A Year In Review: Elmont’s Top 20 Moments of 2016

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 things … Continue reading A Year In Review: Elmont’s Top 20 Moments of 2016

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

5 Favorite Moments from #TLPinElmont: “A Conversation with Sophia Sunshine Vilceus”

There's no place like home. Just ask Elmont native, Sophia Sunshine Vilceus, author of the best-selling novel, The Last Pew: Journeying Back To God's Will After An Affair.  On Saturday, February 27th, Sophia welcomed childhood friends, family, and supporters of her literary debut to The Sanctuary Church in Elmont for, "Meet the Author: A Conversation with … Continue reading 5 Favorite Moments from #TLPinElmont: “A Conversation with Sophia Sunshine Vilceus”

Elmont’s Model U.N. Team Excels At Yale, Honored by Assemblywoman Solages

Source: Long Island Exchange On Thursday, February 4, 2016, the Elmont Memorial High School Model United Nations (MUN) team and Intel Science Talent Search Finalist were honored by Assemblywoman Solages (Elmont-D) for their achievements. The Elmont Memorial High School MUN team attended the Yale University Conference in New Haven, Connecticut, from January 21, 2016 to … Continue reading Elmont’s Model U.N. Team Excels At Yale, Honored by Assemblywoman Solages

We Started Here: Michaëlle

All good things must come to an end. For the past several months, We Started Here, an original series by The Elmont Excelsior Inc., has celebrated the achievements of a handful of young adults whose journey toward success began in Elmont. We asked them to offer insight about their work ethic, hardships & experiences with … Continue reading We Started Here: Michaëlle

Bipartisan agreements may improve Elmont’s quality of life

As of October 30, 2014 - the following agreements have been made by Republican and Democratic leadership in Nassau - to improve quality of life for taxpayers: * Creation of a new Felon Registry for Gun Crimes that requires all felons that are convicted of a gun crime, and those convicted of criminal possession of … Continue reading Bipartisan agreements may improve Elmont’s quality of life

Review: We Met the Candidates

The Excelsior was in attendance this past Monday, together with an audience of residents, who came to hear the candidates for elected office share their views regarding Elmont, Nassau County and the State of New York. The non-partisan event was sponsored by the Elmont Community Coalition Council (CCC) and featured candidates for State Assembly, Senate, Nassau County … Continue reading Review: We Met the Candidates

Meet the Candidates Night, 7 p.m.

The Elmont Community Coalition Council invites you to "Meet the Candidates" night at Elmont Public Library (7 p.m.). The Elmont Community Coalition Council is a band of local civic associations, or volunteer groups in the Elmont area, including: Argo, East End, Parkhurst and Tudor Manor Civic Associations. A Note from the Organizers: This November, we … Continue reading Meet the Candidates Night, 7 p.m.

Volunteers gather to beautify Valley Stream State Park

On Saturday May 3rd 2014, a team of volunteers gathered together to host Valley Stream State Park's 1st annual "I Love My Park" Day. "I Love My Park Day" is a statewide initiative to enhance & bring visibility to New York State parks. Local young adult leadership groups & community partners joined Assemblywoman Michaelle Solages … Continue reading Volunteers gather to beautify Valley Stream State Park