New York State Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman Wednesday announced a settlement with FCN Corporation, a company that operated 5 Star Car Wash in Elmont, and its manager Christopher Conte, which collectively is known as "5 Star," for underpaying employees, including failing to compensate workers the required minimum wage and overtime pay rates. In the settlement, 5 Star agreed to pay $154,951 in restitution to 16 current or former employees.
Twelve alleged members of a criminal theft and fencing ring — including one from Elmont and one from Long Beach — were arrested and charged last week with stealing millions of dollars worth of goods and selling them online for more than two decades, according to State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman.
The Christ Alive food pantry in East Meadow, the only pantry in the community, is among the local organizations supporting farm-to-food bank legislation, that, if passed, would give farmers tax credits for donating food to organizations that fight hunger.
Nassau County's acting police commissioner, Thomas Krumpter, met with roughly 100 local residents at the Elmont Public Library on March 7. The first order of business on many people's minds: Making sure that Problem Oriented Policing officer Edward Grim is returned to local streets, after he was reassigned to other duties earlier this year.
Joined, in front of the North Merrick Fire Department, by several local firefighters, as well as Assemblywoman Michaelle Solages, 8th District Senator John Brooks called on Sunday for the state to look into making the Southern State Parkway safer.
Federal Immigration and Customs Enforcement officers have apprehended 39 undocumented immigrants from across Long Island who face criminal charges and must be deported. One of them was a 46-year-old Salvadoran man living in Elmont who was charged with cocaine possession.
Cheering on the New York Islanders closer to home could be a real possibility, because the squad might - might - be moving to Belmont Park in Elmont, according to a Bloomberg report.
Two of the three Democrats vying for embattled Nassau County Executive Ed Mangano’s position scored further endorsements following a debate-style forum held by the Rockville Centre and Lakeview Democratic clubs last week.
The Press Club of Long Island will host a panel discussion, “Why a Community Newspaper Is a Great Place to Start — and Make — a Career in Journalism,” on Wednesday, March 15, …
Herald Community Newspapers is seeking 2017 summer interns for our 15 community-based publications that stretch across Nassau County’s South Shore, from Valley Stream to Seaford, and Long Beach to …