Fellow Alumni Join Elmont Graduate’s Fight Against Cancer

    Source: Facebook, Go Fund Me Friends, family, Elmont alumni and perfect strangers are showing an outpouring of support online for Elmont graduate, Katiana Fongsam, 26, who learned Friday that she is battling Stage 4 Cervical cancer. The Elmont native, who is described as “vibrant”, “silly” and “outgoing” on her Go Fund Me Page, saysContinue reading “Fellow Alumni Join Elmont Graduate’s Fight Against Cancer”

Introducing: First Annual Elmont Family Fun Day, Sept. 13th

The Elmont Excelsior Inc. and WeAreElmont.com is proud to be named among the organizers for the First Annual Elmont Family Fun Day this September 13th from 1:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at the Dutch Broadway Sports Complex in ‪#‎Elmont‬. Join us at “The Sump” for an exciting day of family fun, delicious food, children’s activitiesContinue reading “Introducing: First Annual Elmont Family Fun Day, Sept. 13th”

We Started Here: Tammie

Irish playwright George Bernard Shaw once wrote, “Some see things as they are and ask why. Others dream things that never were and ask why not.” Tammie asks, “why not?” We first learned of her impact and tireless work through a friend in Red Hook-Brooklyn who described to us a passionate young woman from ElmontContinue reading “We Started Here: Tammie”

We Started Here: Njum

When she reflected on the transition from being at home with her family to independence Njum revealed, “It gets lonely at times, I miss my family, but it was time.” Her story like many others finds the one-time Brooklyn native whose family settled into Elmont when she was a teenager, now moving on and beginningContinue reading “We Started Here: Njum”

Overdose Prevention training comes to Elmont community

  It is no secret that in recent years there has been widespread use and far too oftentimes abuse of prescription drugs nationwide. “For as long as there have been prescriptions, there has been misuse of prescription drugs,” said New York State Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman in an op-ed piece for Newsday last summer.Continue reading “Overdose Prevention training comes to Elmont community”