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Students throughout Elmont and Franklin Square who took the state English and mathematics test last spring scored higher than the state average, according to data from the New York State Education … more
When Sacred Heart Academy in Hempstead opened as the Mary Louis Academy Annex in 1949, the school had 58 students. Seventy years later, the all-girls school has a student body of more than 850. While … more
Eighteen years have passed since FDNY firefighter Michael Haub died in the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks, but on Sept. 6, just days before the tragedy’s anniversary, the New York City Chief Medical … more
After several months of singing his heart out on national television, Luke Islam was eliminated from the finals of “America’s Got Talent” on Sept. 11. “I’m so grateful for all of my @AGT … more
Village of Floral Park officials filed a lawsuit on Sept. 9 in the state Supreme Court against various state agencies and New York Arena Partners in a bid to stop the Belmont Park Redevelopment Project. more
Eva was working as a probation officer in Queens on Sept. 11, 2001, when a voice came over the police radio saying a plane had crashed into the North Tower of the World Trade Center.  “We … more
Franklin Square residents lined Franklin Avenue on Sept. 14 for the Kiwanis’ biannual street fair. “It was one of the largest attended street fairs in years,” said Carl Gerrato, the club’s … more
More than 40 Franklin Square community members are expected to sell their unwanted goods at the Franklin Square Civic Association’s second Community Yard Sale at Rath Park’s pool parking lot on … more
The 99 Cent Time at the intersection of Elmont and Cromer Roads suffered from fire damage to the basement and first floor on Sept. 14, after a fire broke out in the store. According to Fire Chief … more
Luke Islam has dreamed of being a Broadway star since he was 6 years old, when he sang and danced for his parents in his room. Now, at age 12, his dreams are starting to come true: He is a … more
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