Franklin Square Girl Scouts learn carpentry skills

Five Girl Scouts from Troop 1268 learned basic carpentry skills on Feb. 20, when they volunteered with Rescuing Families, Inc. The Franklin Square-based nonprofit rebuilds homes for those in need. …

Celebrating African-American culture in Elmont

African-American culture was on full display at Elmont Memorial High School on Feb. 13 for Sen. Anna Kaplan’s second annual Black History Month celebration.

Elmonter sent home from ‘The Biggest Loser’

Domenico Brugellis will not be this season’s “Biggest Loser,” as he was sent home in the episode that aired on the USA Network on Feb. 11. Brugellis, a lifelong Elmonter, joined …

Clara H. Carlson teacher delivers daughter on Northern State

Sergio Giusto was rushing down the Northern State Parkway on Feb. 13 to get his pregnant wife, Jennie, to North Shore University Hospital, but as soon as they neared the exit for the Long Island Expressway, it was already too late — the baby was on her way out.

Short-film featuring Elmont-native wins Oscar

McGregory Frederique saw Marshall Curry’s acceptance of an Academy Award for his short-film, “The Neighbors’ Window,” on Feb. 9 as a win for his career. The Elmont-native …

The Week Ahead

Feb. 27 - March 5

Make some Irish Soda Bread Children up to grade six with an adult 18 years or older can make their own Irish soda bread at the Elmont Memorial Library on Feb. 29 at 1 p.m. Registration is …