Elmont vets host ninth annual bike blessings

The Elmont American Legion Riders of Post 1033 held their ninth annual Blessing of the Bikes on April 27. The local veterans’ tradition invited Freeport’s Deacon Bruce Burnham to spray holy water …

Local leaders gather to discuss State of Elmont

The Elmont Chamber of Commerce held its third annual State of Elmont meeting at the American Legion Post 1033 on April 3. The State of Elmont, which used to be a staple in the community more than 25 …

A clean water basin for Elmont

After years of dealing with an unsightly mess outside his home, Long-time Elmont resident Andrew Prescia was greeted with a clean break on March 18 when the Nassau County Department of Public Works …

What Is Purim?

The jolly festival of Purim is celebrated every year on the 14th of the Hebrew month of Adar (late winter/early spring). Purim 2019 begins on Wednesday night, March 20, and continues through …

Sewanhaka tests out app for regents

Sewanhaka Central High School District officials announced that more than 250 students were able to use their Apple iPads during the recent New York State Algebra I and II and Geometry Regents exams. …

Senior crisis hotline takes hundreds of calls since November

After the suicide of an elderly veteran in Bellmore roughly four months ago, Town of Hempstead Supervisor Anthony Santino and the Long Island Crisis Center announced the launch of a senior crisis hotline. It began operating on Dec. 1, and since then, over 200 calls have been logged.

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Shred Away Day Come destroy and recycle at the Elmont Memorial Library on May 18, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. A shredding truck will be parked in the parking lot to destroy anything except black carbon …