Good Luck and Hard Work to Everyone Headed Back to School

Best of luck, hard work and perseverance from The Elmont Excelsior to everyone who is beginning a new chapter in their academic journey. You all have worked very hard to reach this point. Keep it up and continue to make your families, your school and your community proud! Most importantly, do it for you! ChallengeContinue reading “Good Luck and Hard Work to Everyone Headed Back to School”

Reflections: After the Election

This year’s election season has come and gone. On Election Day we took to our Facebook page and thanked everyone who voted, as well as to encourage those who didn’t get to participate in such a vital democratic process. We believe voting is super important, and that our democracy is at its best when everyone’sContinue reading “Reflections: After the Election”

Nassau keeping quiet as to where, when new School-zone speed cameras will be in operation

  [Via Newsday] Nassau County’s Traffic and Parking Violations Agency no longer will disclose when new speed cameras come online or how many devices are operating at any given time, and instead has issued a list of 77 school zones where the cameras potentially can operate. Since the program began Sept. 2, Nassau has providedContinue reading “Nassau keeping quiet as to where, when new School-zone speed cameras will be in operation”

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┬áto 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”

Nassau now with red-light, speed cameras

[Via Newsday] School speed cameras showed up before we were ready. And that meant we didn’t have many answers when readers began to ask questions after reporter Laura Figueroa’s July 26 story, which revealed that three speed cameras are already at work in Nassau. We did know this much: The state law that authorized theContinue reading “Nassau now with red-light, speed cameras”