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 our … Continue reading Letter to the Editor: Edit Your Rhetoric for Evolving Elmont

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What A Time To Be From Elmont

What a Time to Be From Elmont By Sophia Sunshine Vilceus It has truly been a remarkable week, month, and year to be from Elmont. But what does this all mean in context? As an Elmont native who has lived out of New York State for nearly five years, it is something quite special to … Continue reading What A Time To Be From Elmont

Graduating MTA Dogs Named After NYPD Fallen Officers

Source: Rebecca Harshbarger, AM New York Almost 20 dogs graduated from an intensive MTA training on terrorism and explosives Wednesday at Grand Central Terminal. They were named after police officers and soldiers killed in the line of duty, and the mood was somber following the fatal shooting of a cop in East Harlem the night … Continue reading Graduating MTA Dogs Named After NYPD Fallen Officers

House Catches Fire on Irving Street in Elmont

Source : Long Island Herald, Elmont Fire Department House fire on Irving in North Valley Stream within the Elmont Fire District. At approximately 5:10 p.m. on Monday, Sept 28, Nassau Firecom alerted the Elmont Fire Department for a reported house fire on Irving Street in the North Valley Stream section of the Elmont Fire District. … Continue reading House Catches Fire on Irving Street in Elmont

Elmont Man Abandons His Daughter at a Sandwich Shop in Harlem

Source: The New York Times Crying out “Daddy, Daddy, Daddy,” the 3-year-old girl walked toward the door of a Subway shop in Harlem, holding a turkey sandwich. “Go back in. Sit down; I’m coming right back,” he responded from the street, according to Mohammed Rahman, a fruit vendor outside the sandwich shop at 281 St. Nicholas Avenue, near … Continue reading Elmont Man Abandons His Daughter at a Sandwich Shop in Harlem

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 black … Continue reading Man Robs Little Caesar’s in Elmont with a Kitchen Knife

Cars in Elmont Tagged with Graffiti Vandalism

Source: Long Island Exchange Fourth Squad detectives are investigating multiple incidents of Criminal Mischief that occurred in Elmont. According to detectives, during the overnight hours of Wednesday, June 24, 2015 into the morning of Thursday, June 25, 2015, a total of 4 vehicles were sprayed with the letters “GBK” in red paint. The vehicles involved … Continue reading Cars in Elmont Tagged with Graffiti Vandalism

3 Suspects Rob Elmont Deli At Gunpoint

Source: Newsday Police are searching for three men who robbed an Elmont deli at gunpoint Monday afternoon, stealing a DVR, several cartons of cigarettes, lottery tickets and cash. The robbery occurred at the Elmont Grocery, at 782 Hempstead Tpke., at 3:55 p.m., Nassau County police said. Police said the 23-year-old clerk was inside the store … Continue reading 3 Suspects Rob Elmont Deli At Gunpoint

Community Safety Corner: 4 Arrested after violently beating and tying up a woman in her Elmont home

Source: Newsday Four people have been charged in connection with a Saturday robbery of an Elmont home where a 29-year-old woman was punched, kicked, sprayed with mace and bound with wires and duct tape, Nassau County police said. The suspects were identified as Elizabeth Hogg, 22, of 219 Gotham Ave., Elmont; Alicia Campbell, 27, of … Continue reading Community Safety Corner: 4 Arrested after violently beating and tying up a woman in her Elmont home

2 New York Police Officers Die in Ambush Shooting

Heartbreaking to hear news of two brave NYPD officers killed in a vicious and wanton attack in Brooklyn. We offer peace and condolences to the families, fellow officers and to the Bedford-Stuyvesant community. We collectively mourn loss of dear life. #HigherHeights