Four Pillars of Entrepreneurship: #BeHumble

Four Pillars of Entrepreneurship #CreateGoals #FollowThrough #BeHumble Words & photos by Joe DiDomizio for WeAreElmont.com. Today, Christopher views his position as a teacher and a business owner as an incredible opportunity to help promote growth in the community.   At the Long Island Barber Institute (LIBI) he has helped and continues to help young people realize … Continue reading Four Pillars of Entrepreneurship: #BeHumble

Introducing: First Annual Elmont Family Fun Day, Sept. 13th

The Elmont Excelsior Inc. and WeAreElmont.com is proud to be named among the organizers for the First Annual Elmont Family Fun Day this September 13th from 1:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at the Dutch Broadway Sports Complex in ‪#‎Elmont‬. Join us at "The Sump" for an exciting day of family fun, delicious food, children's activities … Continue reading Introducing: First Annual Elmont Family Fun Day, Sept. 13th

The Scene: P. Phileston

When a runaway train is moving at 100 miles per hour, nothing or no one had better get in its way. Running on pure vision, tenacity and passion, P. Phileston and the cultural movement known as Kella Fella Ent are like a locomotive showing no signs of slowing down. Phileston, the group's founder, started absorbing … Continue reading The Scene: P. Phileston

Crystal Haynes Presents: Rebounding

Sometimes I think about rubber bands. They are relatively small yet they stretch once, twice and- if done carefully- even thrice! It should not be a surprise that rubber bands can do this; they are named for their purpose, but think about it. Rubber bands are circular and flexible; when a rubber band is stretched … Continue reading Crystal Haynes Presents: Rebounding

Ashley Simon, AP Scholar, Named Class Valedictorian of 2015

Source: Long Island Herald Elmont Memorial High School announced last week senior Ashley Simon as valedictorian and Harold Ekeh as salutatorian of the Class of 2015. Ashley Simon is a bright, inquisitive student who has adhered to a rigorous college preparatory course schedule that includes honors and advancement placement classes throughout her high school career. … Continue reading Ashley Simon, AP Scholar, Named Class Valedictorian of 2015

Behind Closed Doors

“Behind Closed Doors” is an original series which profiles vacant and underutilized properties in Elmont, along with those that have simply been longtime fixtures in the community. Our very first featured property will be 241 Linden Boulevard. Address: 241 Linden Boulevard   Year Built: N/A   Status: Vacant   Current Market Value: N/A   Original use: … Continue reading Behind Closed Doors

We Started Here

We Started Here is a new social media campaign by The Excelsior to elevate the efforts of students and young professionals living in or by way of Elmont, Long Island. Stay tuned! #HigherHeights

Elmont teenagers are ‘Happy’

  A performance by the Teen Advisory Group and staff of Elmont Public Library. The library invites the community to attend it's 75th anniversary celebration on September 20th: "Please join the Elmont Memorial Library on Saturday, September 20, 2014 from 11am to 4pm for our 75th Anniversary Celebration. Festivities will begin at 11am at our … Continue reading Elmont teenagers are ‘Happy’

Young Elmont girl enjoys summer of ‘Fresh Air’

    [Via TheDay.com, Connecticut]: Waterford -- Ellen Gottfried's condo does not look as if it would be home to a 10-year-old. It's decorated in white and pastel tones, with lace doilies on wooden furniture and a china cabinet with antique dishes stored behind glass. An elderly black-and-white cat named Princess curls up on the couch … Continue reading Young Elmont girl enjoys summer of ‘Fresh Air’