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Elmont senior named Regeneron STS semifinalist

Science research teacher Michelle Flannery tried to dissuade Christopher Alexander from studying potential cancer treatments since he was a freshman at Elmont Memorial High School, but Alexander kept …

Local organizations hand out Black dolls in Elmont

‘Twas two days after Christmas when all through Elmont Road Park, families lined up in coats, hats and scarves hoping for their chance to get Black dolls from the Zeta Phi Beta and Elmont …

Elmont actor pens new script

McGregory Frederique’s dream of playing professional football was derailed in 2017, when a truck slammed into his car, and he suffered injuries to his legs, face and head. He could not play the …

Elmont Cub Scouts donate supplies to children in need

Cub Scouts in Pack 294 recently collected 77 gifts and school supplies for Elmont students in need. Natasha Warburton, the den leader, worked with Elmont Superintendent Kenneth Rosner to find out …

Franklin Square gets new fire commissioner, Elmont incumbent re-elected

Chris Howard, a seven-year member of the Franklin Square and Munson Fire Department, defeated incumbent Chris Gioia in the Franklin Square fire commissioners race on Tuesday, while Elmont Fire …

Editorial

It’s high time truth prevails once again

Joseph Goebbels, Nazi Germany’s short, mercurial, ruthless propaganda minister, was known to many as the “poison dwarf.” By all accounts, he was insanely obsessive and manipulative, …

Editorial

Please, get vaccinated when it’s your turn

On Monday, New York entered Phase 1b of the state’s Covid-19 vaccination program, meaning that first responders, public safety and transit workers and . . .

Jerry Kremer

How long will we suffer, and how well will we heal?

It’s now nearly a year since the Trump administration learned that a deadly virus was making its way into our country. During that period, the White House and many governors have engaged in a political wrestling match . . .

Randi Kreiss

Saving our sanity and our souls through books

It nearly killed me. One of my grandkids said they “hate” books. They don’t read books except when one is assigned in school. Given the options of smartphones, TV and computers . . .