Fosters Family: Why Elmont & Rosedale Are Like Brother & Sister

For those of us growing up in Elmont, the lines between Elmont and Queens have always been blurry. This fact endures today — whether geographically, culturally, socially, or politically — Elmont and Queens undeniably share a great deal in common. We reached out to Bill Florio — a Valley Stream resident, historian, and author —Continue reading “Fosters Family: Why Elmont & Rosedale Are Like Brother & Sister”

A Traveler’s Journey Along the Queens-Nassau Borderline

[History: Part 3, via Forgotten New York] There are not one, but two signs welcoming motorists to Nassau County as the border is crossed east of the Cross Island Parkway. There are, of course, no such signs welcoming visitors to New York City or Queens as you are going west.     Just past theContinue reading “A Traveler’s Journey Along the Queens-Nassau Borderline”