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Franklin Square Board of Education members sent a letter to local elected officials on Dec. 5, expressing their opposition to a bill that would require students entering seventh grade to get the … more
Thirteen Franklin Square residents are helping their elementary school district craft its 2020 - 21 budget as members of the district’s Citizens’ Budget Advisory Committee. The members work on … more
Sixth-graders in the marimba program at Polk Street School had the opportunity to perform for the Franklin Square Board of Education on Dec. 4. The students played a lullaby, a song called “Cha … more
Farhana Islam, a Sewanhaka School District parent, choked up when recounting to the Board of Education on Nov. 26 how she felt hearing Muslim students describe how frustrated they are that they must … more
Newly elected Town of Hempstead Supervisor, Don Clavin, announced his transition team at the Hofstra University Club on Monday. The team, which is comprised of more than 50 people, is headed by … more
The arrival in September of a school for teenagers with behavioral and social issues at the former Blessed Sacrament School has prompted a backlash from the community, with residents expressing … more
Part four in a series. More than 50 years ago, racial tensions in the Malverne School District peaked. Prejudice divided the local community as hostilities mounted. Today, however, the district is … more
Chris Agostino has dedicated his career to coaching boys’ basketball on Long Island. He started out as an assistant varsity coach in Amityville, then became the head coach at Oyster Bay and Harborfields Central School District, before being named the athletic director at Elmont Memorial High School five years ago. more
Students, faculty and community members celebrated H. Frank Carey High School’s Homecoming on Oct. 19. The day began with the Carey’s Dads’ Club providing a delicious, free breakfast to … more
Spartan spirit was high as the Elmont Memorial High School community came out for the school’s annual Homecoming parade, game and festivities on Oct. 12. The afternoon began with a mile-long … more
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