Town honors Elmont vet

The Town of Hempstead held a street sign dedication ceremony at the corner of 116th Road and 239th Street in memory of Elmont’s Andre Mitchell on May 19. U.S. Army Specialist Mitchell, who grew up …

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 …

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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    Thursday, May 23

    Backyard Wilderness will surprise and entertain viewers with the unexpected wonders of nature that are in our own neighborhoods and communities, arming explorers of all ages with the tools and inspiration to discover the wonders of nature at their …

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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 …