Clara H. Carlson teacher delivers daughter on Northern State

Sergio Giusto was rushing down the Northern State Parkway on Feb. 13 to get his pregnant wife, Jennie, to North Shore University Hospital, but as soon as they neared the exit for the Long Island Expressway, it was already too late — the baby was on her way out.

Elmonter sent home from ‘The Biggest Loser’

Domenico Brugellis will not be this season’s “Biggest Loser,” as he was sent home in the episode that aired on the USA Network on Feb. 11. Brugellis, a lifelong Elmonter, joined …

Franklin Square community tries to help Oceanside family recover

Elmont-native Gino Cali was reunited with his daughter, Gia, on Jan. 27 after not seeing her for three years. There was just one problem — Cali, who is now living in Oceanside, did not have …

Franklin Square children make it snow

Children in grades three through six had the opportunity to build their own snow globes at the Franklin Square Public Library on Jan. 29 at 4 p.m. They designed the interior with colored pencils, and …

LIJ Valley Stream remembers Martin Luther King Jr.

Fifty years ago, a cook at North Shore University Hospital, told his supervisor that if the administration wasn’t planning to commemorate the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s birthday, …

The Week Ahead

Feb. 20 - 27

Go whaling Children in first- through sixth-grade can learn how African Americans contributed to the whaling industry and create their own wooden ship and “ditty” bag at the Elmont …