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Local and federal elected officials joined Long Island environmental advocates on June 18 to ask that the Environmental Protection Agency set stricter standards for the maximum contamination levels … more
State and local officials announced at a news conference last Friday the 15 locations in Nassau County that will be used as early-voting sites before the general election on Nov. 5. In January, the … more
After years of requesting infrastructure improvements in Elmont and Franklin Square, resident were put at ease when Town of Hempstead Supervisor Laura Gillen announced on May 29 that local roads … more
Herald Community Newspapers took home top honors in the Press Club of Long Island’s annual Media Awards competition. Honors were presented before a crowd of nearly 240 at Watermill Caterers in … more
Senator John Brooks, a Democrat from Seaford and the Senate Democratic Majority passed legislation on May 16 that will help prevent boating tragedies on New York waterways. “Knowing the laws of … more
Nassau County Executive Laura Curran announced on May 22 that veterans would be given preference when hiring for open positions as community service assistants for the county Department of Assessment … more
As Maryanne Grey watched the banners that honored the veterans in her family hoisted up at the Franklin Square Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 2718, she began to tear up, feeling not only pride in her … more
Standing in a stark white rectangular retail space, empty except for a small table and three folding chairs, Shari James, of Valley Stream, remarked that something about the South Franklin Avenue … more
Whenever there’s a big occurrence in Franklin Square, there’s one man who’s sure to be in the middle of it. William “Bill” Youngfert, 72, might be found protesting a proposal for a second … more
Voters in the Elmont Union Free School District voted 837 to 305 on May 21 to accept the Board of Education's proposed $93 million budget. The budget includes a 2.68 tax-levy increase. Board members … more
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