Elmont native returns to New York for art signing

As soon as Oswald Wallace III could hold a pencil, he could draw. “You’d give him a piece of paper and a pencil and he’d be quiet until either the pencil ran out or the paper ran out,” his …

Macmillan responds to embargo criticism

Following months of criticism, Macmillan Publishers has officially decided to limit e-book availability to public libraries nationwide. The UK-based company, which publishes books around the …

Elmont residents celebrate fall

Elmont residents had the opportunity to celebrate their community and the cooler weather at the Elmont Memorial Library’s Fall Festival on Nov. 2. The afternoon-long event featured crafts, …

Elmont athletic director named to Hall of Fame

Chris Agostino has dedicated his career to coaching boys’ basketball on Long Island. He started out as an assistant varsity coach in Amityville, then became the head coach at Oyster Bay and Harborfields Central School District, before being named the athletic director at Elmont Memorial High School five years ago.

Elmont residents get antiques appraised

More than 20 Elmont residents had their antiques appraised at the library as part of Eddie Costello Sr.’s Antiques Roadshow. One of the biggest winners of the afternoon was Gabriel Sinagra, who …

The Week Ahead

Dec. 5 - 12

Christmas tree lighting The Franklin Square & Munson Fire Department will hold its annual Christmas tree lighting ceremony on Dec. 6 at 7 p.m. at the fire department. It will feature caroling, …