DÉJÀ VU: Elmont Valedictorian, Augusta Uwamanzu-Nna, Accepted Into 8 Ivy League Universities & MIT

For a second consecutive year, an Elmont Memorial High School senior has been accepted into each of the prestigious eight Ivy League Universities across the country, not to mention the world-renowned MIT. Just a year ago, Elmont’s Class of 2015 Salutatorian, Harold Ekeh, made a splash in local and national news headlines when he, too,Continue reading “DÉJÀ VU: Elmont Valedictorian, Augusta Uwamanzu-Nna, Accepted Into 8 Ivy League Universities & MIT”

Family, Friends, Loved Ones and Community At-Large Mourns The Death of Nine Year-Old Amiyah Dunston

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”

Community Safety Meeting: Tuesday September 16th, 7 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. in Valley Stream

The Excelsior is pleased to be a part of an upcoming community meeting to discuss neighborhood safety. Join us and other local groups for a conversation about Policing strategies for crime in our area, “Know Your Rights” education training for our youth and different ways to remain civically engaged within your area. We hope to seeContinue reading “Community Safety Meeting: Tuesday September 16th, 7 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. in Valley Stream”