Higher Heights. For us, the phrase isn’t just a hashtag or a tagline, but a powerful declaration. A call to action. An affirmation of excellence. An aspirational ideal rooted in a relentless work ethic and a commitment to always improving. We needn’t look any further for the physical embodiment of excellence than to behold Elmont’sContinue reading “Higher Heights: An Interview with High Jumper Alexander Bowen Jr.”
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?
Days before his 22nd birthday, Elmont native, Daniel Alexis, decided he wanted to do something different to celebrate this year: The Class of 2012 graduate rounded up all of his friends in Elmont and set out on a mission to feed the homeless of New York City. “I believe the greatest gift God gave us isContinue reading “Young Elmont Men Feed the Homeless of New York City”
Four Pillars of Entrepreneurship #CreateGoals #FollowThrough #BeHumble Words & photos by Joe DiDomizio for WeAreElmont.com. Today, Christopher views his position as a teacher and a business owner as an incredible opportunity to help promote growth in the community. At the Long Island Barber Institute (LIBI) he has helped and continues to help young people realizeContinue reading “Four Pillars of Entrepreneurship: #BeHumble”
Foreword by Tamar Charmaine Life is about second chances. It’s about getting up and trying again after falling. Elmont’s very own Warren Wint is a testament to that. Failure pushed him to be great and a near-death experience helped him see the light. Warren, who has been in cyphers withContinue reading “The Scene: Warren Wint”