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 ourContinue reading “Letter to the Editor: Edit Your Rhetoric for Evolving Elmont”

Behind Closed Doors

“Behind Closed Doors” is an original series which profiles vacant and underutilized properties in Elmont, along with those that have simply been longtime fixtures in the community. Our very first featured property will be 241 Linden Boulevard. Address: 241 Linden Boulevard   Year Built: N/A   Status: Vacant   Current Market Value: N/A   Original use:Continue reading “Behind Closed Doors”

Community Safety Meeting: Tuesday September 16th, 7 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. in Valley Stream

The Excelsior is pleased to be a part of an upcoming community meeting to discuss neighborhood safety. Join us and other local groups for a conversation about Policing strategies for crime in our area, “Know Your Rights” education training for our youth and different ways to remain civically engaged within your area. We hope to seeContinue reading “Community Safety Meeting: Tuesday September 16th, 7 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. in Valley Stream”