Protesters say Common Core standards should be scrapped
About 50 opponents of the more rigorous academic standards known as the Common Core held a rally outside state Sen. John Flanagan's office in Smithtown on March 7, 2014, arguing that the standards harm children's learning and that the state should drop the entire initiative.
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Fri Mar 07, 2014
Brothers Charged in Phony Beauty, Health Product Scam
Two brothers from Nassau County face counterfeiting charges after officials found more than $2 million of fake health and beauty products in a raid, reported the Nassau County District Attorney's office Friday.
Wed Mar 05, 2014
Homeless woman found dead in Syracuse
A 42-year-old homeless woman was found dead last week on the edge of the city's Franklin Square neighborhood.
Thu Feb 27, 2014
Ivey Dixon admits she 'lost it' and hit NICE bus driver, court papers show
Nassau police said NICE bus driver Keisha McGregor was driving the bus west on Hempstead Turnpike in Franklin Square around 3:30 p.m. Monday when a passenger became upset when the bus didn't stop at an unscheduled stop.
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Village police ticketed Candace M. Newcombe, 45, of Belmont Avenue, Massena, for operation of a vehicle with inadequate headlights at 10:16 p.m. Wednesday following a traffic stop on Parker Avenue.
Wed Feb 26, 2014
Police Make Arrest In Attack On NICE Bus Driver In Franklin Square
Police on Long Island announced the arrest of a woman who they say attacked a Nassau County Inter-Express bus driver earlier this week.
Tue Feb 25, 2014
Cops: NICE bus driver assaulted in Franklin Square
Nassau County police said the 38-year-old female bus driver was driving the NICE bus west on Hempstead Turnpike in Franklin Square around 3:30 p.m., when an unknown female passenger became upset when the bus didn't stop at an unscheduled stop.
Mon Feb 24, 2014
Exclusive: Long Island Residents Blast Postal Service Over Lack Of Deliveries
And that's not all: They say they're not getting mail on perfect weather days either, CBS 2's Carolyn Gusoff reported exclusively on Monday.
Sun Feb 23, 2014
Frank Borzellieri On White Liberal Hypocrisy: Smug Diversity Pushers...
The hypocrisy of white liberals over integration and the wonderful enrichment that mass immigration is supposed to bring is the gift that never stops giving.
Sun Feb 16, 2014
Sewanhaka school district goes back to voters on bond referendum for repairs
Sewanhaka Central High School District officials are going back to the voters who rejected them, trying again to win funding to repair seven school buildings and several sports fields.
Spybaby Bridal now open in new space
Spybaby Bridal has reopened in its new space after relocating from its home of the last 13 years in Armory Square.
Fri Feb 14, 2014
South Shore Record
Fake F.S. nursing school busted
A Professional Kids' Entertainment Party Room now occupies 1057-59 Hempstead Turnpike in Franklin Square, the former site of a bogus nursing school operated by Jocelyn Allrich.
Thu Feb 13, 2014
Baldwin residents sue to stop two-home subdivision
Baldwin residents protest the Nassau Planning Commission's approval to subdivide a one home property into two small lots on Sept.
Wed Feb 12, 2014
IRS warns of phone scams
Franklin Square resident Hesham Khafaga says he got a call from Washington, D.C. yesterday, from someone claiming to be an IRS detective.
IRS: Look out for phone scams during tax season
One Franklin Square resident says he received a call from someone claiming to be a detective with the IRS saying that he had a warrant out for his arrest due to unpaid taxes.