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”

A Smooth Transition: Welcome, To New Elmont Principal, Kevin Dougherty

Written by Sophia Sunshine Vilceus This past summer, many of us became aware that John Capozzi was leaving Elmont Memorial High School as Principal to step into a new role as Assistant Superintendent of the Sewanhaka Central High School District. Many people of the Elmont Community, including me, an Alumna of Elmont Memorial, were understandablyContinue reading “A Smooth Transition: Welcome, To New Elmont Principal, Kevin Dougherty”

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”