Elmont Senior, Harold Ekeh, Accepted Into All Eight Ivy League Schools and MIT

Source: James Galloway and Bryan Ahrens, The Island Now Sewanhaka senior Harold Ekeh has a tantalizing decision facing him: Yale or Harvard? Or maybe MIT? Or, if he decides he wants still more options, he can always fall back on Princeton, Columbia, Dartmouth, Brown, the University of Pennsylvania or Cornell. Ekeh, the Elmont Memorial HighContinue reading “Elmont Senior, Harold Ekeh, Accepted Into All Eight Ivy League Schools and MIT”

Elmont’s Principal John Capozzi is named Assistant Superintendent

Source: James Galloway, The Island Now The Sewanhaka Board of Education has chosen Elmont Memorial High School principal John Capozzi to succeed Denise Nystrom as the district’s assistant superintendent for personnel and business. Nystrom is retiring at the end of the year.  Capozzi, who became Elmont’s principal in 2005, has worked at Sewanhaka Central High SchoolContinue reading “Elmont’s Principal John Capozzi is named Assistant Superintendent”

Elmont Student’s Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s Research Wins Awards

Source: The Island Now Elmont Memorial High School Senior Harold Ekeh was among 43 Long Island students to rank as Intel Science Talent Search semifinalists on Wednesday. Ekeh, who was chosen among 1,800 entries from 41 states, will compete with 300 semi-finalists nationwide for monetary prizes, including three first-place awards of $150,000 each. “It wasContinue reading “Elmont Student’s Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s Research Wins Awards”

Behind Closed Doors

“Behind Closed Doors” is an original series which profiles vacant and underutilized properties in Elmont, along with those that have simply been longtime fixtures in the community. Our very first featured property will be 241 Linden Boulevard. Address: 241 Linden Boulevard   Year Built: N/A   Status: Vacant   Current Market Value: N/A   Original use:Continue reading “Behind Closed Doors”

Nassau keeping quiet as to where, when new School-zone speed cameras will be in operation

  [Via Newsday] Nassau County’s Traffic and Parking Violations Agency no longer will disclose when new speed cameras come online or how many devices are operating at any given time, and instead has issued a list of 77 school zones where the cameras potentially can operate. Since the program began Sept. 2, Nassau has providedContinue reading “Nassau keeping quiet as to where, when new School-zone speed cameras will be in operation”