Letter to the Editor: Edit Your Rhetoric for Evolving Elmont

Words by¬†Alexandria Harvey* If I were leading a seminar about Elmont, I would probably begin with the following inquiry: When you tell people that you are from Elmont, what is their reaction? If you are like me, you are all too familiar with the widened eyes, raised brows, and gaping mouths. Some recipients of ourContinue reading “Letter to the Editor: Edit Your Rhetoric for Evolving Elmont”

Fosters Family: Why Elmont & Rosedale Are Like Brother & Sister

For those of us growing up in Elmont, the lines between Elmont and Queens have always been blurry. This fact endures today — whether geographically, culturally, socially, or politically — Elmont and Queens undeniably share a great deal in common. We reached out to Bill Florio — a Valley Stream resident, historian, and author —Continue reading “Fosters Family: Why Elmont & Rosedale Are Like Brother & Sister”

Regents Testing Week 2016 at Elmont Memorial High School

    A Message from Elmont Memorial High School Principal Kevin Dougherty¬† Dear Parent/Guardian: The following days have been designated as district testing days on our school calendar: Tuesday, January 26th, Wednesday, January 27th, Thursday, January 28th and Friday, January 29th. For the first two days of testing, regular classes will not be in sessionContinue reading “Regents Testing Week 2016 at Elmont Memorial High School”

The Scene: Kyron Dupont

You have a dream, go after it. Kyron Dupont is a testament to this mantra. A dream-chaser and a go-getter; he has elevated his music and his brand to among one of the most recognizable on Long Island. After discovering his talent for music at the tender age of 5, Kyron spent years cultivating hisContinue reading “The Scene: Kyron Dupont”

Man Robs Little Caesar’s in Elmont with a Kitchen Knife

Source: Newsday An Elmont pizza shop was robbed Wednesday night of an undisclosed amount of cash — and the cash register drawer that held the money — by a man armed with a large kitchen knife, Nassau police said. A thin man who was described as 6 feet, 3 inches tall and wearing a blackContinue reading “Man Robs Little Caesar’s in Elmont with a Kitchen Knife”