Elmont community enjoys Thanksgiving dinner together

More than 300 neighbors got together for a community Thanksgiving dinner on Nov. 18 at Elmont Memorial High School.

Community gathers for first tree lighting of the holiday season

Neighbors from around the Franklin Square community gathered last Saturday for the first tree lighting of the holiday season.

SAT goes digital starting March 2024

There’s no longer a need for a No. 2 pencil and filling in ovals when taking the SAT as the optional test used to measure a student’s reading, writing and math comprehension when applying to college moves to a fully-digital format in March 2024.

Dogwood Terrace residents raise more concerns over redevelopment

Residents of Dogwood Terrace — an affordable senior housing complex at 1178 Martha Place in Franklin Square — continued to express concerns about being forced to relocate while the complex undergoes renovations.

Former Franklin Square soccer coach sentenced for raping underage player

A former coach for the Franklin Square Strikers was sentenced to up to three years in prison for having sex with an underage player on his team and soliciting nude photos of the player.

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, …


The battle against the Equinor wind turbine project

Long Islanders are deeply concerned about the proposed Equinor wind turbine project, Empire Wind, and its potential to adversely affect our health, safety and economy.

Jerry Kremer

Two major worries for candidates, in three words

Most people view politics as a simple business. There are winners and losers. But there are other factors that can determine who emerges as a victor or suffers defeat . . .


Keep ‘off-year’ elections off-year

Long Island voters are heading to the polls next Tuesday, to decide on a number of races spanning town boards and administrations as well as county legislatures. It’s what we call an “off-year” election . . .


The Biden border crisis comes home to New York

New York is in tough shape. Between the rising costs of goods, a deteriorating public safety situation and an ever-increasing tax burden on residents . . .