Celebrating 151 years at the races

More than a thousand residents gathered on Hempstead Turnpike to celebrate the 12th annual Elmont/Belmont Stakes Parade on June 1. The procession, the largest one so far, kicked off the preparatory …

Roadwork set for Elmont, F.S.

After years of requesting infrastructure improvements in Elmont and Franklin Square, resident were put at ease when Town of Hempstead Supervisor Laura Gillen announced on May 29 that local roads …

Vets get ‘first crack’ at county jobs

Nassau County Executive Laura Curran announced on May 22 that veterans would be given preference when hiring for open positions as community service assistants for the county Department of Assessment …

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 …

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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    Backyard wilderness

    Monday, June 17

    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 …

  • Mosaic mondays at sorrentos

    Monday, June 17

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Week Ahead

Learn the jockey life Come hear about the life of a jockey from Elmont’s own Janice L. Blake at the Elmont Memorial Library on June 7, at 12:30 p.m. Learn about the qualifications of being a …