Elmont Graduate Stars in a New Subway Mini-Documentary

    Elmont Class of 2006 graduate, Naiika Sings, was recently featured in a short film about her creative arts and musical journey along the subway lines of New York City. Out of Transit, the docu-series by Visual Arts Masters student and cinematographer, Shravya Kag, follows Naiika along with several other creative artists who set upContinue reading “Elmont Graduate Stars in a New Subway Mini-Documentary”

The Scene: Dat Boy Dope

Rarely, if ever, does an artist who hails from a small town stick around to further his or her career. The reasons to leave the comfort of a “hometown bubble” and move to a busy city are justified — ranging from increased visibility, to key networking opportunities, to the promise of an even bigger platform.Continue reading “The Scene: Dat Boy Dope”

Bye-Bye, Speed Cameras?

Source: Long Island Herald Nassau County lawmakers will propose legislation calling for the removal of school speed zone cameras, Presiding Officer Norma Gonsalves said, days after County Executive Ed Mangano drastically shortened the hours in which the cameras are in effect. The cameras, which first went into operation in speed zones outside certain schools beginningContinue reading “Bye-Bye, Speed Cameras?”

Review: We Met the Candidates

The Excelsior was in attendance this past Monday, together with an audience of residents, who came to hear the candidates for elected office share their views regarding Elmont, Nassau County and the State of New York. The non-partisan event was sponsored by the Elmont Community Coalition Council (CCC) and featured candidates for State Assembly, Senate, Nassau CountyContinue reading “Review: We Met the Candidates”

Meet the Candidates Night, 7 p.m.

The Elmont Community Coalition Council invites you to “Meet the Candidates” night at Elmont Public Library (7 p.m.). The Elmont Community Coalition Council is a band of local civic associations, or volunteer groups in the Elmont area, including: Argo, East End, Parkhurst and Tudor Manor Civic Associations. A Note from the Organizers: This November, weContinue reading “Meet the Candidates Night, 7 p.m.”