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. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1JfA3kZQC9k 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 … Continue reading Elmont Graduate Stars in a New Subway Mini-Documentary

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

Elmont Memorial High School: Class of 2015

Source: Long Island Herald It was with great pride that Elmont Memorial High School’s Class of 2015 entered the David S. Mack Sports and Exhibition Complex at Hofstra University for the school’s 58th annual commencement on June 28. The class as a whole achieved a 97-percent graduation rate, with 98-percent of those students receiving a … Continue reading Elmont Memorial High School: Class of 2015

Crystal Haynes Presents: Let It Go

Recently, I’d gotten some upsetting news. You know the kind that leaves you steaming for weeks at the mere memory or mention of it? Yes, that is kind of news I’d received and I was upset for two reasons: 1. It was damage through a friend and 2. It was unwarranted (I had done nothing … Continue reading Crystal Haynes Presents: Let It Go

Charmayne’s Florist & Cake

A nursery is any place in which something is bred, nourished, or fostered. For 25 years, our next featured small business owner has nourished the needs of countless residents in Elmont and beyond, while fostering a reputation of quality service and reliability as well. Perhaps what makes such longevity so remarkable is that "Charmayne's Florist" isn't a … Continue reading Charmayne’s Florist & Cake

Buff Patty

Elmont is easily one of the more culturally diverse communities out here on Long Island. About one hundred and two countries who speak almost seventy-two languages and dialects are represented here. You might even say Elmont is a melting pot of delicious cow foot soup with many different spices that warms the soul! The Excelsior … Continue reading Buff Patty

Milka’s Hair & Beauty Salon

What do you get when you combine years of business savvy with a passion for quality products and customer satisfaction? You guessed it! The Excelsior is proud to spotlight the first merchant in our "Small Businesses, Big Dreams" series and a longtime contributor to the Elmont community. For decades, "Milka" has made her bones in … Continue reading Milka’s Hair & Beauty Salon