents in a Zoom meeting on Aug. 12, less than a week after Gov. …

Next Franklin Square school board meeting on Sept. 16

The Franklin Square Elementary School District will hold its next board meeting on Sept. 16 at 8 p.m.  It will be closed to the public under Governor Andrew Cuomo's executive order. The …

Celebrating the High Holidays during the pandemic

When the novel coronavirus swept across the globe in the weeks before Passover, there was a frenzied panic as we prepared to celebrate the holiday alone, physically distant from our extended family …

Scott Brinton

A maddening tale of two presidencies

Donald Trump revealed his true self to The Washington Post’s Bob Woodward over the course of 18 interviews beginning last December, appearing coherent and well-informed . . .