Letter to the Editor: Edit Your Rhetoric for Evolving Elmont

Words by Alexandria Harvey* If I were leading a seminar about Elmont, I would probably begin with the following inquiry: When you tell people that you are from Elmont, what is their reaction? If you are like me, you are all too familiar with the widened eyes, raised brows, and gaping mouths. Some recipients of our … Continue reading Letter to the Editor: Edit Your Rhetoric for Evolving Elmont

A Year In Review: Elmont’s Top 20 Moments of 2016

By Karl Valere Dear Neighbors, What a year it's been! 2016 will likely go down in history as a year filled with amazing highs and heartbreaking lows. Elmont was not immune to this trend, as the community experienced historic milestones and suffered intense losses. This year saw Elmont Alumni living out their dreams, while doing wonderful and exciting things … Continue reading A Year In Review: Elmont’s Top 20 Moments of 2016

Young Elmont Men Feed the Homeless of New York City

Days before his 22nd birthday, Elmont native, Daniel Alexis, decided he wanted to do something different to celebrate this year: The Class of 2012 graduate rounded up all of his friends in Elmont and set out on a mission to feed the homeless of New York City. "I believe the greatest gift God gave us is … Continue reading Young Elmont Men Feed the Homeless of New York City

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

Four Pillars of Entrepreneurship: #GiveBack

Four Pillars of Entrepreneurship #CreateGoals #FollowThrough #BeHumble #GiveBack Words & photos by Joe DiDomizio for WeAreElmont.com.* Christopher Diaz, owner of Elite Barber Parlor, actively seeks out ways in which he can not only better himself, but the community and really the world. Christopher has five kids and his greatest hope of all is to just … Continue reading Four Pillars of Entrepreneurship: #GiveBack

Four Pillars of Entrepreneurship: #BeHumble

Four Pillars of Entrepreneurship #CreateGoals #FollowThrough #BeHumble Words & photos by Joe DiDomizio for WeAreElmont.com. Today, Christopher views his position as a teacher and a business owner as an incredible opportunity to help promote growth in the community.   At the Long Island Barber Institute (LIBI) he has helped and continues to help young people realize … Continue reading Four Pillars of Entrepreneurship: #BeHumble

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: #CreateGoals

Part 1: #CreateGoals Right from the start Christopher’s passion for barbering was apparent. Before even reaching the back room he stopped me to admire a small framed black and white photo on the wall. “This picture here is the first ever Barbershop School. 1893 in Chicago,” he told me with pride in his eyes, “First … Continue reading Four Pillars of Entrepreneurship: #CreateGoals

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