Argo Civic: A Solar Panel Event

Dear Argo Civic Members and Friends, On November 23, 2015, the Argo Civic Association meeting will be devoted to a comprehensive presentation on solar energy.  There will be a number of presenters that will provide information on the following: how solar energy benefits your pocketbook and the environment; leasing/purchasing and installation options; and, available state and … Continue reading Argo Civic: A Solar Panel Event

Introducing: First Annual Elmont Family Fun Day, Sept. 13th

The Elmont Excelsior Inc. and WeAreElmont.com is proud to be named among the organizers for the First Annual Elmont Family Fun Day this September 13th from 1:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at the Dutch Broadway Sports Complex in ‪#‎Elmont‬. Join us at "The Sump" for an exciting day of family fun, delicious food, children's activities … Continue reading Introducing: First Annual Elmont Family Fun Day, Sept. 13th

We Started Here: Gabrielle

"Let your light shine before men, that they may see your good works." If we were to sum up this next young leader in one word, it would be "light." We Started Here, an original series by The Elmont Excelsior, sheds light on courageous young adults from Elmont who are following their dreams and making … Continue reading We Started Here: Gabrielle

19 year-old writes an emotional letter to her Town Government

[Via The Huntingtonian] To Whom it May Concern, My name is Kelly Bilodeau. I am nineteen years old, I am from Huntington Station, NY and I am currently a sophomore at the University of Maryland. I was hesitant to even contact you as most people my age have lost faith in the government’s ability to … Continue reading 19 year-old writes an emotional letter to her Town Government

We Started Here: Tammie

Irish playwright George Bernard Shaw once wrote, "Some see things as they are and ask why. Others dream things that never were and ask why not." Tammie asks, "why not?" We first learned of her impact and tireless work through a friend in Red Hook-Brooklyn who described to us a passionate young woman from Elmont … Continue reading We Started Here: Tammie

Review: We Met the Candidates

The Excelsior was in attendance this past Monday, together with an audience of residents, who came to hear the candidates for elected office share their views regarding Elmont, Nassau County and the State of New York. The non-partisan event was sponsored by the Elmont Community Coalition Council (CCC) and featured candidates for State Assembly, Senate, Nassau County … Continue reading Review: We Met the Candidates

Meet the Candidates Night, 7 p.m.

The Elmont Community Coalition Council invites you to "Meet the Candidates" night at Elmont Public Library (7 p.m.). The Elmont Community Coalition Council is a band of local civic associations, or volunteer groups in the Elmont area, including: Argo, East End, Parkhurst and Tudor Manor Civic Associations. A Note from the Organizers: This November, we … Continue reading Meet the Candidates Night, 7 p.m.

Argo Civic

On Monday September 22, The Excelsior was in attendance as the Argo Civic members convened for the first time since being off on summer break. One of several civics in the Elmont area, Argo Civic is a volunteer group of residents who are "united in building a stronger, safer community." Some orders of business for … Continue reading Argo Civic

Community Safety Meeting: Tuesday September 16th, 7 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. in Valley Stream

The Excelsior is pleased to be a part of an upcoming community meeting to discuss neighborhood safety. Join us and other local groups for a conversation about Policing strategies for crime in our area, "Know Your Rights" education training for our youth and different ways to remain civically engaged within your area. We hope to see … Continue reading Community Safety Meeting: Tuesday September 16th, 7 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. in Valley Stream

Flash: Speed camera spotted on Dutch Broadway

Elmont residents have become more vigilant since the community saw a new speed camera installed outside Dutch Broadway elementary school. The camera stands a few feet tall in front of the lawn overlooking traffic running north and south along Dutch Broadway between Virginia Avenue and Tuxedo Drive. Cars can be seen crawling along as no … Continue reading Flash: Speed camera spotted on Dutch Broadway