Elmont Grad, Jacqueline Aquino, Speaks Out Against Sexual Abuse, Helps Others Cope with Trauma through Storytelling

Our voices are powerful.  By Karl Valere This isn’t simply true for when we yell at the top of our lungs, but rather each time that we are able to share ideas or stories that are meaningful, we exercise a form of power.  Stories to which others can relate have the power to resonate deeply … Continue reading Elmont Grad, Jacqueline Aquino, Speaks Out Against Sexual Abuse, Helps Others Cope with Trauma through Storytelling

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Elmont Mourns Again: 12-year-old Elmont Student, Gabrielle Christina Johnson, Fatally Struck By Car While Crossing the Street To Elmont Memorial High School

Source: Nicole Fuller and William Murphy, Newsday An Elmont seventh-grader described by her family as a “star” was fatally struck by a sport-utility vehicle Monday morning as she crossed a busy street with her twin sister on their way to school, officials said. It’s not the first time the family of Gabrielle Christina Johnson has been … Continue reading Elmont Mourns Again: 12-year-old Elmont Student, Gabrielle Christina Johnson, Fatally Struck By Car While Crossing the Street To Elmont Memorial High School

Four Pillars of Entrepreneurship: #FollowThrough

Four Pillars of Entrepreneurship 1. #CreateGoals 2. #FollowThrough Words & photos by Joe Didomizio for WeAreElmont.com. Anyone can create goals. It is the true entrepreneurs that not only identify the steps to achieving these goals, but take action. Simply put, my impression of Christopher is that he is a go-getter. I don't know if he has always been … Continue reading Four Pillars of Entrepreneurship: #FollowThrough

Four Pillars of Entrepreneurship: Elite Barber Parlor

We're super duper excited to feature Elite Barber Parlor, it's talented barbers and innovative products as part of our new, cutting-edge, 4-week series entitled, "Four Pillars of Entrepreneurship," highlighting young adult business ownership in the Elmont community. There are many aspiring entrepreneurs in the Elmont community and our goal throughout this series is to share … Continue reading Four Pillars of Entrepreneurship: Elite Barber Parlor

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

Elmont Man Abandons His Daughter at a Sandwich Shop in Harlem

Source: The New York Times Crying out “Daddy, Daddy, Daddy,” the 3-year-old girl walked toward the door of a Subway shop in Harlem, holding a turkey sandwich. “Go back in. Sit down; I’m coming right back,” he responded from the street, according to Mohammed Rahman, a fruit vendor outside the sandwich shop at 281 St. Nicholas Avenue, near … Continue reading Elmont Man Abandons His Daughter at a Sandwich Shop in Harlem

Man Robs Little Caesar’s in Elmont with a Kitchen Knife

Source: Newsday An Elmont pizza shop was robbed Wednesday night of an undisclosed amount of cash -- and the cash register drawer that held the money -- by a man armed with a large kitchen knife, Nassau police said. A thin man who was described as 6 feet, 3 inches tall and wearing a black … Continue reading Man Robs Little Caesar’s in Elmont with a Kitchen Knife

Cars in Elmont Tagged with Graffiti Vandalism

Source: Long Island Exchange Fourth Squad detectives are investigating multiple incidents of Criminal Mischief that occurred in Elmont. According to detectives, during the overnight hours of Wednesday, June 24, 2015 into the morning of Thursday, June 25, 2015, a total of 4 vehicles were sprayed with the letters “GBK” in red paint. The vehicles involved … Continue reading Cars in Elmont Tagged with Graffiti Vandalism

3 Suspects Rob Elmont Deli At Gunpoint

Source: Newsday Police are searching for three men who robbed an Elmont deli at gunpoint Monday afternoon, stealing a DVR, several cartons of cigarettes, lottery tickets and cash. The robbery occurred at the Elmont Grocery, at 782 Hempstead Tpke., at 3:55 p.m., Nassau County police said. Police said the 23-year-old clerk was inside the store … Continue reading 3 Suspects Rob Elmont Deli At Gunpoint

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