What a Time to Be From Elmont By Sophia Sunshine Vilceus It has truly been a remarkable week, month, and year to be from Elmont. But what does this all mean in context?
Source: Nicole Fuller and William Murphy, Newsday An Elmont seventh-grader described by her family as a “star” was fatally struck by a sport-utility vehicle Monday morning as she crossed a busy street with her twin sister on their way to school, officials said. It’s not the first time the family of Gabrielle Christina Johnson has beenContinue reading “Elmont Mourns Again: 12-year-old Elmont Student, Gabrielle Christina Johnson, Fatally Struck By Car While Crossing the Street To Elmont Memorial High School”
Source: Lorena Mongelli, Reuven Fenton and Tina Moore, New York Post The shattered family of a little girl mauled to death by a pit bill on Long Island over the weekend mourned the loss of their ”princess” Monday — as cops weighed whether to bring criminal charges against the dog’s owner. Mayra Castillo, the devastated mom ofContinue reading “Family, Friends, Loved Ones and Community At-Large Mourns The Death of Nine Year-Old Amiyah Dunston”
“Let your light shine before men, that they may see your good works.” If we were to sum up this next young leader in one word, it would be “light.” We Started Here, an original series by The Elmont Excelsior, sheds light on courageous young adults from Elmont who are following their dreams and makingContinue reading “We Started Here: Gabrielle”