A picture is worth a thousand words and a lifetime full of memories. Just ask Elmont Memorial High School senior and aspiring photographer, Sebastian Bass, whose passion for photography connects him to a bittersweet past but also to a promising future. “I love seeing growth,” Sebastian told us in an exclusive email interview. The 17-year-oldContinue reading “Elmont Senior Loses His Mom on ‘9/11,’ Remembers Her Through Photography”
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”
#Exit13Challenge Shows Hip Hop’s Power To Unite A Neighborhood By Karl Valere Nearly one month ago, before the rise of the now popular, #MannequinChallenge and the #UNameItChallenge, Elmont natives circulated a buzz of their own by taking part in the #Exit13Challenge. The viral video challenge featured a bevy of Elmont lyricists hungry to showcase theirContinue reading “#Exit13Challenge Shows Hip Hop’s Power To Unite A Neighborhood”
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?
Long read — but also a must read! Written by Crystal Berger Intersection: A Tale of Two Towns As I reflect on my first two weeks in my new (temporary!) home, it has become abundantly clear that one thing is missing – all of you. Over the past few months, it has been my mostContinue reading “Intersection: A Tale of Two Towns”