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 …

Elmont puts Spartan pride on display

Spartan spirit was high as the Elmont Memorial High School community came out for the school’s annual Homecoming parade, game and festivities on Oct. 12. The afternoon began with a mile-long …

Nov. 11 - 21

Make apple brownies Learn how to make a pan of apple brownies at the Franklin Square Library on Nov. 16 at 2 p.m. Registration is required. The golden age of AM radio Join Tim and Beth Erbe …

Guest Column: A veteran remembers the B-29 bombers

I vividly remember the Boeing B-29 Superfortress, a magnificent aircraft that was a major factor in ending World War II in the Pacific. With its higher speed, pressured crew compartment and greater …