Small Businesses, Big Dreams

              Small business are at the core of a vibrant community. The character of a neighborhood oftentimes shows itself in the relationship between residents and local businesses. Small businesses are unique because they tend to be family-owned, keep the money within the neighborhood and are essentially in charge of theirContinue reading “Small Businesses, Big Dreams”


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Zonta Club of Long Island aids women overseas

[Via Anton News] The Zonta Club of Long Island proved that a little work can go a long way. A total of 500 birthing kits for women in Haiti and Nigeria were put together by club and community members at the Martin De Porres Elementary School in Elmont. Joining them was New Hyde Park residentContinue reading “Zonta Club of Long Island aids women overseas”

Clara H. Carlson schoolteacher reunited with her students after near-death experience

[Via Newsday] For Enzamaria Grimaudo, the date April 22, 2014, will be indelibly seared in her memory. That is the day her heart stopped — and she technically died. Friday, after more than six weeks of recovery from a cardiac ordeal that played out in three hospitals, the 30-year-old special-education teacher at Clara H. CarlsonContinue reading “Clara H. Carlson schoolteacher reunited with her students after near-death experience”

Water Authority to update Elmont well, raise rates

[via The Island Now] The board of directors of the Water Authority of Western Nassau County approved a 7 percent increase in water rates at a meeting last Tuesday, anticipating issuance of a $40 million bond this fall to support long-term capital projects. Board Chairman John Ryan said the $40 million bond would support aContinue reading “Water Authority to update Elmont well, raise rates”