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

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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

2 New York Police Officers Die in Ambush Shooting

Heartbreaking to hear news of two brave NYPD officers killed in a vicious and wanton attack in Brooklyn. We offer peace and condolences to the families, fellow officers and to the Bedford-Stuyvesant community. We collectively mourn loss of dear life. #HigherHeights

Bipartisan agreements may improve Elmont’s quality of life

As of October 30, 2014 - the following agreements have been made by Republican and Democratic leadership in Nassau - to improve quality of life for taxpayers: * Creation of a new Felon Registry for Gun Crimes that requires all felons that are convicted of a gun crime, and those convicted of criminal possession of … Continue reading Bipartisan agreements may improve Elmont’s quality of life

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

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

Luxury cars and push-button starts targeted for theft

[Via Nassau County Police Department] The NCPD has seen an increase in luxury cars and SUV’s being stolen in Nassau County over the past few weeks. Luxury vehicles with push button starts and key fobs are again being targeted. ***The thefts are occurring at all times of the day and night in which the car … Continue reading Luxury cars and push-button starts targeted for theft