A picture is worth a thousand words and a lifetime full of memories. Just ask Elmont Memorial High School senior and aspiring photographer, Sebastian Bass, whose passion for photography connects him to a bittersweet past but also to a promising future. “I love seeing growth,” Sebastian told us in an exclusive email interview. The 17-year-oldContinue reading “Elmont Senior Loses His Mom on ‘9/11,’ Remembers Her Through Photography”
By Karl Valere Dear Neighbors, What a year it’s been! 2016 will likely go down in history as a year filled with amazing highs and heartbreaking lows. Elmont was not immune to this trend, as the community experienced historic milestones and suffered intense losses. This year saw Elmont Alumni living out their dreams, while doing wonderful and exciting thingsContinue reading “A Year In Review: Elmont’s Top 20 Moments of 2016”
Elmont Class of 2006 graduate, Naiika Sings, was recently featured in a short film about her creative arts and musical journey along the subway lines of New York City. Out of Transit, the docu-series by Visual Arts Masters student and cinematographer, Shravya Kag, follows Naiika along with several other creative artists who set upContinue reading “Elmont Graduate Stars in a New Subway Mini-Documentary”
Part 1: #CreateGoals Right from the start Christopher’s passion for barbering was apparent. Before even reaching the back room he stopped me to admire a small framed black and white photo on the wall. “This picture here is the first ever Barbershop School. 1893 in Chicago,” he told me with pride in his eyes, “FirstContinue reading “Four Pillars of Entrepreneurship: #CreateGoals”
We’re super duper excited to feature Elite Barber Parlor, it’s talented barbers and innovative products as part of our new, cutting-edge, 4-week series entitled, “Four Pillars of Entrepreneurship,” highlighting young adult business ownership in the Elmont community.