Franklin Square Munson Fire Department celebrates 100 years of service

Neighbors gathered to celebrate the Franklin Square and Munson Fire Department for its dedicated service throughout the community at a parade.

Jonathan Diller’s memory lives on in community garden

It all began with a T-shirt. Twelve-year-old Alana Torregrossa’s idea to honor fallen Officer Jonathan Diller, of the New York City Police Department, has since bloomed into a community garden …

Remembering service members who made the ultimate sacrifice in Franklin Square

Neighbors throughout Franklin Square and surrounding communities came together to honor military service members who have made the ultimate sacrifice on May 27.

Sewanhaka High will now be known as the home of the Ravens

Sewanhaka High School’s sports teams will now be known as the Ravens.

Clara H. Carlson School students celebrate Cultural Diversity Day

Clara H. Carlson School hosted its first annual Cultural Diversity Day on May 21 to celebrate diversity and all of the cultures of the school’s community.

10 years in Franklin Square: ‘The little Red Mango that could’ on LI

Chris Cianciulli opened his Red Mango shop at 721 Franklin Ave. in Franklin Square back in 2013 — when the popular frozen yogurt franchise was just starting to pick up steam. At the time, there …

A 'sweet' addition to Franklin Square: The Sweet Life Bake Shop celebrates its grand opening

Owners Nicole Minor and Jose Velasquez officially debuted their new bakery The Sweet Life Bake Shop on May 12 and are excited to offer quality desserts to the Franklin Square community. Minor, …


This is the best part: All of summer lies ahead

These are the best days of summer, when everything is possible. Here, pinned to this spot in time, there are no rampaging wildfires, no floods, no hurricanes, no Covid surge, no family feuds. Yup, the dangerous possibilities all lie ahead.


Congestion pricing punishes commuters

In 2019, the Democratic majorities in the State Senate and Assembly passed the well-known Congestion Pricing Plan. At the time, every Long Island Senate Democrat voted in support of the proposal. The …

Herald Editorial

We are all champions

Nassau County, renowned for its championship teams and historic sporting events, truly shines through its young school athletes who exemplify teamwork and unite communities.


Hello, Harrison Butker? Women can be heroes, too

Countless trailblazers have incited change, but there is still an overarching prejudice against us. The struggle that we internalize may vary, but I think we can agree that some days, it’s just hard to be a woman.