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”

Spartans Defeat Byram Hills, Face-Off Against Troy in Class A Final

  Source: Bob Herzog, Newsday GLENS FALLS, N.Y. — Elmont’s historic basketball season almost ended because of a tweet. No, not a social-media post, but rather the shrill sound of an inadvertent whistle that had the crowd and both teams twittering among themselves in the final seconds. Elmont, clinging to a two-point lead with 3.8Continue reading “Spartans Defeat Byram Hills, Face-Off Against Troy in Class A Final”

Elmont Spartans Win Long Island Championship

Source: Tony Bellissimo, Long Island Herald Defense wins championships, especially when you don’t allow any points in the final 11 minutes and 25 seconds as Elmont did Sunday afternoon on the way to beating Harborfields, 41-32, for the Long Island Class A boys’ basketball title before a crowd of 2,750 at LIU Post. The Spartans,Continue reading “Elmont Spartans Win Long Island Championship”

Buffalo Wild Wings On Its Way To Valley Stream

Source: Barbra Rubin-Perry, Long Island Herald They looked in Baldwin, Freeport, Lynbrook and Rockville Centre before settling on Valley Stream for a new Buffalo Wild Wings restaurant. “We look for a place that can support a family-style restaurant that features sports and wings,” said franchisee James Bitzonis. “The restaurant needs at least 50,000 people within aContinue reading “Buffalo Wild Wings On Its Way To Valley Stream”