Neighbors from around the Franklin Square community gathered last Saturday for the first tree lighting of the holiday season.
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.
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.
Franklin Square neighbors celebrated the start of the December holiday season at the Plattduetsche Park, Restaurant, Catering and Biergarten’s Christkindl Markt last weekend.
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.
More than 300 neighbors got together for a community Thanksgiving dinner on Nov. 18 at Elmont Memorial High School.
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.
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.
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.
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 …
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, …
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.
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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 . . .
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