|Artist & Craftsman Supply|
This art supply store at 941 Hempstead Turnpike has closed May 10, 2018.
|Gonzo’s Mexican Grill|
This Mexican eatery at 149 Nassau Boulevard is moving to 257 Nassau Boulevard in May in what was formerly Magic Burger.
This FSCA business member specializing in retailing ink and toner cartridges for domestic and commercial computer printers currently located at 776 Hempstead Turnpike will be moving this May to 918 Hempstead Turnpike in what was formerly NY Souvenirs.
This hamburger fast food restaurant known for it’s “Home of the Whopper” will be located on the empty lot next to Valley Caterers that was once the Town of Hempstead’s Department of Public Works. Permits request drive thru, outdoor dining, off street parking, dumpster enclosures, canopies and signage. The space will be shared with Red Robin. Construction has not begun. The Town hearing was May 9th.
This American casual dining restaurant known for it’s gourmet burgers and brews will be located on the empty lot next to Valley Caterers that was once the Town of Hempstead’s Department of Public Works. Permits request drive thru, outdoor dining, off street parking, dumpster enclosures, canopies and signage. The space will be shared with Burger King. Construction has not begun. The Town hearing was May 9th.
A slot racing activity store located at 1100 Hempstead Turnpike remains open under new management.
|Lu Lu's Bakery|
A new bakery located at 988 Hempstead Turnpike opened in May 2018 in what was formerly Ramona Lee’s Bakery.
|Infrastructure - Road Repaving Projects|
The resurfacing of Fenworth Boulevard from Franklin Avenue to Claflin Boulevard began in April. New curbs and ramps on the corners have been already completed in some areas.
The resurfacing of Franklin Avenue to Corona Avenue is scheduled to begin this fall. This was in response to a letter sent to County Executive Laura Curran signed by John Randazzo - President of your Franklin Square Civic Association, Bruno M. Caracciolo – President of the Franklin Square Chamber of Commerce and John Salzman Jr. – Chief of Department of the Franklin Square and Munson Fire Department.
A similar letter was sent to Town of Hempstead Supervisor Laura A. Gillen requesting that Scherer Boulevard from Hempstead Turnpike to Franklin Avenue be resurfaced. We have not received a response yet.
|NYCOM (A Verizon Wireless Retailer)|
This Verizon Wireless retailer currently located at 804 Hempstead Turnpike will be moving to 595 Hempstead Turnpike, in what was formerly Sleepy’s. The move will take place sometime this summer. Construction work has begun.
|The Halãl King of NY|
An eatery serving wings, gyros and platters at 63 Hempstead Turnpike will tentatively be opened in May 2018.
|Franklin Kitchen & Bath|
A kitchen cabinet, counter top, kitchen & bath tile and installation business at 965 Hempstead Turnpike opened in March 2018 in what was formerly Cracker Jack Auto, US-1 Auto. (Back in the 1950’s & 60’s it was Pergament’s)
|My Three Sons Bagels|
A new bagel store located at 295 Nassau Boulevard will be opening in 2018
This coffee shop chain will be located at the Northeast of Hempstead Turnpike and Nassau Boulevard and will be opening tentatively in June or July 2018 in what was formerly an Exxon gas station
|Team Believe MMA|
A mixed martial arts business located at 139 New Hyde Park Road opened in February.
|St. Stephens Orthodox Church:|
Located at 858 Roosevelt Street is having construction work done and is almost complete to convert the “Our Little Angel Day Care” center into a parish hall. Parking is also being added to the lot. This church is associated with the Korean Church of Brooklyn and was formerly St. James the Just an Episcopal denomination.
|FSCA - General Meeting|
June 20 2018
07:00PM - 09:00PM
TBD (will be updated with location soon! Please check back)
|Franklin Square Memorial Day Parade & Memorial Ceremony|
May 28 2018
10:00AM - 12:00PM
The parade starts on Hempstead Turnpike at Lincoln Rd and ends at the Gazebo on Naple Ave (Across from Rath Park)
|"Paint Your World Purple" Relay for Life - Fundraiser for American Cancer Society|
June 01 2018
H. Frank Carey High School - Visit www.RelayForLife.org for info
|Kiwanis Street Fair|
June 03 2018
10:00AM - 04:00PM
Franklin Avenue (from Hempstead Tpke. to Scherer Blvd.)
June 09 2018
|Town of Hempstead Pools Open|
June 16 2018
All Town of Hempstead Pools
|S.T.O.P. - Pollutant Trash Program - East Rockaway|
June 24 2018
08:00AM - 03:00PM
Bay Park, 1st Avenue, East Rockaway