Homecoming at Elmont: ‘Not A Popularity Contest’

Source: Heather Doyle, Newsday An avalanche of cheers fell from the Elmont High School bleachers as principal Kevin Dougherty introduced each member of the 2015 homecoming court Saturday. One by one, five young women in sparkling gowns glided gracefully into a line next to their five male counterparts, each with a smile as dazzling as … Continue reading Homecoming at Elmont: ‘Not A Popularity Contest’

Senator Dean G. Skelos Indicted by a Grand Jury

Source: The New York Times Roughly three weeks after their arrest in a federal corruption case, Dean G. Skelos, the former majority leader of the New York Senate, and his son were indicted by a grand jury on Thursday on charges of extortion, wire fraud, conspiracy and bribe solicitation. The accusations in the six-count indictment handed … Continue reading Senator Dean G. Skelos Indicted by a Grand Jury

Goodbye, School Zone Speed Cameras

Source: Paul Larocco & Laura Figueroa, Newsday The Nassau County Legislature last night repealed the county's controversial speed camera program, as it resisted a late push by the camera vendor to merely suspend it. County Executive Edward Mangano said last night he will sign the repeal bill and cameras will be off effective Tuesday. Tickets … Continue reading Goodbye, School Zone Speed Cameras

Project 21 Initiative: Stop Underage Drinking

  From the Long Island Exchange: The Fourth Precinct reports the arrests of 12 individuals during the “Project 21” initiative which targets the sale of alcoholic beverages and tobacco products to minors within the confines of Nassau County. This initiative was conducted on October 16, 2014. According to Officers, with the assistance of an underage … Continue reading Project 21 Initiative: Stop Underage Drinking

A New Beginning at Green Acres Mall

[Long Island Herald] The Green Acres mall announced on July 10 [2014] that six retailers, featuring a mix of shops and restaurants, are making their way to town, with one already opened, according to a release. Popular eateries Panera Bread, Häagen-Dazs, Chipotle and Starbucks will join Justice, which opened in April, and Journeys Kids as … Continue reading A New Beginning at Green Acres Mall

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