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 thingsContinue reading “A Year In Review: Elmont’s Top 20 Moments of 2016”

Elmont Mourns Again: 12-year-old Elmont Student, Gabrielle Christina Johnson, Fatally Struck By Car While Crossing the Street To Elmont Memorial High School

Source: Nicole Fuller and William Murphy, Newsday An Elmont seventh-grader described by her family as a “star” was fatally struck by a sport-utility vehicle Monday morning as she crossed a busy street with her twin sister on their way to school, officials said. It’s not the first time the family of Gabrielle Christina Johnson has beenContinue reading “Elmont Mourns Again: 12-year-old Elmont Student, Gabrielle Christina Johnson, Fatally Struck By Car While Crossing the Street To Elmont Memorial High School”

Review: Girls P.R.I.D.E. Project 3rd Annual Women’s HERstory Month Celebration

On Saturday March 14th, a rainy afternoon did not stop an audience full of girls, young ladies, women and community members from packing the Elmont Memorial Library Theatre for the 3rd Annual Women’s HERstory Month Celebration organized by Girls PRIDE Project. The event featured inspiring dance performances, musical selections, poetry, motivational speakers and more —Continue reading “Review: Girls P.R.I.D.E. Project 3rd Annual Women’s HERstory Month Celebration”

Elmont Native, Odrine Belot, Now UCONN Standout

Source: University of Connecticut Huskies After delivering one of the nation’s best results in the triple jump on Saturday at the David Hemery Valentine Invitational, University of Connecticut women’s track and field junior Odrine Belot has been selected as the American Athletic Conference Female Field Athlete of the Week, as announced by the league on Tuesday. Belot setContinue reading “Elmont Native, Odrine Belot, Now UCONN Standout”

We Started Here: Dominique

Our next generation of social leaders are rising up today. We know they are among the most unique in history due to a niche set by the explosion of social media and the Information Age. Today’s youth are multi-layered: vocal, with social media as a soapbox; headstrong, with a taste for adventures & trying newContinue reading “We Started Here: Dominique”