Franklin Square & Munson Fire Department volunteer firefighters honored by State Sen. Elaine Phillips

On July 17, State Sen. Elaine Phillips, a Republican from Manhasset, visited the Franklin Square & Munson Fire Department to honor two local volunteer firefighters, former Chief Anthony DePietro and Firefighter/EMS Justin Pons for their outstanding contributions to the community as part of her series of First Responder Day Dedications.

Fresh start for Nassau CC football

Bringing more than a decade of experience at the high school and college gridirons, Jamel Ramsay is eager to begin his first season at the helm of Nassau Community College’s football program.

Veterans enjoy barbecue in Franklin Square

Assemblyman Ed Ra, of Franklin Square, invited veterans to attend his free annual Veterans Barbecue, which was held at the Franklin Square VFW Post 2718 on Lincoln Road in Franklin Square in the afternoon on Aug. 10. Veterans were invited to bring one guest.

Franklin Square and Elmont Neighbors in the News

Recognizing a Fellow and a National Night Out

Police: In Elmont, roads blocked due to police activity

On Monday afternoon in Elmont, drivers were advised that Meecham Avenue was closed in both directions between Dutch Broadway and East Street due to a police activity, officials said. 

Senior crisis hotline takes hundreds of calls since November

After the suicide of an elderly veteran in Bellmore roughly four months ago, Town of Hempstead Supervisor Anthony Santino and the Long Island Crisis Center announced the launch of a senior crisis hotline. It began operating on Dec. 1, and since then, over 200 calls have been logged.