Articles Tagged ‘Franklin Square’

Franklin Square Donut Shop Robbed at Gunpoint

A donut shop was robbed at gunpoint in Franklin Square early Thursday morning, Nassau police said. A man entered the Dunkin Donuts on Franklin Avenue,…



Jenni Farley Brings J-WOWW Factor To Jersey Shore

Both on the show and in real life, Franklin Square’s Jenni Farley is called Jenni WOWW, or J-WOWW: a nickname she was given by a DJ at East Quogue’s Neptune Beach Club. It’s a reference to her unnaturally curvaceous, titanium-hard body and ludicrously provocative style of dress, both of which are more in line with a Marvel Comics superheroine than an actual human being.



Investigation Continues Into Fatal Hit-and-run

Nassau police are seeking the public’s help as the investigation continues into a fatal hit-and-run motorcycle crash in Franklin Square on Sunday morning.

John Deiker, 46, of Franklin Square was driving his Honda motorcycle northbound on Commonwealth Street when he was struck by an unknown motor vehicle driving eastbound on Naple Avenue. at about 11:46 a.m. Police are now hunting the driver who fled the scene.



Franklin Square Man Dies In Hit And Run

A Franklin Square motorcyclist was killed in a hit and run crash in Franklin Square on Saturday morning. Nassau cops say John Deiker, 46, was…



Mangano-Suozzi Race Update

Nassau Republican Legis. Ed Mangano’s lead against Democratic Nassau County Executive Tom Suozzi has narrowed to just 122 votes following the end of counting on Nov. 23, according to the latest ballot figures from the county Board of Elections. The latest swing reflects ballots counted from New York State Assembly District 13, known as a Democratic stronghold. That district includes Plainview, Woodbury, Old Bethpage and Glen Cove, where Suozzi served consecutive terms as mayor and his cousin recently won re-election as such. It’s also Suozzi’s hometown.



Margin Tightens In Mangano-Suozzi Race

The skintight race for the next Nassau County Executive got a little tighter over the weekend.

Republican Legis. Ed Mangano’s lead over Democratic incumbent Tom Suozzi has tightened to 353 votes, with about half the outstanding 8,000 paper ballots still yet-to-be counted, according to the latest ballot figures from the county Board of Elections. Those updated numbers reflect the ballot tally at the end of counting on Saturday, Nov. 21. Mangano led Suozzi by 554 votes following the count on Nov. 16.