Elmont listed as one of America’s Top 10 wealthiest Black neighborhoods

Click here to read the article: http://www.theroot.com/photos/2014/04/_10_affluent_black_neighborhoods.html Here’s the full list, according to median household income: 1. Fort Washington, Maryland – $110,759 2. Mitchelville, Maryland – $109,184 3. Bowie, Maryland – $105,936 4. Friendly, Maryland – $97,598 5. Ladera Heights, California – $97,568 6. Hillcrest, New York – $96,838 7. Kettering, Maryland – $89,577 8.Continue reading “Elmont listed as one of America’s Top 10 wealthiest Black neighborhoods”

Hometown talent joins WNBA

Elmont, N.Y. native, Ariel Edwards, was recently signed to the Tulsa Shock of the WNBA.  The 22 year-old Edwards was added to the Shock’s training camp roster on Wednesday as a free agent. Edwards, a forward from Penn State University, averaged 15.7 points and 5.7 rebounds per game, and shot 45.2 percent from the field duringContinue reading “Hometown talent joins WNBA”

History (Part 2)

[via franklinsquarehistory.org]:  Fosters Meadow was named for two brothers who used the western tip of the Hempstead Plains as a sheep pasture in the 17th Century. In the 18th and first half of the 19th Century it was populated by descendants of Dutch and English immigrants who established a vibrant farming community. But it was in the 1850s whenContinue reading “History (Part 2)”

U.S. encourages nationals of Haiti to re-register for TPS by May 2nd deadline

Click here to read the article: http://www.caribbeanlifenews.com/stories/2014/4/2014_04_21_nk_tps.html Click here to find out more information: http://www.uscis.gov/humanitarian/temporary-protected-status-deferred-enforced-departure/tps-designated-country-haiti