A total of $2.4 million from the Belmont Park Redevelopment Project’s funding agreement has been allocated to the Elmont school district for security enhancements of doors in the district’s six elementary schools.
Students at Sewanhaka High School learned about teen dating violence during a workshop held by The Safe Center Long Island on Feb. 12. Ashna Balroop, a senior at Sewanhaka High School, was inspired to spread awareness with her classmates about the issue of domestic violence in teen dating.
Third and fourth graders at Franklin Square school district’s John Street School participated in an educational, immersive experience with Submerge Storytelling, a local company founded by Cory Levine that offers engaging curricula and enrichment for grades K-5, between Feb. 12 and 16.
Fourth, fifth and sixth grade students at Elmont’s Clara H. Carlson School participated in a Scripps Spelling Bee Competition.
The next National Hockey League All-Star Game will be played at UBS Arena in Elmont. The announcement came Sunday afternoon during the first intermission of the Islanders-Rangers Stadium Series game at MetLife Stadium.
Kenneth Card was sworn in as the Elmont school district’s second interim superintendent this academic year on Feb. 6, a day after Al Harper’s resignation became effective.
The advocates from the Elmont Cultural Center met up with Legislator Carrié Solages Feb. 8 for a ride along to protest deficiencies in the Nassau Inter County Express bus system. Chief complaints of the ECC are the lack of connections between different parts of town, lack of frequency of the buses, lack of bus shelters and the lack of affordability of taxis to replace them.
The St. Catherine’s fifth grade girls’ basketball team of Franklin Square, led by Coach Jeane-Marie Zarzycki, took on the St. Francis-Dunn team of Wantagh for the Catholic Youth Organization championship title on Feb. 10.
Tiffany Wong, a senior at Elmont Memorial High School, goes above and beyond with her community service in Elmont. The 17-year-old tutors seventh-, eighth- and ninth-grade math students, gives …
Students at Franklin Square’s John Street School learned about dinosaurs during math and science experience week with hands-on activities and experiments.
Long Island lost an American icon with the passing of Baldwin resident Bob Beckwith last week. The image of Beckwith standing with President George W. Bush amid the ruins of the World Trade Center days after the Sept. 11 attacks will forever personify America’s unyielding courage and quiet determination in the face of horrific tragedy and massive challenge.
For Nassau County, 2024 is a year of new beginnings — a fact that is evidenced by the ascension of two new legislative caucus leaders and five new legislators. I was looking forward to a fresh start and greater bipartisan cooperation as we confront the county’s most important issues.
“When the terrorists attacked, Bob suited up. And, like so many brave first responders, raced toward the danger to save and search for others.”
With rising fears of contaminated drinking water for residents across Long Island, I am disappointed by Gov. Kathy Hochul’s proposal to cut $250 million from the Clean Water Infrastructure Act. …