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.

Franklin Square and Munson Fire Department commemorates one of its own

The Franklin Square and Munson Fire Department’s new training facility now bears the name of the late former fire district Commissioner Joseph Torregrossa, who helped design the much-needed facility.

Elmont trots off Thanksgiving

Neighbors came out to trot off last week’s holiday and gear up for the next festivities of December during a turkey trot on Nov. 26.

Festive activities this holiday season for a charitable cause

Itching to get into the holiday spirit? Want to be whisked away to a winter wonderland, or see who in the community has the most eccentric ugly sweater this year? Look no further than Rescuing Families winter activities and fundraising events.

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 . . .