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 thingsContinue reading “A Year In Review: Elmont’s Top 20 Moments of 2016”
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?
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 withContinue reading “5 Favorite Moments from #TLPinElmont: “A Conversation with Sophia Sunshine Vilceus””
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 toContinue reading “Elmont’s Model U.N. Team Excels At Yale, Honored by Assemblywoman Solages”
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 withContinue reading “We Started Here: Michaëlle”