Elmont Memorial High School: Class of 2015

Source: Long Island Herald It was with great pride that Elmont Memorial High School’s Class of 2015 entered the David S. Mack Sports and Exhibition Complex at Hofstra University for the school’s 58th annual commencement on June 28. The class as a whole achieved a 97-percent graduation rate, with 98-percent of those students receiving aContinue reading “Elmont Memorial High School: Class of 2015”

Review: Girls P.R.I.D.E. Project 3rd Annual Women’s HERstory Month Celebration

On Saturday March 14th, a rainy afternoon did not stop an audience full of girls, young ladies, women and community members from packing the Elmont Memorial Library Theatre for the 3rd Annual Women’s HERstory Month Celebration organized by Girls PRIDE Project. The event featured inspiring dance performances, musical selections, poetry, motivational speakers and more —Continue reading “Review: Girls P.R.I.D.E. Project 3rd Annual Women’s HERstory Month Celebration”

We Started Here: Tammie

Irish playwright George Bernard Shaw once wrote, “Some see things as they are and ask why. Others dream things that never were and ask why not.” Tammie asks, “why not?” We first learned of her impact and tireless work through a friend in Red Hook-Brooklyn who described to us a passionate young woman from ElmontContinue reading “We Started Here: Tammie”